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Here’s the thing about preparing for birth: you can read all the books, take all the classes, listen to all the podcasts, set up a dream birth team, but no amount of preparation will get the birthing done for you. So, are you doing the inner work that will allow you to step up and own your birth? Rockstar Birth Mentor, Shalome Stone tell us more. Stay tuned.
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What we talked about:
What does it mean to own your birth? Why does it this matter?
What can you do to prepare to truly show up at your birth?
Pregnancy period as an opportunity to prepare for birth. Will you use it wisely?
“Going with the flow is not a birth plan”
The benefit for inner work during pregnancy
Reflecting on how you want to feel during birth
The benefit for outer work during pregnancy
Where and with whom will you birth?
Watching out for red flags
Your “birth bouncers” and “birth cheerleaders”
Being ok with the “woo”
Letting your body’s reactions guide you during pregnancy and birth
Facing and embracing your fears
Surrendering is not the same as giving up control
Learning from birth stories
What if you have a cesarean? The possibility of positive cesarean births
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Shalome Stone, Rockstar Birth Mentor
Shalome Stone wants to live in a world where women approach their birth with excitement, knowledge and a sense of power. A highly-medicalised hospital birth and 2 sensational home births taught her the importance of putting the trust back into a woman’s innate ability to birth beautifully.
Shalome is the Founder and Editor of the Rockstar Birth Magazine the Rockstar Birth Radio podcast, Rockstar Birth TV webinar series, and the online interactive Rock Your Birth program. All designed to remind you of one important truth – that you are BORN to birth, mama. Everything you need is already inside you. You can start your Rockstar Birth journey by connecting with Shalome at shalome [at] rockstarbirth [dot] com, at www.rockstarbirthmagazine.com, or on Facebook.