Ten Tips for a Healthy Postpartum

by Brittany Sharpe McCollum, CCE(BWI), CD(DONA) In an ideal world. the fleeting days of new parenthood are spent cocooned in a warm family bed with meals being prepared and all the family’s basic needs being met. However, the reality is that enjoying the early moments of new parenthood can be a challenge. In a society

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Food as Medicine Seminar a Great Success

The BirthWorks International workshop, “Food as Medicine”, on January 20, 2018, was a wonderful event. More than 75 people in attendance eagerly learned important information about the key role that plant based food plays in health, preventing and even reversing dangerous conditions. Here you can see the notice for the event. Food As Medicine Seminar

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Testimonials from the 2017 Conference

Ina May Gaskin, Midwife I think the BWI Conference was really special this year. I found it very encouraging, educational and inspiring, so what more could you ask for than that? I’ll be happy to come back again. Being a presenter this year was easy, relaxed, with a congenial environment, and I met some good

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Creating Sacred Space for Birthing

Guest Post By Bethany Hays, MD We are the guardians of the most sacred moment in the lives of women and their families, with implications for the long term health of both. That moment is when nine months of hopes, anxiety, planning, purchasing, celebrating, putting up with being uncomfortable, being too big, being not big

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