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Birth is a Ceremony

ByT'Karima Ticitl, PhD

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This book is a useful resource for pregnant people, parents, birthworkers and anyone interested in birth stories about the use of peyote in pregnancy and childbirth. Based on the variety of nutrition recommended for pregnant people, the birth stories are about eating medicinal plants such as peyote throughout pregnancy and/or childbirth. The reoccurring patterns and themes of consuming peyote in pregnancy and/or childbirth consisted of; (1) strength (2) healing, (3) harmony, (4) health, (5) gratitude, (6) love, (7) motherhood, (8) safe in pregnancy and birth, (9) good for breastmilk, (10) sacred spirituality, (11) faith, (12) grandmother and grandfather, and (13) vision. Consuming peyote in pregnancy and/or childbirth does not cause fetal malformations or congenital anomalies to babies. After reading this book the author does not recommend that one consume peyote in pregnancy and/or childbirth, the people who shared their experiences here are members of a NAC chapters or very active in peyote traditions.

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Publication Date
Sep 4, 2018
Language
English
Category
Science & Medicine
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): T'Karima Ticitl, PhD

Specifications

Pages
168
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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