Mindful Birth Talk


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Santa Cruz Birth Photography & Doula Services

Our Mindful Birth Talk is a monthly discussion group for new families who are pregnant, lead by a Mindful Birth Doulas. The Mindful Birth talk begins with a mindfulness exercise to center the body and calm the mind and continues with topic discussion about pregnancy, breastfeeding, new baby care, or parenting topics. Following is an informal time to talk with your peers about current successes and challenges. We also include community practitioner who support the continuum of Mindfulness through conception, pregnancy, birth, and parenting with inviting guest speakers, we will keep you posted on our guest speaker series.

Classes are on a donation base and ongoing – Our summer Schedule will meet the second Tuesday of every month from 7:00pm-8:30pm. Starting in the Fall we will move to bi-weekly.

Full Moon Birth and Family Wellness Center  – 701 Mission Street – Santa Cruz, CA 95060

In this group you will learn about :

– Home-birth, Birth Center, or Hospital

– The 3 different medical approaches to birth

– Coping styles that bring a clam birth

– Stress reduction

– Emotional development for prenatal bonding

– Transitioning to parenthood

– Attachment & bonding

– Partner support

And much more!


jennifer-jeffcoat-full-moon-birth-santa-cruzJennifer Jeffcoat
Holistic Childbirth Educator/Consultant, Certified Pre & Perinatal Birth Educator, Natural Movement Development Educator, Mindful Birth & Postpartum Doula, Certified Hypnotherapist, Certified Reiki Practitioner and Student midwife.

Jennifer has been in the alternative health community for 20yrs. She truly trust and supports the bodies intelligence to heal, while holding nonjudgmental space for her clients. She has been trained in hypnotherapy, mind/body movement therapy, Emotional Freedom Tapping, and pre & perinatal birth psychology. She is completing her BS in Health Science with Major in Alternative Medicine and training in Castellino’s Prenatal & Birth Therapy program. She has attended over 200 births as a mindful doula, trained through the Heart & Hand midwifery program and looks forward to completing her Midwifery program.