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BIRTHFIT Webinars: Eating Psychology with Melissa Hemphill

        This coming Monday will be the first of many future BIRTHFIT Webinars. Melissa Hemphill, of BIRTHFIT Florida, will be leading an awesome webinar on the topic of food and emotions and the connections to you and your baby. Melissa is a captain in the Air Force, …

Training Your Mind

Mantras are awesome.  The literal, Sanskrit translation of the word man-tra is “instrument of thought.”  A mantra is a sound, word, or group of words capable of creating transformation.  And in the world of birth, transformation is the epicenter. Seed Sounds.  Bija mantras are these neat, little one-syllable seed sounds.  Each seed sound is said to activate …

Melissa Hemphill’s Empowering Birth Story

The birth story below was written by Melissa for the BirthFIT audience. It is as much educational as it is beautiful and empowering. It is apparent that Melissa was strong physically, but it was her mental game that got her through her pregnancy and birth. I was 8 weeks pregnant …