The Mindful Pregnancy is the concise and practical guide to achieving and maintaining mindfulness throughout every stage of having a baby. With helpful exercises for both mother to be and her partner, Andy shows how to live mindfully and get the most from pregnancy and the early days of parenthood.
From creating the right conditions for conception and reducing anxiety around pregnancy and birth to managing pain in labour and promoting well-being for mother and baby in the first hours, days and weeks after birth, Andy's simple and empowering exercises have been created to give both mother and baby a gentle, happy and positive experience.
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By Steve on 05-12-15
A good listen but not different enough for me...
What did you like best about The Headspace Guide to...A Mindful Pregnancy? What did you like least?
This is a decent listen, however it can be summed up succinctly as "meditation is a great thing to do, and headspace is a great app to guide you". If you meditate, it will help you in all areas ofyour life, but different techniques do target different things so the meditations are useful. Some reassuring bits in there about thoughts not being the definer of your existence. That's a very useful thing to know and remember at all times of your life, but especially during the more stressful ones!
What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)
No ending really as this wasn't a story...
Did Andy Puddicombe and Jane Collingwood do a good job differentiating each of the characters? How?
Was The Headspace Guide to...A Mindful Pregnancy worth the listening time?
Yes it was
Any additional comments?
Worth a listen if you fancy it, some useful anecdotes in there from various ppl too
4 of 7 people found this review helpful
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By TheEarls on 09-04-17
A bit useless
I bought this book based on the reviews, but I'm not sure who this book is for. I've been meditating for 5 years now, and wanted some practical meditations, or even some buddhist insight, on pregnancy.
However, the whole book is "mindfulness is great, my app is great, my business is great". It's off-putting.
Neither a mindfulness nor pregnancy book--just the calm ramblings of a guy talking about how he wanted to write a book, and about how now he's written it. I listened to so many baseless chapters thinking "surely this is the one where the book starts".
For a more mindful pregnancy book with yoga practices, try Active Birth. For meditation practices focused on pregnancy, try YouTube. And for calmness and bonding exercises, try HypnoBirthing classes.
15 of 22 people found this review helpful
By Watercolor Golightly on 29-05-18
triggering material without warning
I was really excited that this was available to me, I very much enjoy headspace and typically very much enjoy the author. what was absolutely unacceptable is that the author goes into a meditation about losing a child without warning. I was pretty pregnant when I heard that and it made me very upset. things like that should be in a separate part of the book or a separate file or something.