Why Telling Your Birth Story Can Help In Your Parenting

This week Elle and Abigail are telling their birth stories…

Now, why would they want to do that?

Birth can engulf us with emotions that linger way beyond the time our children are babies, but we rarely have an opportunity to talk about the feelings we had.

What we felt then, how it shaped up to our friends' experiences or our own expectations, can often impact how we find parenting, and even how we relate to our children.

new mom with baby

Why Telling Your Birth Story is Important for Your and The Relationship You have with Your Child

Talking about your birth story, from pregnancy, and right into the fourth trimester – can unlock real insights into the issues we find challenging as parents.

Listen in, as Elle and Abigail talk about their own experiences having babies, and how those early experiences impacted their parenting.

In this episode, find out:

  • How the birth of your children can trigger rushes of feelings later on in your parenting
  • Why telling your birth story can help you find new and creative ways to handle your big parenting challenges
  • Why should you tell the story of your child's birth, even if you have a teen now
  • How your birth experience can affect you today and the relationship you have with your child

More Resources for New Parents

Here is the self-guided course on Building A Listening Partnership. Learn how to set up and share listening partnerships that help you melt your parenting stress

Elle mention's our book Listen: Five Simple Tools To Meet Your Everyday Parenting Challenges.

Keep Connected

We’d love to hear about your parenting challenges. You can follow Hand in Hand on FacebookTwitterPinterest, and Instagram. Be sure to drop Elle and Abigail a message.

You can listen to this episode and every episode on iTunes.

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