affirmations

Affirmations: a simple birth tool

Affirmations are words or phrases that are positive, validating, and empowering. Used through pregnancy they can prepare women to cope with labor. As well they are useful with managing all forms of stress. ($2.95, buy printable Birth Affirmation cards)   Even if an affirmation is used only during the birth experience for the first time, the Read more about Affirmations: a simple birth tool[…]

3. The Naysayers

People often make comments that rob pregnant women of their confidence. Common Statements: Don’t be a hero Get your epidural in the parking lot Your baby will be too big Aren’t you tired of being pregnant You can’t do a natural birth Why would you want to feel the pain You need the drugs Labor Read more about 3. The Naysayers[…]