Pushing through the Birth Canal

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In my career, I’ve been fortunate enough to see many births. Each time I see one, it’s as if I’m witnessing this miracle for the first time. As you may know there are two types of births, natural or vaginal and Cesarean section (C-section).

One day I  started thinking about these two types of births from a spiritual perspective. When a baby is born by natural birth as they move through the birth canal they receive an extra squeeze. This squeeze serves an important purpose in helping the baby breathe once it enters the world. Prior to birth, babies float in amniotic fluid while in their mother’s womb. The amniotic fluid assists in the development of some of the baby’s organ’s including the lungs.

While in the womb, babies breathe just like they will after birth but they breathe in amniotic fluid. Once they deliver, they amniotic fluid is replaced…

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