Birth

Relax, Breathe and Birth

I’m  pleased to announce that I am now offering  The Wise Hippo ‘Relax, Breathe and Birth’ session. The ‘Relax, Breathe and Birth’ session is a 2 hour class designed to provide relaxation tools for birth. This is ideal for you…

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International Women’s Day

In honour of International Women's Day, I'm celebrating the efforts of a woman who has been instrumental in helping thousands of other women feel more comfortable standing in their own power and reclaiming their ability to have an easier, more comfortable birth. I'm also highlighting inequities still to be redressed - a woman's right to give birth where she chooses and the right for a midwife to attend and assist at a home birth.

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Hugs Before Drugs

I’m sure that you can all reel off the most common suggestions for getting labour to start when you’re either under threat of being induced, or (not so common with HypnoBirthing mums) just a bit fed up with being pregnant.…

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Overdue!

If your aim is to have as natural a childbirth experience as possible, then being induced is something best avoided unless medically necessary. For some mums-to-be, there may be no effect on the pace of labour, but for many,the onset…

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Baby’s Choice – a HypnoBirthing Case Study

One of the options for birth location we discuss during the HypnoBirthing course is that of Baby’s Choice. By that, I mean that while you may plan for a lovely home water birth, or maybe your choice is your local…

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Hard Labour

During labour, there are two main sets of muscles in action in your uterus : Inner circular muscles , found mainly at the lower part of the uterus… their job is to thin and open to let your baby out!…

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Nurturing Life

Hello! I’m Carolyn & I’ve just given birth to a beautiful bouncing website called Nurturing Life Hypnotherapy! It was a fairly stress-free pregnancy, although as with every birth, it was only an Estimated Delivery Date. I have been ably assisted…

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