Doula Spring 2017

I will have my certification in Spring 2017 so check back then if you are looking for a doula…

PCN Guide – Super Amazing Resource for Pregnancy

So, we use Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn as one of the main books studying to be a childbirth educator for ICEA. It’s probably the only book you’ll need during your pregnancy – it covers it all.  Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth & Spiritual…

Childbirth Educator Spring 2017

I will be certified in Spring 2017 so check back 🙂 Below are my study guides for ICEA (International Childbirth Educator Association) if anyone else is preparing to be a childbirth educator, which took me more than a year to compile. The following books were used to compile: Prepared Childbirth – The…

Movies on Childbirth

What to do while staying in on weekends to prepare for baby?  Watch some birth movies (check Netflix if you have a subscription, Apple TV, Amazon or movie website)! Check out links below for more options; I’m only listing those that I’ve seen: Business of Being…

Prenatal Yoga Kundalini Sets

Below are sets from Gurmukh”s Khalsa Way Prenatal Kundalini Yoga teacher training manual. Be sure to start with my tune in/warmup before https://youtu.be/G0GbnfLX6Ck and end with Long Time Sun https://youtu.be/23gFDwbxJ_Y, as does every Kundalini yoga class around the world. Can also…

Prenatal Meditations

Pair these with the yoga sets on the Yoga tab.  Grab some earplugs, get into meditation mode (seated in easy pose, spine straight, palms rested in lap (left over right), shoulders relaxed, eyes closed rolled up to third eye point) and enjoy 🙂   1. Connect With Your Baby 2. Birth…

Prenatal, Postnatal, Parent & Me Yoga Teacher, Doula & Childbirth Educator

Journey into Childbirth World My journey into the world of childbirth began when I was pregnant with my first child in 2014.  A spark lit up inside me and I couldn’t get my hands on enough books about pregnancy and childbirth. One book that changed my pregnancy was…

Sacred Pregnancy by Anni Daulter

Read this book if: you want a weekly inspirational birth journal to write about your pregnancy or you want to go deeper spirituality into the process from maiden to motherhood.  It also has great book, website, movie and music pairings for each week.  It’s great to read about…

Bountiful, Beautiful, Blissful by Gurmukh

Read this book if: you are looking for an unconventional book about birth that introduces you to alternatives to hospital births, celebrating 120 days when kundalini yoga tradition believes the soul enters and 40 days post birth,  an introduction of kundalini yoga, meditations for pregnancy and birth etc.  She also…

Mother Rising – The Blessingway Journey Into Motherhood by Yana Courtlund, Barb Lucker and Donna Miller Watelet

Read this book if:  you want to explore alternative ways to prepare you for motherhood (other than a baby shower).  Instead of baby gifts, friends will gather to prepare you mentally.  If you like the summary, you can support the author by purchasing a copy here. “When blessingway rituals become…