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Birthing From Within offers a modern, dynamic approach to childbirth education.

Childbirth is more than just a set of medical events. Every birth - whether medicated or unmedicated, vaginal or cesarean - is an incredibly intense physical and emotional experience full of unpredictable turns. It is also an irreversible rite of passage, a gateway to an entirely different life. Cataloguing facts about anatomy and medical procedures and practicing particular techniques for breathing or relaxation can be reassuring, but these types of learning alone may not be adequate preparation for the deep physical, psychological, and relational transformations that birth brings. Birthing From Within classes give you the information that feels so necessary, while also working through less rigid, more personal learning  modalities in order to prepare you to:

Experience birth as a physical, emotional, and cultural rite of passage.

Birth in awareness, whatever the location, outcome, or events of the birth.

Fully integrate the birth partner(s) as a source of support, protection, and connection for the birthing parent and the baby.

Prevent or minimize emotionally difficult birth.

 

Birthing From Within Official Vision and Mission Statement

Birthing From Within envisions that...

As the world remembers that birth is a heroic journey, the ancient maps for modern birth are thus unearthed.

To inspire the world to remember, Birthing From Within will…

Honor and recognize birth as a rite of passage.
Actively welcome and embrace all people to our community.
Expand the conversation of birth in our culture to illuminate the importance of humanity, compassion, and connection.
Bridge modern science with inner knowing to influence mainstream birth practices.
Initiate, train, and mentor birth professionals that guide others on their heroic journeys.
Prevent and heal emotional birth trauma.

 Birthing From Within founder Pam England (second row, third from right) with the Birthing From Within leadership and professional training team at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, New Mexico.

Birthing From Within founder Pam England (second row, third from right) with the Birthing From Within leadership and professional training team at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, New Mexico.