Spirituality

Spiritual Birth

Understanding spirituality in midwifery and birth is something that can illuminate our experiences as women and birth professionals. Spiritual birth is not a candle-lit homebirth with chanting; it is recognising the spiritual in each and every individual. Seeing the meaning in the transformative experience of pregnancy, birth and motherhood. In this acknowledgement we cannot help… Read More Spiritual Birth

Education

Can you standardise birth?

From the moment I read Childbirth Unmasked I became acutely aware that a woman’s innate power in birth had been usurped by a series of interventions and technological processes. Unfortunately the system designed to care for 1000’s of women, to prevent poor outcomes and ensure healthy mothers and babies, often fails to recognise the individuality… Read More Can you standardise birth?