May 20th, 2013
I’m so happy to be offering Mindful Mamma Workshops in addition to the Hypnobirthing courses being offered in Wiltshire. This is a simple, effective and affordable option for couples wanting to learn Hypnobirthing techniques for their birth, but who may not have the time and money to do the full antenatal course. It provides coping [...]
May 16th, 2013
Most people believe that a baby is only cognisant once it is born, but there is now evidence which proves that actually, from conception, a foetus is effected by it’s environment and all we say and do can and does have an impact on who that baby will become once it is born and grows in [...]
April 26th, 2013
I recently went to a lecture given by the pioneering birth author and social anthropologist, Sheila Kitzinger. Not only does she believe that women can potentially achieve orgasm during childbirth, but she has just written a book called Birth and Sex, which I haven’t read yet, but am intrigued! The Telegraph published a story on [...]
November 27th, 2012
Thanks to Tamara from Birth Easy, a colleague and an inspiration. Here is her latest trailer advertising Hypnobirthing. I have used Tamara’s films in all my classes which help to demonstrate how hypnobirthing really does work and how many of you can go on to use the techniques in stressful situations throughout the rest of [...]
September 14th, 2012
What a great article on how babies trigger the hormones to bring a mother into labour. “Baby will come when baby is ready”, no matter how annoying it sounds, is exactly as it is. Get practicing your patience… x
July 5th, 2012
Why do we need to do research that proves Fear inchildbirth prolongues labour? For me it’s obvious, but presumably it needs to be spelt out and proven to many others. Why? Click here to read an interesting CNN article on how and why.
May 16th, 2012
Endorphine’s are our natural pain and stress reliever’s – perfect to help in labour. Here is a great video about how to stimulate and understand Endophine’s.
April 11th, 2012
Why do we need birth affirmations? Well, once you start to convince yourself that you are able to birth the way nature intended, you usually have a far more positive and comfortable birthing experience. Affirmations (or suggestions) are used to ‘condition’ your mind to change the way you think and feel about birth. Here’s a great [...]
April 2nd, 2012
Hi Sophie, Just a little note to thank you so much for all of your help preparing us for the birth of Eden and to let you know how it all went. After a week of breathing through hours of regular surges which were brought on by walks in the gorgeous sunshine, my waters broke [...]
March 21st, 2012
The Royal College of Midwives have an online campaign and information website to support normal and natural birth practices. It’s a great site with useful information and certainly worth your support if you are pro keeping birth normal. This is just what we need!
March 17th, 2012
So I can’t say that I had a “traditional” hypno birth as seen in all the videos … but I certainly managed to use some of the tools … but alot went out the door as I surrendered my body to the overwhelmingly physical experience. It was intensely quick – just over 6 hours from start to [...]
February 28th, 2012
Joseph Chiltern Pearce discusses the effect our emotions affect our cognitive state and brilliantly explains how a mother and child have to and need to bond in the first 18 months, otherwise affecting the infant as they grow up in life – affecting their intelligence and their social interactions. Here’s what this amazing man has [...]