Tag Archives: Pregnancy and Birth

Nurtured Babies – Conscious Conception

Need I say more?

Nurtured Babies.

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Conscious Birth, Johannesburg – Connecting with Your Inner Goddess

One of my motivations of starting a blog was to share with my friends and family all that I come across relating to goddess empowerment, natural/attachment parenting awesome products and great services to name a few… In my attempt to catch up on awesome services I have had the privilege of experiencing over the last 9 months, every few days I will do my best on posting a product or service provider that I have enjoyed using…

Below are a few testimonals that I have sent to Theoni of Conscious Birth.

Postnatal massage with the Theoni of Conscious Birth is the most wonderful way to thank your body gently for working so tirelessly during the labour of birth – a beautiful way to ground yourself.

Pregnancy yoga with Theoni provided the perfect place to go inward and connect with my unborn child. Yoga also played a big role in preparing both my mind and body for a magical birth experience!

I thoroughly enjoyed the workshop with Theoni. Running around with a new baby, I seldom get a chance to connect with my body and that is exactly what the workshop afforded me to do. I could do a workshop every week!

Now that I no longer have a belly it really is beautiful being reminded of the beauty of pregnancy. Every day when I walk past my unique, never to be repeated work of art handing on my wall  I look forward to the day that I can let my boy know that my belly mask was moulded around his body in my belly.

 

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Conscious, Intimate, Spontaneous & Magical: A Birth Vision for Jett

In an attempt to catch up on the last nine (almost ten) months where else to start but at the beginning…. This was the birth vision I wrote in preparation for the big day…. I think our actual birth plan is a bit too technical & boring to post (wE had about four different plans just to make sure we were covered in any conceivable eventuality… but I may just post Jett’s Birth Story that I wrote after he was born…. may post my actually birth plan (we had about six) a little later….

We vision the birth of our first child to be a conscious, gentle, spiritual, intimate, spontaneous and magical experience.

Our vision is to welcome our baby into this world while in a birthing pool at home. We vision being at home as our home is quiet, personal and secure. We are also in control of our surroundings and the procedures which are followed. We vision using a birthing pool as water during labour has been shown to relieve stress and tension to both mother and child. Birthing in water will also be kinder on Taiya’s perineum, allowing it to gently stretch as gravity has less influence on the speed of birth.

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My very first blog post ever! Am I up for the challenge?

Wow… The pressure of my very first post! Where do I start? It may sound a little corny, but my 9 month old baby boy, the light of my life has inspired me to get this thing going…. From an amazing pregnancy to an empowering gentle water birth… My son has inspired me to think outside the box, to question the “norm” and to be proactive in co-creating our existence… The wealth of information that is available can be a little overwhelming so I have decided to start this blog in an attempt to streamline “little gems” I come across…. Before Jett, i had never read a blog in my life, but lately, I can’t seem to read enough…. So really… Still very new to this experience but I am sure it will be a fun ride…. Still trying to find my feet as I’m quite technically challenged…

It appears as though my first post needs to be cut short…. Time for a dream nurse…

Night-night x