Life has seasons and changes occur in ways and at times we least expect. Change at any age is like being born again. It is both a process of letting go and new discovery.
The human propensity for war can be prevented by starting at the beginning: Gentle and Safe Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting.
Food nourishes us when we are working, mother and midwife alike. Preparing food and sharing food remind us that we are all connected to air, water and the earth, preparing us to birth and nourish our babies.
Workshops for Midwives aims to teach midwifery skills to any midwife interested in participating and growing through interactive learning situations.
Politics and midwifery have been closely intertwined in South African Apartheid history and the women’s liberation movement. Western models of childbirth were accepted at the expense of indigenous wisdom and knowledge.
Physiological birth is an involuntary process, related to activity in the primitive brain and body structures. It occurs best when a woman’s parasympathetic nervous system is operational and she is in a state of trust. The fetus ejection reflex is a short series of involuntary movements that result in the birth of the baby followed by transcendent feelings for the mother baby dyad.
A seminar to learn about physiological birth and how to support it for midwives, doulas, childbirth educators and anyone interested in caring for women at birth.