A week in the life of a midwife is varied, interesting, never monotonous and requires endless energy and a core of calm resilience.
Marianne will be presenting a Natural Birth workshop on the 18th and 19th of August. This workshop will cover all aspects of how to achieve a natural birth the Spiritual Birth way. We will explore how to be guided by your inner compass and spiritual intuition as well as
It is possible to create receptivity to oxytocin during sensitive periods of life. A baby is particularly sensitive to neural development during pregnancy, before and after birth and in early childhood. By increasing loving social interactions we prime our babies and children to behave in loving and co-operative ways.
Thokozile, a Zulu maiden from Kwazulunatal gave birth last week in the most physiological spontaneous way, that I have no doubt Michel Odent would approve.
Fathers at birth are a regular occurrence in our western world and their presence is encouraged. But preparation is needed for them to gain the full benefit of the unfolding process of changing from a couple to becoming a family. Being with their partners at birth is a profoundly moving event for fathers.
Natural Birth is an involuntary physiological process that occurs when labour commences, progresses and culminates in the expulsion of a baby from a mother’s womb.
The Travelling Midwife, South Africa is back in Cape Town for births after a Moms and Babies tea party, and being a doula!