Step one-write down your fears about labor and birth:
I want _____________________________, but I’m afraid_________________________.
Step Two-just ideas, use creativity. Your job at this moment is creating a strategy to face the fear(s) about labor and birth in order to create a different outcome. You are only planning at this point,
Don’t execute your plan.
Don’t worry about it.
Just outline it.
I can do the following things to help prevent my fears about labor and birth from manifesting:
Step Three-Small steps to overcoming fears about labor and birth.
You only have to take that first step.
Finished that one?
Okay, now take the second step.
One at a time.
Don’t manifest your fears about labor and birth by focusing on them. Keep your heart, mind, and eyes on the intention for your birth. As you take each step, be conscious of your fear(s), but glue your attention to the steps, one at a time, in order to reach your goal. One at a time.
One at a time. One at a time. One at a time.