Let’s talk about RELAXIN.

Relaxin is a hormone produced by your ovaries and placenta. Relaxin is present in both pregnant and nonpregnant women, as well as men (more on that later!). It is totally magical and genius and preforms several essential functions is the female body.

Authentic Midwifery: serving women outside the medical system

Also known as an authentic midwife, a birth keeper, or a lay midwife a traditional birth attendant is a woman who walks with women in pregnancy, birth, the postpartum period and beyond.

Morning Sickness: root causes, nutrient density for you and baby, and easing your pregnancy discomfort

Sometimes these ill feelings can last a few weeks (long weeks) or they can last the entire pregnancy. In this post we will be looking at some of the physiological root causes of this.

Three reasons to do prenatal yoga

Hey Sister, You know women are not small men. Our bodies are built differently, we move differently, and we experience pain differently. Yet so many movement methods were made by men, with male bodies in mind (ballet, yoga, pilates, strength training…) and then retrofitted (or not) for female bodies. We can do better.  *What if*we…

Let’s talk about the correlation between pelvic posture and vaginal health.

The way you sit, stand, breath, walk, eliminate, and move through your daily life has an impact on your vaginal health.

Cloth Diapering and Elimination Communication

You’re reading this post because you’re considering the option of using cloth diapers rather than disposables. I’m here to encourage you and support you to use cloth diapers, at least most of the time! (Cloth diapering doesn’t mean that you never using disposables ever, i.e. airports, traveling, hard days, etc…) A simple google search can…

Hip and Back Discomfort Part #1 – The forward-folding connection

In the opening moments of my yoga class, I ask if anyone is experiencing physical pain. A few shy hands go up. Students share and we discuss as a class the discomfort those individuals are having, inquiring if anyone else is having a similar experience. A common theme emerges – back pain. I begin my…

What kind of midwife should you choose? Discover the 3 types of midwife and how they are unique.

The term midwife comes from Latin and means, “with womxn”. It has referred to the practice of wise womxn attending to other womxn prenatally, during childbirth, and during the postpartum period. In the United States, we have a long history of suppression of midwives and the practice of midwifery. The greatest attempts to push the…