How Can a Pregnancy Coach Help Me?

Posted 20 Dec 2022

Pregnancy is an exciting time in a woman’s life, and it can also be at times overwhelming. With so many changes happening in a short amount of time, it can be challenging for expectant mothers to navigate all of the transitions, transformations and decisions that come with having a baby.

This is where a pregnancy coach can be incredibly helpful.

A pregnancy coach is a professional who supports expectant mothers navigate the physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual aspects of pre-conception, pregnancy and postpartum…

Coaching Sessions provide support, guidance, and education to help mothers-to-be make informed decisions and have a healthy, positive pregnancy experience with the goal of working in tandem with your chosen caregiver team.

But why invest in a pregnancy coach, rather than only relying on your obstetrician, midwife or other healthcare providers, friends, or family members for support?

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Here are five reasons why a pregnancy coach can be a valuable addition to your team:

  1. A pregnancy coach provides personalised support.

    Every pregnancy and journey into motherhood is different, and what works for one woman may not work for another. A pregnancy coach takes the time to get to know you and your specific needs. Concerns, goals, and provides support and guidance tailored to your individual journey.

  2. A pregnancy coach can support you in making informed decisions about how you would like to experience Pregnancy, Birth, Postpartum and Motherhood.

    With so many decisions to make and so much information to process. A pregnancy coach can help you sort through all of the information and hold space as you make informed choices about your pregnancy & postpartum care, including choosing a healthcare provider, deciding on how you want to experience motherhood, and creating a birth Map.

  3. A pregnancy coach can help you navigate the physical and emotional changes.

    Pregnancy brings a host of physical, spiritual, relational and emotional changes, and it’s normal to feel anxious, scared, or overwhelmed at times. A pregnancy coach can provide support and guidance to help you transform through these changes and feeling prepared and more empowered.

    Learn more about Matrescence as you journey from Maiden to Mother.

  4. A pregnancy coach can help you prepare for labor and delivery.

    It’s normal to have questions and fears come up about what to expect. A pregnancy coach can help you prepare for labor and delivery, including discussing pain management options, helping you create a birth map, providing resources and tools to support your during labour and birth

  5. A pregnancy coach can support you as you transition into motherhood.

    The first few weeks and months after giving birth can be challenging, as you adjust to life with a new baby alongside processing your birthing experience, your new emerging identity as a mother, healing/nourishing your body and how you now relate to relationships around you . A pregnancy coach can provide support and guidance during this transition, including connecting you with the right resources and support network of professionals in other areas such as breastfeeding support, postpartum doulas, physios etc
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Investing in a pregnancy coach can provide expectant mothers with personalised support and guidance throughout their pregnancy journey. From making informed decisions to preparing for labour and delivery to transitioning into motherhood, a pregnancy coach can be a valuable loving hand for any expectant mother.

Want to know if how pregnancy coaching session can support you?

Book a complimentary Matrescence Discovery Coaching Session


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