Do you want to move from fear to confidence in childbirth? In this episode, Debra explores the common fears and anxieties around childbirth that often go unaddressed. She explains that while fear is a normal response, when not addressed, it can negatively impact the birthing experience by making it longer, more painful and increasing interventions. Debra guides us to identify and openly acknowledge our deepest worries.
Debra provides us with a toolkit of practical strategies to move from paralyzing fear to empowered confidence before and during birth. She shares suggestions for seeking knowledge through classes and resources, communicating openly with your care team, creating detailed birth preferences, practicing visualization and relaxation techniques, hiring a doula for support, prioritizing self-care and curating a positive birth environment.
By facing fears head-on, surrounding yourself with positive stories, setting realistic expectations and proactively preparing, Debra shows how we can overcome anxiety and approach birth with joy, trust and anticipation for meeting our babies. This encouraging episode provides invaluable insights and guidance for expectant parents to transform fear into the ultimate birthing experience.
In this episode:
“Unaddressed fear in childbirth can make birth longer, more painful, harder, and susceptible to more interventions.” – Debra Pascali-Bonaro
“I believe that you can find joy, love and connection during birth. Debra Pascali-Bonaro
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