The Center Tipte-A Story of a Maya Midwife

On a recent healing immersion trip to a small village in the Yucatán with my women’s health and ethnobotany class, I had the pleasure of meeting and learning from a Maya midwife, Doña Maria and her husband Don Bernardo, a local herbalist and spiritual healer.  What a treat to continue to learn the art of an ancient […]

Flower Essences

Use of Flower Essences during pregnancy, birth and postpartum By Laura Press   Definition of “essence” – noun. The inward nature, true substance, constitution of anything, as opposed to what is accidental, phenomenal, illusory. Pregnancy and childbirth are times of considerable life transition. Just like any instance of transformation, a woman and her family can expect to experience […]