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Fear Of Birth – How Do We Reduce The Fear? TED talk

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Rufus200 Wed 05-Nov-14 17:58:42

TED talk

www.bellybelly.com.au/birth/fear-of-birth-how-do-we-reduce-the-fear#.VFph9EtOm0t

AWombWithoutAFoof Fri 07-Nov-14 10:05:11

What is TED?

I think lots of people are frightened of birth because it really hurts, you have no control, no dignity and there is a chance you will rip open. Pretty frightening, I'd say.

Mumraathenoisylion Fri 07-Nov-14 10:06:55

I haven't watched it yet but I will. Instantly though when I saw the question my opinion is the only way to reduce fear is to increase choices and give women power over their own bodies.

IamSlave Fri 07-Nov-14 13:12:32

AWombWithoutAFoof Fri 07-Nov-14 10:05:11

Yes.

Mumraathenoisylion Fri 07-Nov-14 10:06:55

Yes I had a section for the second one and it was so much better, it was amazing.

TheSpottedZebra Fri 07-Nov-14 13:15:44

What's your perspective on this, OP?

Rufus200 Fri 07-Nov-14 20:29:20

I am absolutely petrified of the idea of giving birth and I'm not pregnant yet. This actually made me feel a bit calmer about it, thought it might help someone else.

TED talks are short talks from leading experts in interesting subjects. There are talks literally on everything. They are mostly 10-15mins.
www.ted.com/talks

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