First Trimester
Pregnancy yoga benefits and exercise tips
Exercise 2 - All fours hip circles
In this article

Exercise 2 - All fours hip circles

Tara says: “This exercise helps to free up the hips and the lower back and can help bring the baby into a more optimal positioning for labor because you’re giving the baby more space to move.”

Pretty clever isn’t it! Who knew that wiggling your hips about could do so much for you and your baby?

How to:
This is the same starting position as the cat stretch but you can make the knees a little bit wider if you prefer.

Start to move your hips around imagining you were drawing a figure of 8 with your hips. 
Make the movements as big or as small as feels comfortable and move like this for 30 – 60 seconds or as long as you like.

Parenting Editor
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
What can you do with a chair to tone your bum?50 Grey Hair Looks That Will Have You Dying Your Hair Pronto
Our Top 12 Favorite Food BlogsCLONE: QUIZ: Which Mockingjay Character Are You?
Latest… 22/10/2017
What New Moms Can Expect During the First Month of Pregnancy
How to Determine the Sex of Your Baby & Why It Can Help You
The Final Stretch: Everything You Need to Know About the 7th Month of Pregnancy
Traveling while pregnant
See all Parenting guides
Fiona Philips on 'Big Mothered Britain'
See all Parenting videos

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the wewomen latest straight to your inbox
Find us on...