IN THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS
What is a Doula - They play a significant role assisting women through the psychosomatic experience of birth.
Why every single woman should do a doula training. It is the primal role of woman. Assisting at births is an important rite for one's womanhood, femininity and fulfilment.
Obstetrician in latin = "to observe." Are they only observing or doing too much?
The Role of the Partner (Mostly Men) In Birth
Have we placed to much expectations on male partners?
Are men actually fit for the job of assisting a birthing experience? Let alone asked to be the primary! support person in an experience they have no knowledge of, what so ever!
Traditionally, birth has always been womens business. Men should were not to go anywhere near that.
It is ridiculous to send anyone in a birthing room without good education and preparation.
Causes for increasing C-section rates.
Why you want a vaginal delivery over C-section.
How to make a beautiful birth no matter what unfolds such as C-section, epidurals.
You cannot put your faith all the time in one system.
If you go into these systems without education, you will get funnelled down a conveyer belt, and that is where we get great amounts of intervention and dissatisfaction. Education is key to empowerment.
You need to be open minded and have a little element of belief that birth can be something different to the medicalised traumatic event that has been showed to you on television.
The post-natal hormonal orchestra that floods the mother brain.
The Brain-Uterus Connection (Via the Ferguson reflex and more).
The Vagina as the Seat as Consciousness.
Active birthing and why a woman should not be lying on her back during labour.
She Births: The Better Birthing Method
65% reduction of epidural rates
44% reduction of c-section rates
53% reduction in resuscitation of babies.
32mis shorter (2nd stage) labour.
The Essential Post-Natal Support Network
Soul Mama Circles - Real support and connection amongst new mothers.
Post Natal Care Regimen
The important to rest after birth - simple and sacred - "40 days of rest for 40 years energy." The fourth trimester.
ABOUT NADINE RICHARDSON
Nadine is a mother, yoga teacher, doula, speaker, creator and founder of the world's only scientifically verified childbirth education program, She Births®.
She is an expert in childbirth, pregnancy and prenatal yoga.
She knows that together we can shift the cultural meme of birth from a medicalised traumatic event to something so much better.
Nadine helps takes the fear out of childbirth and helps women connect to, and trust their bodies while also equipping partners to not only provide effective support but become an active participant in the journey.
The mission of She Births" is to restore the sanctity of birth, build stronger families and hand the power of birth back to every woman."
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