Podcast 078: Using Meditation During Pregnancy | Anna Gannon, Expectful.com

Anna Gannon Expectful.com

My guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Anna Gannon: a mom, the Community Guide and Editorial Lead at Expectful.com (guided meditation site for pregnancy and motherhood), a writer and a yoga & meditation guide..

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. how a major life change in her 3rd trimester lead Anna to meditation and how it helped not only have a fantastic birth, but it helped her heal through postpartum depression.
  2. how an ice storm in Canada showed us how much stress affects pregnancy and children’s health.
  3. how meditation can help with sleep, anxiety, energy levels, depression, anger and so much more.

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

About Anna Gannon:

Anna Gannon is a mom, the Community Guide and Editorial Lead at Expectful, a writer and a yoga & meditation guide.

Her work has been featured on the Huffington Post, MindBodyGreen, Yoga Today and the Expectful Blog.

Anna is passionate about the importance of the mind, body, and sometimes baby connection.

Her mission is to improve women’s emotional health during their fertility, pregnancy and new motherhood experience by sharing open and honest stories, educating them on the benefits of meditation and movement and most importantly, letting them know they are never alone.

About the Author

Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 17 years. He is also the Wellness Care Coordinator at the CAP Wellness Center in San Diego, CA where 90% of his practice is pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old. Dr. Jay is a proud member of the ICPA and APPPAH (the Association or Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health) and the host of the podcast “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” in iTunes. His online program, “Connecting with Baby” guides pregnant women through processes to strengthen maternal bonding for a happier pregnancy, gentler birth and easier post-partum experience. Dr. Jay is also the proud father of his 3 year old son, Niko who keeps him very busy (and happy) outside of the office.