Sometimes labour and birth can go backwards, stall or slow down when the mother is tense or frightened. It is important to meet the needs of each individual woman and birth.
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.
Top 5 tips to prepare for pregnancy and birth tells the story of a North American Indian woman and how she gives birth in the wild to illustrate how best to prepare for the birth of a baby.
Vaginal Birth After Caesarian (VBAC) and Homebirth After Caesarian (HBAC) are gaining momentum in South Africa and provision needs to be made for women seeking these options through collaboration of the medical health care systems. Preventing unnecessary caesarians by providing adequate support and information to women should be the first approach.
A woman who is respected and supported during pregnancy and childbirth, can achieve giving birth with confidence and without trauma. When we protect the rights of women in childbirth we protect their future as well as ours.
A homebirth can provide a birthing mother with the right environment for giving birth in ecstasy, for finding her power, for transcendence and beautiful memories , for changing the world.
Mtwana Birth Centre is proud to present International Healer and Ecstatic Birth proponent Binnie Dansby, who has been working with breath and ecstacy for 30 years. Her workshops are designed to empower each person through the use of practical and powerful tools, techniques, inspiration, and the breath.