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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 715942, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/715942
Review Article

Systematic Review of Yoga for Pregnant Women: Current Status and Future Directions

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada M3J 1P3

Received 20 April 2012; Accepted 8 June 2012

Academic Editor: Karen J. Sherman

Copyright © 2012 Kathryn Curtis et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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