This book will help you develop a set of simple yet hugely powerful skills that can transform your emotional experience and wellbeing during pregnancy and birth.
'This is a delightful book, full of gentle wisdom' - Prof. Mark Williams, Mindfulness, Finding Peace in a Frantic World
'What a wonderfully straightforward and easily understandable introduction to mindfulness practice for parents-to-be' Nancy Bardacke, author of Mindful Birthing
Written with real mothers, real partners, and real life in mind, How to Have a Mindful Pregnancy and Birth will help you develop a set of simple yet hugely powerful skills that can transform your emotional experience and wellbeing during pregnancy and birth. The 30 exercises include: mindful breathing, visualisations, journaling prompts, sensory awareness practices and lots of simple, easy-to-master tools to help you relax and connect with your baby while you are pregnant - and to help you prepare for the birth.
Dr Sian Warriner RM, MSc, DClinPrac is a Consultant Midwife and mother of four boys. She leads the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust's Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting antenatal education programme. She is a Teaching Partner at the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, University of Oxford and is the lead author of the study:An Evaluation of Mindfulness.Mark Pallis began practising mindfulness in 2015 and is author of a number of children's books that focus on mindfulness.
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