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Healing Your Birth Story with Ilia Stranko

  • Mama's Wellness Joint 1100 Pine Street Philadelphia, PA, 19107 United States (map)

Giving birth doesn’t always go as we planned.  Things happen quickly, and before you know it, your well-planned water birth is out the window.  The next few months are a blur and when you re-tell your birth story there’s this pain you can’t quite explain, this undercurrent of disappointment.  We have no words for this pain because it “shouldn’t be there”, right? No one talks about what happens when things don’t go as planned and how you may or may not feel.  

Here’s the thing, you’re not alone.  Many of us are grieving the loss of the birth we longed for, the birth we planned, the birth we dreamed of.  What no one tells you is this is not an ordinary “story”— your child’s birth becomes a defining moment in womanhood, in motherhood, and how we view ourselves moving forward in the world.  Here’s the other part – we don’t tell anyone, we are grieving the birth we longed for.  It’s hard to explain, when we have this beautiful baby looking up at us, that in the quiet moments we feel less than because their birth did not go as planned.   

Are you ready to re-define your birth story and meet other women who have been there? Are you ready reclaim your power and shine a light on the truths of motherhood with a tribe of woman who get it?

If you answered yes to any of these questions.  This workshop is for you.

Join us as we create a sacred place of healing through truth telling, journaling, meditation, and an ancient tribal tradition using the power of crystals. During this workshop you will release the pain associated with your birth story while reclaiming your power and walk away feeling deeply grounded and supported.  Everything you need for this healing experience will be provided as part of the workshop fee, including a journal, crystals, and more! We can hope you can join us.


Ilia Stranko created this healing workshop after working with so many mothers – herself included – who all shared a deep wound over their birth story. She combines her expertise as a decade-long social worker; 3.5 years-long career as a licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Master, and life coach; plus her personal experiences as a mama of twins, to welcome all mothers to this soul-affirming exploration.


Ilia is an intuitive life coach and bodyworker who guides modern soul searchers through the next steps of their journey. She cares deeply about helping people create true change in their life and firmly believes in the healing power of connecting with our highest selves. Using a combination of therapeutic massage, energy work and coaching, her clients learn to trust their body again while releasing negative patterns from their life. They also learn to trust their intuition, create a soulful practice that feels good, manage their energetic body, and most importantly, how to embrace their emerging selves that comes from creating a soul driven life! To learn more about ilia, visit 

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