Relaxation Exercises

Many women find relaxation exercises and mindfulness can help cope with anxiety and stress during pregnancy. These exercises can also help you with sleep.

Apps that help with relaxation

‘Smiling mind’ this app is free and provides meditations for all ages

'Mind the bumb', available here is a free Mindfulness Meditation App to help individuals and couples support their mental and emotional wellbeing in preparation for having a baby and becoming a new parent.

‘Calm- meditation and sleep’ is helpful for relaxation and sleep. It is free to download but there is some in app purchases.

‘Headspace’ this app has a program specifically for pregnancy, it requires a paid subscription for full access

Mindfullness videos that may help with relaxation

This 5 minute mindfulness mediation may also be helpful for a short calming exercise when you need it

Mindfulness video to help with sleep