Are you considering a pain relief-free birth? It can be off-putting when people dismiss this as an option, and worrying when they say things like, “You’ll be screaming for them when the time comes”! And yet there are so many important physiological reasons to consider whether you do want to accept pain relief.
Back in 2018, Harry Kane, footballing star in the recent World Cup, came under fire on Twitter for congratulating his partner, Kate, on giving birth to their second daughter without the use of drugs. Here, Sophie Brigstocke of Nurturing Birth discusses the #SoProud movement that has come on the back of it – and why anyone chooses to opt for a pain relief-free birth in the first place. Oh, and where doulas fit in!
Click here to see Sophie talking about pain in childbirth and media hype and how doulas can help you if you’re considering a pain relief-free birth (or not!).
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