in our north american culture, most women find themselves birthing on a hospital bed, under bright lights and with a team ready for any emergency that may arise. another celebrity has recently paved the way for more women to trust the concept of homebirth.
gisele bundchen, a brazilian model, comes from a culture where most women elect for a cesarean birth. instead, gisele chose to give birth at home, in water. read about her story here.
may this story inspire you and those you know. may we as a mass consciousness relearn to trust the process of birth, just like our ancestors did. may we find more birthing pools in hospitals, more cushions, more support. . .less lighting, less distracting sounds, less intervention and ultimately, less fear.