Welcome to EcoBirth!
Read a bit more about us, then write your own EcoBirth story and get involved in other ways!
Contact: Molly Arthur, firstname.lastname@example.org, 415 435 8031
- A coalition of organizations and individuals who cherish our beloved babies and Mother Earth.
- Women who want to consciously change our culture’s story to compassion for the environments of Earth and Birth and impel social change to sustain healthy, caring humans and a healed earth home.
- Mobilize champions to create, gather and protect our life stories of caring and love.
- Empower women to challenge the systems that allow an uncaring world.
- Train women to take a stand.
EcoBirth StatementWe want to ensure that there are no more toxins in our bodies or in our developing babies.
We want our babies born in a caring, natural way and raised in a safe, non-toxic world.
Help us protect our earth, our babies and birth.
Relating earth and birth- one natural life. Pure Life: Clean world, safe births and healthy babies.
EcoBirth Main Areas
Creation-having to do with the creating of life and what might affect its normal development.
Topics-reproductive health, sex, epigenetics, perinatal psychology, prenatal care, environmental health, creation stories/native, environment, cosmology, ecofeminism, evolutionary biology.
Birth- having to do with the transformation into life and what might affect its normal action.
Topics-medical anthropology, drugs, homebirth, cultural differences, drugs, psychology, maternal care systems, birth stories, evidence based practices, human right, women empowerment.
Nurturing- having to do with caring for the environment needed for quality human growth and development.
Topics-medicine, land & soil, deep ecology, environmental health, spiritual/religion, literature, Native American, pesticides, social justice.
Nourishing- having to do with feeding and caring for home and educational environment needed for quality human growth and development.
Topics- breastfeeding, food system, home greening, safe products, environmental pollution, child & nature, GMOs, education, chronic diseases, environmental justice, community, parenting.
Maturing-having to do with recognizing the rite of passage to maturity. Living a full life.
Topics- youth, peer pressure, music, leadership, education, work, gardening, farming, meaningful life, happiness, economics, finances, spirituality
Wisdom- having to do with respecting elder wisdom and ancestors
Topics- traditional foods, native practices, homeopathy, disease, social burden, spirituality
Departing- having to do with honoring the passage from life.
Topics- religion, death, hospice, green funerals.
Head-educating for full human potential and social change
Eyes- seeing consciously, loving, worldview, perception
Ears-listening to others stories, active
Mouth- speaking truth to power, storytelling for a caring world
Heart-spirit centered, broken open, most powerful
Womb- green it from toxins, should be inviolate
Belly-contains the world, life force, seeds of life
Hands-hold space for next generations
Vagina-birth, struggle, fruition
Thighs-strength, carry burdens
Calves-leap into future