Untold Stories With Hibo
“There are a huge chunk of people that are ignored, not heard, not acknowledged, because the culture is seen sometimes as not wanting to know and understand peoples cultures. I don’t want to know, I’m just doing my job and my work says A, B and C.”
Then it becomes a ‘tick box exercise’. A lot of women fall victim to this standard of care and it is infuriating”
Hibo has supported Holding Her Space work through her workshops and she will always be a valuable mama in our Village.
During my birth it was ridiculous what I was experiencing.They did not understand me, they did not understand my cut, they understood nothing!. For them it was a case of ‘let’s just get the baby out!’ and that is not the way to help a woman who is giving birth. For any woman who has undergone trauma you need to have an understanding of her and who she is, of her culture, why she acts in a certain way, why she may not want to be touched in a certain way. There are so many things that need to be taken into consideration that aren’t.
Mother of 7