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Birth Story: Katie shares the story of her Neo’s birth

Katie attended a class in Loughborough with Fernanda Salfity, here she share’s the story of her son’s birth. “I would really like to share my birth story with other expectant mothers please as I feel that hypnobirthing allowed me to have the birth I never thought would be possible.” “This time 3 weeks ago I…

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Hypnobirthing may be calm, but it is not quiet.

Hypnobirthing is calm but not as you know it. How calm can give you your voice. You’re about to give birth.  How do you think you are going to be?  Quiet, noisy? What would you prefer?  To be calm on the inside but noisy on the outside, or calm on the outside but noisy on…

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Placebo, Pain and Hypnobirthing

Did anyone see Horizon on BBC 2 last Monday, the 17th February?  It’s still on iplayer so I urge you to watch if it you can.  The headline is Placebo, but it’s much more than that, it teaches us about the power of suggestion.  Something us hypnotherapists have known about for years. A placebo is…

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Help I’m falling asleep to my hypnobirthing mp3s? Is it still working?

Help I’m falling asleep to my hypnobirthing mp3s! Is it still working? Of course it is! by Sophie Fletcher, author of Mindful Hypnobirthing @mindfulmamma   facebook.com/mindfulmamma I hear the words “I’m falling asleep to the hypnobirthing mp3s”  all the time, and when I do a part of me inside is jumping up and down shouting “yes, it’s…

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End of plan- Not the End of the World

Today I’ve got a story to share with you, with the kind permission of Rebecca, whose son Otis was born on the 25th of November this year.  18 months ago Rebecca was terrified of giving birth and so when she became pregnant she knew she needed help. The hypnobirthing class Rebecca did changed that, and although…