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Postnatal Support Training 

Postnatal Support Training 

10 - 12 september 2021,   Leuven, Belgie of Online  Deze driedaagse training is bedoeld voor iedereen (man en vrouw)  die gemotiveert is om het verschil te maken voor jonge gezinnen,  bijvoorbeeld doula’s, kraamverzorgenden, familieleden/vrienden, ver pleegkundigen,...

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NEWS FROM OUR PARTNERS

NEWS FROM OUR PARTNERS

Closing the Bones Training with Japjeet Kaur Would you like to learn how to offer the beautiful Closing the Bones ceremony, aka ‘cerrada’, or just ‘closing ceremony’ (transmitted from the lineages of both Ecuadorian midwife & shaman Rocío Alarcón and Mexican...

POSTNATAL DOULA TRAINING

POSTNATAL DOULA TRAINING

The PSN Postnatal Doula Training is an experiential workshop of the basics and tools of the postnatal doula to start applying them. We discover together the different stages a woman and her newborn go through. We explore the emotional phases that the...

postpARTum – creative expressions

postpARTum – creative expressions

In this summer edition of the PSN's newsletter, we are happy to present to you Franck Depoilly's work. Franck is a French artist living next to Lille. He works alone and have been making pendant luminaires for twenty years. Graduated in the fine arts,...

INTERVIEW WITH MIRJAM HEEMKERK

INTERVIEW WITH MIRJAM HEEMKERK

Photo (c) Mirjam Heemskerk – Gentle Beginnings Get inspired by Postpartum Massage Specialist and Educator Mirjam Heemskerk.A conversation by Charan Kamal Ingrid Bal. Mirjam Heemskerk is a loving mother, Massage Therapist & Natural Women Healthcare...

REPLAYS OF OUR 2ND POSTNATAL SUMMIT

REPLAYS OF OUR 2ND POSTNATAL SUMMIT

To you, the subscriber of our Newsletter, we are happy to offer an excerpt of Christine Eck's talk on "Vulnerability into Empowerment: Transforming guilt and fear to honour the sacred". The Founder of the Center for Sacred Window Studies spoke during PSN's...

RENEWED VISION STATEMENT

RENEWED VISION STATEMENT

"The 40 Days - postnatal rest and bonding time for the new mother during the first 40 days after birth - is recognized as a universal human right for every mother and becomes integrated into collective consciousness. We envision mothers birthing humanity with dignity...

Newsletter – Fall 2020

Postnatal Support Network Update - Q2-3/2020Fall Equinox at the Postnatal Support NetworkThe Fall Equinox is here - on September 22, 2020, the Sun stands still, the day is equal to the night. It is time to bow in gratitude for what we have, time to rejoice at the...

Newsletter – 2019

Newsletter – 2019

As the year comes to an end, it is the right time to look back and reflect…
We are happy and proud to announce that this year we have been able to train 57 helpers in Austria, France and The Netherlands.

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PSN Newsletter Summer Solstice 2022

PSN Newsletter Summer Solstice 2022

The Summer Solstice marks the longest day of the year and the start of astronomic summer. It is observed today, on the 21st June which is also celebrated as International Yoga Day. The changing of seasons is a time of transformation, change and new...

INTERVIEW WITH MIRJAM HEEMKERK

INTERVIEW WITH MIRJAM HEEMKERK

Photo (c) Mirjam Heemskerk – Gentle Beginnings Get inspired by Postpartum Massage Specialist and Educator Mirjam Heemskerk.A conversation by Charan Kamal Ingrid Bal. Mirjam Heemskerk is a loving mother, Massage Therapist & Natural Women Healthcare...

RENEWED VISION STATEMENT

RENEWED VISION STATEMENT

"The 40 Days - postnatal rest and bonding time for the new mother during the first 40 days after birth - is recognized as a universal human right for every mother and becomes integrated into collective consciousness. We envision mothers birthing humanity with dignity...

Postnatal Support Training 

Postnatal Support Training 

10 - 12 september 2021,   Leuven, Belgie of Online  Deze driedaagse training is bedoeld voor iedereen (man en vrouw)  die gemotiveert is om het verschil te maken voor jonge gezinnen,  bijvoorbeeld doula’s, kraamverzorgenden, familieleden/vrienden, ver pleegkundigen,...

WINTER SOLSTICE GUIDED RELAXATION

Satya Kaur, PSN's Founding Mother, Lead Trainer, and Kundalini Yoga Teacher, shares with you a beautiful audio guided relaxation for new mothers. Music by Deva Premal. Take a quiet moment, turn off the internet, close your eyes, take a few deep breaths and listen.

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NEWS FROM OUR NETWORK

We are very grateful to Simona Giancola who worked as Director of PSN since the beginning of the year and through insecurity and world crisis, and we wish her the very best in her journey into motherhood. We are excited to announce that a few weeks ago Beant Devi has...

postpARTum

postpARTum

Hearts full of joy, we introduce a new rubric to our newsletter and blog: postpARTum! Here the Postnatal Support Network invites artists to share their art inspired by the idea of Mothering the Newborn Mother and the universe of postpartum experiences. Today we...

ESSENTIAL ITEMS FOR THE NEWBORN MOTHER

ESSENTIAL ITEMS FOR THE NEWBORN MOTHER

We checked with a few newborn mothers to compile a list of essential items for the new mother. Of course, this list will be very personal and depend on each unique situation, but we share with you some basics that would make your post-partum time more peaceful and...

DATES and ALMOND SMOOTHIE

DATES and ALMOND SMOOTHIE

Ingredients: ● 6 medjool dates ● 20 almonds ● 1 cup of soaking water for the dates ● 1 cup of soaking water for the almonds. Soak them overnight, remove the skin in the morning and throw water. ● Pinches of cardamom, cinnamon and / or nutmeg (optional) ● 2 cups of...

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The Postnatal Support Network (PSN) addresses the importance of a well-prepared and relaxing 40 day postnatal period. It is an international organisation with a non-medical and social network, informing families and especially mothers about this special and delicate time after birth.