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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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If I didn’t know I was pregnant would I have a pain free labour?

Can you really have a pain free labour? by Sophie Fletcher Many years ago I met a friend of my husband who was 24 and had a 10 year old daughter. The story goes that her mum phoned her dad in the pub and asked him to come home because Anna was having a baby.…