Birthwell

Trust. Love. Surrender. Are You Ready to Experience a Joyful Birth?

Birthwell- your premiere Los Angeles midwife – provides comprehensive and holistic pregnancy and childbirth services. We specialize in catering to the needs of women and families by providing exceptional care options and informed choice. Our nurse-midwives offer safe and evidenced based prenatal care, home birth, and waterbirth. Our caring and experienced birth and postpartum doulas will lovingly support women wherever and however they choose to birth.

Cranio-Sacral Therapy with Claire Davis

CranioSacral work addresses restrictions in the CranioSacral system – the membranes and fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord. As this system directly impacts the central nervous system, CranioSacral Therapy helps the body release the effects of stress naturally and restores balance, thereby limiting any sensory, motor or neurological imbalances that may be present.
Carried out in the delivery room or within the first days of life, CranioSacral Therapy can potentially reduce a wide variety of difficulties, many of which may not become apparent until your child is in school. Often suckling or colic problems can be relieved with just a few sessions.
For Mom this gentle therapy helps with the enormous shifts and changes that take place during pregnancy and following the birth. This can be a challenging time and aligning the CranioSacral system can assist the body adjust and restore quickly and naturally, helping Mom to have a greater sense of wellbeing.
Claire works with both Mom and baby individually, and finishes the sessions with Mom and baby together, which is often a beautiful time of stillness and rest for both.

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Therapist: Claire Davis

CranioSacral Therapy gently and empathically enhances the health of the nervous system, encouraging your body’s natural healing. Irresistably drawn to CST as part of her own healing, Claire has worked with this magical modality for 15 years. She studied with Dr John Upledger, D.O., O.M.M., through the Upledger Institute and took further studies with Dr John Beaulieu, N.D, Ph.D.

Claire Davis is a warm-hearted, occasionally cranky Brit who loves life, her work, and the beautiful Santa Monica Mountains where she lives with her husband. She has practiced healing arts for longer than is polite to ask, after careers in the worlds of dance, theatre, and film production in London. In 1995, she left her successful aromatherapy practice in England and came to California, where she discovered Cranio Sacral Therapy and soon chose it as the main modality for her work.
In 2005, Claire felt guided to The Four Winds Society and began to integrate this powerful shamanic medicine into her practice. She graduated the Society’s Light Body Program in 2007 and is a full mesa carrier in the Inka tradition. Since 2009 she has been a member of the Society’s teaching faculty and is a certified instructor for the Inka Medicine Wheel studies. Claire is a member of the Zero Balancing Health Association, the International Association of Healthcare Practitioners, The American CranioSacral Therapy Association and The Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals