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Parenthood

“There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill
Why Becoming a Mother can be Good for your Career

Becoming a Mother can be Good for Your Career

Regardless of whether you are working from home, working for a company, have your own business or work in academia, being a mother can bring value to your career.

Nancy’s Birth Story: taking charge of your experience

In this episode we hear from Nancy. Despite more interventions than she wished for, giving birth was ultimately an empowering experience for her. It’s wonderful to hear her talk about her Baby Shower, where she gathered the women in her family and asked them to

Chrissy’s Birth Story: a new kind of confidence

In the latest episode of the Positive Birth Story Podcast, Chrissy talks about giving birth to her first child. She learns that textbooks aren’t always right and not all first-time moms have long births. The whole process was much faster than Chrissy had anticipated and

Motherhood in Conflict, Stories from Women in Uganda who became mothers in a time of war, violence and abuse

Motherhood in Conflict: Colleen’s Story

In northern Uganda, many mothers have lived through armed conflict. Some gave birth in a time when murder, abduction, mutilation and rape were common practices. It was a time when child soldiers were forced to kill loved ones. What would it be like to become

The Positive Birth Story Podcast Episode 11 Girls' Globe

Shane’s Birth Story: the power of positive mental space

Episode 11 of The Positive Birth Story Podcast is filled with energy and happiness. Shane talks to Åsa about finding motherhood much easier and more fun than she could ever have anticipated. Her advice to other women? “Stay positive, don’t be afraid of the pain,

The Positive Birth Story Podcast on Girls' Globe. Episode 9: Kenzee's Birth Story

Kenzee’s Birth Story: a surprisingly speedy birth

“Once I relaxed my forehead it was like… I think I was just focusing on relaxing my forehead, but it didn’t hurt anymore. I was just like WOW, ok, this is fine!” In the latest episode of The Positive Birth Story Podcast, Kenzee shares her

Emma’s Birth Story: trusting your body

In this episode of The Positive Birth Story Podcast, Emma shares her beautiful story about being the very best version of herself during birth. She talks about fully trusting her body, the baby and the process.

“There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill

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