When we talk about singing in childbith, this is not just a new trend in maternity. It is about womens' voices being heard. It is about womens' empowerment and self-determination.
When I facilitate Singing Birth Workshops I help women finding their own voices in order to stand for their own and their children's dignity and integrity. I know, it sounds ambicous, but singing IS a political act.
Women are hardly singing in public anymore. Not alone, not together, and this is a huge cultural loss that has practical implications in everyday life.
When our voice connects to the power of our most intimate being, great things can happen.
With my voice I stand (I do like other positions as well...) in my personal and in my public life for women's most fundamental rights.
I am so moved when the work of human rights in childbirth done by activists all over the world gains public appreciation. Today, we are on the Huffington Post UK: