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Perineum Healing Herbs Recipe

Directions for Sitz Bath Use: Scoop approx.. ¾-1 cup of herbs into the reusable muslin bag. Place tea in 6 quarts (about a large crock pot) just boiled water.  Allow to steep for 20 min. as tea cools to bath or desired temperature. Give the bag an extra squeeze before removing. Add to shallow basin or tub, add more water if needed to cover area, and relax for 15-20min. 

Directions for Cooling Perineum pads: Gather 6-8 chlorine free maxi pads, a spray bottle (16-20oz) (not needed but helpful).  Prepare tea as stated above but use 4 Tbsp herbs and 2 cups water. Put cooled tea into the spray bottle (if using) and spray, or pour evenly, onto pads until they are partly saturated but not dripping out. Add Witch hazel now to the pads if desired (You can purchase liquid witch hazel at most grocery stores.) Place in freezer in large freezer bags until they are needed for post-partum pain relief and healing. *TIP: you can also use this as a perineum spray for fasting healing and relief.

**NOTE: External use only!

Beginnings: A Perinatal Collective
is a group of small business owners based out of Denver, Colorado who specialize in helping improve your health & wellness during pregnancy and postpartum. Our goal in coming together as a collective is to create a one stop shop for all of your perinatal needs. We look forward to supporting you and your family. To learn more about each individual professional scroll down or visit the website.

Rise Chiropractic, Dr. Alyssa specializes in pediatrics, pregnancy, and especially loves to work with athletes.  She utilizes a variety of methods including the gentle activator as well as manual techniques. 


Mama Jane Massage, Liz Martin specializes in prenatal & postpartum massage, reflexology and the Arvigo Techniques of Mayan Abdominal Therapy®


Bumblebee Acutherapy, Maya utilizes Japanese acupuncture, shonishin, or acutherapy, moxibustion to treat kids 0-14. She also loves to treat couples during maternity and preconception.


Foundations Family Medicine, Dr. Jessie Miller is a naturopathic doctor that focuses on the health of women and children. Prevention and alleviating of both chronic and acute problems in the perinatal period.


Inclusive Care, Dr. Krystina Holland specializes in pelvic floor health for all.


Pearl In Process, Ashley Hudson specializes in the treatment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD).


Misty Stewart, CD(DONA),CCCE is our amazing birth doula who strives to give each mother the comfort, knowledge, and support they need on their journey of bringing their baby into the world.


KW Designs Photography, Kim specializes in Family, Maternity, and Newborn photography in Lakewood, Colorado and surrounding Denver area.


Sleep Love & Happiness, Bonnie works with exhausted parents of babies, toddlers and young children who aren’t sleeping well.

MAMMaway, is a product to create pumping solutions for when the MAMMaries have to be AWAY.

Kristi Conroy, is an international board certified lactation consultant since 2009. She provides in home support and education.

Leslie Rodriguez is the owner & trainer of Empowered Fit + Wellness. She is a certified prenatal & postnatal corrective exercise specialist and personal trainer. She offers personal training, group fitness classes and online programs

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