Such an important topic and when you hear the statistics that Joyce shares in this interview its truly so strange that we don’t talk about it more. The Blues, Depression….. We need to talk about it …
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Inbal shares so much knowledge this episode and drops bombs of gold on us throughout. She brings so much to the Amsterdam Birth community with her impressive experience and credentials list. It was a pleasure to have her on the show sharing her thoughts on how the mind plays a huge role on how we birth.
Enjoy the Episode.
X Dr Kaz Jaffe
Inbal Sigler is a certified Hypnobirthing trainer, Doula, Chinese Medicine practitioner and a Yoga & Pilates teacher. Specializing in Pre & Post natal guidance and care, she has been supporting parents on their amazing journey of becoming a family, providing them with the knowledge and practicality needed for a smooth pregnancy and a powerful, transformative, healthy and intimate birth. Inbal the creator of the Isis Hypnobirhting method, which combines multiple teachings and practices and the founder of Isis Hypnobirthing and Yoga – The pregnancy and birth care centre in Amsterdam.
This has got to be THE episode that I always get first time mums to listen to. No matter what type of birth they are planning, they need to understand the principles that Rhea teaches in this episode. This episode without doubt belongs in our Best Of series!! And every woman should know these principles on pain before going into their first labour.
This is light bulb going off “aha moment” kind of stuff and I am thrilled to bring this information to you.
Rhea was a joy to have on the show. So informative. So wise and such a joy to listen to.
A blessing to the birth world and a woman of such wisdom.
I am so happy to share this important message from Rhea and I love her chosen quote..
“you don’t have to like it to do it brilliantly” from a fellow birth worker.
X Dr Kaz Jaffe
Rhea Dempsey is a highly respected childbirth educator, author, speaker, counselor and birth attendant with experience at over 1000 births. With adult daughters and grandchildren of her own, Rhea’s understanding of birth has been gained over four decades of working with pregnant women, their partners, support people, midwives and medical practitioners, in home and hospital settings.
X Dr Kaz Jaffe
Emily is a HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator, HypnoMothering Educator, Placenta Encapsulation Specialist, Infant Massage Instructor, Fertility Support Educator, mother to two beautiful souls, wife to another, friend to all & peaceful birth seeker. She is passionate about Calm Beginnings, from Conception, Birth & Beyond. It was through a beautiful entrance into the world that was so peaceful & empowering that it compelled Emily to share this amazing gift with other families.
From this birth her business Acacia Wellness was born & like her family has grown into something special. After speaking to hundreds of women approaching birth filled with fear & anxiety, Emily identified that communication was often at the crux of these feelings. Emily’s My Birth Wishes app is a trusted birthing companion & the must have app for all pregnant families worldwide.
“When you change the way you view birth, the way you birth will change.”
In this first episode I’m lucky enough to interview Jacky Bloemraad de Boer, my midwife for both my children’s births! She is a woman of wisdom and has immersed herself in all things Birth for decades. I am so thrilled that I was able to have her share with the Mum’s The Word listeners
X Dr Kaz Jaffe
Jacky Bloemraad de Boer is a mother, a wife, the Director of Education for Birth Institute, CPM (Certified Professional Midwife), a Doula, a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner, a Nutritionist, Herbalist & a Doula Trainer. She lives in both Amsterdam and Cape Town.
Jacky is passionate about fertility, pregnancy, childbirth and women’s health and is continually exploring the various aspects of global maternal health and in particular midwifery care and the continuum of care. Midwifery care can improve maternal outcomes because experience and research has clearly shown that pregnancy and childbirth care which has been de-medicalized and restores dignity and humanity to the process of childbirth by returning the control to the birthing woman has proven to be the safest approach.
Jacky is dedicated to educating midwives, the world needs more midwives and as Nelson Mandela said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
Jacky has also published a book: A-Z for a Healthy Pregnancy and Natural Childbirth.
“My top priority is for people to understand that they have the power to change things themselves.”