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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine in Los Angeles, CA. The tradition, common throughout many places in Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This ceremony was prepared and guided by Sermeño’s doula @doulajennysilva. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine in Los Angeles, CA. The tradition, common throughout many places in Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This ceremony was prepared and guided by Sermeño’s doula @doulajennysilva. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine in Los Angeles, CA. The tradition, common throughout many places in Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This ceremony was prepared and guided by Sermeño’s doula @doulajennysilva. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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CUARENTENA➰POSTPARTUM HEALING
So happy to see this feature 💛 Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine in Los Angeles, CA. The tradition, common throughout many places in Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This ceremony was prepared and guided by Sermeño’s doula @doulajennysilva. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” • via @natgeo • photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet)
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#Latinas #abuelitas #doula #indigenous #midwife #postpartumhealing #fourthtrimester #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #skintoskin #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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#Repost @natgeo
Urging all birthing people to adopt even a portion of the #first40days. Your body, heart, and mind will thank you later 🌈
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine in Los Angeles, CA. The tradition, common throughout many places in Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This ceremony was prepared and guided by Sermeño’s doula @doulajennysilva. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Doula goddess mama @doulajennysilva is a powerful lighthouse sharing her gift of nurturance , strength and creation with soon to be mamas 💚! In addition, she creates delicious super food drinks to share with us all via her pop up shop @malinallisuperfoods !!🙌🏽😊👌🏽🥛

Repost from @doulajennysilva "Thankful for everything that is coming my way.. As I kept this surprise hush hush for the past year.
Not knowing what to expect when I was being followed by talented #natgeo #photographer @kchete77.. I just listen to my heart & went with the flow & allowed the great spirits to carry this prayer through.. ✨🦌✨ Perfect timing as mothers & families are being torn away from there children.. Perfect timing to uplift our gente most importantly our MOTHERS ✊🏾 in this struggle of hate, & disconnections!
I am honored to share our traditional medicines & healings with each of my mamas & the world.
Bringing back our traditional native healing ways from conception/ to loss/ to birth/ to post healing.. Our grandmothers ways of natural healing are still here! & have always been here!!
🔥🔥🦌🔥🔥 Honored to have my medicine #sealingceremony captured by beautiful photographer & mama @kchete77 for the
JULYS ISSUE OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC article called “HOW LATINOS ARE SHAPING AMERICAS FUTURE”
#tlazokamati 🙌🏽🔥🙌🏽 #tlazokamati
After a lifelong journey of studying & walking my path.. This indigenous #birthworkerofcolor doula medicine is now being share #international through #natgeo #nationalgeographic
Look 👀 out for it coming in July!
I’m beyond greatful to my mama @sagrada that took part of this photo shoot sharing such an intimate moment in from her sealing ceremony for the world to see & recognize that love & support through a #doula & #medicinewoman are #healing in so many ways.. 🔥✨🔥 #manifest #beyondmywildestdreams #ancestors #keepfamiliestogether #ancestorsspeak 🦌🦋🦌 #natgeo #medicinewoman #birthdoula #postpartumdoula #placentaencapsulator #knowyourroots #knowyourchoices #traditional #partera #curandera #curanderaremedies #sweatlodge #temescal #medicine #inyourownhome "


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#Repost @natgeo
媽媽和寶寶在浴缸泡著草藥浴。

Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine in Los Angeles, CA. The tradition, common throughout many places in Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This ceremony was prepared and guided by Sermeño’s doula @doulajennysilva. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles

八月焦點:家人
家是溫暖的避風港,家人則是一輩子的寶藏。
Tag @natgeomedia + #ilovemyfamily,我們會於每周分享主題精選照片。
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August Spotlight : Family
Home is where your heart is set in stone.
Tag @natgeomedia + #ilovemyfamily, We' ll post favorites next week.


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Awesome recognition for the beautiful Latinx culture and traditions around childbirth from @natgeo
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles #motherthemother


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Love this beautiful image and words from @natgeo ❤️❤️❤️
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Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles #fourthtrimester #goldenmonth #firstfortydays


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Thank you @NatGeo for sharing this beautiful glimpse into how one culture cares for new moms. #Repost
#motherhood #childbirth #womenshealth

Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles 📷: @natgeo


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This women & her baby are celebrating the end of her quarantine with a herbal bath & massage. This tradition is common in Latin America where women are required to rest after birth for 40days, while relatives take care of them! 😲😲 ( I know what your thinking... Lucky cow!!! )
OK admittedly 40days is a long time to be out of action & let’s face it who has that kind of support around them?! But I definitely think 1 week in bed & 1 week on the sofa is a good guide to follow! You have just created & grown a human inside your body and then given birth to that human! Your body needs time to recover!! Visitors can wait, in fact everything else can wait! You have an open wound around the size of your hand inside your body after birth that needs to heal, if that was on the outside of your body you would certainly be taking it easy! I went to a bloody BBQ the day after I came out of hospital after my third baby and remember thinking what the hell am I doing?! I felt so poorly and it set me back probably a week! Don’t feel guilty pulling up that drawbridge!
Photo credit @natgeo
#postpartumrecovery #sealingceremony #nurture #fourthtrimester #antenataleducation


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#Repost @edithtangueraclasesyviajes (@get_repost)
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Bathe like a Goddess 💫🌹 What a beautiful tradition #cuarentena 🌺♥️💫💜 Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Regrann from @natgeo - Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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#Repost @natgeo
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Bir Latin Amerika geleneği der ki;
Doğumdan sonra 40 gün boyunca sen dinlen, akrabaların sana hizmet etsin. Sen bebeğinle ilgilen.. 40 gün sonra bir arınma banyosu yaparsınız bebeğinle birlikte sonra arkasından bir de masaj.. Sonra artık kendi başınıza hayatınıza devam... Bildiğin bizdeki 40 çıkarma.. tek farkı bizde 40 gün boyunca “sormadan, yargılamadan hizmet edecek akraba bulmak” biraz sıkıntılı.. Bulanlara önerim; “dilinizi ısırın” 😂

#doğum #lohusalık #bebek #40çıkarma #kırklama #annebebek #doğumsonrası
#Repost @natgeo with @get_repost
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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I love learning about how different cultures support and celebrate new mothers so I was so excited to see this gorgeous photo the @natgeo feed earlier this of a new mum and her baby celebrating the end of her cuarentana which is a postnatal tradition in some Latin American cultures. Original caption is below to learn more about it 💕

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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles #abueladoulas


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Regrann from @natgeo - Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles - #regrann


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Hermosa y poderosa imagen #Repost @natgeo with @get_repost
#Pro-life #Pro-vida
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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How beautiful is this ceremony. ❤️ I love the Latin American tradition where the mother and baby are cared for by family for 40 days after birth. We could learn a thing or two from how other cultures respond to birth. Western culture has forgotten to let mother and baby rest and bond and expect so much of us so soon after a huge change for our bodies, minds, lives and souls. #Repost @natgeo (@get_repost)
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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I think this is beautiful. @savie13

#Repost @natgeo (@get_repost)
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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#Repost @natgeo with @get_repost
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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It’s hard to imagine something like this taking place in American culture, but can you imagine if it did? ♥️ Repost @natgeo
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Thank you @natgeo !! For once again sharing our traditional medicines for #postpartumjourney
Go check it out.. They just shared my #sealingceremony captured by photographer @kchete77 for my #doulamama @sagrada healing ceremony!! I Performed these ceremonies in the comfort of your own home.. as for this capture.. it was performed for her exactly 1 year ago!!😍 A big #gracias to beautiful photographer @kchete77 & to my mama @sagrada for being open to sharing some this intimate healing moment in her life!! #tlazocamati forever greatful for you 2 divine spirits!! 😘😘😘😘 #nationalgeographic #ancestorsspeak #ancestorsarewatching #nationalgeographicmagazine for the July 2018 issue!! #traditionalbirthworker 🙌🏽✨🙌🏽 #cuarentena #medicinewoman 🔥 @doulajennysilva #greatgrandmotherlove #motheringthemother
Always Bringing back our #ancestors #love #nurturing & #support


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This photo by @kchete77 depicts Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrating the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. This tradition is coming throughout Latin America where new mothers are required to rest for 40 days after childbirth under the care of relatives. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. As per the photographer, “this ceremony was prepared and guided by @doulajennysilva.” This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. Given that childbirth is one of the most physically traumatic experiences a person naturally goes through, this seems like something all new mamas should get. What do you think? .
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#Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles #childbirth #recovery #welcometomyvagina #wtmv #motherhood #podcast #valuewomen #feminism #fourthtrimester


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#Repost @natgeo with @get_repost
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Postpartum care is foreign to the American culture! Lille Landsby, along with many other amazing people, are trying to change that! It shows more strength to care for yourself after birth, then powering through. If we take this step in accepting postpartum care it will be better for our bodies, our minds, and our babies!
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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“Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage.
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This photo was shot by @kchete77 for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.”
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#Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles #birth #homebirth


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Could not love this more ❤️👇❤️👇❤️👇 #motherthemother #Repost @natgeo (@get_repost)
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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#Repost @natgeo
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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how amazing is this! Did your family help out after babies birth? #Repost @natgeo with @get_repost
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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#Repost @natgeo with @get_repost
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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What a lovely tradition for moms and babies 💗.
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#childbirth . @natgeo with @get_repost
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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40 gün kerameti sadece bize ait değilmiş, dünyanın öbür ucunda da aynı gelenek varmış... #Repost @natgeo (@get_repost)
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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This is so moving and beautiful.🌸☺️💗 #Repost @natgeo with @get_repost
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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#Repost @natgeo with @get_repost
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Yes, yes, and more yes! Where is this in our modern culture?! What a great way to grow up healthy capable mothers and raise confident loved children who will be our future! Repost @natgeo
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles #doula #birthdoula #birth


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#Repost @natgeo with @get_repost
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.”
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#Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen


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#satnam I thought this was adorable.
#waheguru
#latinxscreate
#sisepuede
#staywoke
#mujeresdeluz
#babiesofig
#40days means something
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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40 days of being cared for? One week and two days after having baby #3, I was home alone with three kids, age three and under. I’m thinking this practice is something we should adopt. Who’s with me?? 🙋🏼‍♀️ #Repost @natgeo with @get_repost
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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An incredibly necessary and beautiful practice we should adapt here.....Regrann from @natgeo - Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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#Repost @natgeo
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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#repost from @natgeo
Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine in Los Angeles, CA. The tradition, common throughout many places in Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This ceremony was prepared and guided by Sermeño’s doula @doulajennysilva. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Laura Sermeño and her baby boy celebrate the end of her cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and a massage. This ceremony was prepared and guided by @doulajennysilva. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. The story was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Time capsules complete #sealingceremony


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Getting ready to do another closing of the bones ritual tonight.

I trained in this method many years ago, but it wasn’t until it was offered to me after the birth of my son that I realized the impact it could have.

Birth is one of the most transformative things many women will ever experience, and it holds a deep untapped potential when mothers are not supported to fully process and integrate their transition to motherhood.

There’s something about returning to the wisdom of the body that created your baby to make sense of your transition into motherhood. (Also: gratitude to @oshamaesoap for supporting my practice with your amazing, local and ethically-sourced oils, and to @terrabrockett for the bowl that keeps on singing its magic)


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Ready to honour a journey of a beautiful woman ♡ Submerged in all of those softwarm soul vibes ♡ To give space to seal and let go everything that doesn't serve any more 💞 #sealingceremony #souljourney


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My #sealingceremony for my mama @sagrada captured by photographer @kchete77 for @natgeo 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🔥🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽 Our traditional ways of ending our 4th trimester.. Our traditional ways of holding space for mothers to express there true journey of motherhood.
Post partum comes with so many ups & downs.. that in this society there is it enough genuine care for mothers during this time.
We step into a world that we have no idea about.. besides our natural intuition & instinct.
On top of everything else we are dealing with afterbirth.. such as #lackofsleep #periniumhealth #breastfeeding #newborncare list goes on & on.
It don’t matter if you are a first time mama or a mama of 5.. each post partum journey is different with each pregnancy.. & to have a #postpartumdoula there to help, support, assist, & reassure you are doing everything right & nurturing your own mothering.. is a gift of healing on its own.
With #postpartumdepression being a big hush 🤫 hush.. this it the time to REACH OUT!! This is the time when a mother needs that extra care of listening.. & nurturing.
Remembering our indigenous ways of healing.. ✨✊🏾✨
Sealing ceremonies are performed after your #cuarentena #4thtrimester & can also be performed after 1 year of giving birth.
#sealingceremony #healing #reclaiming #indigenouswomen #medicine #ceremony #natgeo #photography #sage #sagesmudge #traditionalherbs #spiritualawakening #takeitallin #traditionalbirthworker


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Setiap budaya miliki cerita dan kepercayaannya sendiri. Tapi bagiku ilmu pengetahuan tetap menjadi hal yg sangat penting dlm hidup.
Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Jenny Silva @doulajennysilva, a traditional birth worker, prepares a bathroom for an herbal bath to celebrate the end of a mother’s cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth.
The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. It was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #pride #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles #Repost @natgeo with @insta.saver.repost • • •


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Thank you @natgeo & photographers @kchete77 & @ivankphoto for capturing & sharing our traditional #postpartum #sealingceremony
Cuarentena is a time when a woman is in her most time of need from her family and community. Birthing new life comes with lots of ups and downs physically and mentally, therefor Full rest is highly needed to allow proper healing of the body and the mind. In some parts of mexico it is seen as a time where a woman has one foot in life and another foot in death.. this care comes from the fragileness of our wombs after we give birth. Meaning we are one step away form death,(& its true) if a woman slips and falls after givien birth she automatically can hemmorhoige and put her life at risk of death. Which also coincide with western medicine post partum care.
So again, Cuarentena (the first 40 days after given birth) is a time where a woman is well taken care of by her family and community through healing healthy warming foods, massages, herbal baths, breastfeeding support, conversations, baby care, house cleaning, taking care of other siblings, etc. its a time honored to the birthing woman, 40 days of love healing nourishment and support, will prepare a mother to fully embrace her new motherhood role.
This motherhood role is constantly learned in her cuarentena. When a woman is cared in her cuarentena, it allows her that quality time to learn & grow with her baby and her new body. Creating that bonding time that is crucial for mothers and newborns.
The cuarentena is also very specific to heat and warmth in our bodies. bodies do not allow coldness to enter, coldness can be through stepping on a cold floor/ cold air breeze, cold foods, etc. this is what is called "aire en el cuerpo" which is also part of protecting the mother in her cuarentena. At the end of our cuarentena is where our final care is perfomed with a Sealing Ceremony. (Picture shown)
Usually performed by the elder woman in the community/ parteras/ spiritual healers, curanderas etc.. in a sweatlodge setting. Honoring the mama with a Vaginal steam, herb bath, full body massage, body bone closure "cerreda de huesos", & a womb massage.
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Jenny Silva @doulajennysilva, Uma parteira traditional, prepara o banho Herbal para celebrar o final de uma quarentena. A tradição ainda faz parte de muitos locais na América latina, requer que a nova mãe descanse aos cuidados de seus familiares por 40 dias após o nascimento do bebê. Este período encerra com um banho de ervas e massagem para a mamãe e o bebê.
Original: Foto por @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Repost @natgeo This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. Publicada em julho 2018 com o título: "Como os latinos estão moldando o futuro da América". Tradução livre.🤰
#Latinos #abuelitas #doulas #parteiras #partohumanizado #indigenous #sealingceremony #mulhermedicina #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #pride #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #mulheres #mulhereslatinas #latinowomen #losangeles


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The way women should be treated after birth. How much time did you take to rest?

#Repost @natgeo with @repostapp
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Jenny Silva @doulajennysilva, a traditional birth worker, prepares a bathroom for an herbal bath to celebrate the end of a mother’s cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth.
The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. It was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #pride #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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#RepostSave @natgeo with @repostsaveapp ・・・ Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Jenny Silva @doulajennysilva, a traditional birth worker, prepares a bathroom for an herbal bath to celebrate the end of a mother’s cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth.
The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. It was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #pride #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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#Repost @natgeo with @get_repost
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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Jenny Silva @doulajennysilva, a traditional birth worker, prepares a bathroom for an herbal bath to celebrate the end of a mother’s cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth.
The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. It was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #pride #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Jenny Silva @doulajennysilva, a traditional birth worker, prepares a bathroom for an herbal bath to celebrate the end of a mother’s cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth.
The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. It was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #pride #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Jenny Silva @doulajennysilva, a traditional birth worker, prepares a bathroom for an herbal bath to celebrate the end of a mother’s cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth.
The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. It was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #pride #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Photo by @kchete77 (Karla Gachet) | Jenny Silva @doulajennysilva, a traditional birth worker, prepares a bathroom for an herbal bath to celebrate the end of a mother’s cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth.
The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. It was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #pride #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Jenny Silva @doulajennysilva, a traditional birth worker, prepares a bathroom for an herbal bath to celebrate the end of a mother’s cuarentena, or quarantine. The tradition, common throughout Latin America, requires new mothers to rest under the care of their relatives for some 40 days after childbirth. The period ends with a mother-child herbal bath and massage. This photo was shot #onassignment for @natgeo with @ivankphoto. It was published in the July 2018 issue in the feature: “How Latinos Are Shaping America’s Future.” #Latinos #abuelitas #indigenous #sealingceremony #traditionalbirth #nurture #postpartum #medicinewoman #partera #pride #latinxpower #facesofthefuture #women #latinowomen #losangeles


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Thankful for everything that is coming my way.. As I kept this surprise hush hush for the past year.
Not knowing what to expect when I was being followed by talented #natgeo #photographer @kchete77.. I just listen to my heart & went with the flow & allowed the great spirits to carry this prayer through.. ✨🦌✨ Perfect timing as mothers & families are being torn away from there children.. Perfect timing to uplift our gente most importantly our MOTHERS ✊🏾 in this struggle of hate, & disconnections!
I am honored to share our traditional medicines & healings with each of my mamas & the world.
Bringing back our traditional native healing ways from conception/ to loss/ to birth/ to post healing.. Our grandmothers ways of natural healing are still here! & have always been here!!
🔥🔥🦌🔥🔥 Honored to have my medicine #sealingceremony captured by beautiful photographer & mama @kchete77 for the
JULYS ISSUE OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC article called “HOW LATINOS ARE SHAPING AMERICAS FUTURE”
#tlazokamati 🙌🏽🔥🙌🏽 #tlazokamati
After a lifelong journey of studying & walking my path.. This indigenous #birthworkerofcolor doula medicine is now being share #international through #natgeo #nationalgeographic
Look 👀 out for it coming in July!
I’m beyond greatful to my mama @sagrada that took part of this photo shoot sharing such an intimate moment in from her sealing ceremony for the world to see & recognize that love & support through a #doula & #medicinewoman are #healing in so many ways.. 🔥✨🔥 #manifest #beyondmywildestdreams #ancestors #keepfamiliestogether #ancestorsspeak 🦌🦋🦌 #natgeo #medicinewoman #birthdoula #postpartumdoula #placentaencapsulator #knowyourroots #knowyourchoices #traditional #partera #curandera #curanderaremedies #sweatlodge #temescal #medicine #inyourownhome


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