Welcome to Mindful Birthing 

The birth of a child is truly a beginning, not only of a new being entering this world, but also of individuals becoming or deepening their role as a parent. Becoming a parent is perhaps the most profound transformation in the adult life cycle.

The Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting Program (MBCP) has been created to serve those going through this transformation and who then continue to work at one of the most important, joyous, and stressful jobs on the planet, that of nurturing and caring for the next generation. We're glad you're here!

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  • MBCP Teacher Training, Foundation Level
    Tue, Sep 13
    Live on Zoom and Online Virtual Classroom
    Sep 13, 9:30 AM PDT – Dec 06, 12:00 PM PST
    Live on Zoom and Online Virtual Classroom
    Our MBCP Teacher Training course is open for enrollment! Foundation Level is an opportunity to experience the MBCP course as a participant-observer by streaming a video of a full 9-week MBCP course (including the day of silence) taught by Nancy Bardacke, CNM, who developed the MBCP course.
  • MBCP Teacher Training Virtual Q&A Session
    Aug 07, 11:30 AM EDT
    Live on Zoom
    Register now to join us for a live-online Q&A Session about the MBCP Teacher Training Program that will begin on 13 September 2022. Come and ask our Program Coordinator and our alumni all the questions you have about the MBCP Teacher Training.
  • Mind in Labor Online for Expectant Parents
    Sat, Jul 23
    Live on Zoom and Online Virtual Classroom
    Jul 23, 10:30 AM EDT – Jul 29, 5:00 PM EDT
    Live on Zoom and Online Virtual Classroom
    Our MIL Series 2022-C is open for enrollment!

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With Mindful Birthing, Nancy Bardacke, nurse-midwife and mindfulness teacher, lays out her innovative program for pregnancy, childbirth, and beyond. Drawing on groundbreaking research in neuroscience, mindfulness meditation, and mind/body medicine, Bardacke offers practices that will help you find calm and ease during this life-changing time, providing lifelong skills for healthy living and wise parenting.
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