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 of our beloved blog posts, presented chronologically beginning with the newest share
Working towards social & political change around postpartum care & culture around the world
Posts that focus on the wisdom, applications, & perspectives of Ayurveda
Bodywork, Yoga & Meditation
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
Support for postpartum families & their communities
Herbal wisdom for nurturing the childbirth spectrum; Guidance on nourishing herbs for the postpartum birther
Real Birth & Postpartum Stories that share insight, healing transformations, emotional richness & inspiration
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
Support, wisdom & resources for pregnancy and birth
Sacred Window Shop News
Meet Our Vendors and Learn About Our Products
The Center & What We're Thinking
Organizational news, thoughts, & updates straight from our team
Taking care of yourself makes you a better mom because you are a parent from abundance, not from lack thereof.
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.
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.
Fatherhood is a lifetime responsibility with its challenges, sweetness and bitterness.
A new baby is like the beginning of all things-wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.
Children have always learned and created places for themselves through play.
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 babies are true survivors. They show us the power of faith and prayer and of the human spirit. They are the embodiment of perseverance.
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
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.
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.