"I have long awaited a book that can guide any woman into the sweet depths of sacred ceremony..." -- Suzanne Arms, internationally acclaimed author, founder and director of Birthing the Future®
"I love this book! Absolutely brilliant and original...[Mother Rising] is a treasure chest, an cyclopedic cookbook for Blessingways..." -- Pam England, midwife and author of Birthing from Within
"Indeed, [Mother Rising] will help our culture gestate a better way to welcome life and thus transform us all." -- Jeannine Parvati Baker, midwife and author of Prenatal Yoga & Natural Childbirth, Hygieia: A Woman's Herbal and Conscious Conception: Elemental Journey Through the Labyrinth of Sexuality
"Mother Rising helps women remember the power and support they can give each other. It speaks to a womans soul." -- Christiane Northrup, MD, author of Womens Bodies, Womens Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause
"Mother Rising is exactly the step-by-step gorgeous, loving resource mothers-to-be and those who love them are hungry for...Highly recommended." -- Jennifer Louden, author of The Pregnant Woman's Comfort Book and creator of www.comfortqueen.com
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From the Publisher
* A resource for planning and hosting a blessingway ceremonya woman-centered celebration of the journey into motherhood. * Ideal gift for or from an expectant mother who wants a more meaningful and transformational experience than the traditional, gift-focused baby shower. * Outlines the five stages of the blessingway ritual, from establishing a safe and sacred space to honoring and pampering the mother-to-be. * Finalist in both the 2004 Independent Publisher Book Awards and Foreword magazines Book of the Year Awards. * Features sidebars, inspirational quotations, resources, and checklists.