Many yogi’s believe there are seven energy centers, or chakras, located throughout the subtle body.
These energy centers are particularly interesting during pregnancy, as we prepare the mind and body for the journey of birth and motherhood.
Each chakra corresponds to a different area in the physical body, as well as distinct emotions pertaining to birth. Balancing the chakras can ease stress and fears surrounding birth, and help the mama-to-be to feel empowered and ready to meet her baby.
No matter what kind of birth you may be planning, it can be helpful to mindful of the fears and emotions that my be lingering in your physical or subtle body. This is best done by first taking an inventory of your own fears and energy blocks, and then working to release them through a simple chakra meditation.... Read more at Elephant Journal!