The Effect of prenatal gentle yoga towards reducing level in pregnant women


  • Hardaniyati Bachelor of Midwifery, Stikes Yarsi Mataram
  • Dian Soekmawati R.A Bachelor of Midwifery, Stikes Yarsi Mataram
  • Irni Setyawati Bachelor of Midwifery, Stikes Yarsi Mataram



Prenatal Gentle Yoga, Anxiety, Pregnancy Women


Pregnancy is a natural process that will be experienced by every woman in the world, every pregnant woman experiences discomfort during her pregnancy where the changes that occur are changes in complex physical and emotional conditions. The development from month to month requires the ability of a mother to adapt to physical and mental changes that occur, this requires antenatal care that aims to prepare pregnant women mentally for pregnancy, by doing prenatal gantle yoga, one of the self-help solutions that can support the pregnancy process until labor. Management strategies to reduce anxiety levels are needed, both pharmacologically and non-pharmacologically. Gantle yoga prenatal exercise is one of the complementary therapies that can be used as non-pharmacological therapy. Prenatal yoga is a mind management skill, in the form of overall personality development techniques both physically and psychologically and spiritually, including relaxation, adjusting breathing postures and meditation. Therefore, it is necessary to have literature review evidence that aims to determine the effectiveness of prenatal gantel yoga in reducing anxiety levels of pregnant women. This study is a literature review which includes a systematic search for computerized databases (research gate, pubmed, google scholar). Writing this article using Harvard bibliography writing. Based on eight research articles, it shows that prenatal gantel yoga which is routinely done twice a week for 30 minutes can effectively reduce anxiety levels in mothers during pregnancy




How to Cite

Hardaniyati, Dian Soekmawati R.A, & Irni Setyawati. (2022). The Effect of prenatal gentle yoga towards reducing level in pregnant women. Journal for Quality in Public Health, 5(2), 379–384.