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Amelia Catone is no stranger to holistic health and wellness.  She first heard of placentophagy while pregnant and working in an acupuncture clinic.  Many of the practitioners she worked with suggested placentophagy after the birth of her baby, but only mentioned eating it raw or in food.  Since eating it was not appealing to Amelia, [...]

Monica Audette knew that whatever professional path she chose, she wanted to help people.  After witnessing her sister’s birth, Monica began the journey of becoming a birth worker.  Monica soon became a DONA-certified doula and loved supporting women and their partners through their birth journeys, but eventually she was ready to grow professionally.  Monica heard [...]

The Benefits of Babywearing

October 8th, 2013

A guest post written by: Rachel Thomas
In honor of International Babywearing Week, we thought we’d take a moment to discuss some of the advantages and benefits to wearing your baby.  Baby-wearing is a concept that has been practiced since the beginning of time in many cultures. As you will find in the discussion below, babywearing [...]

Kim Staffieri has been working as a neonatal ICU nurse for the past 10 years, but it wasn’t until she became a mother in 2012 that she realized her passion for holistic healing.  Kim is also passionate about assisting new moms in their transition to motherhood because she understands firsthand how trying it can be.
“Like [...]

Shannon Deehan, Tehachapi, CA, is a is a mom of 4.  During her 4th pregnancy, she was fearful that her recovery would be difficult, impeding her ability to care for her other children.  She was amazed at how much her placenta capsules helped make the transition to 4 children smooth.
“My passion for pregnancy, birth, and [...]

Arielle Vickery of Kansas City, MO is a mother of two who is dedicated to postpartum healing.  She understands the impact postpartum depression can have on a new mom and her family and is honored to help women after the birth of their babies.
“With a degree in psychology and through personal experience I understand [...]

Meagan Pa, serving Springfield, VA, feels she experienced postpartum wellness after the birth of her son because she utilized the benefits in her placenta.  As a doula and Bradley Method Childbirth Educator, Meagan felt inspired to bring placenta encapsulation to the women she was already serving.
“I initially became interested in placentophagy to help regulate [...]

Earlier this week, on the Labor Day holiday, thousands of women, men, and children rallied across the country in over 170 locations in an effort to improve birth. The Improving Birth rally is a national event held annually with the mission to educate families about the gap between evidenced-based practices and the typical, standard of [...]

Char Sheuermann is a wife and homebirthing mama of 4.  After the birth of her 4th child, when Char’s bleeding was beginning to become a concern for her midwives, she consumed 2 small pieces of placenta.  To her surprise, the bleeding subsided just like her midwife said it would!  Char is a believer in the [...]

The PBi Network of Specialists would like to welcome Odile Penet, serving Baltimore and surrounding counties.  Odile, a native of France, serves the women in Baltimore as a birth and postpartum doula and Lamaze Childbirth instructor.
Odile has been working with expecting families for the past 10-years and decided to become a part of PBi after [...]

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