Prenatal and postnatal yoga video
Video: Pre- and postnatal workout (45 minutes)
You can do this video workout during pregnancy and after the birth once you have the all-clear to start exercising again.
Media review due: 18 March 2025
See exercise video safety information
The exercises in this series of videos are suitable for most people in good health with a reasonable level of fitness.
Unless stated otherwise, they are general exercises only and are not aimed at treating any specific cause of pain or condition. Video titles and descriptions can give more information on how difficult the exercises are and who they are for.
Get advice from a healthcare professional before trying them if:
- you are not sure if the exercises are suitable for your current level of fitness
- you have a health problem, an injury, any symptoms, are feeling unwell, or you have had a recent health event such as a heart attack or operation
- you have any other concerns about your health
- you are pregnant or have recently given birth
Stop the exercise immediately if you feel any pain or become unwell. If you are concerned about any symptoms, or they do not go away, get help from 111 online or call 111 for advice.
About this video
If you are pregnant or have recently given birth, gentle exercise can be helpful.
In this 45-minute video designed for beginners, instructor Hester will help you to tone, stretch and relax.
You will need 3 pillows or cushions, a mat to lie on, and a blanket or large towel.
These fitness videos have been created by InstructorLive and range from 10 to 45 minutes. Please note, these videos are recorded sessions of previously live webcasts.
If you like this class you may enjoy bedtime meditation.
Page last reviewed: 11 November 2022
Next review due: 11 November 2025