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

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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