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9-WEEK
Mindfulness-Based Childbirth & Parenting
Course

Mindfulness-based childbirth and parenting (MBCP) – Online class

Join other expectant parents in this groundbreaking, 9-week live-online mindful birthing course. Learn to engage the mind to work with pain, fear, and anxiety during labor while increasing confidence and courage for the experience of labor and delivery.

In this Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP) course, learn to

  • Access deep physical and mental relaxation

  • Engage the mind to work with pain during labor

  • Increase confidence and courage for the experience of labor and delivery

  • Practice prenatal yoga for strength and flexibility

  • Develop skills for managing stress in pregnancy, parenting, and daily life

  • Enhance partner communication skills

  • Become more aware of your own approach to parenting

This course will be conducted both live using Zoom and in a virtual classroom space, where participants will have opportunities to interact with their classmates, share helpful materials, ask questions, and delve into pregnancy, parenting, and mindfulness resources during their 9-week class series – and beyond!

9-week mbcp online class schedule

25 February - 22 April 2023

Series 2023-B

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WEEKLY CLASS DATES & TIME

Dates: Saturdays, 25 February - 22 April 

Time: 11:00 - 14:00 EST

ALL-DAY RETREAT DATE & TIME

Date: Sunday, 2 April

Time: 11:00 - 17:00 EDT

MBCP FACULTY

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12 May - 7 July 2023

Series 2023-D

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WEEKLY CLASS DATES & TIME

Dates: Fridays, 12 May - 7 July 

Time: 14:30 - 17:30 EDT

ALL-DAY RETREAT DATE & TIME

Date: Saturday, 17 June 

Time: 11:00 - 17:00 EDT

MBCP FACULTY

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Michele Kavanagh

MSc, DClinPsych, MBCPTc

4 April - 30 May 2023

Series 2023-C

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WEEKLY CLASS DATES & TIME

Dates: Tuesdays, 4 April - 30 May 

Time: 19:00 - 22:00 EDT

ALL-DAY RETREAT DATE & TIME

Date: Saturday, 13 May 

Time: 11:00 - 17:00 EDT

MBCP FACULTY

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Claire Zawa CD (DONA)

Amanda Abbott

10 September - 5 November 2023

Series 2023-E

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WEEKLY CLASS DATES & TIME

Dates: Sundays, 10 September - 5 November 

Time: 12:00 - 15:00 EST

ALL-DAY RETREAT DATE & TIME

Date: Saturday, 21 October 

Time: 11:00 - 17:00 EST

MBCP FACULTY

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If these dates or times do not work with your schedule or you are looking for
an accelerated mindfulness childbirth course, you can learn about our 3-day MBCP Intensive.

MBCP online FEE schedule

Participant Rate

$345 - Singles

$495 - Couples

Professional Rate

$345 - Professionals

Professional applicants will join a waitlist to allow for the registration of singles and couples to be completed. You will be notified as soon as a professional place becomes available. CEUs not included.

Scholarship Request

Need extra support? 

Join our scholarship waitlist 

for expectant parents.

Contribute to our

Scholarship Fund​ 

We are committed to making MBCP accessible. What to help? Click the Donate button to sponsor an MBCP scholarship.

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MBCP REGISTRATION

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