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S5 EP142: Emma Morris - Co-Founder of Maia Mothers Collective + Belly Birth/HG/Prodromal Labour + Homebirth/Transfer/PPH
Episode 14227th February 2024 • Positive Birth Australia • Skye Waters
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In today's episode, I’m excited to welcome Emma, co-founder of Maia Mothers Collective, as she shares her contrasting birth experiences. During her first pregnancy, Emma felt well-prepared for birth, but her experience of prodromal labour sent her on a rollercoaster of emotions. This ultimately led to a series of interventions that ended in an emergency caesarean. Without any real understanding why, in the moments that followed that experience she knew her next birth would be at home.

Describing this pregnancy and birth as a more spiritual journey, Emma utilised the knowledge gained from her first birth experience as guidance as she entered the next season of motherhood, feeling more connected to her feminine wisdom than ever before.  As this birth began to unfold, she noticed a stark contrast in her pain experience, feeling softer and more in flow with her surges. Emma attributed this newfound fluidity to her profound trust and deep surrender to the natural unfolding of this birth journey.

Today, Emma shares her tips and expertise on supporting health and well-being during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. She opens up about her struggle with depression during hyperemesis gravidarums (HG) overwhelming impact on her life, and expresses admiration for her midwives' swift action during a postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) experience.

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Instagram: @emmamorris_nutrition

Clinic: @maiamothers.collective

Midwives: @ittakesavillagemidwifery

Photographer: @anita.alice.photography

Maia Mothers Collective Website HERE.

Join the Maia Mothers Membership HERE.

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