Exercise

Exercise can improve your odds of conceiving. And the more fit you are, the more likely you are to have a healthy pregnancy, easy delivery, and healthy baby. Learn which exercises help the most, how often to work out, what to avoid, and more.

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Prenatal Yoga: Extended Triangle Pose

Utthita Trikonasana, another active pose, can open your groin and hamstring muscles, which will help support your lower back and prepare your hips for labor. This pose is also a great way to improve your balance as your body changes and your center of gravity shifts. Leggings by Ingrid & Isabel Tank by Destination Maternity

Prenatal Yoga: Childs Pose

Balasana, or childs pose, is very restful and can help alleviate nausea from morning sickness, as well as any tension or stress that you're feeling. Leggings by Ingrid & Isabel Tank by Destination Maternity

Prenatal Yoga: Sideways Swing

Many pregnant women experience constipation, and Parighasana is a simple pose can help aid your digestion. It will also tone and strengthen the muscles along the sides of your body. Leggings by Ingrid & Isabel Tank by Destination Maternity

Prenatal Yoga: Dog and Cat Poses

Pregnancy hormones can cause emotional ups and downs, and these two poses performed in sequence are a wonderful way to meditate and reduce stress. You'll also get a nice stretch for your neck, arms, and lower back. You may feel gentle nudges as your baby moves with you. Leggings by Ingrid & Isabel Tank by Destination Maternity

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Prenatal Yoga: Warrior 2

This mind-clearing pose, also called Virabhadrasana, requires focus as you concentrate on bending your front knee as deeply as possible. It can help open your groin and strengthen your legs. Leggings by Ingrid & Isabel Tank by Destination Maternity

Prenatal Yoga: Extended Side Angle Pose

This active pose, known as Utthita Parsvakonasana, can help strengthen your legs and reduce swelling in your ankles and feet, which can happen as your baby grows and you gain weight. Leggings by Ingrid & Isabel Tank by Destination Maternity

Fertility-Boosting Yoga Poses

Try this yoga workout to relax, better align your pelvis, and increase blood flow -- all factors that may help promote quicker conception.