Are you planning your pregnancy, pregnant or struggling to conceive?
Whilst for some being pregnant unearths buried or remembered experiences and feelings that need to be addressed to enjoy pregnancy and birth.
Research suggests that the more we have understood the behaviour of our parents the freer we are to bond and nurture our own baby, if you know that you had a difficult childhood it helps to prepare to be a parent.
Birth trauma can cast a shadow over early days of parenting and create anxiety as another birth becomes imminent. I have found that it is helpful to both understand the physiology of the body, understand what happened and restore a level of trust and equilibrium in your psyche and body.
Infertility can be devastating and all enveloping, sometimes therapeutic support and exploration is helpful as you process the experience.