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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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Trust your birth intuition

Trusting your birth intuition can make all the difference. by Sophie Fletcher I wanted to talk to you about birth intuition today, as it is so important with birth.  One of my mantras is ‘trust your intuition’, but it’s a bit of a floppy suggestion, what does that actually mean?  What is your birth intuition…

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Birth Meditation

Birth Meditation by Sophie Fletcher at Mindful Mamma UK I wrote this birth meditation a few years ago after I attended a retreat with Thich Nhat Hanh, a well known Buddhist monk. He’s written a very beautiful pebble meditation which I do sometimes with my children, but which I’ve adapted for pregnancy. I just thought…

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Why the Fuss About Birth and not about the baby?

 Why the fuss about birth and not the baby?  By Sophie Fletcher “Whatever the present moment contains, accept is as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. Make it your friend and ally, not your enemy. This will miraculously transform your whole life.”  Eckhart Tolle Recently I was reminded by…

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Birth Time, Magical Time. Finding depth and space to birth in timelessness.

Birth Time, Magical Time By Sophie Fletcher There is a reason why I say no clocks or watches in the birth room, it’s birth time not day time. Focussing on the passing of time can actually slow it down, doesn’t time go faster when you are not fixated on a clock or watch? I recently…