Founder of MBCP, Nancy Bardacke, has a comprehensive list of Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting resources available here:


This is our completely non-exhaustive, ever-evolving list of resources that we have found useful:



Full Catastrophe Living, by Jon Kabat Zinn


Mindful Birth & Mindful Parenting

Mindful Birthing, by Nancy Bardacke

Everyday Blessings, by Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn

The Awakened Family, by Shefali Tsabary

Mindful Games, by Susan Kaiser Greenland




Postpartum, Breastfeeding and Newborn Care


Philly Resources

Free doulas!

Doula Coop:

Local doula resources:

Mt Airy Yoga:

Fishtown families: 

Fairmount families:

Bryn Mawr Birth Center:

Postpartum groups & individual counseling:  to find local therapists near you

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy:

Jefferson Dept of Rehab Medicine


People who have done important work in related fields:

Sleep: Dr. James McKenna 

Skin to Skin Contact: Dr. Nils Bergman

Laid back breastfeeding: Dr. Suzanne Colson

Whole-body movement: Katy Bowman

Breastfeeding myths: Dr. Jack Newman