In this article I’m going to debunk 5 of the most commonly shared pieces of unhelpful advice about pregnancy & birth. Because I’m certain that you’ve heard almost one of these…and they stand to be really unhelpful for you. In pregnancy, birth and beyond.
You've seen it, right? (If you haven't, this picture tells you a lot of what you need to know!) Of course Friends is a comedy, not a documentary, but this episode is not that different in its content and feel to most of what we see on the TV when it comes to birth.
And that's the trouble - because when we see this type of birth a lot, we think its pretty much how it is. That's what birth looks like, right?
Wrong! So much of this episode is totally unrealistic, and totally unhelpful for birth in real life! Let's look at some of the issues...