resources

 

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

http://www.mindfulbirthing.org/resources2/

 

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

 

Mindfulness

Full Catastrophe Living, by Jon Kabat Zinn

www.mindful.org

www.dharma.org

www.onbeing.org

http://greatergood.berkeley.edu

www.dharmaseed.org 

http://www.umassmed.edu/cfm/

 

Mindful Birth & Mindful Parenting

www.mindfulbirthing.org

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

 

Birth

www.childbirthconnection.org

www.choicesinchildbirth.org

http://www.midwife.org

 

Postpartum, Breastfeeding and Newborn Care

www.postpartum.net

www.kellymom.com

www.llli.org

http://www.breastfeedinginc.ca

http://www.askdrsears.com

www.postpartumdepression.org

 

Philly Resources

Free doulas! http://www.palsdoulas.com/

Doula Coop: www.phillydoulacoop.com

Local doula resources: www.douladelphia.com/findadoula/

Mt Airy Yoga: http://www.maguyoga.com/

Fishtown families: http://www.minnowlane.com 

Fairmount families: www.aliswagon.com

Bryn Mawr Birth Center: https://www.lifecyclewomancare.org

Postpartum groups & individual counseling: 

www.perrishawborish.com/

http://www.med.upenn.edu/womenswellness/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us  to find local therapists near you

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy:

www.rebalancept.com

Jefferson Dept of Rehab Medicine  https://hospitals.jefferson.edu/departments-and-services/jefffit/

 

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