The power of positive imagery

Last year this time I was giving birth to my son. My experience was more positive than anything; my body did a fantastic job delivering the baby. However the journey wasn’t easy. 
I had a slow progress long labor. In the delivery room there was a big beautiful picture of a mother holds her newborn. That picture became my focal point during delivery.

At the end I was happy actually when I was settled in room 14. On the wall there was a big beautiful picture of a mother holds her newborn, that picture was my focal point during delivery.

It helped me staying positive. I wanted to hold my baby just like the woman in that picture. So I focused on the picture during delivery.
It was as effective as having gas and air (laughing gass), birth partner, excellent midwife.

So I painted the same picture in my own expression

Mother son acrylic painting
Painting with acrylic materials
Process of coloring the painting
The picture that inspired me in the delivery room
minutes after giving birth

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