Birth Mantras? Why you ask. That's a great question mama! Your thoughts or rather your mindset AFFECTS your pregnancy, labor, and therefore, your birth.
What you think about your surrounding, your body, and your ability matters more than you could imagine.
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A mantra is a sacred word or phrase believed to have a special power to focus the mind. The Birth mantra is thought or repeated out loud over and over.
You use your birth mantras to reach the goal of changing your mindset and therefore changing your birth experience.
In Birth, Birth mantas, are used the same way one might use them in Yoga or relaxation states. It serves the same purpose of refocusing your attention on the ability of your body rather than the external distractions.
But the trick is to find the words that work with YOU and turn them into your birth mantras.
It may take time to find the best birth mantras or birth affirmations that work best for you. You may need to test them out as you practice relaxation and distraction. If you recite them and create a sense of peace now than for instance when you are in the transition stage of labor, it is more beneficial.
Let's explore a few key questions.
Remember your birth mantras or birth affirmations are meant to calm you, to empower you, and to help you reprogram your mindset. Whether you are preparing for an unmedicated birth or not, I want you to have the belief in your body and ability as I do. I KNOW YOU CAN DO It!
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