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Mind the Bump

By Smiling Mind and beyondblue

Mind the Bump by Smiling Mind and beyondblue is a 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.

It is an easy-to-use app that will help reduce stress and improve wellbeing during pregnancy and after the baby is born.

Mind the Bump by smiling mind and beyondblue

Mind the Bump is a free app and can be downloaded from Mind the Bump - Apple App Store and Mind the Bump - Google Play Store.

This app is provided by one of Healthdirect Australia's trusted information partners. Please consider if this app is appropriate for your own individual circumstances. There may be costs to use the app or it may be free. You may also be charged for data from your telecommunications provider. For 24-hour health advice call healthdirect - 1800 022 222 or if you need help now these emergency and crisis helplines can provide immediate support.

Last reviewed: August 2016

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