21 min

The importance of mental preparation for birth after trauma; my chat with Hannah Palamara about her VBAC after 2 emergency caesareans‪.‬ Tipping The Balance

    • Mental Health

This is a short bonus interview for you to enjoy! I interviewed the amazing Hannah Palamara for Episode 3 of Tipping The Balance and we recorded this extra chat just after.
Hannah and I have both had VBAC births (vaginal birth after caesarean.) Hannah was my birth photographer and managed to capture my VBAC birth at home in 2019. I will cherish those photos and birth video for ever.
During my labour I was flooded with fears and doubts and it really caught me off guard. I was sure I had done "the work" and preparation to be able to sail through my second birth but it turned out I was wrong.
Even though I had spent the best part of 2 years preparing and planning for my home VBAC I found the labour incredibly challenging. You can http://www.balanceddoula.com/new-blog/2020/11/3/edens-birth-story-a-home-vbac-home-vaginal-birth-after-previous-caesarean-section (read my birth story and watch my birth video here).
In this bonus episode Hannah shares her experience of preparing for a VBAC for her third baby after 2 emergency caesarean births. We discuss how her preparation for her third baby differed from her other 2 births. We focus on the mental aspect of preparing for birth after previous traumatic birth experiences and how crucial that can be.
You can connect with Hannah via her https://www.hannahpalamara.com/ (website) or https://www.instagram.com/hannahpalamarahonestlyyou/ (instagram )
Please share this episode with someone who you think will benefit from hearing this uplifting chat.
Love Katie x

This is a short bonus interview for you to enjoy! I interviewed the amazing Hannah Palamara for Episode 3 of Tipping The Balance and we recorded this extra chat just after.
Hannah and I have both had VBAC births (vaginal birth after caesarean.) Hannah was my birth photographer and managed to capture my VBAC birth at home in 2019. I will cherish those photos and birth video for ever.
During my labour I was flooded with fears and doubts and it really caught me off guard. I was sure I had done "the work" and preparation to be able to sail through my second birth but it turned out I was wrong.
Even though I had spent the best part of 2 years preparing and planning for my home VBAC I found the labour incredibly challenging. You can http://www.balanceddoula.com/new-blog/2020/11/3/edens-birth-story-a-home-vbac-home-vaginal-birth-after-previous-caesarean-section (read my birth story and watch my birth video here).
In this bonus episode Hannah shares her experience of preparing for a VBAC for her third baby after 2 emergency caesarean births. We discuss how her preparation for her third baby differed from her other 2 births. We focus on the mental aspect of preparing for birth after previous traumatic birth experiences and how crucial that can be.
You can connect with Hannah via her https://www.hannahpalamara.com/ (website) or https://www.instagram.com/hannahpalamarahonestlyyou/ (instagram )
Please share this episode with someone who you think will benefit from hearing this uplifting chat.
Love Katie x

21 min