TAKING THE FEAR OUT OF BIRTH
Empowering women through information and mindset.
Tokophobia, the fear of birth and pregnancy, is a damaging, silent phobia that isolates women. In this talk, Alexia shares her insights from her work with women suffering from tokophobia, along with strategies for overcoming it.
Post Natal Depression & PTSD
PND and PTSD is every woman’s nightmare. In this talk, Alexia shares how women can prepare for their birth that can help them to minimise their experiencing post-natal depression and PTSD.
Media: Creators of Fear
In this talk, Alexia exposes the damaging myths that the media perpetuate around childbirth and their psychological impact on women of childbearing age.
In this talk, Alexia talks about her new Fearless Birthing approach and how it can help empower women to have births they feel positively about.
Alexia is the host of the award-nominated Fear Free Childbirth podcast, an author, a therapeutic coach and a trainer. She supports women on their journey to motherhood and trains birth workers in her fear-clearance method.
Alexia was formerly a speaker on mindset and marketing to business audiences and spoke at numerous large conferences and regional events all over the UK. When Alexia became pregnant she found out she had tokophobia, the extreme fear of pregnancy and birth. She was able to overcome her phobia using the mindset techniques that she teaches and in doing so realised how much of a problem fear is for women around birth. Alexia is now committed helping women and birth workers take the fear out of birth, and to help women boost their emotional resilience and find their power so that they can become the strong mothers our world needs.
Alexia’s book helps women to shift their mindset around birth and teaches them how to clear their fears during pregnancy and labour.
Fear Free Childbirth
This book accompanies the podcast and includes several contributions from past podcast guests including Sophie Fletcher, Mark Harris and Susie Gower.
Childbirth, Midwifery and the Media
This book, edited by a team at Bournemouth University addresses the theoretical and practical implications facing representations of midwifery and media: a first of its kind. Alexia contributed a chapter on “How Media Promote Fear Around Childbirth”.
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