September 8, 2020

If you have been diagnosed with endometriosis, PCOS, have irregular cycles, hormonal imbalance, unhealthy periods or unexplained infertility, reflexology can support your body to return to balance and heal itself, naturally. 

Reflexology is an ancient focussed pressur...

September 1, 2020

As many as 1 in 3 women report having a traumatic birth. Many of those suffer from post traumatic stress disorder. 

Our experience giving birth can affect our experience as mothers and any other area of our life. It can change how we see ourselves as women, it can cha...

August 25, 2020

Birth is a time of significant transformation for both the birthing person and infant. It is normal and expected that either will undergo a number of shifts energetically during the process of birth. 

A Reiki practitioner trained and experienced in childbirth is prepa...

August 18, 2020

During an in person Reiki session, clients can lie comfortably on a Reiki table. A comfortable pregnancy cushion provides support in a variety of positions. Distance clients can receive Reiki from any location. 

Reiki can be an important part of holistic health dur...

August 10, 2020

After many years of experience training doulas with a more conventional or mainstream doula training organization, Michelle created a program that teaches others to be the kind of doula that she was in practice. Almost all of her birth doula clients were fertility clie...

August 6, 2020

By the Moon Holistic Reproductive Practitioner students learn how to use Reiki as an energy healing tool, combined with other healing techniques and comprehensive reproductive knowledge to provide a kind of fertility support that is unique to By the Moon.

When you under...

January 21, 2020

Anxiety, it's not something that happens to you, it is a state of being. What happens when someone is anxious? The sympathetic nervous system is triggered and we are in a state of fight or flight. We feel agitated, irritable, quick to anger, jittery, tense, our mind ra...

October 10, 2019

There is a collective belief in the holistic health world and especially in the doula world that it is difficult to have a thriving holistic health business. Is there truth to this belief? Yes, but it may not be what you think.

I started my studies in holistic health in...

September 30, 2019

I am biased towards rivers over oceans. I have a bias against country music. These are fairly benign biases I have. I'm not ashamed of having biases and I continuously make an effort to be aware of my biases. This is an important quality for birthworkers to have and on...

July 31, 2019

What choices do you have? Some families choose to vaccinate their infants on the recommended schedule. Other people choose to vaccinate on a delayed or alternate schedule by either choosing to opt out of some vaccines and/or to change the age that vaccines are administ...

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