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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Nancy Bardacke, CNM Narrator: Nancy Bardacke, Nancy Bardacke, CNM, Donna Postel Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2016 ISBN: 9780062565952
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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.


  • 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 well-being
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Quotes & Awards

  • “This is a genuine breakthrough moment in the field of childbirth and parenting. A must-buy for expectant parents, midwives, and other professionals involved in birthing.”

    Mark Williams, bestselling author of The Mindful Way through Depression

  • “Bringing mindfulness to the birthing process has everything to recommend it…All that’s required is to practice the techniques that Nancy Bardacke explains so clearly in this book.”

    Andrew Weil, MD, New York Times bestselling author

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About the Author

Nancy Bardacke, RN, CNM, MA, is the founding director of the Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting program, which she currently leads at the University of California’s Osher Center for Integrative Medicine in San Francisco. She is also an assistant clinical professor in the UCSF School of Nursing.

About the Narrator

Donna Postel, an Earphones Award-winning narrator, is absolutely passionate about audiobooks and has narrated close to fifty titles across multiple genres, from memoir and biography to literary fiction, romance, mystery, and suspense. She uses her innate curiosity, talent, and decades of experience on stage and in the recording studio to bring books to life. When she’s not in the studio, she can be found down at the barn cleaning up after and occasionally riding horses.