Primal Birth is the culmination of a fascinating journey of discovery for author, Irena Popiolek. Her love of nature and her work as a Doula and Natal Hypnotherapist, together with her memories of pregnancy and childbirth have all woven together to explore modern women’s innate fear of childbirth. She writes with a passionate mixture of history, legend, mythology and down-to-earth real life experience to offer the reader a beautiful patchwork of narrative. She writes from the heart.
The gift of a surgeon's scalpel may give Jessica a painless birth, but can she risk forever losing the fading connection with her ancestors? The rainbow is the connection; seven colours,journeys and truths take Jessica back through her matriarchal lineage to witness both the exquisite joy and the chilling suffering of her ancestors. But who now will support her quest for a Primal Birth?