Maya Abdominal Massage

Cramps. I hear about them a lot. From my clients, my friends and family members. I've got a million solutions for them - hot water bottles, diet changes, herbs - you name it. I've tried it all and recommended it all. Except one thing! "Maya Abdominal Massage you say?" {Said with much skepticism!} This has been [...]

By | October 4th, 2012|Hormonal Health|12 Comments

The Business of Being Born…in America

I finally watched the documentary The Business of Being Born.  Can I just say whoa! What an eye-opener. The film takes a hard look at the modern American delivery room and makes a strong case for natural childbirth overseen by experienced midwifes. It’s definitely a must-see for any woman planning to have a baby at some point in her life. Did you know that midwives attend over 70% of births in Europe and Japan and in the US they attend less than 8%?  The infant mortality rates of these countries are the lowest in the world while the United States has the 2nd worst newborn death rate in the developed world and one of the highest maternal mortality rates among all industrialized nations.  Say what?  I doubt this is just a random coincidence. Cuba even ranks higher than we do! […]

By | February 17th, 2011|Hormonal Health|2 Comments