Backed by Science, Loved by Moms

The science behind expectful

Backed by Science, Loved by Moms

At Expectful, we see the tremendous impact that mental health has on the journey to motherhood. We're on a mission to build a highly effective, low cost, and easily accessible tool to help soon-to-be and new moms navigate physical, mental and emotional aspects of every stage of reproductive journey with research-backed results.
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Expectful is the Mental Health App for Fertility, Pregnancy, & Motherhood

We offer the world’s largest library of guided meditations and evidence-based resources made for hopeful, expecting, and new moms. Our app provides a non-pharmacalogic, low cost solution for reducing prenatal and postpartum stress while improving outcomes for moms and babies.

Pregnancy

Just like taking a prenatal vitamin, meditating during pregnancy is proven to help you and your baby.

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Women who used Expectful during pregnancy reported significantly lower Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) scores.
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Infants whose mothers participated in a mindfulness-based program during pregnancy had healthier stress responses at 6 months old.
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A study on preterm birth found that women in a mindfulness training program were 50% less likely to deliver early.
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Just like taking a prenatal vitamin, meditating during pregnancy is  proven to help you and your baby.
Postpartum

Research shows meditation can improve postpartum mental health, from mood disorders to better sleep.

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A clinical trial conducted in the NICU found that mothers using Expectful increased milk production by 223ml (7.5oz) per day.
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Mindfulness practices have been associated with reduced depression during and following pregnancy.
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Studies have shown that individuals who practice meditation experience higher quality sleep than non-meditators.
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Research shows meditation can improve postpartum mental health, from mood disorders to better sleep.

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    I truly believe in the power of mindfulness, and I believe in Expectful’s mission. I stand by this app 100%.

    Dr. Keith Eddleman, Director of Obstetrics Mount Sinai medical center

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    The Expectful app is amazing. I refer my patients and have brochures in my office that I’m constantly handing out.”

    Dr. Shilpa Babbar, MD, MS, FACOG

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    I recommend Expectful because there are custom sessions for pre-conception, pregnancy, and beyond.

    Dr. Brett Worly, OB/gyn wexner medical center

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