Hear Natalie Whitworth, CNM talk about the many benefits of practicing mindfulness to help with an easier, stress and worry free pregnancy term.
Mindfulness is a technique that is free of charge and requires you to be present and breathe. Watch the video or read the transcript below:
Leah: Good morning everyone, this is Lea with Providence women’s healthcare. Thank you for joining us on our first Tuesday talk. We are with Natalie, Whitworth, and we’re going to be talking about mindfulness. So you know I’m going to ask Natalie a series of questions, and I want you to engage. This is engaging thing so go ahead and ask your questions if you have questions, and we will get started.
Leah: So Natalie, thank you so much for taking out time. Can you give us a little background about yourself, and how you became certified nurse midwife.
Natalie: Oh sure, I am from, Georgia, and I’m really passionate about our community here and making
women’s health care more accessible and really coming at it from a team-based holistic model.
I did want to talk about mindfulness it’s really been just so impactful in my life, and I feel like it’s really the basis for wellness and how we start making our own lives better as women? I became a nurse midwife because I like that model of prevention based medicine and just kind of really coming alongside somebody having a conversation finding what works for them and approaching it not from a what’s wrong with your body, but how to get you where you need to be?
Leah: That’s awesome. Yeah, so what is like. What is your definition?
Natalie: Well, Mindfulness in that that’s a term. That’s you know and clearly I did not create that term and I’m not like a Spiritual guru. It’s just a simple thing I’ve discovered and I think a lot of people use but it’s a it’s allowing yourself to be fully present in your body and in your present moment. So you know what I was……
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