hypnobirthing


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hypnobirthing

(ˈhɪpnəʊˌbɜːθɪŋ)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) the use of hypnotic techniques during labour by an expectant mother to reduce the pain and emotional stress of delivery
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With the Duchess of Cambridge said to be planning to use hypnobirthing to overcome labour pains, we talked to women who did the same.
Creative Childbirth--The Hypnobirthing Method: The Smart Beginnings certification program, March 22-23, 2001.
ALTERNATIVE AID THE Netmums study found 56 per cent of mums-to-be fancy including one of the new wave of alternative birth techniques in their birth plan, with more than a third considering hypnobirthing (using self-hypnosis to manage pain), and almost one in five opting for the experimental slow caesarean - a new caesarean technique which minimises anaesthetic use for a more natural birth experience.
Alternative aids - The Netmums study found 56 per cent of mums-to-be fancy including one of the new wave of alternative birth techniques in their birth plan, with more than a third considering hypnobirthing (using self-hypnosis to manage pain), and almost one in five opting for the experimental slow caesarean - a new caesarean technique which minimises anaesthetic use for a more natural birth experience.
Donna used a hypnobirthing technique during labour, which involves relaxation, breathing and self-hypnosis.
Everyone sees women screaming on One Born Every Minute and people talk about birth being terrible, which is why I decided to launch The Rose Diaries about homebirths and hypnobirthing because I wanted to give a different perspective.
The second point of the plan is exposure to Hypnobirthing, and discussions that transform the expectations of normal birth.
She offers yoga lessons to expectant mothers, as well as sessions on hypnobirthing, a nonmedical method of pain management that she said teaches the mother to mitigate anxiety during labor.
com) a videobased hypnobirthing programme so mums can learn how to create calm, comfortable, joyful births in the comfort of their own home.
A friend of Jessica's has had four children through hypnobirthing, which Jessica's also doing, so it makes more sense to have the hypnotherapist in the room than me.