All money goes straight back into 'WPCTS' to help better the birth world & strengthen your rights!
Our courses are run by certified birth workers (Midwives, Doulas & Birth Keepers)
Pregnancy can be a scary time, but with our experienced professionals, you will learn why birth can be the most incredible experience of your life.
After your course we are confident you will feel empowered and in control of your choices.
THE ONLINE ZOOM COURSE
4 SESSIONS (40 MINUTES EACH)
'PAY AS YOU GO' OR ONE OFF SESSIONS
ONLINE MEET UP
Whether you are expecting a baby, or you have recently given birth, please join our weekly zoom meetings.
No matter where in the world you live, you can join us in birth's biggest conversation!
It is a great way to meet other mothers, we talk about all things pregnancy & birth! From swollen free birth, breastfeeding & VBAC to epidurals, swollen ankles & birth trauma.
Where women can come together for support, share stories, their experiences and words of encouragement.
Please note- We do NOT charge for these sessions, but would welcome a donation (however big or small) to our go fund me page. This helps us continue our service to women, fund the children's education programme & continuity of carer campaign. Thank you.
Why book our birth courses?
One of the biggest myths around, is that childbirth is one of the biggest medical emergencies going! TV Screens filled with screaming women, beepy machines & people in white coats telling women to PUSH do not help the stigma of birth. Nor do stories of tearing & 3 day labours. When you are empowered, trust your body & understand the physiological process, suddenly the scene is very different. Women roaring in ecstasy, catching their own babies in the dim light of their own home, 'hands off' midwives gently observing & giving the power to the woman. This is ecstatic birth & very much achievable. Not just for hippy's & witches I can assure you.
We can give you bespoke 1-1 antenatal education that the mainstream are not able to, due to time restricted visits.
Sadly with the over medicalisation of birth (amongst other factors) birth has become traumatic. We must never confuse NORMAL with COMMON. Birth trauma is extremely common but it certainly isn't normal. YOU CAN BIRTH WITHOUT FEAR
We at 'When Push Comes To Shove' (An EBE award nominated company) have made it our mission to empower women in their choices in birth. There is no such thing as "You are not allowed". You are ALLOWED to do whatever you choose. Sadly not many women know their rights when it comes to birth. You are entitled to informed consent about ANY decision you make.
We debunk common misinformation such as 'You are not allowed a vaginal birth with a breech baby, you are not allowed a home birth with a high BMI' or 'You must be induced because you are 'overdue' "
We offer 1-1 Bespoke workshops. We see you as an individual and treat you as such, rather than a statistic. Workshops are run by an experienced Doula.
If you need help writing to your trust to get the birth you want, we help with that too! We do not give medical advice. We arm you with information to get the birth you desire. Informed consent is key! KNOW YOUR RIGHTS!
Some of the topics we can cover in your bespoke 1-1 sessions (online or in person) are:
. Home birth
. VBAC & HBAC
. Free birth
. Breech birth
. Induction of labour (how to stop an induction if you do not want one)
. Understanding the term 'high risk' & how it effects you.
. Birth trauma from a previous birth
. Navigating a broken maternity system & understanding evidence based practice.
Whether you are looking for a Doula, support navigating the system or you would like to book our online course, please get in touch today. Birth without fear!
"When Push Comes To Shove chewed my leg out of one heck of a proverbial bear trap! After feeling coerced into a hospital birth I DID NOT want, I felt totally overwhelmed and disempowered. I was told a home birth was not possible due to my BMI. Well I contacted WPCTS & was blown away by how much information was given to me! I attended the course & managed to get the home birth of my DREAMS! I was armed with knowledge, knew my rights & stepped back into trusting my body. I felt like a birthing goddess!" Katie W
If you would like to be empowered and know your rights, you have come to the right place. We are spreading the word of autonomy & we even have a SONG by
to do just that!
Check it out here. A beautifully emotive music video with footage of REAL women who have just given birth, along with Doulas & Midwives singing along to the chorus!"
Sign up today & get a free item from our shop!
FUN FACTS - FREE INFORMATION
Did you know that breech birth is a variation of normal & a vaginal birth is perfectly safe when assisted by an experienced midwife? Did you know unassisted birth is completely legal?
Don't take my word for it, subscribe to our youtube channel & see interviews with the pro's! Doctors, Midwives, Doulas & scientists! We even have celeb interviews about their ecstatic births!
PLEASE USE THE CONTACT FORM TO BOOK A CERTIFIED BIRTH &/OR POST- NATAL DOULA
PRICES START AT £800
(PAYMENT PLANS AVAILABLE)
PLEASE ENQUIRE ABOUT ACCESS FUNDS FOR LOW INCOME FAMILIES
Our access fund is supported by your generous donations. Thank you