What are the pros and cons of an epidural?

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.

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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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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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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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How to prepare for a fast labour using hypnobirthing

When learning hypnobirthing, we learn that it is important to dream and visualise the details of your perfect birth. This…

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The un-planned home birth of Theodore

Mia and Joe were part of my October group hypnobirthing class. Their birth story is amazing! Usually when we think…

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What are the best ways to naturally induce labour?

Many people believe that to have a succesful hypnobirth, you must labour completely naturally. However, this is not the case.…

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Positive birth story: Hypnobirthing after a traumatic birth

Mia was a second time Mum who contacted me due to a previous traumatic birth. Before she booked a course,…

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