Creating Better Birth Experiences
Dolphin Method Blog
Benefits of the Half moon pose at the wall: Hip opener. Great balancing pose for the uterus, as the ligaments get a rest one side at a time.
Benefits of Legs-up-the-wall pose: Helps with edema or swelling of the legs and feet. May aid low back pain. Great for relaxation.
Benefits of the Goddess Pose: Leg strengthener. Hip opener
Benefits of Happy Baby: Great hip opener. Great release for the low back.
Great for hip opening. Helps baby engage in the pelvis. Stretches groin and psoas muscles. A nice alternative for savasana.
As I slogged through my first trimester, battling a mix of nausea, exhaustion or acne/rash at all moments, everyone told me ‘hang on ‘til the second trimester; it all gets better.’ By the time I hit week 14 and nothing was better, I was sure it was just a b.s. phrase...