“The beginning of life is a very normal and natural, yet specific, event.” ~ Bettina Breunig, TEDx Talk
Much of Western society chooses to view childbirth differences as merely a matter of personal choice. Rather, Attachment Parenting International (API) encourages us to recognize this important beginning in both our child’s life and our relationship with our child. Keeping this in mind, the first of API’s Eight Principles of Parenting — Prepare for pregnancy, birth, and parenting — is a critical investment in our roles as mothers (and fathers).
In this TEDx Talk video, German midwife Bettina Breunig discusses the role of a birth professional during labor and childbirth — to empower the woman to give the best possible beginning to her baby’s life outside the womb.
Join us as we explore this Everest of a challenge for every new mother: