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New MBCP Research Published

What is learned from Mindfulness Based Childbirth and Parenting Education? – Participants’ experiences Gunilla Lönnberg, Eva Nissen, and Maria Niemi BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:466 Full article: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-018-2098-1 In the search for effective interventions aiming to prevent perinatal stress, depression and anxiety, … Continue reading

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Experiences of Postpartum Women after Mindfulness Childbirth Classes: A Qualitative Study

Experience of Postpartum Women after Mindfulness Childbirth Classes: A Qualitative Study  Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health  –  www.jmwh.org Authors: Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon, CNM, PhD, Shannon Abbott, RN, BSN, Rachel Hoehn, RN, BSN Introduction: The postpartum period can be a challenging experience … Continue reading

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Mindfulness meditation linked to epigenetic changes

A study published in  Psychoneuroendocrinology investigated the effects of a day of intensive mindfulness practice in a group of experienced meditators, compared to a group of untrained control subjects who engaged in quiet non-meditative activities. After eight hours of mindfulness practice, … Continue reading

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Mindfulness in maternity

The University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre in conjunction with the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust (OUH) maternity service have an ongoing collaboration to develop the introduction and evaluation of Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP) throughout the UK.  This innovative project … Continue reading

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Greater Good Science Center

Greater Good Science Center: Practicing Mindfulness and Compassion Conference 8 March 2013 Nancy Bardacke, CNM Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting: An Introduction

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Building Adult Capabilities to Improve Child Outcomes: A Theory

A wonderful video from the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard.

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