This exercise strengthens your lower back and pelvis. It is for use
during the first 4 months of pregnancy. After this point, lying on your back is
not recommended, because it can cause blood circulation problems for you and
Lie on your back.
Keep your knees relaxed.
your belly and buttocks muscles.
At the same time, gently
shift your pelvis upward. This should flatten the curve in your back.
Hold for 6 seconds and then relax.
the number of tilts you do each day, to your comfort level.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerKirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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