Posts tagged fear of labor
When Birth Isn't Amazing

At birth | Fort Worth, we work really, really hard to avoid projecting our experience as your doula onto your feelings about your birth.  We want you to feel safe and supported, with room to process and move your way through your experience, free from judgement or side-eye.

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Pain in Labor- Breaking the Cycle

In labor, fear (and the stress that is created as a result) can produce hormones called catecholamines, that can interfere with labor.  Think about it: when you're afraid, you're tense.  When you're tense, things hurt more.  Then, you become afraid of the pain which leads you into the Fear, Tension, Pain cycle.

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