Holistic Pregnancy Consulting
– Encourage, educate, ease anxiety & help craft your birth vision
Comprehensive Doula Support Throughout Labor & Your Baby’s Birth
– Hands-on comfort measures for natural pain relief, emotional support & facilitating positive communication with medical staff
Maternity Massage House Calls, Deep Tissue & Relaxation Massage
-Nurture your body & soul, pregnancy or postpartum
In-home Postpartum Support to ease the transition into parenthood
– Breastfeeding guidance, newborn care mentoring & self-care
Private, In-home Infant Massage Lessons – Pediatric Therapeutic Massage House Calls
Natural Maternity Products & Placenta Capsules
Established in 2010.
Rising Lotus has been serving families in Pinellas County since 2010, specializing in safe, effective therapeutic massage during pregnancy and private infant massage lessons.
In 2013, Rising Lotus expanded to include birth doula services, labor coaching, and holistic pregnancy consulting. We have since served families in local hospitals, birth centers and home births. 2015 brings even more, with placenta capsule supplements and natural maternity care products.
Melissa L.Business Owner
Melissa E. Loera has been a licensed prenatal and family massage therapist since 2010, with advanced training in massage and acupressure during pregnancy, labor and childbirth. In 2013, she earned certification as a childbirth doula through the Madriella doula training program.
She has experience with hospital births, birth centers, home birth, Cesareans, inductions, water birth, Hypnobirthing, the Bradley Method, mothers over 40 and mothers who have experienced sexual or birth trauma.
She is a proud member of The Tampa Bay Birth Network and active in the Clearwater chapter of ICAN, the International Cesarean Awareness Network.