Birthing is the most profound initiation to spirituality a woman can have.

— Robin Lim

The most eye-opening Robin Lim quotes that will activate your inner potential

Every baby's first breath on Earth could be one of peace and love.

Every mother should be healthy and strong. Every birth could be safe and loving. But our world is not there yet

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I imagine a world in which all humans are born with an intact capacity to love, and I am willing to devote my life to making it happen.

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As a midwife, I am immersed in Oxytocin day and night.

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Women will always pay the price for love, that is why God makes us so much stronger than men.

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I am just one of many many thousands of midwives, who are devoted to saving lives gently.

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Oxytocin is the hormone of love. We share it when we have a good conversation, we share it when we make love, and when we hug, and BIRTH is the biggest brightest time of rich oxytocin-sharing.

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I came to the conclusion that bringing Humans to earth with an intact ability to LOVE is essential if we are to survive as a species.

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Childbirth being one's most significant life passage, those close to us when we open to birth a baby will never be forgotten.

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Gentle birth, protecting mother and baby, is a solution that I believe will result in positive change for our society.

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I learned that a healthy society is made up of loving, trusting individuals, and that these individuals in turn protect their environment, become stewards of our land, air and water, and they make peace, rather than war.

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Oxytocin rocks the world.

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Research points to the fact that being born without trauma is the foundation for having an intact capacity to love and trust.

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About Robin Lim

Quotes 33 sayings
Profession Midwife
Birthday 1956

Statistically, the United States rates number 39 in maternal mortality.

This means that it is safer to be pregnant and to give birth in 38 other countries than the USA... and less expensive too.

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In a nutshell, I am a mom, a grandma, and a midwife.

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I love to receive babies into this world, so crawling around on my knees in the birth room is my best place, and most often you can still find me there.

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I had amazing midwives when I first became a teen-aged mom, and each of the five times I gave birth.

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I became a passionate seeker of childbirth knowledge.

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After disasters, reproductive healthcare falls by the wayside.

Yet babies continue to be born. When all infrastructure falls apart, when the hospitals and all their technological equipment are destroyed, midwives come in handy. They can help women give birth with or without electricity, running water, equipment - even shelter is optional. When babies are ready, they come.

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My sister and the baby she was carrying died in the United States of America.

They died in the country that spends more money on pregnancy and birth technology than any other country in this world.

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The number of maternal deaths is significantly understated because of a lack of effective data collection both in the US and around the world.

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My first experience of having a baby was about as natural as birth can be, and though I didn't know it at the time, it set my feet on a path that eventually led me to become a childbirth author and a midwife.

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There is a largely-ignored healthcare calamity in the United States that sees between two and three women die every day during pregnancy and childbirth.

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My sister had health insurance; she should have been warned by her doctors that she was at risk. But she was a minority. The doctors took little interest in her as an individual, and she fell through the cracks. And died.

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I get happy very easily and very often.

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Pregnant women who are at risk for suffering complications and even death are in the prime of their lives. The most affected populations are minorities, Native Americans, immigrants, and women living in poverty and who speak little or no English.

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My passion for maternal and child health led me to continue my studies and pursue the path of midwifery. And here I am now... still catching babies.

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I became a fierce advocate for gentle birth as a solution for the most pressing problems of our times - a solution that begins at the source.

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I cry when I work in the garden, because the Sun, the rain, the wind and the Earth all work together to make us food and flowers. It just blows me away.

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I sing, I clean house, I write poetry. I cry. And I tell everyone I can, "I Believe in YOU."

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I get crazy upset when I feel mothers or babies are not getting the loving care they need.

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The amazing heroic women in labor, they are the truest inspiration, and when they push their babies into the light... I am astonished every time.

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Like my sister, 981 women die every day on Earth from pregnancy and birth-related complications.

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