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Postpartum Ayurvedic Treatment

Vettu Vellum ~ An Ayurvedic Ceremonial Treatment This postpartum Ayurvedic treatment honors the mother – body and mind. Post delivery when you’ve settled in at home, this treatment brings a peace and calm element to recovery. A traditional ceremony cleansing and caring for mother once home from the birth location (unless already home!), begins with setting […]

Alternative Practices – Self Care during Pregnancy

Alternative Practices for Self Care FITNESS ~ RELAXATION ~ SELF CARE We all know that I practice yoga, swim (water yoga too), and walk on my treadmill for Self Care FITNESS. I have regular massage, see a chiro (need to get back in to see you Denisa), spend time on my infrared mat, and use self abhyanga for […]

The Benefits of Belly Binding

Healing your Body… Postpartum Healing… Belly Binding Options… Healing your body is hard work from the inside out. The art of healing requires blood flow and swelling reduction. Contrary to many schools of thought compression of the belly after birth is not painful, but can actually help your body do the hard work of healing. […]

2015 Edition of Pediatricians – OmBalance Mamas Suggest

PEDIATRICIANS… Choosing a doctor for your little is very important. When possible, tackle this project as a couple. During our intros this week at Uptown Yoga, everyone had a opportunity to say who they’ve hired OR who they’ve talked to. (Dr. L.E. Wolovitz pictured) Here is the list… PRACTICES: Pediatricians of Dallas ~ Pediatric Associates of […]

EPO – Does it help to Naturally Induce Labor?

Evening Primrose Oil…The More You Know “The jury is still out as to whether or not Evening Primrose Oil orally administered beginning in the 37th week of gestation has any true efficacy. According to the review _____, there is insufficient evidence to suggest that EPO has any positive effects on ripening the cervix and shortening the […]

OmBalance Doula Work – Educator, Friend, Supporter

A Doula Wears Many Hats.. Physical, mental and information support….. That is what a doula provides and so much more! I have strived for many years to create a community of women, the littles and partners. We come together for classes, lunch and conversation. We celebrate birthdays, holidays and Mother’s Day. A doula is a […]

Midwifery Assistant Training @ The Farm!

THE FARM – SOMERVILLE, TN (Midwifery Assistant Training Happening Soon) Ashley and I are preparing for our trip to The Farm. It is hard to believe that we are one month away from leaving. This will be an amazing opportunity to learn and share with a community of “birth adovates” from all over! Here is […]