The Alexander Technique during |
Pregnancy and Childbirth
My neck pain has completely disappeared and I have suffered no problems with my back. The
Alexander Technique has helped me adjust to my changing shape and shifting centre of gravity.
STAT pupil survey 2006
The principles of the Alexander Technique applied to the changes and adaptations that a mother
must make during pregnancy, through childbirth and into caring for her new baby can help her:
- cope with the weight of the growing baby,
- learn movements and positions to facilitate natural labour,
- avoid pregnancy complains such as backache, breathlessness and tiredness,
- recover her fitness and well-being after the birth.
Articles on the Alexander Technique during pregnancy and childbirth:|
Eva's birth story