The definitive guide to yoga breathing, sound and awareness practices during pregnancy, birth and postnatal recovery: Fully revised and expanded edition of a popular reference text. Detailed, easy-to-follow practical instructions for yoga breath, sound and awareness practices for pregnancy, birth, postnatal recovery and mothering. Gripping stories and case studies of the practical application of yoga breath and sound by mothers. Includes birthing breath, pre- and postnatal sonic massage for babies, and the specific application and safe modification of classical yoga pranayama practices. An ideal reference for all women yoga students of childbearing age - and especially their teachers. Reflections on the links between conscious and unconscious breath as the basis for the hidden power of pranayama make this book a valuable reference for those teaching any form of pranayama, especially those with an interest in the practical application of pranayama skills in daily life and times of challenge. Beautiful new format 9 inch square soft cover; B&W diagrams, lots of goddess yantras, gorgeous graphic design, reads like a dream!