GOLD Speakers


Jennifer Jo Averill Moffitt, RN, CNM, MBCPTc

  • Speaker Type: The Labour & Birth Toolkit: Strategies, Techniques & Support Lecture Pack
  • Country: USA

Jennifer Averill Moffitt, CNM, MSN, MBCPTc, is a nurse-midwife and the perinatal services manager at the Family Health Center of Worcester in Massachusetts as well as the Director of Community Partnerships and a senior faculty member at the Mindful Birthing and Parenting Foundation. Jen has been teaching the Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP) program since 2014, after training intensively with MBCP founder, Nancy Bardacke, CNM, MA, MBCPTc.

As a Fulbright scholar and perinatal professional, Jen has dedicated her career to working with high-risk, marginalized, and underserved populations. Her passion for the intersectionality of mindfulness, birth, early parenting, and health equity – as both intervention and prevention – has led Jen to devote herself to training and mentoring perinatal and mental health professionals to facilitate the MBCP program across the globe.

The mother of two spirited teenagers and a 20+ year mindfulness practitioner, Jen also brings a wealth of personal experience, humility, and passion to her work.