birth

Midwife Shares Top 10 Tips for a Positive Birth

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Tracy Donegan is a Midwife, “positive birth expert”, emotional wellness specialist, author and Founder of GentleBirth – www.gentlebirth.com – an increasingly popular birth preparation program experienced through the GentleBirth App and at live workshops around the world. Donegan brought her positive birthing expertise and GentleBirth business model all the way from Dublin, Ireland to Silicon Valley two years […]

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Our Favorite Skin Care Store Follain Comes to NYC!

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Follain is a new kind of beauty store with safe and effective skincare, hair care, cosmetics, men’s, and new mom’s products, by 60+ passionate brands. I first became acquainted with Follain at the WELL Summit in Boston, where I was delivering the keynote. Tara, the owner led a lecture about non-toxic skin care and the […]

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Research Finds Oppression + Inequality in Medicine May Affect Childbirth Outcomes

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Research examines the global medical establishment’s false perceptions of the weakness of the female body and the greatest health risks to women during childbirth. In a journal article published this year, Director of the Culture, Brain, and Development program Pamela Stone exposes gender-based oppression, inequality, and “structural violence against reproductive aged women” inherent in modern […]

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3 Healing Herbs for a Healthy Pregnancy Belly

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In the early stages of pregnancy the same hormones that gave you that coveted warm pregnancy glow, are the ones that may cause you to feel discomfort. The three big ones: hCG, progesterone, and estrogen ramp up and increase the activity in your uterus. In some cases vomiting, gas, constipation, and heartburn can come along with […]

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5 Glow Worthy Books for Empowered Pregnancy + Birth

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When you realize you’re pregnant, the first thing you do is start asking questions, and reading- a lot! With so much to read it can feel like being in school full-time, but not every read is going to make you feel confident and secure in your body and the amazing process about to unfold. Expectant […]

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