Podcast 106: Using the Power of Creativity for a Powerful Birth | Alexis Cohen

Alexis Cohen

My guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Alexis Cohen is a Visual Artist, Creativity Mentor, Shamanic Practitioner and Hypnotherapist. Alexis’s passion is for helping mothers, artists and visionaries heal and strengthen their connection to their body’s wisdom, creative power and intuition.

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. How developing your creativity in your pregnancy will help you to open up to the creative power of your birth rather than shutting it down
  2. How to “Befriend the Unknown” through the creative process
  3. Tips on how to use Creativity after birth for stress relief and fun, when the day-to-day care giving to your baby can become overwhelming

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About Alexis Cohen:

Alexis Cohen is a Visual Artist, Creativity Mentor, Shamanic Practitioner and Hypnotherapist. Alexis’s passion is for helping mothers, artists and visionaries heal and strengthen their connection to their body’s wisdom, creative power and intuition.

Alexis supports women through all their creative processes, including art, writing, ceremony and childbirth. With a decade-long background as a Doula, Alexis finds that her work in birth has beautifully woven into her current practices, and has transformed the way she sees her life and the lives and experiences of her clients.

About the Author

Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 17 years. He is also the Wellness Care Coordinator at the CAP Wellness Center in San Diego, CA where 90% of his practice is pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old. Dr. Jay is a proud member of the ICPA and APPPAH (the Association or Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health) and the host of the podcast “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” in iTunes. His online program, “Connecting with Baby” guides pregnant women through processes to strengthen maternal bonding for a happier pregnancy, gentler birth and easier post-partum experience. Dr. Jay is also the proud father of his 3 year old son, Niko who keeps him very busy (and happy) outside of the office.