Mindful Birthing: Training the Mind, Body, and Heart for Childbirth and Beyond

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  • Author: Bardacke, Nancy
  • Publisher: HarperOne
  • ISBN: 9780061963957
  • Format: Paperback
  • number of pages: 359
  • publication year: 2012

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. Some of the benefits of Mindful Birthing: Increases confidence and decreases fear of childbirth; Taps into deep inner resources for working with pain; Improves couple communication, connection, and cooperation; Provides stress-reducing skills for greater joy and wellbeing.  Keywords: Birth, Pregnancy, Parenting, Postnatal