Today, I'm talking with Anna from Sweden. As an RH negative, first-time mom, Anna was swept up in the fearmongering and control of the hospital system. Despite having what she thought at the time was a "natural" hospital birth, she entered motherhood feeling alone. As she started questioning everything that had happened during her birth, she found freebirth! With her second daughter, Anna went from questioning everything, to knowing what to do as she brought her into the world, surrounded by family and love.
Today on the show we have Anna, who shares her story of saying "yes" to a wild pregnancy and freebirth as a first-time mom. Her deep-rooted trust in the innate intelligence of her body allowed her to experience nearly *zero* fear, as she brought her baby earthside in love, patience, and ease.
Today on the show, I'm talking with my friend Vivian about birth as a catalyst for deep maturation. With her first baby, Vivian had a medicalized birth, and although she freebirthed her second son, she brought him into the hospital two days postpartum. She left (eleven days later) with a commitment to do things differently the next time around. Vivian's third birth was powerful and glorious, and she speaks about how it even healed her relationship with her own mother.
Davana's pregnancy with her first son was a wake up call to the consequences of trusting in a system that doesn't serve women. After a traumatizing and unecessary surgical birth, she found the fire within her to say "never again" and chose the guidance of her inner voice above all.