What are your tips for a woman approaching birth?

1. Trust your body to birth your baby
2. Prepare for the birth, physically emotionally and mentally
3. Just let it unfold, work with the birth process rather than try to consciously control it.
4. It’s a team effort between you, your baby and your partner and your caregivers.
5. Inform yourself, knowledge is a great antidote for fear.
6. Make sure the caregivers you use will support you in your birth preferences and wishes
7. The place you choose to give birth is important, do a little research into the various options available.