TO REWRITE YOUR FERTILITY STORY, YOU NEED A 'WOMB FIRST' APPROACH THAT ENCOMPASSES ALL 6 ELEMENTS OF A HEALTHY PREGNANCY
The Six Elements of Healthy Fertility, #1: WHO
The WHO in our fertility story encompasses all aspects of the Divine Feminine, including the Maiden, the Mother and the Wise Woman.
A woman may begin the process of exploring her fertility as a Maiden. While the Maiden is a valuable and important aspect of the Feminine, “Mothering Up” is crucial for every woman, regardless of whether or not she chooses to have children.
The Rites of Passage that historically supported a Maiden in her transition into Motherhood, guided by Wise Women and held in Sacred Sisterhood, have been stripped from our culture.
With “nowhere to go,” the Maiden tends to get stuck; when things become difficult, she may look outside of herself for answers and find that there's no shortage of advice (doctors, tests, experts) willing to tell her what’s wrong with her and offering to "fix" her "broken" body.
Even if it does "work," at some point in this process, unless the focus of her journey shifts inward, she may never really evolve to embody the Archetype of The Mother, the most enlivened version of herself.
If it doesn’t “work,” the Maiden has a choice: she can continue to seek answers outside of herself. More tests. More procedures. Or she can look inward.
We must explore our depths to truly embody our ability to create life.
For healthy fertility, we must honor and release the Maiden, see if any unconscious energies might be preventing us from fully allowing ourselves to transition to Mother and learn to receive the energies of both Wise Woman and Mama Earth.