Journey to a better birth

Phone Wallpaper: Free Watercolor Birth Affirmations Download!

Alexa DeLisle

Phone Wallpaper: Free Watercolor Birth Affirmations Download!

We are getting ready to release a BRAND NEW Birth Affirmation Banner, and we are really excited about it!  To celebrate, we made a few wallpapers for your phone's lock screen--a little reminder to boost your subconscious throughout the day!  So download your favorite, or snag all 3, and keep an eye on our Instagram account for the new banner, hopefully to be released in time for World Doula Week (March 22-28)!!!   https://www.dropbox.com/s/u7yd23hek8lzd8u/WisdomOfBody-100.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/9smkzfl5bx4wsl6/IAmDoingThis-100.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/nescqv997i8neza/AsItShould-100.jpg?dl=0


The Ultimate Doula & Birth Junkie Gift Guide: Top 25 Gift Ideas

Alexa DeLisle

The Ultimate Doula & Birth Junkie Gift Guide: Top 25 Gift Ideas

Do you have a friend or family member who just loves birth?  Not sure what to get them this holiday season?  Check out this extensive gift guide, featuring 25 birth themed gift ideas in a variety of price ranges and categories!  Prices or general price range is listed for most items, but be sure to check out other items by the same artist/shop!  There are so many awesome things, 25 just isn't enough to cover it all!  Side note: These aren't in any particular order, just a great collection of awesome birth things :D 25.  Art Print or Original Painting...


Birth Affirmations: Choosing Affirmations That Work For YOU

Birth Affirmations:  Choosing Affirmations That Work For YOU

Birth Affirmations are typically positive words and phrases that talk about pregnancy, labor, and birth in a way that is intended to help the expecting mom's subconscious erase the fears she may have about birth and replace them with confidence, understanding, and empowerment.  With an endless number of ways to word birth affirmations, it makes sense that the ones you pick to focus on for your birth should speak to you on a spiritual and emotional level.    In this blog post, I am going to discuss how to find affirmations that speak to you, how you can interpret affirmations to make...


Making your birth affirmation flags about YOU

Making your birth affirmation flags about YOU

When I was pregnant with my first, making my birth affirmation banner was really important to me.  I wanted to pick the affirmations that best spoke to me and addressed my personal fears and worries.  I also wanted to decorate it my own way.  I had a general idea in my head of what I wanted my banner to look like, and I really enjoyed researching affirmations and designing each flag.   Making your birth flags look good doesn't have to be super complicated.  I am going to go over a few different ideas for making your banner flags unique...


Mother Blessings (Blessingways): The Binding Ceremony

Mother Blessings (Blessingways): The Binding Ceremony

While Mother Blessing (Blessingway) Ceremonies, an evolution of traditional Navajo rituals, are not new, they are certainly gaining in popularity, acting as a rite of passage for women who are preparing for their upcoming birth.  Like any ceremony or ritual, there are an infinite number of ways Mother Blessings can be conducted.  The experience can truly be tailored to the individual, providing a thoughtful and uplifting web of support for the mother as she approaches her birthing time.   The Binding Ceremony Also referred to as a cord ritual, binding ritual, mother cord ritual, and cord ceremony, the binding ceremony typically...

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