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Yoga for Women Trying to Conceive

Fertility yoga focuses on relaxing the pelvic area, increasing blood flow and reducing stress.
2:36 | 04/26/13

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-- Bonner has been doing yoga for years she loves the -- it makes her feel. But these days she's hoping this form of exercise helps her with something she's been trying to do for two and a half years. Have a baby I -- -- a few times her husband recently deployed to Afghanistan and he won't be back for. A year we have frozen hitting his sperm in this over the rest of the course of this next year. We well I will undergo -- you rise to get pregnant -- he's gone. I'm to -- process so I'm seeking alternative Madison which yoga and acupuncture to assist and I heard. Doctor Betsy McCormick of the reproductive medicine group says these kinds of alternative treatments are great to help reduce stress they still can't you know. -- -- issue -- they can't necessarily correct and egg issue. But what they can do is counseling get through that process -- instructor fertility yoga is also an RN with twenty years of experience. We focused. Mainly on and -- seeing. And means reducing stress. Relaxing. Reproductive area the pelvis area. Increasing blood flow and circulation to that area balancing the hormones. But Sherry says fertility yoga is different from traditional yoga. When they do come to my class some of them are young men's. Or maybe they're waiting to hear back. For that positive -- pregnancy test but a lot of times if they -- -- -- ovaries are enlarged so. We do what that's why I recommend they become too specialized crashed. You are -- terror through our area we -- talk to patients cannot moderation of activities. So walking is still -- like a stationary bike is fine but. -- and want them to be doing anything more than where potentially causing that overeat flip over on itself and potentially concert portion of the ovary. Which can be very significant emergency situation. -- certain posters they would want to avoid during these stages and treatment sections downward dog or. Any any. Twists. That are deep. And they they want to avoid prolonged. Yoga poses. Where so they don't want to get too physical they just want to walk away with stress. Release. -- many clients who have become pregnant while using modern and alternative medicine together. -- hopes to be her next mother to be Linda Hurtado ABC action news.

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