"The time of pregnancy is an extraordinary season of transformation, a profound rite of passage that requires special care and guidance. The complementary tools and practices of Ayurveda and yoga have been used together for thousands of years to support a healthy body, balanced mind, and higher consciousness. With Yoga Mama, Yoga Baby, Margo Shapiro Bachman brings readers the first book to show how these ""sister sciences"" can support the miraculous journey of pregnancy. This thoroughly detailed guidebook shares practical and easy-to-apply teachings and information to help women experience pregnancy with radiant health and abundant joy, including: . The basics of Ayurveda, yoga, diet, and lifestyle-cornerstone principles, basic terms and concepts, essential self-assessments, and more . Month-by-month exercises and practices, including meditation, mantra, breathwork, asana, journaling, and massage . Practical tips to encourage natural labor and delivery . Guidance on staying healthy and happy in the precious first postpartum weeks with baby "