Birth Conference

Stories, knowledge and discussions from various birth conferences, summits and gatherings from around the globe.

Sacred Birth: Preparation for Heart, Mind and Spirit

Damanhur Tree Art depicts the Strength we need with strong roots and plentiful branches to hold our centre so that New Life can grow within us.

Stephanie Dawn from the United States shared her wonderful work on Sacred Birth at the Damanhur Birth Summit 2010. Sacred Birth is Love in Action and starts with aiming for the highest possible level of empowerment for the mother, father and the baby throughout the pregnancy, birth and parenthood journey. Finding your spiritual truth is really important and drawing on the energy of the Great Divine Spirit through prayer, mindfulness and meditation are the first steps towards creating a sacred birth. Examining Continue reading

Damanhur Birth Summit 2010 – Part 3: Introduction to Prenatal Health & Psychology

Maternal Nutrition: Prenatal Effects on the Unborn Baby

 The nutritional status of the mother before and during pregnancy has been found to affect the fetus with long-term consequences that present in adulthood such as coronary heart disease, diabetes and hypertension. Barker has shown that diet during pregnancy has long term effects, showing a correlation between fetal nourishment and diabetes and heart disease in adulthood (1).  

Not only can the roots of physical health be traced to Continue reading