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I am an unabashed promoter and celebrator of immaculate self-care. As a midwife, hypnotherapist, mama, and partner, it is truly what allows me to give freely, without ever having the experience of “sacrifice.” We all instinctively know that we need to have a full cup, or at least a half full cup, in order to feel happy about sharing.  But,...
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Mamas, we are so excited to OFFICIALLY announce that Magical Mama Retreat 2015 is ON! Mark your calendars now (right now, get that phone out!) for November 6th, 7th, and 8th.  And, keep reading to find out about a new in-town event this year that’s really gonna knock your socks off! The retreat where Arizona mamas go to fully unwind,...
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A recent article on the “What to Expect” website reported that the average hospital birth costs families $6,700 out-of-pocket for a vaginal delivery and $1,500 more for a C-section birth, WITH insurance. For the uninsured, an uncomplicated vaginal delivery ranged from $3,296 to $37,227, and C-section costs ranged from $8,312 to nearly $71,000. There were nine recommendations for parents to...
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As a midwife, and before that, as a doula, I have always loved reading guided imagery scripts to mamas, as they labor.  The relaxation and release of tension, when the deep, golden honey of hypnotherapy comes swirling through the room, is absolutely palpable.  Mamas melt into the bathtub or the bed.  Husbands yawn. The dogs lie their chins on the...
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Hello, beautiful soul! I am SO excited to share with you that I am co-facilitating at a women’s retreat designed just for mamas, coming up in October! True You: A Magical Mamas Retreat is happening on October 18th and 19th, and is specifically geared to accessing and CELEBRATING your authentic self. Sometimes, amongst the dinner cooking, schedule juggling, and the house...
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