Yoga Reduces Depression in Pregnant Women, Boosts Maternal Bonding
ScienceDaily (Aug. 8, 2012) — University of Michigan study the first to show
evidence that mindfulness yoga may offer effective treatment for depressed new
mothers to be. Prenatal yoga may help women cope with depression.
It's no secret that pregnancy hormones can dampen moods, but for some expectant
moms, it's much worse: 1 in 5 experience major depression.
Now, new research shows that an age-old recommended stress-buster may actually
work for this group of women: yoga.