Birthing in Water

Birthing in Water

If you watch a labouring woman getting into a birth pool you can clearly see why water births are so popular. The whole body, from the head down, softens....relaxes...releases. There is a long sigh.

What Is Hypnosis And How Is It Used In Hypnobirthing?

What Is Hypnosis And How Is It Used In Hypnobirthing?

The doorway to success in hypnobirthing is the unconscious mind. Your unconscious mind not only holds information that is outside your consciousness, but it also manages sensations and bodily functions.

We can access the unconscious mind through hypnosis and this is the bedrock of hypnobirthing.

The Physiology of Panic

The Physiology of Panic

I often say to my clients that what it takes to get baby ‘in’ is exactly what it takes to get baby ‘out’. The positive hormones and responses required to feeling safe, loved, calm and confident. When we feel out of control and scared the body processes this in a different way to the calm and happy response.