“Every woman deserves to be supported with gentle loving care.

What is Mother Roasting?

Mother Roasters are CAREGIVERS that nurture mothers after BIRTH while supporting their RECOVERY + JOURNEY into motherhood. As EVERY women deserves to be welcomed into MOTHERHOOD through GENTLE + LOVING + CARE, the charge of a Mother Roaster is to be of service to her through this sacred rite of passage. Crossing the threshold from maiden to mother is a massive undertaking that not only needs to be recognized and ceremonially honored, but deeply necessitates a healing touch that can welcome the new mama with open arms.

Through postpartum care and support, we help women regain both physical and emotional balance as she re-adjusts her post-birth body to a non-pregnant state of being and seals her body through different intentional healing modalities. This is a spiritual time that deserves reverence, humility, expert care and warmth that then enables the postpartum mama to truly heal and seal the birth process. Mother Roasting puts the mother in the sacred center, to give them a sense of coming home.

Mother Roasting + Other Ceremonial Offerings

  • Belly Binding (includes hand dyed fabric) – Bengkung style wrapping that supports the body in recovery and stabilization. Best to start around day 5 and continue to wear for 40 days if possible. Three to four demonstration sessions with me! 
  • Abdominal hot stone application – A gentle abdominal massage with a river stone and spices that welcomes heat into the body and aids in recovery. Great to do before belly binding, aids in digestion and supports the digestive fire.
  • Belly Casting – Best offered close to your due date! A wonderful keepsake! 
  • Ceremonial Bath and Body oil – A nurturing way to cleanse and relax; a bath drawn with flowers, candles, other nurturing essence and space to just breathe. Prenatal or Postpartum.
  • Moxibustion Sessions – A practice using Mugwort (Moxa) to stimulate and support recovery and healing. Excellent to do starting day 14 (or anytime after) and once a week for several weeks. 
  • Birth Story and Tea Ceremony – Enjoy a delicious tea blend while sharing your birth story in a safe container. Intention setting and Fire release are sometimes paired with this ceremony. 
  • Yoni Steam – Peristeam therapy to support all conditions of the womb 
  • Holi Powder Baby Blessing & House Clearing – Prayer over mother & child, as stagnant energy is removed from the home space and vital energy is welcomed in! 
  • Sealing Ceremony or Closing of the Bones – 1-2 hour visit that can include intention setting & tea ceremony, full body attention, abdominal massage, belly binding,  ceremonial bath and ceremonial tuck in. Best done on day 40 or anytime after.
  • Placenta Offering – Creating a beautiful earth bundle with a piece of the placenta and other essences, to bury with intention of thanking the Earth Mother for her nurturing and honoring the placenta for its nourishment. 
  • Blessingway – A gathering and opportunity for other women to love, support and nourish the mother in the final weeks of her pregnancy.

Do you want to learn more about an offering or ready to invest in your birth experience? Reach out!