The side stretch can be very helpful in pregnancy. One thing I noticed that it really helped with was a feeling of having more room in my chest and sides. Before I would stretch I felt "cramped" and "full of baby." I'm sure anyone post about 30 weeks gestation knows what that feels like. So I'd do these stretches, even just sitting on the couch or in a chair would work. Then I'd feel like I had more room to do fun things like breathe. I also think I had fewer issues with round ligament pain when I did this exercise more often.
Do you feel like you have more room after doing the side stretch?
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