Shilpa Babbar

Presenter

Dr. Shilpa Babbar, MD, MS, RYT-200, is a double board certified maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrician-gynecologist physician, researcher, and yoga instructor. In addition to working at Children’s Mercy Hospital, Shilpa serves as medical director of Maternal-Fetal Specialists at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission in Kansas and Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri Kansas City. She has been publishing on prenatal yoga research for over ten years and is a nationally recognized leader on the topic. She also served as guest editor for the Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology Symposium on Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Obstetrics, published in 2021. The publication included the first in-depth review of research evaluating the impact of meditation during pregnancy. Following her recent pregnancy, Shilpa's research has expanded to investigate the effects of various pranayamas, and related complementary and alternative therapies, during pregnancy. 

Upcoming Programs

  • October 17–19, 2022
  • October 17–19, 2022