After a long labour resulting in a caesarean with their first baby, Hilary and Andrew decided for their second baby they wanted to be in control and opt for a gentle caesarean birth.
Jade and Andrew had been told by their midwife that they needed an induction but that this process would be “horrendous’ and end in a c-section.
Using their hypnobirthing techniques, and with fantastic support from the birth attending midwives, they went on to have a wonderful and positive induction.
Pregnancy yoga is a wonderful hobby to participate in when you are expecting, even if you have never done yoga before! Many people take up pregnancy yoga as a way of improving their physical fitness, but there are plenty of other benefits of pregnancy yoga for you and your baby – here are just a few.
After two very fast births, Kerry and Michael attended my group course to help prepare them for the birth of their third baby. Many people want birth to be fast, but a fast birth can bring about lots of worries and concerns.
An epidural, for many, is often seen as the best thing that you can do for birth and labour! The closer you get to your due date, you might even have friends and family start saying to you ‘Just book the epidural, make your life easy!” But actually it’s not as clear cut as that.
Sarah and Ben took online hypnobirthing classes with me in preparation for the birth of their second baby. Here is the positive birth story of Shelby.
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.
A lot of women are scared of the damage that pregnancy birth will cause to their bodies. They worry about…
During pregnancy we are so lucky in this country to have free healthcare and support through our NHS system. Although,…
Aaron and Sarah had planned a water birth at Medway birth centre. Their labour did not go to plan, but they still had a positive hypnobirthing induction.