Yoga Training for Stress Reduction in Pregnant Teenagers

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      The majority of teenage pregnancies are unplanned pregnancies with insufficient social support.
This means pregnant teenagers are not ready to face both physical and psychological changes. They are
often confused, afraid, worried, and stressful. Since stress affects pregnant teenagers and their babies, there
are many different ways to relieve stress. One of the most effective ways to relieve stress is Yoga training
with breath control following 8 stages of Ashtanga yoga. Practicing Ashtanga yoga for 30-40 minutes, 3
times a week, can control stress effecting on pregnant teenagers. The consequences of regular Ashtanga
yoga practice of pregnant teenagers are more peaceful, relaxed, and focused. And finally their stress is


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