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Moon Time – 13 ways to honour your menstruation

Moon Time – 13 ways to honour and celebrate your sacred blood An e-book that has been patiently waiting to collaborate with me for quite some time and finally the timing is right. In times gone by, the magic held within the physiological dance of a womans womb was revered. Her potent bleeding time was …

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Placentophagy – Research and Literature Presentation

Placentophagy – A brief look at the history surrounding placenta consumption and a more in depth look at the research and literature available. During this presentation I extrapolate that consuming ones own placenta has the ability to positively impact and aid a Woman’s postpartum period referencing the studies conducted to date. *DISCLAIMER – It is …

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The Yolk Sac

*This post does contain pictures of a placenta* *All photographs shared with permission* What you can see here is a dehydrated yolk sac in the membranes (bag of waters) of a placenta. This is indeed pretty special. On Tuesday evening I got a ‘heads up’ message from my girlfriend who was in labour to say …

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Local Resource Guide

ADELAIDE BIRTH NETWORK  – Adelaide Perinatal Service Directory. Contains in the files section lists of  doulas, perinatal mental health practitioners, workshop facilitators, allied health practitioners (chiro, physio, yoga, massage, naturopathy, acupuncture), photographers, registered midwives and mid students, breastfeeding support etc. If there are no listings for what you are after just ask on the page …

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Goddess Gatherings – Why Women Need To Connect

Over a year ago now, Katherine from Nourished Collective and I ran our first Goddess Gathering where we sat in circle with 13 other amazing women. Our intention with these gatherings was to bring women together; to refill, refresh and reconnect – to each other, to mother earth and to the wise women ways that have been …

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Steamed (TCM/traditional) v Non-steamed (raw start)

Let’s take a closer look at the two different methods of placenta encapsulation preparation in a little more detail – the traditional or steamed method, which is based on Traditional Chinese Medicine theories, and the raw start or non-steamed method, which is based loosely on the raw foods diet. The steamed method has been practiced …

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