Childbirth

Language, Self-talk and Courageous Labour

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Language.  So often we use words without thinking out of habit or because of cultural norms. I’m feeling super inspired right now thanks to the insights of one amazing Birth Warrior that I met through the Positive Birth Movement Group I host.  She shared her increasing awareness of the power of language and how the…

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Tearing and Pushing; Everything you need to know!

Tearing and Pushing; everything you need to know

I had a really poignant message this week from a pregnant first-time mum about pushing and perineal tearing and, with her permission,  I’m going to share some of that content with you because I feel like it’s really relevant to a number of women that I’ve been speaking to recently that have expressed similar fears. Basically…

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What does a doula do?

Birth Warriors - Doula Services

You may be wondering what does a doula do? Doulas provide support to mums and dads during pregnancy, labour and the postnatal period. Many of us are experienced birth companions and have completed Doula training as a minimum. Working with a Doula through your labour can reduce the chance of a medical intervention such a…

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