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Mother

This isn’t a sad story, it’s a story of connection. My mother died when I was a teen. She was so young; just a few years older than I am now. She was a very kind woman, who had more than her fair share of things to overcome; but, she was resilient and brave to the... read more

Chrissy’s empowered & confident hypnobirth

Thank you so much to Chrissy, for this inspiring hypnobirth story. Chrissy was 15 weeks when I first met her and her partner Dave last year. They were such a happy and down-to-earth couple, and I am so proud of how they handled their various twists and turns of birth.... read more

You are not smug

I read an article the other day, which irked me beyond comprehension. This article labeled women who prepare for a natural birth, or who want a positive experience of birth as smug. It also suggested that these women were intentionally putting their babies at risk in... read more

The Birth of Olive

Rosie and Jon attended my August Hypnobirthing class and they both totally embraced the Hypnobirthing philosophy! I love the way Rosie describes herself as being “happy, excited and calm” during labour. Rosie’s story: I knew something was happening... read more

Not a clucking chicken in sight

I am often asked whether Hypnobirthing is anything like the hypnotists you see on stages, where participants behave like chickens or bark like dogs… So today, I thought it was time to bust some myths and tell you what Hypnobirthing is not, and in doing so, also... read more