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Episode Info:   🌀Ever wonder how a birth worker with over 12 years of births experiences her first journey into motherhood? Sharing this episode with Jerusha Sutton Birth Photographer and birth worker has been an absolute oracle of wisdom! This is a first time mammas birth journey including a pregnancy of co-creating a documentary, Vipassana meditation at 30 weeks, pelvic mapping, homebirth preparation and a complete mammoth blessingway that had her labour started not long after! Jerusha interprets the whole experience so beautifully and I guarantee you will be floating after this story! 💫 If you are looking to enrich yourself with a positive birth story then this is it. This podcast understands the layers of pregnancy, birth and seeing how Jerusha’s journey in 2006 started her on a pathway to her heart centred birthwork. We begin the episode by setting the scene into the beauty of birth work. Jerusha began as a Doula after travelling the world and fulfilling her acting profession, however while having those moments contemplating on the hills of Europe she realised this was not fulfilling her. Jerusha attended a birth before she went overseas and this had resonated in her mind so much that she had to pursue this. She come back home and found the word ‘Doula’ 10 minutes later this changed the course of her life and a birthworker was born! Supporting women in birth Jerusha found to be just right for her, something about that connection to our linage perhaps! (Images to follow Tania Boyd) Jerusha talks about the first birth experience as a Doula, this experience she describes as big learning experience for a young Doula (we talk about he importance of a mentor). It was a big experience and this certainly gave her insight into her gifts. We talk about Jerusha’s next adventures when they all moved to London. Jerusha engaged very much in postnatal work whilst living in the UK, we talked about how much the demand is not available in Australia for postnatal work and how important this time period is. Jerusha’s describes that Australia may have the ‘get on with it’ attitude! (Images to follow Anna Todd Photography) So we get into the story of Jerusha’s transition from maiden to mother, she describes the pregnancy as just beautiful. Jerusha sourced her birth team and this also included the woman that initially invited Jerusha to her first ever birth! During her pregnancy JeRead more »

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