These traditional 100% cotton rebozos are ethically sourced from a village in Mexico and are artisan crafted on a loom. Purchasing one supports women-owned businesses and their families! They are about 9ft long (2.7m) to accommodate all sizes and heights. Variety of weave patterns and colors available. Used by women for centuries during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum.Perfect also as a short wrap to carry your baby and as a long scarf/shawl. Handout for use included.
Now recognized worldwide as a marvelous companion for Doulas, Midwives and other birth professionals! "A Rebozo is an extension of loving hands."
Rebozo is a shawl used in the Central American tradition for many purposes, and it’s a vital companion of the woman in the birth process. With a rebozo the woman’s body is moved rhythmically, to promote comfort and ease during pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period.
Rebozos can be used to balance and relax the uterine muscles and ligaments to allow more space so baby is free to move into their preferred birth position.
It is also used to ease pain, to work with the pressure waves in birth, to relax and connect with the body and the baby. It can also help protect the birth space and privacy in a hospital setting.
A rebozo can also be used in postpartum period in the sealing ceremony to “close” the body of the mother and to help the intestines and womb to return to their correct places, or as a wrap for carrying babies.