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Yoga & Motherhood: an interview with Menaka Desikachar

MenakaDesikachar is the wife of TKV Desikachar (who is the son of Sri Krishnamacharya – yogi, healer, linguist, Vedic scholar, expert in the Indian Schools of thought, researcher, author… in … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ina May Gaskin: Mother of modern midwifery

Ina May Gaskin was interviewed by Anna Sterling for feministing.com Do you like to be guest writer for Original Mama? Please send your story (in English min. 500. max. 2000 … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Birthing without Fear (dad-writing part II)

This post is part II in the series of father-writings. Last week Luciano J.H. Kross wrote about ‘being pregnant as a father’. Thanks Luciano for sharing your insight with us. … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ashtanga Yoga, Pregnancy, Birth & Motherhood

Thanks Jessica for sharing your story – You ARE an Original Mama! This story was read by thousands of people, do you like to share your story with our beautiful … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 13 Comments

Superstitions & Cultural Habits

Superstitions on pregnancy Leis could harm an unborn baby. The notion is widespread in Hawaii and in Polynesia. “Pregnant women should leave their leis untied because the fear is that … Continue reading

August 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Birth Without Violence (4)

Birth Without Violence by Frederick Leboyer Part Four In the pursuit of learning one knows more every day. In the pursuit of the way one does less every day. Less … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Birth Without Violence (3)

Birth Without Violence by Frederick Leboyer Part Three The answer is in the question 1 We were wondering about how best to prepare the child… Now we can see it’s … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Birth Without Violence (1)

Birth Without Violence by Frederick Leboyer a version from eco-action.org Part One “To be born is to suffer.” – GAUTAMA 1 “Do you think babies like being born?” “What do … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

ᗢᖇᓮᘐᓰﬡᗩᒪ mama➳♥

From being a globetrotting girl, to a pregnant woman, I became a mama. On Sunday December 23th my baby girl Mila was born. She’s beautiful. All the cliché’s are true … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · 2 Comments

Kissing can prevent tearing

and Other Insights From Ina May Gaskin I just came across several short videos of über midwife Ina May Gaskin talking about birth and what she calls, the sphincter law. … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

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