Category Archives: Mindful Birthing News

Mindful Women Meditate Together – online meditation event

Come sit with us! Thursday, August 8th at 3 p.m. ET mindful.org is hosting a free online meditation event.  MBCP Founding Director Nancy Bardacke will be one of the participating mindfulness teachers. SIGN UP TO JOIN! Mindful.org is bringing together … Continue reading

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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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Save the Date: Centers for Child and Family Wellbeing Biennial Conference

Mindful Families, Schools, and Communities: Contemplative Practices to Promote Child and Family Well-Being Biennial Conference Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18, 2019 School of Human Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference registration and abstract submission portal will open in December … Continue reading

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Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting Teacher Training Information

The Mindful Birthing and Parenting Foundation is excited to announce that we have expanded our online MBCP Teacher Training (MBCPTT) into a robust, year-long program.  For those of you who have completed your initial online MBCP Teacher Training with Nancy Bardacke … Continue reading

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How Prenatal Mindfulness Can Help With Anxiety & Morning Sickness During Pregnancy

Three women who experience physical and emotional challenges during pregnancy share the benefits of practicing prenatal mindfulness.  Read their stories here: Parents magazine https://www.parents.com/baby/all-about-babies/how-prenatal-mindfulness-can-help-with-anxiety-morning-sickness-during/

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MBCP Year in Popular Press

  As the year comes to an end, we want to share the many publications in popular press that have highlighted MBCP in 2017. With gratitude for those who’ve been instrumental in spreading the word about the work of MBCP! Wishing … Continue reading

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Benefits of preparing for childbirth with mindfulness training: a randomized controlled trial with active comparison A study conducted by MBCP Faculty Member Larissa Duncan, PhD, the Elizabeth C. Davies Chair in Child and Family Well-Being and Associate Professor of Human … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Dear Friends of the Mindful Birthing and Parenting Foundation, It is with immense joy that I share with you the Mindful Birthing and Parenting Foundation’s (MBPF) many activities in 2015. What an exciting and event-filled year it has been! As … Continue reading

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The French Edition of Mindful Birthing is Released

We are delighted to announce the French edition of Nancy Bardacke’s Mindful Birthing, published by Le Courrier du Livre: Se Préparer à la Naissance en Pleine Conscience.  Many thanks to all the translators of this edition, and to Jon Kabat-Zinn and Christophe André, … Continue reading

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Mindfulness-Based Treatment Approaches, 2nd Edition

The second edition of Ruth Baer’s (2014) Mindfulness-Based Treatment Approaches: Clinician’s Guide to Evidence Base and Applications explores the conceptual foundation, implementation, and evidence base for the best-researched mindfulness interventions.  Nancy Bardacke, CNM, MA, and Larissa Duncan, PhD,  co-author the chapter entitled “Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting: … Continue reading

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