Inspiring strength, connection, harmony, confidence and celebration as you enjoy pregnancy, prepare for birth and become a mother. You Can Birth!
We weave the traditional knowledge of pregnancy, birthing and postnatal care with prenatal yoga, breathing, sound, meditation, and relaxation. We draw upon training and experience in midwifery, doula work, childbirth education, Oriental Medicine and Ayurveda. Whether you are birthing at home, a birth center, or a hospital, this program affirms your birth and empowers you!
Our unique programs bring awareness and confidence to your pregnancy, birthing and postnatal time. We help you enjoy your pregnancy, deepen your connection with your birthing body, experience the joy of giving birth, and simply "let go". After birthing, we nurture you as a mother and help you connect with your baby.
Trust your intuition, your body and your baby. Empower yourself. Accept feelings and release fears... because Birth Works! Explore postures, movements, sound, relaxation, breathwork, and affirmations. Allow birth to unfold as it needs to for you. Learn how to use gravity, massage, acupressure points, coping skills, and partner support. Understand nutrition in pregnancy, birth and postnatal times. Enjoy pregnancy. Prepare your body, mind and self intuitively and confidently for birth. We will learn about how environment affects labor as well as movements that will help your baby get in the optimal position for birth. Discover healthy ways to support yourself postnatally while connecting with your baby and honoring your transition into motherhood.
We always have ample time for discussion at our classes. We offer practical preparation that supports your innate wisdom to birth. We help you enjoy your pregnancy.
Movement and Positions The transition to motherhood Using Gravity and birthing balls Massage and Acupressure points Nutrition in pregnancy, birth and postnatal Strengthen Coping Skills Partner Support Holistic health and birthing tips Gain awareness and confidence Breathing, relaxation and Sound How to use your energy Optimal fetal positioning How environment affects birth Healthy and Whole Postnatal time
Birth is a normal, healthy, safe and spontaneous process. You can Birth!
An Empowering Pregnancy, Birth and Postnatal Program
Heather Lee Farrell integrates education and training in Yoga, Doula work, Childbirth Educator and Preparation Training, Oriental Medicine, nutrition and Ayurvedic Studies. Heather is a EYT500hr-RYT 500hr Yoga teacher with Prenatal and Postnatal certification (PRYT-500)and is Studio Director of High Desert Yoga. She has been teaching yoga for ten years and practicing for about 20 years.She is also a Doctor of Oriental Medicine with an emphasis on Women's health. She is honored to support the sacred time in a woman and family’s life and help bring awareness and confidence to the birthing process. She is thankful for her many teachers and loving family.
Louise Self is a mother of two sweet boys. She has practiced as a Doula for seven years. She is a Licensed Apprentice Midwife.She has been delivering babies under her mentor, Barbara Pepper of Rio Grande Midwifery. Louise is passionate in caring for women during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum time periods. She also provides gentle and loving care for newborns. Louise is fondly known as the "Baby Whisperer"! She believes that birth is a transforming and special time in a woman's life. She is honored to have supported so many wonderful women with many more to come in the future.
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Saturday, June 29, 2013 1:30-4:30pm
Birth and pregnancy programs may be attended multiple times, and at any stage of pregnancy. Pregnancy and birth professionals are welcome to attend. Optimal fetal positioning workshops are taught for birth and pregnancy professionals. Birth support partners attend for free. Beverage and light food are included. Walk-ins are welcome, space permitting. Please RSVP.
www.birthworksnm.com, 505-514-4377, firstname.lastname@example.org
$75 pre-registered online $80 at the door