Positive birth story: The birth of Shelby

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.

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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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The birth of Jesse: home birth to c-section

Jen and Justin have been my friends for years, so when they announced they were pregnant I knew I wanted…

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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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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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What are the pros and cons of a stretch and sweep?

Firstly, before we go over the pros and cons of a stretch and sweep (also known as a membrane sweep)…

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The birth of Jaxon – homebirth to delivery suite

Sarah and Aaron were the first couple I taught hypnobirthing to when I first qualified as a hypnobirthing teacher in…

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