Finding the perfect Midwife for your birth sounds like a lot of work, but really…. It just takes advocating for you. Know who you are, and what you want, and how your perfect birth situation needs to be. And know that you deserve it. Once you have that figured out, finding your ideal Midwife will be a piece of cake.
Hot take - Hot chocolate, but it's adaptogenic and boosts the mess out of your immune system. Sounds too good to be true... BUT IT ISN'T. Honey & Sage Company has such a provision - our Cacao Power with ashwaganda and shatavari roots. It's a rich and delicious cocoa blend that literally helps your body counteract stress. Name a more perfect hot bev. We'll wait.
Matcha. The ubiquitous green tea beverage, except this time it's also a superfood with maca and moringa. AND it's a mood booster, AND it nourishes the female reproductive system. Not to mention, it makes a killer latte that was sent by divine providence to be the perfect afternoon pick-me-up. Since we're baristas now over at Honey & Sage Co. HQ, we dreamed up some seriously phenomenal Matcha Melody lattes for ya'll to enjoy. Get ready to fall in love with green tea all over again.
Liminal space. It's part of the healing process, it's the darkest point before the dawn. The light is just there, on the other end of this corridor of self care and work.
Before you begin, a trigger warning. This is written with the white birth worker in mind, for those who are earnest, yet perhaps green in their allyship and activism; this is for those who need to muster up the courage and action to utilize their position of privilege. Lastly, as terrible as it feels to acknowledge our complicity in a system of oppression, we, white women, who seek peace on earth by working in the birth world need to step up.
First in our lineup of beauty-full Sage Women who will be helping us spread the message of self-care as an act of radical perseverance is Barbara,...