Erfahrungsheilkunde 2018; 67(06): 345-351
DOI: 10.1055/a-0785-5987
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Yogatherapie in der Schwangerschaft

Hedwig H. Gupta
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02. Januar 2019 (online)


Studien belegen, dass Yoga Frauen während der Schwangerschaft physisch und psychisch unterstützt. Es kann zur Prophylaxe eingesetzt werden, z. B. von Rückenschmerzen. Als Therapie bietet Yoga eine sichere und effiziente Option in allen Phasen der Schwangerschaft, beispielsweise bei Adaptationsstörungen, Gestosen, drohendem Abort, pränataler Depression bis hin zum Gestationsdiabetes. Wichtig ist die Auswahl und Anpassung der yogischen Techniken an die individuelle Situation der schwangeren Frau.

Gemäß dem Konzept der ayurvedischen Medizin wird die Yogatherapie von Empfehlungen zu Ernährung und Lebensstil begleitet.


Studies show that yoga supports women during pregnancy physically as well as mentally. It can for example be used for the prophylaxis of backache. As a therapy, yoga offers a safe and efficient option during all phases of pregnancy, for example in the case of adjustment disorders, gestoses, imminent abortion, prenatal depression as well as gestational diabetes. The selection and adaptation of yogic techniques to the individual situation of the pregnant woman is important.

According to the concept of Ayurvedic medicine, yoga therapy is accompanied by recommendations on nutrition and lifestyle.

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