Preparing to have a baby using hypnobirthing has become such a popular option that it's becoming quite a jungle of different hypnobirthing “products” out there. So here's a quick potted guide for mums-to-be who are finding all the different brand names and methods confusing. Firstly, though, if … [Read more...] about Which Hypnobirthing course is right for you?
Here is what my client Ruth says about her birth. Congratulations to Ruth and her partner on the arrival of their beautiful, calm hypnobirthing baby daughter! If you would like to know what "waves of relaxation" are - just book onto my next Wise Hippo course! Our little girl A. arrived on … [Read more...] about “Thank God for the “waves of relaxation”
For expectant mums and their birth partners, whatever kind of birth outcome they desire, the wonderful Wise Hippo Birthing Programme is hard to beat. It is a comprehensive hypnobirthing course full of practical information as well as amazing relaxation techniques. I have been teaching the Wise Hippo … [Read more...] about The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme – NEW COURSES in West London
Little L. came exactly one week early! He weighed a healthy 8Ib 4oz and had a full head of hair! He is gorgeous. My back waters broke at 03:30 on 31/05 and my contractions started around 14:30. The midwife arrived at 19:30. I was 4cm dilated. I stated pushing around 2am 01/06 and baby was born @ … [Read more...] about I would gladly do it all again…
Did you know you could have a private, bespoke hypnobirthing course IN YOUR OWN HOME for under £190 by getting together with a friend? It is surprising how often I get a call from a client who is in the happy situation of being pregnant at the same time as one of her close friends. Is it all about … [Read more...] about Share a private hypnobirthing course with a friend and cut your costs!
Preparing to have a baby using hypnobirthing has become such a popular option that it's becoming quite a jungle of different hypnobirthing “products” out there. So here's a quick potted guide for mums-to-be who are finding all the different brand names and methods confusing. Firstly, though, if … [Read more...] about Which hypnobirthing course is right for you?
Like the whole world, I'd like to extend my warmest congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their little boy, who is now THIRD in line to the throne. There was a lot of speculation about the birth, for most people centred on the boy/girl stuff and the issue of the … [Read more...] about Royal Baby has arrived… Kate, hypnobirthing and a roomful of fidgety men
I've just read a great blog post explaining exactly how babywearing can help prevent postnatal depression and it's got me thinking about how Hypnobirthing can help in the same way. It's on a blog called Babywearing Downunder. Here's the … [Read more...] about Hypnobirthing and postnatal depression
Along with every other professional with even the smallest interest in childbirth, I’ve been glued lately to the BBC’s wonderful “Call the Midwife” on Sunday evenings. It’s a cut above other historical dramas, because so many of the storylines are based on the true-life recollections … [Read more...] about Call the Midwife
For the past few weeks I have been tweeting a short daily quotation from one of Ina May Gaskin's books. Today's was "Remember you have a real, live baby in there. Sometimes it's such an intense trip having a baby that you forget what it's for" It's from Spiritual Midwifery, and it's one of a series … [Read more...] about #inamayquote