Deep Rooted is a blog about living in a simple, natural, and peaceful way, in harmony with the earth and its cycles

Lunar Cycles and Women’s Health

Sitz Baths for Postpartum Healing

Sitz Baths for Postpartum Healing

Taking herbal sitz baths, sitting in warm water infused with herbs, can be a helpful component of a postpartum healing routine. According to Susan Weed’s Wise Women Herbal for the Childbearing Year, a┬ásitz bath can help prevent infection, aid healing, and offer pain relief. It […]

Resources on Natural Pregnancy and Birthing

Resources on Natural Pregnancy and Birthing

I recently had a natural water birth at home, in my fourth floor walk-up tenement apartment in New York City, and was assisted during my pregnancy and birth by a home birth midwife. Home birth is not especially common in New York City, so many […]