In this episode – recorded during the 2019-2020 Coronavirus Pandemic, Holly and Jayme discuss the importance of mindfulness during stressful times.  Holly Lammer, creator of Embryoga-Intuitive Birth, a mindfulness-based birth education series and prenatal yoga series, talks about the science of mindfulness and how it works in the body.  She discusses how stress hormones are transmitted to the fetus through the placenta and how pregnant people can reduce the effects of stress on their growing babies and help prepare for labor, birth and parenting through mindfulness practices.  She gives practical advice in easy to understand terms about the what, why and how of practice, and some simple ways to incorporate mindfulness into your everyday life to help prime your baby for peace, love, joy, and connection.