On instagram recently blatzjustina said “YES! Someone speaking my language!! I will not let my midwife check for dilation anymore just because we quickly realized I stay at 2 cm till almost the end 😄🤷♀️ than all of a sudden in minutes I got to a full 10:) it’s how I work.”
Another thing worthy of noting is the emotional connection to dilation. Mother’s who have a lot of emotional baggage tend to take longer to birth. While they may not know it, we as birth workers need to be on watch for it. A long, stalled labor could mean we need to start talking about what’s going on inside the clients heads or hearts. Sometimes a phone call to a loved one or a good cry it all she needs to get labor back on track.
Labor is about so much more than having a baby. It’s a sacred time and a time a massive personal growth. Honor it, trust it and find a good support team or doula that has been through the process before and can help carry you when you need it.
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