Women’s Health

A Birthday Blessing Ritual for the 7 year Old Child

My hubby and I celebrated each of our babies in many ways. When I was within a week of birth for each of them (we had scheduled "Birth by Special Openings" for them), we made a belly cast. It was on Valentine's Day for our son and early May for our daughter.  We were outside [...]

Birth by Special Opening Birth Plan

Birth is amazing, messy, challenging, ecstatic, tear-filled, and more all at the same time.  No matter how it happens.  Whether at home, a birthing center, in water, or at a hospital this can be true. What are your birth stories?  Were your needs met during pregnancy and birth? Did you feel empowered in your choices? [...]