Regular Posts Tagged : ‘Birth trauma’
Happy Birthday Mamaheaven
2 years, 8 months ago 0
Posted in: Blog

It will be hard to narrow down the most important things that I have learnt in the ten glorious years of caring, guiding and listening to new mums at our Mamaheaven Retreats. As founder of Mamaheaven, the most extraordinary element that has stood out and made Mamaheaven such a unique and wonderful experience for both the mothers and ourselves has been the Mamaheaven team. A wonderful group of women that magically came together to create little moments of bliss, care, [...]

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Sheila Kitzinger Birth Story Video
6 years ago 0
Posted in: Blog, Childbirth, Video

In this wonderful video showing Sheila kitzinger featured by OneWorldBirth, the great author and founder of the Birth Crisis Network, tells her lovely birth story and in a such short time we can learn so much from simply listening. The vital importance of telling your Birth Story and feeling heard has long been understood by doulas, natural birth workers and traditional midwives. Fortunately it is now being taken more seriously in the mainstream birthing world, although most hospitals still only [...]

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Birth Stories
6 years, 1 month ago 5

The vital importance of telling your Birth Story and feeling heard has long been understood by doulas, natural birth workers and traditional midwives. Fortunately it is now being taken more seriously in the mainstream birthing world, although most hospitals still only recommend sessions for mothers who have experienced a very traumatic birth, advising them to attend a debriefing session with a senior midwife or doctor. In recent years it has been accepted that mothers and her birth partners can experience [...]

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Mamacircle
6 years, 1 month ago 1
Posted in: Mamacircle, Services

Taking inspiration from the book What Mothers Do by Naomi Stadlen an intrinsic element of Mamaheaven is the Mamacircle workshop. Mamascircle, is led by Paula Gallardo, to discuss relevant or pertinent issues about motherhood, this hugely powerful practice used the world over by traditional cultures to big businesses. Sharing points of views and feelings in a guided circle contributes to a deep communal respect, greater understanding and even conflict resolution. During a Mamacircle at Mamaheaven, mothers are encouraged to either [...]

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Craniosacral
6 years, 1 month ago 1
Posted in: Post-Natal, Services

Craniosacral therapy involves listening to the natural cranial sacral rhythm in the body, a subtle tidal fluid motion of the cerebralspinal fluid which bathes and cushions the brain and spinal cord. The practitioner is trained to listen to the rhythmic flow of the living system the central nervous system, bones, fluids and tissues. Areas of contraction caused by physical or emotional impact inhibit this flow and can indicate the root of the problem. The therapist provides an opportunity for the [...]

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Paula Gallardo, Coordinator
6 years, 3 months ago 1
Posted in: Birth, Practitioners, Yoga

A founding member of Mamaheaven, Paula Gallardo has been a Doula (birth assistant) and a recognised member of Doula UK since 1995. She has three children and currently works as a pregnancy, birth and parenting teacher and advisor in  London helping many women and their partners on their journey to becoming a parent. Paula is also a trained yoga teacher specializing in pregnancy and post-natal yoga. In her work she covers many areas of the birth and parenting spectrum supporting [...]

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Petra Moxley, Masseuse and Mctimoney Chiropractor
6 years, 3 months ago 1

Petra Moxley, Mamaheaven Masseuse and Mctimoney Chiropractor Petra is a registered McTimony Chiropractor and has been a massage therapist for over 20 years. Her McTimoney and massage treatments cover a range of issues in the world of menstruation pregnancy & birth. She holds a Batchelor of Science degree in Health Sciences and Complementary Therapies and is a qualified and registered McTimony Chiropractor  www.mctimoney-chiropractic.org  In her pregnant clients she has had great success in treating Pubic Dysfunction Syndrome, often bought about [...]

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