10 Positive Things about Childbirth from the Irish Independent
I love seeing the notion of 'Positive Birth' becoming more mainstream. So thank to the Irish Independent for;
- sharing the news that birth can be good
- sharing the truth that our bodies are very well designed to birth our babies healthily
- giving lie to the myth that we can't prepare to optimise our birth experiences.
It's a great article so please clicky click here for the full deal. But if you really don't have 5 minutes to read with a cuppa, here's a quick summary;
1 - You're not squeezing something the size of a melon out of something the size of a grape
2 - Childbirth doesn't necessarily have to involve pain & suffering
3 - Childbirth is one of the most empowering things a woman can do
4 - It unlocks a new part of you that was dormant until you birthed
5 - Relaxing and trusting in the process is one of the most effective things you can do - and you can learn how to do it
6 - You'll fall in love with your partner again
7 - There's lots you can do to prepare for your birth even before your baby's due
8 - There's lots you can do to make your birth easier on the day
9 - There's a reason babies exit the womb the way they do
10 - You actually only have to move that baby about 5"