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Mind in Labor: Effects of mind/body training on childbirth appraisals and pain medication use during labor

An abstract for Larissa Duncan, Michael Cohn, Maria Chao, Joseph Cook, Jane Riccobono, and Nancy Bardacke’s randomized controlled trial, testing the impact of Mind in Labor (MIL) weekend intensive workshops, is now available in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. “Results: … 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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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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