Whole body birthing
THE NEW WHOLE BIRTH PREPARATION
How can you prepare for an experience that is essentially unknowable until you get there?
People ask, how can I prepare myself, as a birthing person and a support person? Many of us come to parenting with conditioning and expectations. Birth in particular is framed in our culture in a medicalised setting where it can be easy to delegate agency to professionals and the hospital setting.
Traditional birth education leaves some important factors out of the process. Over my 20 years in the field, I have found 4 key areas that are useful to reframe and reflect upon to set your birth and parenting journey up.
WHOLE BODY BIRTHING
Birth preparation that includes sexuality and