The most intense, shortest, and possibly the most important part of the birth process, Transition not only moves you into the next stage of birth but also the transition into motherhood. This episode takes you through the mechanics of what's happening inside of the body during this stage, the spiritual side of transition, why surrendering is SO necessary, and what your partner must do to prepare.
2:00 - We go over what your body is physically doing during transition inside of your body (the mechanics!).
5:18 - How long does transition last??
6:48 - The spiritual side of transition. Yes, it may be the toughest part of birth but it's also stretching and spiritual too.
8:14 - Surrendering is necessary as we move into this part of labor. If you're wondering what this really means though, tune in here. + What surrendering doesn't look like.
21:24 - Preparation by the partner and with mom is so important before the birth, especially during this time of birth. Have your...
Running a marathon was one of the most challenging, rewarding, and empowering experiences of my entire life, much like birth, and I am so excited to share this incredible story with all of you! Yes it's 100% true that you do not need to be able to run a marathon to give birth. I should know, I gave birth three times without ever being physically able to run a marathon. However, we often hear that the physical exertion required is about the same. So now that I have done both, I am anxious to tell you everything I've learned about the mental and physical powers of our minds and bodies.
Training for a marathon and training for birth have SO many similarities!