What is Birth

When undergoing my doula certification, I was asked to free-write everything I could think of with “Birth is..”.  I think the list that transpired is a good reflection of my birth philosophy.

  • What is birth to you?
  • Birth is beautiful
  • Birth is natural
  • Birth is normal
  • Birth is physiological
  • Birth is oxytocin
  • Birth is hormonal
  • Birth is strong
  • Birth is bold
  • Birth is power
  • Birth is the start of life and parenthood
  • Birth is a time of transformation
  • Birth is a sacred undertaking
  • Birth is a momentous occasion
  • Birth is blessed
  • Birth is wild
  • Birth is untamed
  • Birth is unpredictable
  • Birth is amazing
  • Birth is a right of passage
  • Birth is hard work
  • Birth is worth it

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