When a baby is born it can be a truly surreal moment. You may have spent hours or days in labour and your hormones have gone through a roller coaster ride you have never experienced before. But anything and everything seems to disappear once they are here.
You see them, they see you.
The moment is completely alone. Just you and your baby. You can not see or hear anything else. The oxytocin floods in like a river that has burst its bank. It takes over your entire being and you both float into the air in a rhythmic dance of love just between you two.
You get into your position for rest and you basque in each others beauty. You take in all the minute details making sure you take it all in. You have been dreaming of this moment for 9 months and you are going to memorise everything about them right this second.
You just look at each other.
The world stops.
It is just you and your baby/babies.
Sometimes we don't get this moment straight away. It could be hours, days or even months later before you get to really connect together in this unique meeting. That is okay! When it happens take it, be in it, basque in it and run with it.
Take in all the smells, the movement and the love.
Oxytocin has the power to change the world.
Doula - Hypnobirthing