motherhood

Evivo: Reclaiming the Microbiome for Newborns After Birth

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As a doula who supports new families in making healthy choices, I find that there are critical moments during pregnancy and the postnatal period that are not commonly addressed but have great impact on maternal, fetal and newborn health. Let’s talk about the first environment – the womb. Inside the womb, a baby’s gut is […]

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A Birth Story: Tracey Thomas

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Latham’s recent experience working with a VBAC patient and her doctor inspired me to share my experience having a doctor/doula combo while giving birth to my son Chase in September of 2016. Thank you for allowing me to share this with other mamas and mamas-to-be! When I became pregnant for the second time, a wonderful […]

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Introducing Reiki Into Your Self-Care Practice

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Reiki has been a powerful tool helping me regain my inner strength, gain clarity and find balance. This beautiful practice has given me so much light and is a true gift for expectant and new mothers. Reiki is a chance to slow down, quiet the mind and tap into sacred space. So, what is reiki? Reiki translates from […]

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My Morning Glow Ritual: Getting Grounded for a Great Day

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Each morning I start the day off with mindfulness. I rise up around 5:45am and sit on my soft carpet and Samaya meditation cushion. I burn sweet resin and write reflections and read something near my nightstand, usually Sufi poetry or scripture. I do some light movement and take a few minutes to meditate. I […]

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