My piece today on the Through the Labyrinth, the official Birthing from Within blog…
noun. the result or effect of an action or event.
— Oxford Dictionaries online
Birthing From Within mentors frequently emphasize the point that our work is not “outcome-focused.” While this might at first sound like a relatively straightforward idea, there’s a lot of complexity underneath it. So let’s take a closer look: What does it mean to be outcome-focused in a birthing context, what problems might such a focus create, and what are alternative approaches?