Pregnancy Brain: A Mind-Body Approach to Stress Management During a High-Risk Pregnancy

Pregnancy Brain: A Mind-Body Approach to Stress Management During a High-Risk Pregnancy

by Parijat Deshpande

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781732419704
Publisher: Parijat Deshpande, LLC
Publication date: 07/12/2018
Pages: 258
Sales rank: 1,211,444
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Parijat Deshpande, MS, is a wellness counselor and consultant for women with high-risk pregnancies, author, speaker, and host of the Delivering Miracles® podcast. Parijat is fiercely committed to guiding women to feel empowered and thrive both emotionally and physically during a high-risk pregnancy. She is also passionate about helping women heal after their baby comes home, guiding them through a gentle process that allows them to break free from the trauma without retriggering old wounds and memories. When she's not working with clients, speaking, or recording podcast episodes, Parijat loves hiking, dancing, baking, and spending time by the ocean near her home, where she lives with her husband, Sonil, and their son, Vihaan. Learn more about Parijat's work and upcoming speaking engagements, as well as sign up for her newsletter, at parijatdeshpande.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction ................................................................................ix

Chapter 1: Miracles Start in the Mind .........................................1

Chapter 2: Building The Right Village ......................................15

Chapter 3: The Antidote to Anxiety ..........................................37

Chapter 4: The Many Faces of Grief ..........................................61

Chapter 5: Escaping Your Personal Prison .................................75

Chapter 6: The Voice That Never Lies .......................................89

Chapter 7: Embracing Uncertainty ..........................................107

Chapter 8: Healing with Hope ................................................121

Chapter 9: Impossible Decisions ..............................................139

Chapter 10: Humor and Your Pregnancy ................................ 153

Chapter 11: Thriving on Love ..................................................163

Conclusion ..............................................................................173

appendix a. relaxation: letting your body lead ....... 184

appendix b. tools to elicit the relaxation response ..190

Chapter Notes ...........................................................................196

References/Additional Reading ...................................................201

Acknowledgments ..................................................................... 217

About the Author ......................................................................220

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