Meditations During Pregnancy

Author: Beth Wilson Saavedra
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761119957
Size: 18.99 MB
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Written in a wise and reassuring tone, this treasury by the author of "Meditations for New Mothers" features daily thoughts and inspirations for all expectant mothers. Ribbon marker.

Yoga For Pregnancy

Author: Leslie Lekos
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781632201997
Size: 20.76 MB
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The physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits of yoga are invaluable during the profound journey of pregnancy. From increased strength and balance to a deeper feeling of connection with the life growing inside you, prenatal yoga will help you feel your best during this sacred time. Yoga for Pregnancy offers detailed, precise instruction for over a hundred yoga poses to support you during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum. Accompanying sequences focus on a range of applications, from quick daily practices to poses for common pregnancy ailments. Woven throughout the book, you'll find resources to help prepare you for an empowered labor. Filled with modifications, tips, and abundant illustrations, this is an indispensable text for both beginners and advanced practitioners alike. Going beyond physical posture practice, Yoga for Pregnancy also includes guidance on meditation, visualization, devotional chanting, nutrition, herbal remedies, and other tools to inspire and nourish you and your baby.

The Mindful Way Through Pregnancy

Author: Anne Cushman
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 9780834827974
Size: 12.33 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Pregnancy is a time of wonder and of momentous change, both emotionally and physically. For many women, it is a time like no other in their lives, filled with excitement and awe but also with great uncertainty and vulnerability. This book-and-audio program brings together writings and simple daily practices for bringing the transformative power of mindfulness to this special time. The Mindful Way through Pregnancy features: • Yoga and meditation teacher Anne Cushman on finding balance amid the emotional ups and downs of pregnancy • Author Celia Straus on bonding with your child during pregnancy • Yoga teacher Jennifer Brilliant on caring for your changing body • Meditation teacher Judith Lief on calming your fears about childbirth and parenthood • Author Mimi Doe on setting your intentions for parenthood • Zen teacher Karen Maezen Miller on mindfulness and the childbirth experience Also included is an audio download of guided meditation instruction for four simple meditation practices for expectant mothers. Drawn from the Buddhist tradition, these practices offer different ways to develop a sense of calm well-being throughout pregnancy.

How To Have A Happy And Healthy Pregnancy

Author: Donna Louise
Publisher:
ISBN: 1520358741
Size: 10.45 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A daily meditation & creative imagery practice during pregnancy has many beneficial effects for the pregnant mum & her developing baby. Meditation helps the body adjust to pregnancy, while also balancing the mind & emotions.Included in this book are specific meditations for creating a strong connection to your baby. There is a self hypnosis session which guides your subconscious mind into creating an ideal physical state for the growth of your baby. Also included are meditations that relieve stress & clear the toxic overload in the energy field.The meditations are all pregnancy specific, calming and relaxing. Either read them to yourself, have a friend read them to you, or you can read & record them in your own voice.There are five pregnancy meditations & one pregnancy self hypnosis session included in this volume of 'How to Have a Happy and Healthy Pregnancy'. Each meditation concentrates on a specific theme or pregnancy challenge; such as the Bub in Belly meditation focuses on creating a deeper bond & connection between the pregnant mother & her unborn child. The Bub in Belly meditation is relaxing and calming, and allows the new mum the time, in a gentle and calm way, to begin to adjust to having a growing human inside her, and help her feel a bond to her baby. Each meditation and self hypnosis takes about fifteen minutes to complete. You can experience them as often as you want, although practicing at least one of them on a daily basis ensures your body and your mind are at their peak during your pregnancy journey. The meditations and self hypnosis included in this volume are:Spiritual Pregnancy Meditation The Spiritual Pregnancy meditation begins with deep breathing & being surrounded in a soft silver light. Looking up at the night sky, you see it filled with silver stars. A shooting star of light connects with you: the sacred consciousness of your baby. Your energies merge and beat in divine harmony.Bub in Belly Meditation The Bub in Belly meditation incorporates a journey to a peaceful beach. In the sacred ocean waters you float, which represents your own time in the womb of creation. You then move your focus into your own womb, allowing your energy to begin to connect more fully with that of your baby. Healthy Body, Healthy Pregnancy Self Hypnosis This self hypnosis session begins with a connection to your own rhythmic pattern of breathing, releasing all stress and tension. You are then guided into a progressive body relaxation. The journey then continues down a staircase into a pure white room which represents your fully empowered self. You become aware that all you 'eat, drink and think' has an effect on your health & the wellbeing of your little one. Personal Energy Cleansing for Pregnancy Meditation A powerful meditation which helps to clear & balance your energy field. The Personal Energy Cleansing for Pregnancy meditation uses the violet light to gently dissolve old dense energies that may be sitting in your energy field. You then journey to a crystal temple where the violet light gently balances emotions & dissolves negative thoughts & habits. The violet light energy, which is filled with vitality, is then guided to the energy field of your baby.Divine Mother Meditation This meditation recognises you as the sacred guardian of the small baby growing within you & encourages you to use your inner awareness to begin to connect to a powerful and feminine aspect of self. In an ancient temple you connect with the energy of all the pregnant mothers on the earth, the mothers of the past and the energy of the eternal mother which is in us all. Pregnancy Stress Buster Meditation. Your body is surrounded in a soft blue & white cloud. This cloud is deeply calming & nurturing. You breathe in & feel the relaxing sensations fill your body. You send this calming energy down into your womb, surrounding your little one with their own cocoon of blue & white tranquility.

The Complete Book Of Yoga And Meditation For Pregnancy

Author: Theresa Jamieson
Publisher: Sally Milner Pub
ISBN: 1863512497
Size: 17.98 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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"...a useful resource for the practice of Hatha Yoga during the perinatal period....focuses primarily on poses, breathing exercises, and meditations, providing easy-to-follow written and photographic instructions....unusually thorough...explanations of mental and physical benefits, safety precautions, pose variations, breathing instructions...Jamieson, who holds degrees in traditional and herbal medicine, runs a healing sanctuary...is a fun book, rich in detail and background, with birth stories, techniques for dealing with pain, and historical and cultural background....Recommended for public libraries."--Library Journal.

The Whole Pregnancy Handbook

Author: Joel Evans
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440623422
Size: 16.79 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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At last, everything you need to know about the latest in alternative and conventional healthcare before, during, and after pregnancy—in one comprehensive, jargon-free guide.Whether you embrace the philosophy that mind, body, and spirit work together to promote good health or you’re just looking for a way to have the healthiest, most comfortable pregnancy possible, The Whole Pregnancy Handbook has the information you need to make educated decisions and take charge of your prenatal care. The Whole Pregnancy Handbook features Complementary treatments and techniques to improve your pre-conception health and fertility, such as nutritional medicine, mind-body medicine, acupuncture and herbal medicine Comprehensive and compassionate information about genetic and prenatal testing Techniques such as massage, accupressure, herbal medicine, and mind-body exercises to help you relax and feel more comfortable as your pregnancy progresses A fully illustrated chapter on prenatal yoga with pose variations for all three trimesters. How your pregnancy unfolds month by month and how you can connect with your baby while you’re expecting The best practices of doulas and midwives The pros and cons of giving birth in a hospital, birthing center, or at home Effective pain management for your labor—from epidurals to hypnotherapy Everything you need to know about inductions, assisted deliveries, and C-sections What happens postpartum—physically and emotionally Candid recollections and insights from other moms and patient stories from Dr. Evans’s practice, The Center for Women’s Health The Whole Pregnancy Handbook is an informative and reassuring guide that will empower you to combine the best of conventional and alternative medicine with confidence at every stage of pregnancy. On the web: http://www.wholepregnancy.com