Meditation and yoga Google + business page tessayoga website logo

The Pregnancy Bible (ed.) Dr Anne Deans


Hypnobirthing by Marie Morgan (comes with a CD)


Mother's Breath: ... yoga breathing, sound and awareness practices for pregnancy, birth, post-natal recovery and mothering by Uma Dinsmore-Tuli.


Yoni Shakti (Womb Power) by Uma Dunsmore-Tuli 2014


Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin


Home Births: Stories to Inspire and Inform (ed.)

Abigail Cairns


The Father's Home Birth Handbook by Leah Hazard


The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League


If you develop pelvic girdle pain visit here for booklet




Pregnancy-related experiences such as antenatal screening and breastfeeding: 


Research and advice about natural birth: 


Politely decline to listen to negative stories about birth For positive stories 


For information on pregnancy diet see


My sister website for birth blogs

Pregnancy & Birth Resources

Useful books, articles & websites

Pregnancy & birth resources- books, articles, websites, birth videos, templates and handouts

Pelvic floor exercises in pregnancy handout or see for good diagrams


Perineal massage Oxford NHS handout


Yoga for the second trimester handout


Yoga for the third trimester handout


Yoga for breech babies handout


Yoga for postnatal exercise handout  (NB note that this has a typo on - not psoas but piriformas!)


Exercising postnatally handout


e.g. Golden Thread breath & Blooming Rose image

Pregnancy videos on my YouTube channel


Yoga with Tessa's channel


Including yoga sequences, visualisations and birth prepration videos.

My Pregnancy & Birth Colouring Book with Yoga Nidra


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A colouring book for expectant mums to support reflection during your pregnancy and preparation for birth. Includes link to two guided relaxations.


Available through my shop or Amazon.

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Online Birth Preparation Course

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My practice-based course to experience and positively condition the mind-body connection for less than £40, including:

* 5 movement videos (4 yoga & 1 dance)

* 5 breathing techniques

* 4 relaxation tracks (hypnobirthing & yoga nidra, plus

       extra ones for breech babies, twins & postnatal time)

* 3 mindfulness tracks

* 7 practical antenatal education videos (plus bonus guest

       speakers on acupressure points & babywearing)

Find out more

For free guided relaxations, go to Downloads page.