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Deepen your sense of the sacredness of pregnancy and enhance the loving connection between you and your baby through this series of meditations for conception, pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Written and spoken by Catherine Stone, a longtime birth and postpartum doula and lactation specialist in the San Francisco bay area.

Pregnancy Meditations Catherine Stone

    • Religion & Spirituality

Deepen your sense of the sacredness of pregnancy and enhance the loving connection between you and your baby through this series of meditations for conception, pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Written and spoken by Catherine Stone, a longtime birth and postpartum doula and lactation specialist in the San Francisco bay area.

    13. Meditation for Breastfeeding

    13. Meditation for Breastfeeding

    Slow down and tune in to baby, allowing your bodies to melt together; helping you to relax, let go, and let God. Nourish and nurture your little one(s) in peace of mind and body.

    Meditations: Listen daily in a peaceful place for the duration of each month of pregnancy. Try to sit undisturbed and relaxed for at least ten minutes. Let the Meditation spark your own inner voice to continue meditating and praying in your own words. (More in Introduction.)

    Written and spoken by Catherine Stone, a longtime birth and postpartum doula and lactation specialist in the San Francisco bay area. Music from Dawn Chorus by Sundaug.

    • 6 min
    12. Meditation for the Post-Partum Time

    12. Meditation for the Post-Partum Time

    Welcome baby by renewing your promise of life-long love and caring. Affirm your ideal behavior as mother. Describe the wonderful life you will share together. Deepen the bond with God’s blessings.

    Meditations: Listen daily in a peaceful place for the duration of each month of pregnancy. Try to sit undisturbed and relaxed for at least ten minutes. Let the Meditation spark your own inner voice to continue meditating and praying in your own words. (More in Introduction.)

    Written and spoken by Catherine Stone, a longtime birth and postpartum doula and lactation specialist in the San Francisco bay area. Music from Dawn Chorus by Sundaug.

    • 5 min
    11. Meditation for Birth

    11. Meditation for Birth

    Communicate your readiness and your willingness to await baby’s timing. You describe how it will be – safe place, sacred music, trusted supporters, beauty surrounding…Encourage baby to come out.

    Meditations: Listen daily in a peaceful place for the duration of each month of pregnancy. Try to sit undisturbed and relaxed for at least ten minutes. Let the Meditation spark your own inner voice to continue meditating and praying in your own words. (More in Introduction.)

    Written and spoken by Catherine Stone, a longtime birth and postpartum doula and lactation specialist in the San Francisco bay area. Music from Dawn Chorus by Sundaug.

    • 4 min
    10. Meditation for the Ninth Month of Pregnancy

    10. Meditation for the Ninth Month of Pregnancy

    Recognize the immanence of birth, and reassure baby that all is well. Connect more with baby. Renew promises of protection and love.

    Meditations: Listen daily in a peaceful place for the duration of each month of pregnancy. Try to sit undisturbed and relaxed for at least ten minutes. Let the Meditation spark your own inner voice to continue meditating and praying in your own words. (More in Introduction.)

    Written and spoken by Catherine Stone, a longtime birth and postpartum doula and lactation specialist in the San Francisco bay area. Music from Dawn Chorus by Sundaug.

    • 3 min
    9. Meditation for the Eighth Month of Pregnancy

    9. Meditation for the Eighth Month of Pregnancy

    Delight in baby’s growth and perfection. Visualize optimal positioning for birth. Further pledges of devotion and prayers for God’s guidance in mothering.

    Written and spoken by Catherine Stone, a longtime birth and postpartum doula and lactation specialist in the San Francisco bay area. Music from Dawn Chorus by Sundaug.

    • 2 min
    8. Meditation for the Seventh Month of Pregnancy

    8. Meditation for the Seventh Month of Pregnancy

    Affirm baby’s well-being. List character qualities as gifts for your baby. Begin preparations for birth, letting baby know you can be trusted to help and to respect baby’s timing.

    Birthing Skills Resources:
    http://birthingbetter.org
    http://www.bradleybirth.com
    https://us.hypnobirthing.com
    https://www.hypnobabies.com

    Meditations: Listen daily in a peaceful place for the duration of each month of pregnancy. Try to sit undisturbed and relaxed for at least ten minutes. Let the Meditation spark your own inner voice to continue meditating and praying in your own words. (More in Introduction.)

    Written and spoken by Catherine Stone, a longtime birth and postpartum doula and lactation specialist in the San Francisco bay area. Music from Dawn Chorus by Sundaug.

    • 4 min

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