Pure Natural Pregnancy
About This Show
A fortnightly pregnancy, birth & parenting podcast for people interested in the natural approach. Whether you're planning a home water birth, a VBAC or a more gentle caesarean, this is the show for you.
This podcast has been created to inspire women to trust their incredible bodies as they embark upon a new and empowering experience. We interview those who are passionately committed to honouring your right to choose a pregnancy, birth and parenting style that is as unique as you and your family.
Most Recent Episode
013 - Fear Free Childbirth with Alexia Leachman
Today's episode is all about releasing fears during pregnancy, so that you can enjoy a fear free childbirth. It surprised me to learn that there are so many thousands of women for whom pregnancy and birth is something that creates massive fear. To the extent that marriages break down and women are having abortions, because they are so petrified of birth. Alexia specialises in helping women to overcome these fears, so that they can enjoy their pregnancies! It was a pleasure chatting to her, and I have already signed up for her Head Trash podcast too. In this episode: Tokophobia - the fear of childbirth - and it's possibly surprising prevalence The most common fears that women have surrounding pregnancy and birth itself Alexia's own fears during pregnancy How she overcame them and changed careers to help other women learn the tools to create their own fear free pregnancy and birth Using these tools in day-to-day life Further Research: Alexia's Fear Free Childbirth website and podcast has a wealth of information, and also many freebies for you to download The Head Trash Show