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The Mind in Labor: Working with Pain in Childbirth

Sep 9 to Sep 11, 2016

Center faculty member Larissa Duncan is joined by Nancy Bardacke, midwife, mindfulness teacher and founder of the Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP) program, for The Mind in Labor workshop. This weekend workshop will provide expectant parents (pregnant women, along with a partner or support person) lifelong skills for healthy living and wise parenting using mindfulness meditation, yoga, and group dialogue. Healthcare professionals are also invited to attend and will receive additional education and training.

Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road, Middleton, WI

Libby Bestul - [email protected] (608) 262-2611

Partial scholarships available based on need.

Expectant Parents
Learn more, visit the event website, and register online or by phone at (608)262-2451 for this special opportunity.

Cost information:

Per person (for each pregnant woman): $150

Discount for couples (two people): $275

Healthy, hot lunches included Sat. and Sun. for $25 per person.

Health Professionals
Learn more, visit the event website, and register online or by phone at (608)262-2451 for Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting: An Introductory Workshop for Health Professionals.

Cost information:

Professionals: $450

UW-Madison or UW Health Professionals: $325

UW-Extension employees (use Extension email address to register); Students / Trainees (proof of student/trainee status required): $175