- •We evaluated feasibility of prenatal yoga as a treatment for antenatal depression.
- •Thirty-four depressed pregnant women were enrolled in a 10-week open trial of prenatal yoga.
- •Findings suggested that the yoga intervention was feasible, acceptable, and safe.
- •In addition, women had significant reductions in depressive symptoms.
- •These data provide initial support for prenatal yoga as a viable treatment option.
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Funding Source: NIH / NIMH Grant no. R34 MH085053 .