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Maria Rivera

Maria Teresa is an Indigenous Student Midwife, Doula, Certified Lactation Educator &  Counselor, Placenta Encapsulation Specialist and Healing arts practitioner serving the  greater Los Angeles area. She is the visionary  of   Womyn’s Medicine and has served over  200 families. Her background ineducation & mental health makes her a compassionate  teacher promoting culturally relevant self care practices, childbirth education, holistic healing,  preventative care for perinatal mood disorders,  non­violent communication and reflective  practice. She views healing as a process  between the mind­body, environment and the  trans­generational experience. Her vision is to support her community in making informed choices to  contribute to their wellness and healthy growth of the incoming generations.

 

Education:

Maria has revieved over 30 trainings in clinical and traditional healing modalities in areas such as Lactation Education, Reiki level 2 and Doula

 

Practice:

Student Midwife, Doula & Healing Arts Practitioner

 

Services:

Birth & Postpartum Doula, Lactation Education & Hands on support, Reiki, Womb Wellness, Self Care coaching

 

Workshops Available:

Womyn’s Medicine offers a wide range of classes. The following are some of the classes being offered.

 

Pregnancy

 

   Lactation Education

   Conscious Pregnancy

   Doula information session

   Honoring Sacred Birth ( Childbirth education)

   Childbirth education for out-of-hospital births

   Childbirth education for hospital births

   Nutrition

   Self-care during Pregnancy

   Herbs for Pregnancy

 

Postpartum

 

   Hands on lactation counseling

   How to have an optimal Postpartum recovery

   Postpartum doula information session

   Placenta information session

   Self-care during postpartum

 

Womb health/General

 

   Nanyotl: Honoring our creative force

   Healing our wombs thru creating writing & art making

   Yolotl Xocholatl: healing with cacao

   Self-care

   Herbs for womb health

 

For birth professionals:

 

   Doula mentorship program

   Birth psychology

   Placenta encapsulation training

   Self-care for birthworkers

   Cultural competency

   Reflective listening

 

Contact Information:

Website: womynsmedicine.com

 

 

 

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