Your body responds to the way you think.
These thoughts and feelings are inherently passed down through generations, the media and your environment.
How we talk to ourselves and the language we use is very important.
Where the mind leads the body will follow.
For example, telling yourself that you can’t do something, is your body’s way of protecting you form the outcome
a natural knee jerk reaction to something.
I can’t possibly do it because ....
here’s where your mind takes you on a
wild journey of ‘what if’ situations.
This activates your stress hormones, the bodies
natural defence system ’fight or flight’ mode
kicks into effect to protect you.
Let’s change ‘I can’t’ and replace this with ‘I will try’.
A softer approach with a gentle outcome.
It’s about being a little kinder to yourself.
Be creative with positive affirmations.
Enjoy weaving them throughout your pregnancy and
into your birth.
Here’s a mindset challenge for your to try.
Use the below affirmations today for the next seven days,
one per day.
Pop them up in your home.
Repeat them to yourself over and over
until it transforms your way of thinking.
Seeing your pregnancy and birth in a new positive way changing your perspective and the way
you speak to yourself
You are not a machine. The creator is not a careless mechanic.
Human female bodies have the same potential to give birth as well as aardvark, lions, rhino, elephants, moose and water buffalo. Even if it has not been your habit through your life so far, I recommend You think positively about your body.
Ina May‘s Guide To Childbirth
Lengthen your exhale, allowing your body to stay calm by informing yourself there’s no danger everything is OK. Your nervous system will be more settled and you will become calm.
Find that inner warrior, that feminine power, the primate within.
Don’t question just TRUST the process.
Wherever you are birthing, build your nest with pillows cushions and all that makes you feel secure warm and at home.
Wear clothes that are comfortable and cosy - instantly you will feel calmer.
Move, sway wiggle, close your eyes and dance maybe with your birth partner - the security warmth and love with send you into euphoria !
Pain numbing endorphins are released when you laugh giggle and smile.. have your birth partner to say things that you know make you smile.
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