On May 16, 2014, “Mindful Birthing: Training the Mind, Body, and Heart for Childbirth and Beyond” by Nancy Bardacke, CNM, MA, was awarded the Book of the Year for 2014 by the American College of Nurse-Midwives at their annual convention in Denver, Colorado. With roots dating to 1929, ACNM is the oldest women’s healthcare organization in the United States.
Mindful Birthing is regularly in the top 100 Pregnancy books on Amazon. It has been translated into Dutch, German and French; Turkish and Chinese editions will be forthcoming. With Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting instructors now being trained in Israel, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Australia and Hong Kong, as well as the US, we’re sure that Mindful Birthing will continue to be a world traveler!
Nancy is the founder of Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting classes and the founder and instructor of The Mind in Labor: Working with Pain in Childbirth. Both of these classes have also been the subject of research done at the Osher Center: