The Mindful Mom-To-Be (Paperback)

A Modern Doula's Guide to Building a Healthy Foundation from Pregnancy Through Birth

By Lori Bregman, Stefani Newman, Molly Sims (Foreword by)

Rodale Books, 9781623363017, 320pp.

Publication Date: August 4, 2015

List Price: 19.99*
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Strengthening your own foundation is one of the very best beginnings you can give your child. In The Mindful Mom-to-Be, doula and pregnancy coach Lori Bregman guides you in your journey toward motherhood by empowering you to find what works best for you and your baby. In addition to concrete, prescriptive health information, including nutritional advice, natural remedies, developmental milestones, and techniques for labor, she offers simple and enjoyable spiritual and emotional exercises to help you prepare for motherhood. As Lori explains, you're not just birthing a baby; you're birthing yourself as a mom, too.

With month-by-month advice, comprehensive checklists, and customizable birth plans, this is your indispensible, holistic companion for pregnancy, birth, and beyond.

About the Author

Lori Bregman is the founder of the Rooted for Life pregnancy coaching program, a complete body, mind, and spirit support system that helps women through fertility, pregnancy, birth, and into motherhood. She blogs for,, and at her own blog, She lives in Santa Monica, CA.

Praise For The Mindful Mom-To-Be: A Modern Doula's Guide to Building a Healthy Foundation from Pregnancy Through Birth

“We love Lori! We worked with her throughout the pregnancy and birth of our daughter. The Mindful Mom-to-Be is just like having Lori by your side, supporting you throughout your journey into parenthood. Read this book now!” —Kristen Bell and Dax Shephard

“I feel so blessed to have had Lori on my pregnancy journey and by my side for the birth of my son. She made me feel so relaxed and ready for birth, dismissed all fear, and helped me focus on LOVE!” —Kelly Rowland

The Mindful Mom-to-Be offers an empowering approach to pregnancy and childbirth that will help you find your own authentic path.” —Jay M. Goldberg, MD, OB/GYN