Yoga and Fertility
Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
When an individual considers yoga, they think about the additional advantages of a technique for getting more fit and keeping trim. The truth is, yoga has numerous different advantages other than flexibility and conditioning, including enhancing one's fertility. Yoga is an awesome method to enable you to get ready for pregnancy and get pregnant.
Fertility yoga utilizes key yoga poses that assist to sustain, support and reinforce the endocrine and reproductive system. Your endocrine system is essential for proper hormonal balance, so utilizing fertility yoga promotes healthy endocrine function and is just as vital as using poses that help the reproductive system as well. In addition to healing your brain, body, and soul, yoga will help you develop a positive attitude.
Here are the top five yoga asana that can help you boost your fertility:
Legs up the wall (Viparita Karani): It is a standout amongst the most approachable yoga acts like it does not require much flexibility or strength. Nevertheless, despite the fact that it is a passive pose, its advantages are astonishing. The chances of conception increases if this asana(pose) is performed after the intercourse as it helps to keep the sperm inside the body close to the uterus, thus increasing its chances of reaching the matured eggs for fertilization.
Direction: Lay on your back and raise your legs straight up against a wall. Hold this position for 15-20 minutes.
Tips: Always remember that comfort is the main priority and there should not be any sense of tension or uneasiness while holding you to this posture.
Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)
Cobra Pose or Bhujangasana is one of the most beneficial asana to improve fertility. This pose does wonders for your back as the pelvis. It is known for empowering the hormones while bringing energy to the uterus, ovaries, and helps in the production of cervical mucus that makes the journey of the sperm to the egg easier.
Lie on your stomach with your palms confronting the floor and your feet top-down on the floor. Breathe in and breathe out gradually, as you lift the highest point of your body, arching your back while pushing your feet, hands, and hips downwards.
Hold this position for at least 30 secs and focus on your breathing. Then, discharge your body and lie flat on the floor to relax.
Tips: Try not to overdo the backbend. To discover the height at which you can work easily and abstain from stressing your back, take your hands off the floor for a minute, with the goal that the height you find will be through extension.
Butterfly Pose (Baddha Konasana)
This enhances the adaptability in your private part and hip regions, as it stretches the inward thighs, genital and knees. It helps discharge any toxins and negative energy in the zones of hip and groin. Your pelvis, mid-region, and back are fortified by abundant blood supply. The fluttering of thighs additionally expands sperm count in men. For women, it helps the ovaries to work legitimately and removing irregular menses. This pose not only increases fertility levels but also guarantees a smoother delivery, if practiced until late pregnancy.
Direction: Clutch your ankles or the bottoms of your feet. Holding your back straight, lift your breastbone upward (this helps hold the back straight), and draw your shoulders away from your ears. Inhale delicately, and flutter the knees up and down like the wings of a butterfly for 30 seconds.
Tips: It can be hard to bring down the knees toward the floor. If your knees are high and your back rounded, make sure to sit on a high support, even as high as a foot off the floor.
Mountain Pose (Tadasana)
This pose helps to improve blood circulation and increase the chances of getting pregnant and is the foundational pose of all the standing yoga postures.
- Stand with your feet together. Line up your heels behind your second and third toes. Face your kneecaps over your toes.
- The weight should be even on each foot, from front to back and side to side. To do this, ground down, lift your kneecaps and draw in your quadriceps muscles. At that point, isometrically press the backs of your knees forward. However, do not really bend them, engaging your quads and hamstring muscles similarly. Embrace your upper thighs together, and then isometrically squeeze them far from each other to actuate both your adductors (inward thighs) and abductors (external thighs).
- With your arms close to your body, turn your biceps and palms to look ahead. Adjust your neck so it feels long and even on all sides.
- Take a major breathe in and lift your rib cage equally away from your pelvis; breathe out and embrace in the sides of your waist to make lumbar (low-back) stability.
- Stay here for a good 10 breaths or keep rehearsing.
Tips: To improve your balance in this pose try to stand with your inner feet slightly apart, anywhere from 3 to 5 inches.
Bridge Pose (Setu Bandhasana):
This pose is one of the toughest yogic poses and it helps you to open up and expand your pelvic region. When the pelvic area is pushed upwards, both the vitality and blood flow are circulated to the uterus and ovaries. It also helps to treat symptoms of anxiety, depression, fatigue, and stress.
Direction: Rests on your back keeping your knees bowed with your feet level on the floor, slightly separated. Keep your arms on the side with your palms looking up. Breathe out and press your lower back to the floor. Frame a curve by twisting your tailbone and lifting your spine and buttocks from the floor.
Hold the pose for one to two minutes as you breathe in and breathe out. Systematically loosen up your body and take it back to the floor.
Tips: You can make the posture less demanding by tucking your shoulders backward, setting your elbows underneath your hip zone, and supporting your lower back with your hands.
Yoga will help cure Infertility but it takes time to get in alignment with nature.
Patience is bitter but its fruit is sweet!