Birth Journeys – what did you learn along the way?

What is a birth journey?

While at the osteopath having a general post-baby tune-up, my therapist and I started discussing birth. We both agreed, having both had miscarriages, infertility issues and children, that pregnancy, birth and babies were a journey. It was one we both thought was an amazing journey but fully of up’s, down’s and everything in between.

 

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How can birth coaching help when it starts to go wrong?

You’ve done your hypnobirthing sessions
You’ve packed your birth bag
You’ve had your first cuddle

And then it all starts to fall apart…

As a society, we have now started to wake up to the idea that the more you put into birth the more you get out. It’s clear from the amount of prenatal services you can buy – hypnobirthing, pregnancy yoga and pregnancy reiki all aim to empower and provide support to expectant parents. In my opinion this has transformed the birth experience for many women for the better and long may it continue.

But what happens after the cuddle?

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