Insights from Penny Simkin

This past weekend, I had the privilege of attending the Northwest Area Childbirth Educators Forum’ conference “Childbirth Education-more important than ever” hosted by renowned childbirth educator, doula and author Penny Simkin.  The day was centered...

Mindfulness in Pregnancy and Birth

Today, NPR’s Talk of the Nation interviewed Harvard professor and psychologist  Ellen Langer about her mindfulness studies.  In an engaging interview, Ellen Langer describes mindfulness as letting go of our preconceived notions and acting on new observations. In...