I often get asked how OBs respond to hypnobirthing. I have to be honest that some are better than others. But here is a good one :) "Hi Pip, We did one of your hypnobirthing courses and went on to have an amazing natural birth with no interventions, no tears and a … [Read more...] about This is the sort of OB you want.
I keep telling people it is not about how or where you birth it is about how you feel before, during and after your birth. It is really important for our babies that we stay out of fight and flight (our sympathetic nervous system) too, so they keep getting the oxygen they need. Amélie's story is … [Read more...] about The Most Beautiful Instrumental Delivery
Just an hour of her birth, Amy sent me this text: "Three beautiful words for you Pip: I did it! We have another little girl, born at the birth centre an hour ago, drug-free after coming in from home at 9cm. Thank you so much. Great birth. Amy xxx Just had to tell you straight away!" I can't … [Read more...] about Three Beautiful Words :”I did it!”
I have had a little flurry of 2nd hypnobirths in the last couple of weeks. I feel so honoured to be able to stay connected with my clients as their families grow. Claire's first birth was awesome but at the last minute "excluded" her from the Birth Centre for subsequent births. It is a … [Read more...] about Taking Birth To The Next Level.
This is the first of three perspectives of the same hypnobirthing experience. Liz is a professional writer so it is well worth reading the whole story. She had quite a journey. Then read Liz's husband, Andy's experience. Finally, read Sarah's story. Sarah is Liz's sister and a registered … [Read more...] about Keep Calm and Hypnobirth On!