Sacred Pregnancy Mini Retreat

Your Sacred Pregnancy is a journey. Our retreats hold space for pregnant women to connect with one another and their pregnancy experiences in meaningful and personal and creative ways. Sacred Pregnancy classes are determined to bring back the age old tradition of women sitting with one another during pregnancy & birth, getting empowered, witnessing each […]

By |January 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Magical Moments

When we found out we were pregnant for the third time we were in shock but after about three days I realized I could have it all this time! I could have the family-centered homebirth I had dreamed about, the belly casting I never created, the artistic henna on my belly, and I would finally […]

By |January 23rd, 2015|Photo, Pregnancy|Comments Off

Feed Mama – Cabbage Rolls

Cabbage- is packed with vitamins C and K, fiber, calcium, Omega 3’s, manganese and folate. It is a ceansing food that aids digestion and is benificial to female health. Cabbage is high in cancer fighting compounds and is best eaten raw.
Cabbage Rolls
These are super easy to make and even better to put your leftovers to […]

By |December 19th, 2014|Postpartum, Recipe, Uncategorized|Comments Off

Feed Mama – Leeks

Leeks – members of the Allium family (onions and garlic are as well) and play a valuable role in our health.  They provide sulfur-containing phytonutrients which reduce the risk of heart disease. Rich in manganese, viatamin C, iron, folate and vitamin B6.
Leek and Onion Tart 

2 leeks (white part only)
2 medium onions
1/2 cup creme fraiche (can […]

By |December 5th, 2014|Postpartum, Pregnancy, Recipe, Uncategorized|Comments Off

It’s Friday…feed the mama! – Black-eyed Peas

These little fritters are healthy on-the-go snacks for mama and older kids as well as the perfect finger food to munch while nursing your baby! 

Black-Eyed Peas – a legume that is high in protein and fiber, great source of folate (1 cup cooked provides 52% of a woman’s daily folate requirements), manganese and vitamin A. […]

By |November 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off

It’s Friday….time to feed the mama – Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds – rich in Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA), good source of protein and fiber.
Chia Pudding
6 Servings

2/3 cup chia seeds
2 cups unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk
1/2 t pure vanilla extract
2 T berries, chopped dried figs or dates (optional)
2 T shredded coconut flakes (optional)

Place chia seeds, milk and vanilla extract in a glass quart jar with […]

By |November 14th, 2014|Postpartum, Recipe|Comments Off

Feed the mama!

Food matters! Our amazing bodies are capable of growing a human, birthing said human and then feeding our children from our breasts…all of these things use up nutrients and energy from mama. What you eat should be nutrient dense and soothing. A good rule to stick to, as I’m sure you’ve heard before, is to eat […]

By |November 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off

On weaning….

One of my biggest regrets in life is weaning my daughter when my son was born.  By the time I got pregnant with Z we were down to only nursing to sleep. While my nipples were extremely sore from the beginning, I was content to nurse her. But something happened towards the end of my […]

By |September 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Herbal Offerings

There are many herbal combinations out there for helping mama’s postpartum and so we thought we’d share why the herbs in our Herbal SItz Bath and Herbal Mama and Baby Soak were chosen.

Herbal Sitz Bath Contains:

Calendula Flowers: anti-inflammatory and wound healing
Chamomile Flowers: anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, calming to both skin and mind
Lavender: calming, antibacterial, antifungal
Urva […]

By |September 25th, 2014|Offerings, Postpartum, Uncategorized|Comments Off

New Ally

     In 1974, the 27th World Health Assembly noted the general decline in breastfeeding related to different factors including the production of manufactured breast-milk substitutes and urged Member countries to review sales promotion activities on baby foods and to introduce appropriate remedial measures, including advertisement codes and legislation where necessary.
In 1981 the World Health Organization […]

By |September 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off