Self care

Cleansing Herbs For Vaginal Steaming

One of our herb combinations is the Cleansing Herbs. These have our universal formula that provides disinfecting herbs, moisturizing herbs, relaxing herbs, replenishing herbs, and cleaning herbs. The cleansing combination has all of the aforementioned herbs, but an extra dose of the cleansing herbs.

Benefits of Yoni Steaming 

We just love yoni steaming, and think the benefits are just fantastic! Below are some of the positive and cleansing benefits of regular steaming. We certainly hope you experience as many of these during your steam sessions!

How To Treat Yourself If You’re a Busy Mom

Families are busier than ever these days. Statistics confirm it. If you’re a mom, odds are good you don’t have a lot of free time to focus on your needs. Maybe you’re trying to figure out things like how to get kids to eat vegetables without a fight, get everyone to their activities on time, and finish your own work. No matter what you’re trying to balance, chances are good that there’s a lot going on.

Anatomy of the Breast

Here’s a sad truth: most women know nothing about their breasts. Complete transparent, I was one of those women.

Self Massage Techniques To Do At Your Desk

When’s the last time that you suffered some stress at work? Raise your hand if it was today.

Provider Spotlight: Whole Mama Yoga

A few months ago, we were lucky enough to take a Yoga for Doulas from Whole Mama Yoga. It was great for us to learn some basic poses that we could pass on to our clients, as well as a great time for us to enjoy a lovely afternoon of yoga with other Triangle area doulas.

Typical Structure of a Breast Massage Session

We are excited that we now are able to offer therapeutic breast massage to our breastfeeding clients.

Pressure of Breast Massage to Support Lactation

When you have knot in a muscle, what feels so wonderful is a massage therapist to dig her elbow into that sore spot until you feel some relief. And when you have a clogged duct, the same logic should apply, right? You may be surprised about that answer!

Planning Appointment With Your Postpartum Doulas 

Planning Appointment With Your Postpartum Doulas 

All postpartum doula clients, whether you just need one overnight, or a full 40 hours a week of support, are offered a postpartum planning appointment to allow both doulas and your family to share expectations, goals, and concerns about having a newborn. 

Can’t My Husband/Sister/Mom Be My Doula?

Can’t My Husband/Sister/Mom Be My Doula?

Family is wonderful for many things during pregnancy and parenthood. But being your doula is not one of those things!

What Exactly Does a Doula Do?

What Exactly Does a Doula Do?

The Doulas at Carolina Birth and Wellness provide continuous support for families in Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham, and surrounding areas during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period.

DIY PADsicles for Postpartum Comfort 

DIY PADsicles for Postpartum Comfort 

A PADsicle! What? A popsicle? NO! A PADsicle. That’s right we are talking about the FAMOUS PADsicle today.

Benefits of Regular Chair Massage in the Workplace 

Benefits of Regular Chair Massage in the Workplace 

The benefits of receiving any massage, be it on a massage table or in a massage chair, at a spa or at your workplace, are numerous. We believe that regular massage is a wonderful way to not only improve tension and discomfort in your body, but also decrease stress and anxiety. 

Your Unique Cord Keepsake

Your Unique Cord Keepsake

Many of our placenta encapsulation clients are aware of the both the physical and emotional benefits they receive from taking placenta capsules. However, many are unsure of the reasons for receiving the complimentary cord keepsakes that we offer our clients. We hope this will help you learn about why the umbilical cord is special, and also why you should want to save it.

Incorporating Dry Brushing into Your Self Care Routine 

Incorporating Dry Brushing into Your Self Care Routine 

Dry brushing is a wonderful addition to a massage therapy session, or as a way to incorporate a daily dose of self care into your daily routine.

Five Minutes of Self Care

Five Minutes of Self Care

Finding time for self care with all of the hats that we wear as Mothers and Fathers can be challenging, But remember: You cannot fill from an empty cup. 

Tips for Thriving with a Newborn 

Tips for Thriving with a Newborn 

We want you to THRIVE when you have your newborn, not just survive. Check out 30 tips to do just that.