53 minutes | Jul 18, 2020

Ep. 32 Birth planning, postpartum support, hypnobirthing, revitalising and maintaining Indigenous cultural practices and support in birth and beyond with Genna Shaw from Māmā Toa

Genna Shaw from Māmā Toa (Strong Mama) is a birth prep and postpartum doula, HypnoBirthing practitioner and photographer. The creator of the Not Another Childbirth Class where she puts together a line up of birth and postpartum professionals to discuss all the topics that aren't discussed in antenatal appointments. This is an in-person event as well as a web series. Also the creator of the Indigenous Birth Collective, a website and directory for Indigenous birth, embodiment and death workers. This will also be the home of the soon to be released podcast; Our Birth Stories: Birth Today for Indigenous People. Trigger warning: we discuss infant loss We have an inspiring chat and Genna shares: - How becoming a Mother led to Genna becoming so passionate about the work she does - Birth planning, postpartum support, Hypnobirthing  - The importance of revitalising & maintaining Indigenous cultural practices and support - How being Māori inspires a informs Genna's work in the world - The Indigenous Birth Collective resource and soon to be podcast - The current maternity care crisis & impacts on families and communities - The power & beauty of pregnancy, postpartum & empowered womanhood photography IG: @mamatoa_doula www.mamatoa.com IG: @notanotherchildbirthclass www.notanotherchildbirthclass.com IG: @indigenousbirthcollective www.indigenousbirthcollective.com To find out more about me and Pollination Mamas Website - Instagram - Facebook Generously sponsored by the Olive Gap Farm, a certified organic family farm specialising in small batch native essential oils and seasonal cut flowers. Located on Bundjalang Country in the Northern Rivers of NSW Australia. Drawing inspiration from various sustainable farming practices, aiming to create the highest quality products available that are equally nourishing to us, our customers and the earth. Olive Gap Farm Website – Facebook – Instagram Newborn Mothers affiliate link Disclaimer: The contents of this podcast do not constitute medical or professional advice, do not reflect the opinions of this business, any of its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, promotional sponsors, or advertising agencies, and do not create any type of patient-physician relationship or other professional relationship between the audience and presenters.  No person viewing any podcast from this website should act or refrain from acting on the basis of the content of a podcast without first seeking appropriate professional advice and/or counselling, nor shall the information be used as a substitute for professional advice and/or counselling.  Pollination Mamas expressly disclaims any and all liability relating to any actions taken or not taken based on any or all contents of this site.
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