Pregnancy is the most cherished phase of any woman’s life. Yet, the hormonal changes that comes along with pregnancy are often difficult to be dealt. To deal with the host of mental and physical transformations that accompanies this stage of her life, pregnant women often rely on meditation. It not just provides physical strength to the mother but also helps the unborn in many ways.
Some Of The Amazing Benefits Of Meditation During Pregnancy Have Been Listed Below:
Meditation Keeps The Mother Calm
Stress and anxiety, the two most common problems during pregnancy can be easily avoided with meditation. Thus, there will be lesser risks of any kind of complications to the fetus for high blood pressure. The risks of premature delivery, low birth weight, hyperactivity of the newborn can also be avoided. Depression, which is also a common problem affecting many women during pregnancy can be cured with meditation.
Think Healthy And Eat Healthy
Studies have proven that women who are addicted with cigarettes, drugs and junk foods have been able to make healthier choices after meditating. Thus, the risk on the unborn from these unhealthy habits are reduced significantly.
Meditation Can Improve Quality Of Sleep
Drowsiness and urge to sleep is common during the first trimester. However, wakefulness and insomnia are problems that many women face during the second trimester. Yet, meditating regularly before going to bed can improve the quality of sleep significantly.
Meditation Reduces Use Of Drugs During Labor
Women who meditates during pregnancy can handle the labor pain in a better way and in most of the cases can avoid cesarean section. Studies have shown that these women also need lesser number of drugs compared to women who do not meditate in pregnancy. It is also a proven fact that women, who meditate during pregnancy can overcome the fear of childbirth significantly.
Connects The Mother With The Unborn
Meditation helps in establishing a strong bond between the mother and the baby, as she can feel the presence of the unborn in a better way. Not just that, the mantras or hymns chanted while meditating have positive effect on the mental health of the baby and gives them a better temperament.