Mommy and Baby Stretches

Written by Laura Dyet

Laura Dyet is a certified Yoga Instructor and Pre/Postnatal Fitness Specialist. She holds a Masters degree in Early Childhood Education and is the CEO of Child’s Pose.

Practicing yoga with your baby is a wonderful bonding experience. Gentle movements in combination with breathing techniques can help both adults and babies release stress and find a sense of calm. Studies show that yoga helps improve sleep, especially when we practice gentle poses in the evening. Itsy Bitsy Yoga by Helen Garabedian is a valuable resource containing plenty of yoga poses you can do with your baby. Here are my top three recommended poses for calming your little one before bedtime: