WAITING FOR BABY: 5 WAYS TO SUPPORT SPONTANEOUS LABOUR

Updated: May 28

Try these 5 practical tools to help release tension, harness fear to cultivate courage and support physiological, spontaneous Labour.

There are many ways to help support and prepare physically, mentally and emotionally for pregnancy and birth.





FIRST THINGS FIRST - In your final weeks of pregnancy, set the tone by prioritising things which help you feel supported, loved, protected, and cultivate acceptance, relaxing and letting go. Due Date looming.... So lets get real and hopefully ease the pressure which many feel as they near their estimated due date. 96% of babies DON’T arrive on their estimated due date! 87% of spontaneous labours happen from 41wks+ (Sara Wickham, 2021 - In your own time).

Waiting for the unknown is challenging. In this world of immediacy, waiting for Baby demands that we show up, exercise patience, without any control of outcome. All the while managing external pressures and expectations about what your baby and your body should be doing. A date that is ess