Pregnancy/Antenatal Yoga classes:
If you are attending pregnancy yoga please read the following information and let us know if there is anything we need to know prior to attending the class. If there is any confidential information you would like to discuss please come to the studio 15-20 min before your first class attendance. As a courtesy do inform your teacher that you would like to discuss certain relevant points prior to starting any of our classes, workshops and study days.
Before Starting Exercises
We advise all women to speak to your health care practitioner before embarking on any exercise program in pregnancy; but it is particularly essential if you have any of the following conditions that you consult your GP or Midwife as exercise may be contra indicated.
- History of miscarriage
•Medical problems such as diabetes, kidney disorder and or respiratory problems
•History of cardiac disease
•High blood pressure
•Medication which alters blood flow or cardiac output
•History or present joint problems
•Poor general health and immunity problems
•History of premature labour
However some complications may not happen immediately but only happen as you progress through your pregnancy.
Therefore it is very important after each check up with your midwife/ GP that you re read this section again to check that it is still safe to exercise.
Stop Exercise & seek medical advice if….
If any of the following conditions, complications or changes arises at any time during your pregnancy then we strongly advise you to immediately stop all exercise and seek the advice of your medical practitioner:
.Any vaginal bleeding
•High blood pressure
•Prolonged headaches and/ or ‘flashing’ lights in your vision
•Anaemia or severe fatigue
•Any infection or high temperature and fever
•Leak of fluid which may be rupture of membranes
•Baby has been medically confirmed to be small for dates (IUGR)
•Placenta praevia has been diagnosed
•Swelling, pain & redness in calf (DVT)
•Fainting and dizzy spells
•Any abdominal pains and/ or painful tightening
Postnatal and Sling Yoga classes:
Sickness of parent/ carer or baby
In the event that you or your baby are unwell or whether you are unsure if it is ok to attend a class, it is your responsibility to contact the teacher before leaving the house to attend the class. This is so the teacher can assess the risk to the other participants and advice you whether or not to attend the class.
If you or your baby has had vomiting and diarrhoea, please only attend the class if you have been clear of any symptoms for a minimum of 48 hours. This is for the safety and consideration of the other parents, carers and babies.
Please NEVERattend a class if your baby has chicken pox or either of you have conjunctivitis or any other infectious conditions. This is for the safety of the other participants.
It is the parents or carers responsibility to adhere to the above. MummyYoga cannot be held accountable for any lack of disclosure of the above. The teacher reserves the right to request the parent or carer to leave a class if they or their baby have been suffering from any of the above.