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BIRTH STORY MEDICINE has a New Logo

February 4, 2019

 

Stories are journeys. Your story about birth began with a seed when you began learning the story of birth in our culture in your youth, it continued spiraling during your pregnancy and labor, and will follow you the rest of your life; and it will be passed on to the next generation, which is why it is important to make an appointment now with a Birth Story Mentor. Take an hour to forever transform the meaning of one of the most important journeys of your life, the story of your rite of passage through birth. 

 

Our logo was designed by Nate Francis who envisions the birth story as a continuous journey from conception to birth, from birth through life, and from this life to the other side; he expressed this in his exquisite blend of spirals.

 

The Birth Story Facilitators are working with Phil, our web designer to make a website devoted just to Birth Story Medicine, appointments, classes, and a blog. Stay tuned.

 

Be amazed at what can change forever

in just one uplifting Birth Story Medicine session.

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My Dear Friends and Summer Campers,

You may be wondering how am I, where the hell was I for summer camp yesterday, and what is going on. I will tell you. Over the last few months, it began insidiously, and I tried to ignore the call--from my own heart--I notice symptoms...

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Recently, we announced our new Three-Part Birth Story Medicine course (that is replacing the former two-part course). 

This summer I am making the revised Part II and Part III available to students who were enrolled in Part II any time...

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The Storytelling Year has been very rich. Perhaps storytellers became distracted by summer, I'm not sure, but, due to a lack of response in June, I cancelled the July class which was to be on Fairytales. It is my hope, that with this reminder, Quarter Two students and...

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