Nancy Bardacke, CNM, MA, is a midwife, mindfulness teacher, assistant clinical professor in the department of family health care nursing at UCSF Medical Center, and founding director of the Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP) program. She currently teaches the MBCP Program and trains MBCP instructors at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. Her book, Mindful Birthing: Training the Mind, Body and Heart for Childbirth and Beyond (HarperCollins), has an expected publication date of 2012. For more information please see www.mindfulbirthing.org
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Line Goguen-Hughes is a writer and editor and former assistant editor at Mindful.