How Senses Influence Your Birth
Jan 30, 2020
How often does your body just melt at someone's request for you to "relax?" (No, YOU relax! lol) Anyone else feel the tension forming in their jaw and forehead when you hear that? In this episode, we'll give you and your partner some guidance on how to prep for a relaxing birth by tapping into the power of your senses! Don't forget to follow us on Instagram @myessentialbirth AND for even more great info head over to www.myessentialbirth.com to check out our FREE Pregnancy Guide & other incredible downloads.
[2:19] Why drawing on your senses and creating muscle memory is important.
[4:08] How to use external visual senses helps create a relaxed, comfortable environment.
[7:38] Internal visuals that help moms go deeper during relaxation and birth.
[11:34] Re-framing discomfort with the power of your mind and how to re-program your thoughts.
[12:42] The importance of the sounds, music, words, meditations that you're putting in your head and the right ones to use.
[15:45] How you naturally react to physical and emotional discomfort plays a huge part in how to guide your reactions during pregnancy and birth.
[17:56] What your partner can say!
[19:35] Using smells to your advantage.
[22:24] Touch and how to use it the right way for relaxation.
[30:00] Positions and breathing make a difference too.
[30:29] How you sleep can make a difference for how you relax during birth.
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