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Keys to relaxation

Relaxation and correct breathing techniques

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As your pregnancy advances, the uterus exerts an increased upward pressure on your diaphragm. As you near your due date you may find that you breathe less deeply, although more efficiently. You may have a tendency to hyperventilate. To avoid this, breathe more slowly and evenly.

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Strenuous exercise may bring on a feeling of breathlessness, laboured breathing and hyperventilation.Dizziness and faintness may result from holding your breath for extended periods.

  • Learning correct breathing techniques and body awareness exercises will help alleviate these problems.
  • Stress and pain can be relieved during pregnancy and labour through correct breathing and relaxation techniques.



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