Episode 130

Published on:

15th Sep 2023

S4 EP130: Paige Filia: Birthkeeper + Homebirth

On today’s episode, we dive into the incredible journey of Paige, a first-time mother and dedicated doula. Paige comes from a lineage that celebrates birth as a natural and transformative experience in a woman's life. Growing up surrounded by pregnancy circles and bearing witness to the birth of her siblings, she developed an unwavering trust and faith in the power of physiological birth.

As she began her own rite of passage into motherhood, Paige was fearless, knowing that homebirth was the only path she would take to welcome her child into the world. However, during her pregnancy, sharing her birth choices unexpectedly brought forth fears projected onto her by others - a surprising twist for someone who had been raised with a strong foundation of normalised, empowering birth experiences. This exposure introduced her to a world of fear-based narratives surrounding childbirth.

Join us as Paige shares her birth story, one that was not only positive and powerful but also offers a unique perspective on childbirth, highlighting the disparities she observed between the births she witnessed in her mother's birthing space and her own personal experience.

Show Notes:

Instagram: @your_birth_keeper

Podcasts: Midwife Couldron, The Natural Birth Podcast

Books: Birth With Confidence, Gentle Birth Gentle Mothering, Sarah Wickham - Vit K and the Newborn Group B Strep

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Positive Birth Australia
Positive Birth Stories and Advice
A podcast created with passion by a Brisbane mum with a strong desire to learn about all the positive and beautiful sides to birth. This space is created for all women to see, hear, and share empowering birth stories and advice in the hopes to heal and educate others. Each week I'll be chatting with Australian mothers, partners, and professionals to inspire other women on their own journey to motherhood.
Instagram: @positivebirthaustralia

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