Kara Maria Ananda is a Healing Arts Educator, Conscious Living Mentor, Holistic Business Coach, Social Media Consultant, Speaker and Writer. She is the author of How to Have an Awesome Birth and the creator of the Awesome Birth Teacher Training, Women’s Healing Arts Teacher Training, The Breast Essentials, Healing Arts Business Academy and CONNECT: The Social Media Course. She has extensive experience as a wellness entrepreneur in bodywork, women’s health, birth, education and coaching. Currently she shares her passion for holistic living arts, creates global online educational programs and is a business coach for wellness entrepreneurs. She can be reached at: https://wellnessblessing.com/
Who are the Birthtellers and why are they so important to preserving normal, safe birth? Are you one? Learn more about the importance of stories and how to tell a good one in this informative and engaging article. Read more…. Birthtellers: Healing Birth through Conscious Storytelling
Learn about craniosacral therapy and how it can be used to prevent and health birth trauma. Read more…. Craniosacral Therapy in the Midwifery Model of Care
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A look back at a traditional midwife in Québec in the early 1900’s.
Read more…. Sage-femme
The midwife will perform a massage at every prenatal visit, during the birth and at postpartum visits. The mother’s mother may also massage her, as will her mother-in-law. The mother will then massage the new child. Read more…. The Primal Touch of Birth: Midwives, Mothers and Massage
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Prenatal massage and compassionate touch during the childbearing year are more than a primitive practice or luxurious pampering; they are an essential and vital part of holistic maternity care. Traditional healers and midwives still skillfully integrate the ancient healing arts of massage and midwifery.
Read more…. The Primal Touch of Birth: Midwives, Mothers and Massage