Mental wellbeing is not a one-size fits all approach.
MAPs offers Online Mindfulness Programs customized for specific professions and populations delivered through self-paced learning modules.
Mindfulness for pregnancy and postpartum, taught by doulas and midwives
A comprehensive approach to stress management for expectant and new mothers, as well as their partners.
Our 10 module online program, specifically designed for maternity, is rooted in Mindfulness, Positive Psychology, and Self-Compassion.
You will learn how to create sustainable rituals for self-care, cultivate resilience, and explore various Mindful Awareness Practices.
Approximately 11 hours of video content and practice exercises covering the following topics:
Meet your program co-hosts, get an introduction to the foundations of Mindfulness, and learn the importance of practicing sustainable self-care rituals during maternity and beyond.
Learn to calm your mind, focus your attention, and stay present with what is happening inside you and around you. Become aware of any fears and expectations you may have about pregnancy, labor, and motherhood in order to shift your perspective and create the experience you desire.
Understand why positive emotions have a significant impact on our resilience and how to cultivate them in daily life. Learn to actively contribute to your wellbeing and find pleasure during this exciting chapter of your life.
Explore the science of stress and understand our inherent “negativity bias” as humans. Learn how to be present with feelings of discomfort, fears, and negative emotions in order to transform your experience with stressful situations.
Take a closer look at your ingrained habits and patterns that may no longer be serving you. Understand how to navigate this period of transition in order to foster growth and resilience.
Explore foundational Positive Psychology topics such as Grit, Character Strengths, and Hopefulness to help shift your perspective and develop a greater sense of meaning and purpose.
Discover what Self-Compassion truly is and the various practices you can use to cultivate deeper compassion for yourself and others. Use Self-Compassion to be more gentle with yourself during this period of transition and change.
Become empowered to create the delivery experience YOU want and birth without fear. Learn various breathing exercises to help you ride the waves of labor, tune into your body, and be more present and in control of your own birthing experience. Draw on all 5 senses to create a calm, comfortable, and safe environment for you and your newborn.
Use Mindfulness to communicate with more presence, clarity, and patience to help you strengthen your connection with others and protect your boundaries. Learn useful communication strategies and phrases in order to respond to triggers in a more skillful way.
As the program comes to a close, learn how you can continue your exploration of Mindfulness, Positive Psychology, and Self-Compassion with both formal and informal practices. Consider how you can continue practicing sustainable self-care in a way that works for you. While the modules have come to an end, your journey has only just begun!