Tag: Placenta

  • The Unassisted Birth Story Of Micah

    The Unassisted Birth Story Of Micah

    For years I have had the privilege to bear witness to and support over 100 labor and births, majority of them successfully occurring naturally. The most special to me tend to be the unassisted, untouched, primal births. Until I gave birth to baby Micah I had never experienced that level of magic and power in […]

  • The Hormones Of The Placenta: Reasons To Consume Your Organ

    The Hormones Of The Placenta: Reasons To Consume Your Organ

    This is a breakdown of the amazing hormone components of the placenta and why you may want to consume them postpartum! Cortisol – Cortisol is a stress hormone and for that reason some would view cortisol as a negative, but it has positive benefits as well, especially in a new mama. Cortisol can reduce inflammation, […]

  • Hospital Birth Makes My Skin Crawl

    Hospital Birth Makes My Skin Crawl

    I love birth but some aspects of birth are very triggering to me, it literally makes my skin crawl.    I support women’s choice to birth wherever they feel most comfortable. The woods? I’m with that. Your house? Call me, I’ll show up! Birthing center? I support it, but you won’t be hiring me. The […]

  • Become a Certified Doula in Tampa this September

    Who: Anyone wishing to certify as a doula/birthkeeper and obtain hands-on placenta training. This certified program is best suited to those who are interested in the more holistic route of birth support. What: A one-day training program (which includes access to an online course) which will certify you as a birth doula and cover topics […]

  • What’s In The Doula Bag?!

    What’s In The Doula Bag?!

    HERBAL is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. This list can be used for not only birth workers, but birthing peoples may want to gather these items for themselves! The items I have marked as a rental means […]

  • The Secret to Enjoying Both a Lotus Birth and Placenta Consumption

    The Secret to Enjoying Both a Lotus Birth and Placenta Consumption

    I always thought lotus birth was extremely interesting, but I also was not willing to give up  the many benefits of raw placenta consumption.  Recently though, I learned a way around this, where I could do both, and this is how. Our journey began on June 15th, 2019 at around 11 am when baby and placenta […]

  • An Exclusive Pumper’s Experience, Twice Over

    An Exclusive Pumper’s Experience, Twice Over

    HERBAL is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. I never planned to be an exclusively pumping mama; in fact, I wanted more than anything to nurse my first son. But, between the NICU, lip ties, an ignorant pediatrician, […]