Rachana Shivam Evans is the founding Principal of the International College of Spiritual Midwifery. Rachana’s teaching career spans 40+ years and she has been a pioneer of conscious birthing practices since the 1970’s , specializing in Water Birth and Lotus Birth. Her book ‘Lotus Birth’ is now in it’s second edition, has been translated into Italian, Polish, and Czech and is a world first publication. She is also executive director of the acclaimed DVD ‘The Lotus Birth of the Malcolm Twins’ and Co-author of ‘The Tantric Path’. I couldn’t have imagined finding a more lovely and inspiring guest for this topic, Rachana greatly deepened my appreciation for the role of the placenta, and I think after listening you will love her as much as I do!
Dearest Doula Community, Rachana shares her insights and resources on Dearest Doula today! Click HERE to listen on itunes or simply press play below!
In this Episode we discuss:
History of Lotus Births
What makes Lotus Births Unique
Specific Benefits of Lotus Births
Contraindications, the “Nitty Gritty”, and so much more!
Recommended Resources & Interview Links
-Sarah J. Buckley
-Rachana Shivam Evans
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Until next time dearest readers, I leave you with this beautiful quote from Rachana, and hope you have a wonderful day.
Lotus Birth is part of the continuum in the development and unfolding of the human organism. Lotus Birth is also part of the continuum of awakening consciousness expressing itself via the birth process.