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Yoga in pregnancy: Many poses are safer than once thought

Posted December 29, 2015, 9:00 am Marlynn Wei, M.D., J.D., Contributing Editor Prenatal yoga is typically gentle, with certain poses modified or avoided depending on the stage of pregnancy. But a new study, published recently in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, provides encouraging results that many yoga poses can be safe even during late stages of pregnancy. Testing the safety of various yoga poses …

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