Meditations for Pregnancy - Gardening Book
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Meditations For Pregnancy
Michelle LeClaire Oneill, Ph.D., R.N.
144 pages; 6.4 x 6.4; Hardcover + CD
Pregnancy can inspire an overwhelming host of emotions. A woman may feel excitement about the new life growing inside her, yet apprehension about the changes it will bring. Her body is expanding; her hormones are out of control. Everyone offers unsolicited advice. What she really needs is a way to calm her fears, center her thoughts, and focus her mind on her prenatal child.
Meditations for Pregnancy is written by an expert in pregnancy and birthing to provide guidance and comfort to a mother-to-be throughout the weeks of her pregnancy. For each week, beginning with the fifth, the book provides a thoughtful meditation that speaks to the specific needs and joys of that phase of pregnancy. Inspirational quotations and a short affirmation accompany each meditation, along with a brief description of the development of the growing fetus that week.
Best of all, an audio CD features a 20-minute guided meditation to calm the expecting mom's emotions. It is read by the author and accompanied by soothing music. Meditations for Pregnancy is a wonderful way for women to explore their feelings and calm their nerves in preparation for the transformative experience of birth.
About the Author
Michelle Leclaire O'Neill, Ph.D., R.N., is a psychologist and pregnancy and birthing expert and is the author of Better Birthing with Hypnosis, Nine Glorious Months, and Creative Childbirth. She conducts seminars and teacher training across the United States for the Leclaire Birthing Method, and she counsels and works from her Mind-Body Center clinic in Pacific Palisades, Calif., where she treats celebrity clients as well as the general public. She is the mother of three children.