Tag: hypnobirth


13

Sep 2016

A well supported, straightforward and empowered birth… Julie’s Story.

In my Hypnobirthing classes,  more often than not couples do the course together but sometimes a woman will come alone. This does not mean she is not supported – it just means life has complexity. We live in busy, crazy times and sometimes one has to commit to Hypnobirthing classes, rather than two. There are all sorts of reasons why partners cannot attend: some work , others...

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Oban’s undisturbed, VBAC and accidental homebirth!

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Jun 2016

Oban’s undisturbed, VBAC and accidental homebirth!

I can already envisage your jaw dropping now but this story is normal birth at it’s absolute finest. For people who do not know what a VBAC is. It is a Vaginal Birth attempted after a previous caesarean birth. For people wishing to find out a little bit more about the associated issues around VBAC in Australia there is a balanced article by Dr Rachel Reed, VBAC:...

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20

Jun 2016

Can you birth unassisted? A Winter Solstice birth story…

Women are hardwired to birth, in fact birth happens in the primal part of our brain, responsible for other primal functions of our body… sex, sleeping, flight or fight…We don’t think about these things our body just does it instinctively. French Obstetrician Michel Odent, states that  for women to birth efficiently and quickly they need to not think or more specifically shut off their neocortex,...

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6 EASY ways for a  mindset that will change how your body births

10

May 2016

6 EASY ways for a mindset that will change how your body births

Who are these women who  keep on having these amazing, positive , empowered birth experiences ? You know the women I am talking about … During pregnancy they are so positively anticipating their birthing day, they trust their bodies, think birth is normal, manage the course of their births, they smile lots, they look relaxed and they almost cannot wait to birth and when they do...

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The birth of Baby Sadie…7th January 2016.

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Mar 2016

The birth of Baby Sadie…7th January 2016.

There are many parts of this birth story that I REALLY love.` Firstly, I love that Em and Russ, negotiated with their caregivers, extra time after 41 weeks to wait for labour to have a natural onset. Em was healthy and their baby was healthy, so after using their B.R.A.I.N technique, kept going with their preferences. I also really love the lead in to Emmah’s...

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