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New research shows that yoga reduces depression in pregnant women and boosts maternal bonding, as reported on medicalxpress.com

Pregnant women who were identified as psychiatrically high risk and who participated in a 10-week mindfulness yoga intervention saw significant reductions in depressive symptoms, according to a University of Michigan Health System pilot feasibility study. Mothers-to-be also reported stronger attachment to their babies in the womb. The findings were published in Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice.

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