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02 February 2019

Volume 27 | Issue 2

ISSN (Print): 0969-4900

ISSN (Online): 2052-4307

Measuring the benefits of free pregnancy yoga classes

Antenatal yoga has numerous benefits for women, including increased comfort in labour, decreased pain in labour and decreased length of labour (Chuntharapat et al, 2008; Jahdi et al, 2017) Furthermore, antenatal yoga has been shown to decrease incidences of anxiety and depression (Newham et al, 2014; Satyapriya et al, 2013) In 2016, there were no yoga or similar classes running in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board in South Wales, and options for implementation were explored

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