Center for Sacred Window Studies Blog

The mission of the Center for Sacred Window Studies Blog is to serve as a robust resource for the global postpartum community. We aim to:

  • Educate and empower parents, professionals, and advocates about postpartum wellness, care, and preparation.
  • Inspire reverence for the sacred window and families in this time through sharing positive postpartum stories and perspectives.
  • Illuminate the realities of the postpartum experience through sharing real-life stories of joy and challenge, always centering on healing and growth.
  • Highlight the beautiful work of conscious postpartum caregivers who are part of this paradigm shift.

Find Blogs by Category


All

All of our beloved blog posts, presented chronologically beginning with the newest share

Activism

women friends

Working towards social & political change around postpartum care & culture around the world

Ayurveda

Posts that focus on the wisdom, applications, & perspectives of Ayurveda


Bodywork, Yoga & Meditation

hands in mudras

Bodywork, Yoga, & Meditation practices supportive to the childbearing & postpartum body/psyche


Conscious Postpartum Caregiving

Supportive blog posts for the work of Postpartum Caregiving: stories, perspectives & interviews from the field


Families & Communities

family meal

Support for postpartum families & their communities


Herbal Wisdom

Herbal wisdom for nurturing the childbirth spectrum; Guidance on nourishing herbs for the postpartum birther


Mama Stories

Real Birth & Postpartum Stories that share insight, healing transformations, emotional richness & inspiration


Partners

Partner perspectives + support especially for partners and couples


Postpartum Nutrition & Recipes

Bolster robust postpartum nutrition with star ingredients, food prep techniques, recipes, and mindfulness around eating


Postpartum Planning & Self-Care

Tangible, beautiful guidance + tools for taking care of YOU in your sacred window


Pregnancy & Birth

pregnant mama

Support, wisdom & resources for pregnancy and birth


Sacred Window Shop News

2021 Mothers Day Gift Guide

Meet Our Vendors and Learn About Our Products


The Center & What We're Thinking

The Center & What We're Thinking

Organizational news, thoughts, & updates straight from our team


Affirmations

Affirmations

Taking care of yourself makes you a better mom because you are a parent from abundance, not from lack thereof.


Embodiment

Embodiment

Impaired breathing, such as short and forced exhalation, makes the sympathetic part more active, resulting in shallow breathing, a tense body, increased stress, and fight or flight behavior.


Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

Mothers and babies form an inseparable biological and social unit; the health and nutrition of one group cannot be divorced from the health and nutrition of the other.


Fathers Duties

Fathers Duties

Fatherhood is a lifetime responsibility with its challenges, sweetness and bitterness.


Infant

Infant

A new baby is like the beginning of all things-wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.


Infantplay

Infantplay

Children have always learned and created places for themselves through play.


News

News

Live news teaches you some incredibly strong lessons: that every day is a new day, and it's never too late to fix something.


NICU

NICU

NICU babies are true survivors. They show us the power of faith and prayer and of the human spirit. They are the embodiment of perseverance.


Parenting

Parenting

By loving them for more than their abilities, we show our children that they are much more than the sum of their accomplishments.


Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

The place of true healing is a fierce place. It’s a giant place. It’s a place of monstrous beauty and endless dark and glimmering light. And you have to work really, really, really hard to get there, but you can do it.


Podcasts

Podcasts

The Sacred Window Podcast is a voice for change and growth in shifting the current paradigm in postpartum care. We discuss a variety of topics that range from abortion to eating in postpartum.