Birth is not only about making babies.Birth is about making mothers.Strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength.
- Barbara Katz Rothman
The use of essential oils during pregnancy & child birth can help ease pain & anxiety, strengthen & deepen contractions as well as promote a comforting & calm atmosphere.
This Birthing kit includes:
- Release - a birthing massage oil
- Calm - birthing mist No.1 (to use during pregnancy for birth preparation, during the active phase of labour and beyond)
- Spirit - birthing mist No.2 (to use during transition phase of labour and beyond)
- Peri oil - perineal preparation (to use from 34 weeks)
- Peri mist - post birth healing mist
- Milk mama - milk production
- Love bubble - soothe postpartum anxiety, support emotionally & hormone encourage balance.
Release // Birthing massage oil
A comforting and uplifting massage oil to use during the birthing process as you bring you baby earth side. The combination of these oils will help to relieve back pain and calm you, all while promoting uterine tone and productive contractions. Have your birth support partner utilise this massage oil as you begin labour* over your lower back, abdomen, feet and ankles allowing you to surrender into the birthing process. *Because of the use of some of the oils used in this to help promote productive contractions; please ensure you are at least 40 weeks before using or after labour has started.
This massage oil contains the following: Clary Sage, Lavender, Black Pepper, Frankincense, Ylang Ylang. Also includes Sweet almond oil and fractionated coconut oil
Calm // Birthing mist #1
The birthing mist #1 is mindfully formulated with the intention to soothe and uplift. It is a calming and relaxing mist for mama to use during the active phase of labour. It can be sprayed by your support person periodically, over you or around the room, and linen This birthing mist can be utilised during both the prenatal and postpartum periods.
The following essential oils have been carefully chosen to create this blend: Patchouli, Lavender, Wild Orange. Also contains fractionated coconut oil and filtered water
Spirit // Birthing mist #2
The birthing mist #2 is an energising and uplifting mist for mama to use during the transition phase of labour, as your body moves closer to bringing your babe into the world. It can be sprayed by your support person directly over you or around the room, or on linen.This blend can be utilised during both the birthing and the postnatal periods and beyond.Because of the use of some of the oils to help move labour along, please ensure you are at least 40 weeks before using or after labour has started.
The following essential oils have been carefully chosen to create this blend: Clary Sage, Peppermint, Lavender, Bergamot. Also contains fractionated coconut oil and filtered water
Peri Oil // Perineum preparation
The peri oil is perfect for perineal massage to assist in preparing the birth tissues for childbirth and help avoid tearing during delivery. Practicing massage with this oil, can be incorporated into your preparations for baby from 34 weeks of pregnancy.
For about 30 seconds; massage the thin skin on the lower rim of the vagina with the index finger and thumb. It will become thicker and less sensitive. Massage the perineum with circular motions for another 30 seconds. If it applies, concentrate the massage on the scare of any previous episiotomies as this tissue will be less elastic. Relax the muscles of the face, the mouth and the legs while practicing these massages. As much as possible try to keep the bum, thighs and hips relaxed while using deep belly breathing. This massage oil contains the essential oils of: Geranium, Also includes evening primrose oil
Peri Mist // Soothing & healing mist
The peri mist is a soothing and healing mist for the perineum after birth, providing relief from perineal discomfort during the postpartum period. Now that your babe is here, allow your body to focus on recovery and repair. Spray onto the tender areas frequently, the cooling soothing spray will help support the healing process. Once you are ready to use post baby, keeping the mist refrigerated will help enhance the aloe vera cooling properties.
This mist contains the essential oils of: Frankincense, Clary Sage, Lavender, Geranium. Also contains Witch Hazel and Aloe Vera
Milk Mama // Milk Supply
This essential oil blend is designed to help support the establishment and maintenance of lactation and milk supply. Apply to the top half of the breasts, avoiding the nipples after breast feeding or pumping. wipes off before feeding. Please note this blend should not be used for more than 10 consecutive days, however can be used periodically throughout your breastfeeding or pumping journey.
This roller blend contains: Basil, Fennel. Also contains fractionated coconut oil
Love bubble // Postpartum anxiety blend
Mixed to help soothe postpartum anxiety, support emotionally and encourage hormone balance; to allow mamas to relax and be able to enjoy the loved up bubble of a new born. Apply to back of the neck or directly behind ears or rub on palms and take a nice big inhale. Blend contains: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Ylang Ylang, Cypress, Sandalwood. Also contains fractionated coconut oil
Every essential birthing kit comes packed in a wooden box as pictured.
*Hymn to Her blends have been mindfully formulated to maximise therapeutic are aromatic benefits. Our blends are crafted using the highest quality, therapeutic grade essential and carrier oils. Blended thoughtfully to precise concentrations to support the body and mind. Please note: I am not a health professional and these products & information are not intended to treat, diagnose or prevent any disease or conditions. As always, I encourage you to do your research & if needed, seek out conversation with medical professionals that you go to, love & trust.