posture is essential throughout pregnancy because
your centre of gravity changes.
While standing, hold your head up, with your chin tucked in, neck straight and
pull back your shoulders.
sitting on a chair, sit straight. Donít slump forward.
sitting / Indian style is an excellent posture. It improves the circulation in the legs.
In supine position (flat on back), the weight of the baby inside the uterus
presses on the major vessels, thus causing less blood supply to the heart and the
placenta. This is better avoided.
better to lie on your left side while lying down with a pillow placed lengthwise between
While getting up from lying down
position, first roll on your side to the sitting position then stand up.
While walking, do not swing your legs sideways in a waddle.
lift heavy objects. Lift only those things that can be lifted with one hand.
bend while lifting things from the ground. Instead, lower yourself on one knee while
lifting things off the ground.
by author Martha