Postpartum Belly Binding
Giving birth is an incredible, intense, and amazing journey. Our bodies change and work hard to bring life into the world. After the birth the attention shifts to the baby and we aren’t often offered the time or space to honor what our body has done for us and our child. Mothering the mother through a postpartum ceremony or belly binding is a great way to honor the work our body has done, create space for the mother to heal and relax, and a way to recharge the new mom with beauty. Custom fit beautiful belly binds are a way to honor the mother’s body and help the body recover. The belly bind offers 360 degree support to assist the abdominal wall muscles retraction, improve posture, stabilize loose ligaments, and provide support to the torso while vital organs return to the pre-pregnancy size and position. This style of wrapping called the Bengkung binding. It is known to help heat diastasis recti with the constant supportive pressure on the abdominal area. The bind is TIGHT and will hold your body firmly. This wrapping can be done 5 days postpartum for vaginal births and after 6 weeks for cesarean births. Binds can be worn every days for up to 40 days. Please reserve your postpartum belly bind by week 36 of your pregnancy.
Cost $200 and includes the wrap and 3 belly binding sessions.
Herbal Firming Belly Paste
The belly paste is made by hand in small batches from nutmeg, cinnamon, turmeric, clove, ginger, cardamon, cumin, and lime. This mixture is added to a carrier oil and rubbed on the belly to stimulate blood flow on and around the abdomen. These herbs help to firm, tone, and strengthen the internal stomach muscles and loose abdominal skin. The ingredients stimulate the body to release retained water. This can be worn alone or under the postpartum belly bind. Cost $20