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Mindfulness-Based Childbirth & Parenting

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

The Mindful Birthing and Parenting Foundation is now offering its groundbreaking, 9-week Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP) course online. Taught by core members of the MBCP  faculty, this course will be conducted both live using Zoom videoconferencing and in a virtual classroom space, where participants will have opportunities to converse with their classmates, share helpful materials, ask questions, and delve into pregnancy, parenting, and mindfulness resources throughout the duration of their 9-week class series – and beyond! 

MBCP online class scheduleS

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FACULTY: Claire Zawa, CD (DONA)

CLASS DATES Mondays, 7 June – 2 August 2021

CLASS TIMES: 19:00 – 22:00 EDT 

ALL-DAY RETREAT DATE: Saturday, 17 July 2021


-  7 June 2021: Class 1

14 June 2021: Class 2

-  21 June 2021: Class 3

-  28 June 2021: Class 4

-  5 July 2021: Class 5

-  12 July 2021: Class 6

17 July 2021: All Day Retreat (SATURDAY)

-  19 July 2021: Class 7

 26 July 2021: Class 8 

-  2 August 2021: Class 9

-  TBD: Reunion


CLASS DATES Mondays, 13 September  - 8 November 2021

CLASS TIMES: 19:00 - 22:00 ET

ALL-DAY RETREAT DATE: Saturday, 23 October 2021

ALL-DAY RETREAT TIME: 11:00 - 17:00 ET


CLASS DATES Saturdays, 16 October  - 11 December 2021

CLASS TIMES: 10:30 - 13:30 ET

ALL-DAY RETREAT DATE: Sunday21 November 2021

ALL-DAY RETREAT TIME: 10:30 - 16:30 ET

If these dates or times do not work with your schedule or you are looking for a shorter course, find out more about our Mind in Labor Online Course

If you have any questions or queries, please email us at

MBCP online FEE schedule

Participant Rate

$345 - Singles

$495 - Couples

    - $100 deposit


Professional Rate

$695 - Professionals

   - $100 deposit

Scholarship Request

- Need extra support? 

- Join our scholarship wait list 

for expectant parents.

Contribute to our Scholarship Fund 

- We are committed to providing access to

MBCP across socioeconomic levels. Want to help? Click the Donate button to sponsor an MBCP scholarship. 

- Your balance will be charged after admission into the class.

- Your balance will be charged after admission into the class.

- CEUs not included.


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STEP 1:  Select your preferred MBCP Class Series and pay your $100 deposit

  • Classes fill on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

  • If a class is full, we will contact you with a choice to be waitlisted, to choose another class series, or to refund your deposit.

  • Your subsequent payment will be applied using the credit card you use for your deposit. Please plan accordingly.​

STEP 2:  Fill out our Participant Intake Surveys

  • Both pregnant attendees and their partners (if applicable) must complete intake surveys.

  • If you are a healthcare professional auditing the class in as a participant-observer, please fill out our professional surv​ey.

  • Please note that professional attendance of this MBCP Online course does not qualify you to teach MBCP or lead mindfulness practices.

STEP 3:  Our faculty will contact you for an Admission Interview

  • The Admission Interview is a chance for us to review your participant surveys together, to assess your readiness for enrolling in the MBCP online series, and to answer any preliminary questions you may have about the MBCP program.

STEP 4:  Review your Admission Letter

  • After your Admission Interview, we will email you your Admission Letter, which will contain all of the technology, links, supplies, and other information that you need to participate in the MBCP Online Series. Please review the Admission Letter carefully.

STEP 5:  Read, Learn, Practice

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