Yoni Care and Healing Vaginal Tears After Birth

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Besides the fact that I obviously have a vested personal interest in this topic, it’s also something that women ask me about often or it comes up during a mapping session after having a baby. While this post is geared towards vaginal birth, there is also something here for cesarean birth mamas. It’s often pregnancy itself that causes internal shifts and changes in pelvic health and genital configuration. So even if a baby didn’t pass through the vaginal canal, there is still great benefit to be had in implementing some of these practices. Let’s get started…

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Pleasure and Nervous System Regulation for Increasing Fertility

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When it comes to the fertility conversation, where my interest really lies is in embodied fertility, re-wilding fertility so to speak, so that you can use it as you’d like and experience it day to day regardless of what medical diagnosis you might have or if you even want children. Fertility is power, and yes creating a baby is powerful, but this power can be wielded in many ways.

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How to use castor oil for womb healing, immune support and scar tissue repair

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I often recommend self care practices with the use of castor oil in my practice. It is also one of my main tools for softening and mobilizing scar tissue manually during a pelvic healing session.

In this post, I want to highlight how you can use it for self care and healing.

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The Sacred and the Mundane of the Womb Heart Connection

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The connection between the heart and the womb is both mysterious and practical when it comes to whole woman care, fertility cycles, sexuality, birthing and beyond.

Beyond learning through my own felt experience, I solidified my understanding around this connection during my formal Chinese medicine education. For that reason, this post will include a good amount of Chinese medicine terminology and explanations of the body from that lens.

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