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
When I experienced pelvic pain about 6.5 months in, one bodywork session with Viji cleared up the pain for the rest of my pregnancy.
Palo Alto, CA
We were a VBAC case, and we were skeptical about whether natural birth would be possible the second time around, but she made it happen. Her combination of aromatherapy, positive attitude & various exercises and positions helped make a baby who was initially OP into OA, and to have him be delivered naturally in a stress-free manner against a lot of odds. She helped us do what the doctors told us wouldn't happen.
San Jose, CA
If you are like me, reading through all the reviews about Viji and also thinking that her services is expensive, you can stop right here! Only later did we know that we are getting more than what we paid for! We trusted Viji to the extent that we were not worried if any symptoms showed up because we knew Viji would take care of it! She goes out of her way to make sure her clients are comfortable. Her presence is felt when you are in the hospital. I was surprised to see how the nurses and doctors really listened to Viji when she gave recommendations. This is the kind of person you would need when you are laboring in the hospital. She took care of a lot of things that I would have overseen or just didn't know. We have made Viji a part of our family.
No amount of words can describe how important Viji was during my pregnancy and postpartum. She is highly intuitive! Her main focus was to ensure that I was happy, physically and emotionally, and healthy throughout my pregnancy. If I didn't check in with her regularly, she was sure to reach out. She was more like a life coach for us during my pregnancy. It not only made me emotionally stronger for my labor but also helped me to rediscover myself. She taught me how to process & express my suppressed emotions. She went above and beyond for me by sacrificing a lot of her own personal time to help me to realize my strength. She just wanted us to have the best childbirth experience possible which we did.
As a soon-to-be father, there was a whole lot I had never learned about pregnancy, labor, and the first weeks of having a new baby. To any men who are wondering whether or not hiring a doula is a good idea, I can honestly say YES, call Viji, you will not regret it, and YES, I would do it again in a heartbeat.
Boulder Creek, CA
Viji is not only knowledgeable but also has an innate gift for sensing the unconscious fears and needs of the client that may be blocking the labor and birthing process. I was over a week overdue when Viji performed her prenatal massage for me that helped to uncover emotional and mental blocks facilitating me to go into labor within a couple of days.
San Jose, CA
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.