Ep 167: ”What if it’s painful?” Getting Comfortable with Discomfort

I want to give birth physiologically and at home… but what if it’s painful?


Today we’re going to take a few minutes to discuss the very common, very understandable fear of pain when it comes to giving birth at home….without medication.


We’ll be discussing this from several perspectives today/using several guiding questions:

1. What makes you think it will be painful?

2. What can we do to mitigate the potential for pain? 

3. So what?  What if it is painful?  

And throughout we’ll include a number of tips for coping with discomfort during labor.



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