Prepare Your Mind & Your Heart. Read Birth Stories and Tips that Inform and Inspire.
Watch the Rebecca Dekker's video below, on medical evidence on inducing labor using breast stimulation. www.evidencebasedbirth.com Breast stimulation done one breast at a time (for an extended period of time with intermittent breaks) with a breast pump stimulates the...read more
If you want to keep your birth plan as simple as possible and maybe a little more friendly, use these graphics:...read more
You can listen to this recording or read the script below. by Liza Janda This is a visualization to prepare you for an unexpected Cesarean Birth. You have taken lots of time and effort to have a healthy pregnancy and to create your ideal birth. You’ve already shown...read more
By Penny Simkin C-Mama Healing Salve 30 ml (1 oz) - $29.95Our amazing bodies are naturally designed to close wounds, soothe inflammations and rashes, staunch bleeding, resist infection and fade scars. Yet sometimes even nature's perfection needs a helping hand! You've...read more
Below is the recipe I use for my aromatherapy spray that I spray at the end of all of my yoga classes. I’ve made this combination for years and sold it to my many of my prenatal yoga students. You can use this recipe and choose your own essential oil combinations: 1....read more
Tricks and Tips I was pretty determined to have a safe and healthy birth. That was priority number one – safe, healthy birth, baby, and mama. My husband, Chris, and I got educated and fully informed by taking a Bradley Method class. I also wanted to do everything to...read more
This is such a lovely meditation for mothers and mothers-to-be. Have someone read it to you while you practice relaxation to prepare for labor. Or begin each day meditating on being present for yourself and your children. Motherhood is not easy. Give yourself grace. Take a moment and breathe.
by Laura Schmitt At 6:29am she was born. Of course she was helpless And frail To the path before her, but she was also determined and Glowing with a newfound warmth. Her body surged with changes that shook the Foundation of Self-image she may have known. Cries arose...read more
First, congratulations for joining the over 21 million people in the United States who practice yoga! Since I’ve been teaching and practicing yoga for over 15 years, I’ve seen a lot of really bad yoga mats that cause people all kinds of aggravation and pain. Don’t Buy...read more
by Liza Janda If you’re like most women in the U.S. you probably had a cascade of interventions during labor and birth to help get your baby out. The use of these interventions can often be very helpful but there are risks along with the benefits. One of those risks...read more