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Healing Your Belly After Birth: Ways to Maintain Lifelong Abdominal and Pelvic Floor Health

Posted by on Jun 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The body really changes after nine months of carrying and birthing a child.  Abdominal separation is a very common physical issue many women experience after birth and can lead to other life-long health problems if not healed properly.

Join us for our free monthly First Friday talk, this month featuring Physical Therapist Odessa McHart speaking on abdominal health after birth.

Friday, June 06, 2014, 5:00-6:30 pm

You will learn ways to prevent the separation and ways to restore your belly after birth.  Come meet new friends while learning  health info from a women’s health expert in a supportive and nurturing environment.

Little children are welcome, especially infants and tots.

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Hosted by Monika Rosicka, LM, CPM with space graciously donated by Mendocino Baby

Myrna Amaya, Mexican Midwife and Curandera on Cords, Placentas, and Postpartum Healing

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Recently I attended a 3-day Midwives and Mamas’ Retreat in Ashland, OR, August 9-11, and wish to share some amazing teachings from a traditional Mexican midwife and curandera, Myrna Amaya, with her permission to pass this knowledge on. She is also writing several books in Spanish, including one on placentas and cords. Here’s a summary of what she imparted with us. (more…)