Giving birth is RAW, real, intertwined with emotions of joy, anticipation, vulnerability, power and for many filled with fear and pain.
It can bring about the greatest moment of transformation for a woman and for many women living in the rural areas of Africa it can bring death to themselves and their newborn babies.
As I revisit the waves and surges of energy seering through my body awaiting my new baby's arrival, I am left feeling so utterly privileged to have had her in a safe, warm, clean space. A space where I didn’t have to fear dying shortly after giving birth due to water born diseases or infections- a space filled with helpful caring hands to catch her...
30th October 2019