Surrender: Its Relevance to Childbirth and Motherhood

Donn, Tamara
August 2009
Positive Health;Aug2009, Issue 161, p6
The author discusses the concept of surrender and its relevance to childbirth and motherhood. She mentioned how she was able to learn about the meaning of surrender at a time when she was in a journey while camping on a remote island in Fiji where she got ill. For days she tried to fight her illness until the time came when she realized she would surrender. In relation to motherhood, she notes that the process of surrendering is important in order for a woman to embrace her new role, this she called the rite of passage from Maiden to Mother.


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