Grantley thick read-the first obstetrician who is einsetzte-for the principles of natural birth recognized that the fear of childbirth and during birth has a decisive influence on the subjectively perceived pain. Fear arises mainly from insecurity and low self confidence, which in turn caused tension and a pain thus reinforced. That’s why he campaigned for extensive preparation courses with thorough education of pregnant women. We owe our present birth preparation courses to a large extent this empathic obstetrician and the dedicated and passionate implementation by the midwives. The thick read method was a milestone on the way to the natural birth and for the first time tried to break through the vicious circle of fear, tension and pain. Should pregnant women through information, emotional support through their present partners and midwives as well as breathing and relaxation exercises be prepared to give birth. The timely implementation of this still valid aspects are the experienced midwife and relax teacher Gabi Steinbach-Winkler from Tauberbischofsheim, Germany close to our hearts.
We live in a modern age where pregnancies have an entirely different role than it was 70 years ago. The life of the pregnant woman enormously changed the occupation and the pregnant becoming integrated in the life plan. Here, it is important to come to strengthen the feeling and perceiving and thus the intimate contact to the baby back a bit “from the head to the belly”. “Intimate” contact occurs “inside”. The regular withdrawal from the work and stress of everyday life promotes the ability to relax during pregnancy and birth, strengthens the inner binding to the child, relieves tension and fears. It is not always easy to put the thoughts of everyday life and to be completely yourself and the baby. It is easy, however, to put on headphones and get inside accompany for a few minutes in the relaxation to let. Recently, the midwife and relaxation educator Gabi Steinbach-Winkler is their for many years in birth preparation courses is proven and refined relaxation and breathing exercises, speaking with a calm voice and filed with soft music are available now as a download available. After a short time, the positive feedback is outstanding and the demand for new audio.