- By Pam England

Ancient Map for Modern Birth: Preparation, Passage, and Personal Growth for the Childbearing Year

  • Title: Ancient Map for Modern Birth: Preparation, Passage, and Personal Growth for the Childbearing Year
  • Author: Pam England
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 374
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Ancient Map for Modern Birth Preparation Passage and Personal Growth for the Childbearing Year Pregnancy puts you on the threshold of a great rite of passage To progress from here to there without getting lost you will need a map Like every modern woman you already have access to the standard

    Pregnancy puts you on the threshold of a great rite of passage To progress from here to there without getting lost, you will need a map Like every modern woman, you already have access to the standard health consumer s map showing you how to navigate routine obstetric care However, negotiating the primordial hurdels and unforeseen challenges marking the inner terraiPregnancy puts you on the threshold of a great rite of passage To progress from here to there without getting lost, you will need a map Like every modern woman, you already have access to the standard health consumer s map showing you how to navigate routine obstetric care However, negotiating the primordial hurdels and unforeseen challenges marking the inner terrain of childbearing requires the use of something different an ancient universal map Gathering information is not enough Wishful thinking is not a plan Ancient Map for Modern Birth, informative and uplifting, will show you how to Experience your childbearing year as a heroic journey Prioritize peace of mind and physical health for you and your baby Create personal rituals and ceremonies for spiritual well being Engage in an informed consent dialogue with birth attendants Embrace uncertainty, the unknown, and loss of control Whether or not this is your first pregnancy, whether you are birthing at a hospital or at home, Ancient Map for Modern Birth will guide you to an awareness that leads to the birth of both a child and a new self It will also benefit everyone committed to supporting you from conception through your childbearing year.

    1 thought on “Ancient Map for Modern Birth: Preparation, Passage, and Personal Growth for the Childbearing Year

    1. A pregnancy & birth book that finally looks at the forgotten side of birth- the inner self, and the journey a birthing person takes from first hearing the "Call" of pregnancy, to the "Return" of postpartum. The *only* quibble I have with this book is the 'ultrasounds & autism' portion- I think it needlessly stokes autism fears, and while there is some research on ultrasound's relationship to autism, it slips around the "Correlation is not Causation" detail. It detracts from the impact an [...]

    2. Oh, how I have savored this book. Everything I loved about Birthing From Within, revised, expanded, and broadened. The breadth of topics presented with Pam England's signature combination of information, story, anecdote, inspiration, and art makes for a thoroughly enjoyable read for the parent-to-be or the experienced birth professional.

    3. An essential read for any woman seeking an informed and empowering approach to preparing for childbirth and the childbearing year

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