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Easing Morning Sickness

September 25, 2019
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I have a dear friend and Midwife who is 8 weeks pregnant right now. We check in every couple of days and the first thing we talk about is this constant state of nausea that so many pregnant women are dealing with. Until you have felt this queasy, hungry, not-hungry state of rocking sea sickness…

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Water Birth Photos

July 5, 2016
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  With most births, labor starts slow and begins to build. Oxytocin and endorphins begin to flow, and mama can feel surges of euphoria between and even during intense contractions.       Often, the birth room is quiet as the support team works quietly and mama works hard.           Vocalizations,…

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Mineral Magic

April 26, 2016
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Mineral Magic; by Tessa Mancini Gillen, Holistic Nutritionist and Herbalist Preparing a nutrient rich mineral broth is an essential skill to be learned and utilized, as it brings healing and rejuvenation to your kitchen and every dish it compliments. Substituting mineral broth for water in many everyday recipes can truly transform your health. When cooking…

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