I grew up in a small town called Åsele in Swedish Lapland. At the time, there were around 3500 people living within the borders of the local municipal which in area is double the size of the greater London area, which has a population of over 8 million people.
When a pregnant woman watches programs or read books about childbirth, she should be aware of the risks she is taking by using an academic approach to birth. Is it possible to lose intuition and gut feeling if you add too much information and knowledge that creates unbalance in your mind?
Kicki Hansard is a member of Doula UK, however any opinions expressed on this blog are personal views and not necessarily the view of Doula UK.