How to make birth less painful

How do you make birth less painful – without an epidural?! Firstly I’m not against medicalised pain relief. But before going straight for the strong stuff, why not give some of these ideas a go first.

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Positive birth story: Hypnobirthing with a premature birth

This positive birth story comes from L, who completed my online hypnobirthing course. She had planned for a natural, water…

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Positive birth story: Hypnobirthing and pregnancy after loss

This positive birth story comes from a couple who booked on to my group hypnobirthing class; which ended up being…

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The birth of Jesse: home birth to c-section

Jen and Justin planned a home birth for the birth of their first baby. They ended up with a caesarean birth, but used their hypnobirthing techniques to keep it as a really positive experience.

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An interview with Ellen Allen on placenta encapsulation in Kent

When I was pregnant the first time I’d heard of placenta encapsulation, but knew very little about it. Since teaching…

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Pelvic floor exercises for pregnancy and beyond

A lot of women are scared of the damage that pregnancy birth will cause to their bodies. They worry about…

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The birth of Sienna – a natural birth from a first time mum

Vi had such a fear of natural childbirth she’d decided to look into a caesarean birth. When this option wasn’t possible for her she booked on to a hypnobirthing course and had a magical, fast natural birth.

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Birth affirmations for a caesarean birth

Birth affirmations are a great tool for hypnobirthing. They tend to be aimed towards natural births, so here are some free hypnobirthing affirmations for a caesarean birth.

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Why I chose to formula feed my baby

Breast feed or formula feed? It can be a sensitive and triggering debate for many Mums. If you follow me…

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Hypnobirthing as a first time Mum

I taught Emma and Mohammed hypnobirthing as a private course in their home. As a first time Mum, Emma did…

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