blessing way
 n.— «A Blessing Way is a ritual for the expectant mother. It is based on a Hopi tradition. A Blessing Way is a gathering of women who get together, tell birth stories, give the expectant mother emotional support and pamper her a bit (brush her hair, wash her feet, massage her).» —“Re: Sweet Homebirth Story – 1 Year Later” by Heather Madrone Usenet: Nov. 11, 1993. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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