Yoga After Miscarriage
This gentle, loving yoga after miscarriage is here to help ease your body back into movement. As we honour the loss of life and the strength of women, know that there are others with you in this journey.
Yoga After Miscarriage Video
What is a miscarriage?
A miscarriage is an event that results in the loss of a fetus before 20 weeks of pregnancy. Miscarriage often occurs during the first trimester of the pregnancy.
Miscarriages happen because various medical reasons, and unfortunately these are not within a woman’s control.
The symptoms of a miscarriage vary, depending on your stage of pregnancy.
Here are some of the symptoms of a miscarriage:
- discharge of fluid from your vagina
- severe abdominal pain or cramping
- heavy spotting
- vaginal bleeding
- mild to severe back pain
You need to call your health care professional or doctor right away if you experience any of the above symptoms during your pregnancy. It’s also possible to have these symptoms without experiencing a miscarriage. But your doctor will want to conduct tests to make sure that everything is fine.
Generally it isn’t a result of something that you did or didn’t do that can result in a miscarriage.
During pregnancy, your body supplies hormones and nutrients to your developing fetus. This helps your fetus grow. Most first trimester miscarriages happen because the fetus doesn’t develop normally. There are different factors that can cause this.
If you’ve had a miscarriage, yoga can be a a safe space for you to release emotions during this very difficult and traumatic time. You will undoubtedly have mixed emotions. You are not alone in this journey. Did you know that about 20 percent of pregnancies end in miscarriage? There is help and support available for you.