February 5, 2016

MUM 009: Mirjam Heemskerk : All Wound Up with Belly Binding

EPISODE 009

(with Mirjam Heemskerk)

 

All Wound Up with BELLY BINDING

 

Who would have known all the wonderful things that a long cloth can do for you postpartum let alone that we could talk about it and the benefits for an entire episode but here we are.

 

Belly Binding is something that I am hearing mentioned more often and its an ancient ritual that is making a comeback.

 

Mirjam shares what got her into it, why would you do it, who it benefits and even more in this episode. She also shares some wonderful parenting tips and links, which are also in the show notes below and not to be missed.

 

Enjoy and share!

 

 

MIRJAM’S BIO

 

Mirjam Heemskerk experienced an enormous change in her life in 2004 when her father died shortly after her youngest daughter was born. These two events, birth and death so close to one another brought about an immense shift in her consciousness which resulted in a change of career from the publishing industry to the healing arts. During her two pregnancies and two subsequent home births she recognized the true power of the mind and body, and her interest in pregnancy and birth grew stronger. She started several massage trainings to be a massage therapist. Mirjam embarked on a journey which combined touch, energetic healing, movement, nutrition, aromatherapy, herbs, crystal & flower remedies. Her passion for the Wise Women Cycle led her to work with babies, children, adolescents, pregnant women and mothers of all ages. Her passion is to bring the gift of a true Sacred Pregnancy, Birth and Motherhood to the women in her community. Mirjam brings together her intuition and gentleness to make every woman feel nourished and nurtured.

Mirjam is Dutch and also speaks English, French and a little German.

Since 2007 Mirjam is the owner of manumanu massage

She created Gentle Beginnings at the start of 2015.

 

 

SHOWNOTES

 

Mirjam’s Links

 

Website : Manu Manu

Website : Gentle Beginnings

 

Mirjam’s Tips

 

Book : The Wise Child: A Spiritual Guide to Nurturing Your Child’s Intuition

 

Workshop Link : CENTER FOR NONVIOLENT COMMUNICATION: AN INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION

 

Course : Sacred Pregnancy

 

Book : Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting

 

Book on Elimination Communication : The Diaper-Free Baby: The Natural Toilet Training Alternative

 

 

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