The Closing of the Bones ceremony acknowledges the immense changes a woman has undergone in pregnancy and childbirth and assists in bringing her spirit back into her own body. Physically, it guides her bones back into place, helps her pelvic organs shift and her uterus to shrink back down, and stimulates blood flow. Women who are honored in this way experience a sense of calm and grounding, re-establishing her sense of self.
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy—What is it and why do I need it? Pelvic Floor PT is the use of hands-on PT to stretch, strengthen and relax muscles in the pelvic bowl (your pelvic floor). It is a specialized type of PT that treats bowel, bladder and sexual dysfunction through the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular system. […]
The natural rhythm of the Earth and Life—is that there is a period of growth and a period of rest. This is how balance is created. Pregnancy represents the time of growth, and therefore the postpartum period represents the time of rest. In the modern world, there is no value given for rest—modern culture is […]
How to Pay for a Doula By Emily Manelius As a birth doula and postpartum doula, a question I hear all too often is: How will I afford a doula and why is it so expensive? First and foremost, doula care is incredibly personal for both the client and the doula. We are giving our […]