def: en•light•ened: well-informed, without bias;
def: ma•ma: woman, mother, caregiver, friend
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Lactation Consultation Minneapolis/St Paul
Enlightened Mama provides personalized lactation support with IBCLCs & CLECs, breastfeeding education, parent education, & support groups. We offer trainings to become a DONA Birth Doula, Lamaze Childbirth Educator, & Lactation Educator Counselor. Enlightened Mama is a safe space for community-building, evidence-based education, & unbiased support to empower individuals to feel confident & THRIVE in whatever they are doing–birth, parenting, breastfeeding, professional development, & their overall journey in life.
Birth Doula Training
Something is calling you. You’re fascinated by birth. You’re drawn to babies and families. You’re a natural caretaker and caregiver of every person around you. There is a passion and a fire inside of you. It sounds like you want to become a birth doula, and you won’t find a more thorough, comprehensive and meaningful training to do help you do just that! This training not only prepares you to support folks and families throughout the process of pregnancy, birth, early postpartum, and breastfeeding, but also gives you lasting tools to guide you on your journey of life that is destined to support others.
Breastfeeding is great, but it’s not always easy. Enlightened Mama offers a variety of breastfeeding classes, International Board Certified Lactation Consultants, Certified Lactation Counselors, and groups to build your confidence and help you achieve your personal breastfeeding goals. We offer in-home visits and in-office visits, on a sliding scale at Viva Family Chiropractic in Golden Valley.
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Virtual Feeding & Postpartum Support
Now more than ever, breastfeeding and providing human milk to babies is essential, in addition to maintaining your sanity as a new parent. In these times of uncertainty, one thing you can count on is Enlightened Mama to provide you support on your feeding and postpartum journey. We are available for virtual lactation support as well as general parenting questions, words of encouragement, and guidance as you transition to life at home with your new baby. Schedule online or contact us directly. We’ve got you.
Craniosacral therapy is an incredibly gentle bodywork to restore homeostasis in the body for babies, children, and adults, to heal a wide array of physical and emotional imbalances in the body. Our infant techniques are very specific to improve feeding, temperament, and healing from birth, for both babies and parents, plus we incorporate myofascial unwinding along with craniosacral techniques to get you results in fewer visits!