Ayurvedic Birth Services
Divine Journey empowers moms to give birth more confidently, happily and naturally by preparing them for birth and blending traditional Ayurvedic medicine techniques with childbirth education.
Hesitant about hiring a birth coach or not sure what to expect? Read the birth stories of moms we’ve worked with to learn about their experience with Divine Journey.
Divine Journey Has Helped Mothers
- Who had no idea what to expect, were afraid of pain, and/or had medical complications, to have short, successful vaginal births
- With painful and unwanted interventions during their first birth go on to achieve their goal of a natural, unmedicated birth, with few or no complications
- Stuck in labor for days troubleshoot what is going on and deliver within hours
- Heal themselves from conditions that were not addressed successfully by Western medicine
Here’s some food for thought:
Digestion is more than the food that we eat!
Working with pregnant women, this fact rings true even more than with the general population.
Your breath is the single most important thing in your life. Why? It keeps you alive! Our breath is the movement of air in and out of us – inhalation and exhalation.
Ok...the truth is….birth is normal!!! Yes, it hurts or can hurt like hell...but, can you do it? Absolutely! Is it safe? Yes, it's absolutely normal and women have been doing it since the beginning of time. What’s the point of this post? It’s to urge you, to support you, and to champion you to trust your gut.
What Past Clients Are Saying
As the husband, it was very reassuring to have Viji around the entire time, since she was continuously guiding and comforting my wife through the (difficult!) process of birth. Our nurses were thoroughly impressed with Viji and said that she changed their opinions on doulas.
Not only is Viji intellectually gifted and well-read, but her experience in an array of modalities means she has a huge toolkit to draw from to support a woman through pregnancy, birth and post-partum. Not only did I rely on Viji for these skills- which she used to help me have exactly the birth I wanted, 100% natural - but her emotional intelligence and support were what got me through some challenging pregnancy moments.
Palo Alto, CA
Having Viji is like having a birth coach, a strategist, and insurer all in one. What I mean by that, is no one can predict how labor will actually play out. Viji will guide you throughout the stages of labor. She knows your end goal, and she knows the various routes that could achieve that end goal.
Mountain View, CA
Viji is a vey positive person and you get the vibe as soon as you meet her. Post-natal massages both were ultimate relaxing and rejuvenating. I instantly was able to get rid of negative thoughts due to work pressure and anxiety. Viji Has abundance of Ayurvedic knowledge and provides useful tips to allow self care instead of being dependent on her. Absolutely worth every minute and I keep looking forward for more relaxing moments with her.
Beyond her caring and nurturing nature, Viji has a gift for Ayurvedic massage and treatment, as well as a strong intuition to provide support exactly where you need it most. She gave the most amazing massage, which not only helped induce labor, but more importantly helped me relax and let go of many of my concerns regarding the birth.
San Mateo, CA
Getting Viji as a doula was one of the best decisions we made regarding the birth of our child. Her dedication is incredible and she goes well beyond the call of duty to take care of my wife. Viji doesn't treat her work as a business contract and behaves like a friend and guide. My wife was able to go through her labor without any epidural or painkillers mainly because of Viji's coaching and massaging.
A Creation of The Heart
Welcome to my greatest passion – helping and supporting mothers during their birth journey. After 15 years of working as a Research Scientist in Drug Discovery (Medicinal Chemistry) at Pfizer, Inc, I decided to embrace my deepest calling. I draw on my extensive knowledge and familiarity in health and medical sciences to bring human compassion to modern care.
As a Certified Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, Certified Yoga Teacher and Certified Massage Therapist, I am committed to helping my clients understand themselves on a deeper level by using these ancient, time honored traditions that help us to live healthier, happier and more balanced lives.
When I help moms, I try to connect the dots that go unnoticed. The ones that tell a story of what could happen if not recognized and corrected.
My job is to help prevent anything negative from happening and to increase the chances of a positive and healthy pregnancy. By keeping an eagle eye on and staying on track with, simple and important practices during pregnancy, you can avoid many of the big problems that come your way. The best part is that you will never know whether you would have suffered from any of the serious ailments.
My work focuses on supporting you and your child through your pregnancy by helping you to create a very specific and supportive environment in your body. This environment helps your baby grow healthy, thrive and flourish. My aim is to give you and your baby the best possible foundation for life and health.
Viji Natarajan, Ayurvedic Doctor (NAMA)