Our Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP) instructor and founder, nurse-midwife Nancy Bardacke, RN, CNM, MA, will lead a 6-day “Introduction to MBCP Professional Training Retreat,” January 19-25, 2014 at EarthRise Retreat Center in Petaluma, California. Additional instructors will be Larissa Duncan, PhD and Catherine Polan Orzech, LMFT.
This retreat is designed for those interested in exploring teaching MBCP and mindfulness in other settings and for medical and mental health professionals seeking an introduction to mindfulness meditation and understanding its complementary relationship to obstetrics, midwifery, nursing, pediatrics, medicine, particularly family medicine and clinical psychology. Obstetricians, pediatricians, family practice doctors, midwives, labor and delivery and postpartum nurses, doulas, childbirth educators, lactation consultants, prenatal massage therapists, infant massage instructors, pre and postnatal yoga instructors, infant mental health professionals, early childhood educators, marriage and family therapists, clinical social workers, counselors, educators or anyone interested in the health and well-being of families may well find this program of value to their work–and their lives.
For more information and to register, please visit the Mindful Birthing website.