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Prepare Your Mind & Your Heart. Read Birth Stories and Tips that Inform and Inspire.
Here is the recipe I use for my aromatherapy spray in my prenatal yoga classes. I spray it on eye pillows each student gets at the end of all of my prenatal yoga classes. I’ve made this aromatherapy spray combination for years and sold it to my many of my prenatal...read more
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 avoid a long labor. I learned in my Bradley Method class about some tricks and tips that could help labor progress well.
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
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 is a negative affect on breastfeeding outcomes and a huge challenge to increasing your milk supply.
One of the most important benefits of normal birth is the Microbiome. Your baby picks up and establishes his Microbiome – immune system – from the mother’s birth canal.
We had a lot of fears that I wasn’t going to go into labor naturally and that would interfere with my VBAC attempt. We also feared that baby was going to be really late in coming. Because our goal was to have a VBAC, those fears escalated. We had twin girls the first time around and needed a Cesarean birth. So I was determined to have a natural birth and a VBAC.
I get this question frequently in my childbirth classes, ”Should I store my baby’s cord blood?” Let me tell you, I know next to nothing about this subject. I know a lot of information about having a normal, safe, and healthy pregnancy, labor, and birth, but that’s...read more
Safe healthy Birth Recipe by jandaclan...read more