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We Do Not Birth In A Vacuum Part 2 | The Systems of Birth

‘We do not birth in a vacuum’ Part 2 – The systems and structure of Western birthing culture Societal norms together with the structures and systems we’ve created for birth make up our ‘birthing culture’. This culture forms the backdrop for our births. Whether consciously or unconsciously and whether they are welcomed or unwelcome we …

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Birthing by elective caesarean (abdominal births)

All births are transitions. Transitions from pregnancy to parenthood. Regardless of how you birth, each birthing person can benefit from feeling centred, connected and relaxed. For some people an elective caesarean birth may not be a preferred choice and this can contribute to feelings of anxiety and concern. For others, birthing abdominally is very much …

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Having a Baby Won’t Fix Your Relationship | Michaela Thomas

Your Relationship and having children. We chat to Michaela Thomas, Clinical Psychologist, couples therapist and founder of  The Thomas Connection about the psychological realities of being a parent and a partner.   ‘Consider how your mind, heart and soul change in parenthood. Having a baby will literally change your brain’         Let’s start by looking …

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Dr. Emma Svanberg on Feeling Anxious (or not) during pregnancy & Covid-19

 ‘It’s not always an easy journey but there is something quite astonishing in the reserves that we can find in times of great challenge and great joy’   It was amazing to speak to Dr Emma Svanberg aka Mumologist on Instagram Live recently.  We talked anxiety, emotions and different responses we may be experiencing, through …

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