Mother Blessing

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 Is it a baby shower?

Yes and no. A Mother blessing is more centred around the mother.

What is a mother blessing?

Mother Blessing is a ceremony originating from Blessingways ceremonies in the Navajo tradition. It is a time to gather, celebrate and empower a mother to be at the end of her pregnancy for the journey to come. A great alternative to baby showers, focusing on the mother.

It helps the mother prepare emotionally, physically and spiritually. Each ceremony is unique but often include: affirmations, stories, massage, thread ceremony, art, … It finishes around a nourishing shared meal together.

How to hold a mother blessing?

It is tailored to the needs and wishes of the mother, surrounded by the people that are special in her life. While it can be deeply spiritual, you do not need to follow a religion, it  can be adapted to your beliefs.

Where to hold a mother blessing?

The ceremony usually lasts 3 hours and can take place at your home, in nature, a community venue or anywhere you feel comfortable and safe. 

Who should hold the mother blessing?

One person need to hold the space and guide the ceremony. Ideally it should be a person who is used to holding space for groups and sensitive to the intimate nature of the ceremony.

How can I help you prepare for your mother blessing?

e book for planning mother blessing accessible on computer or phone
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Plan your own Mother Blessing.

Ebook (PDF) 

Includes a order or ceremony, ideas for things to include, poems and readings as well as logistic checklists to make sure it is as easy as possible for you to organise.


Help to plan your Mother blessing.

60 minutes Planing session

This will give you all the tools to organise your own Mother blessing or get a friend to organise it for you.



I plan and run your Mother Blessing.

Don’t worry about anything, sit back and relax.

  • 1 x 60  minutes planning session
  • 1 x 3hrs run of the ceremony 
  • I will bring all that is needed for the ceremony

Book a free 30 min. no obligation call now !


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pregnant mother receiving a hand and foot massage for her mother blessing

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