That mom-baby connection is one of the greatest forces on earth. Case in point: one study conducted in Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Hong Kong found that meditating during pregnancy has a positive effect on a newborn’s health and that same infant’s temperament five months later.
And as if these benefits to baby weren’t enough, meditation is a simple way for moms to practice much-needed self-care. The known perks include:
Better mental health
Tension and pain relief
We know what you’re thinking: Sign me up!
Here’s a blissful five-minute meditation, designed by pre- and post-natal health expert Desi Bartlett, to help expectant mothers nourish their connection with their babies. Watch and learn. Read more about Desi Bartlett here and follow her on Facebook and Twitter.
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