SOBC 2018 Financial Aid Fund!

The Southern Oregon Birth Connections Financial Aid Fund provides opportunities for women and their families in Jackson and Josephine counties, who are in need of financial support to access prenatal, birth, and postpartum services. The goal of this program is to support women and their families in gaining access to services in our region’s communities….

Part 2 of The Value of Postpartum Support

by Amanda Rose, Postpartum Certified Doula, http://www.babymoonandbeyondpostpartumdoula.com/ Many families are realizing the importance of competent, professional support from a Postpartum Doula during the fourth trimester, but most are still trying to see it as a valuable investment rather than a luxury expense. To put things into perspective when looking to invest in a postpartum doula, consider the…

The Value of Postpartum Support

by Amanda Rose, Postpartum Certified Doula,       http://www.babymoonandbeyondpostpartumdoula.com/ Although women have been giving birth since humanity began, it has been a constantly changing rite of passage around the world. Historically, there has been much focus on medically defining the standards of birthing practices, in the attempt to better contain the event. Over the past…

Postpartumn Care

Happy Mother’s Day to all mama’s! I thank you for your incredible courage…It is so important to remember that motherhood can be the essence of people taking care of people.  Let us remember this as we move forward into this year. After the labor and birth has come and gone, and a woman has opened…

Maya Therapy: Benefits in Pregnancy and Birth

Your body is wise! The experience of birthing begins and ends in the body. Its wisdom guides the birthing process to completion. Notwithstanding the power of the mind and spirit to influence this work, the body  grows and births a baby. In our culture, much traditional knowledge and wisdom of the workings of the body…