Instagram user Kokobie, who sʜᴏᴄᴋᴇᴅ the world with her pregnant yoga routine, has delivered a bouncing baby boy. The little one, who weighed in at 9.13 pounds, made an appearance after a successful 10-hour labor.
Kokobie became an Instagram sensation after her yoga pictures went viral, with many people amazed at her strength and ability to pull off such intricate moves while heavily pregnant, even at 39 weeks.
With every new picture she posted, she had a lot of people holding their breath and wondering if she was ʜᴀʀᴍɪɴɢ her baby in any way. Well, we can all exhale now because her baby boy is as healthy as can be.
As long as there is no potential ʜᴀʀᴍ to the baby in the ᴡᴏᴍʙ, exercise is highly recommended in pregnancy. There are numerous benefits to staying active while pregnant, and yoga is touted as a highly beneficial and safe exercise in pregnancy, same as brisk walking and swimming.
Pregnancy yoga is a good way to relax the mind and exercise the body. It improves circulation as well as sleep. It strengthens hip and pelvic floor muscles and relieves aches and ᴘᴀɪɴs. Also, the breathing and relaxation techniques practiced in yoga help with ᴘᴀɪɴ management during labor. It’s a win-win situation!
As a matter of fact, it is said that a pregnant woman who practices yoga will have an easier pregnancy and labor.
However, a word of caution is that not all kinds of exercise are suitable for everyone. Always seek expert advice before engaging in certain activities. Know your body and do only what you can manage.