I was conceived on a pool table (not sure if it's good that I know this, but conception is a hot topic in the family)!
Tying a cherry stem in a knot in my mouth used to be a great party trick... not sure I can do it now!
My youngest brother is indirectly related to the amazing Quincy Jones - his half brother is Quincy Jones' Grandson!
Hi, I’m Caroline and I live and teach in Lancashire, sunny Blackpool to be exact!
Even before getting pregnant I knew that I wanted a positive birth so I was exploring ways to help me achieve this long before we conceived! We used hypnotherapy from start to finish during conception, pregnancy, labour, birth and breastfeeding – in fact we still use the music to get my little one to sleep now!
Not only have I experienced first-hand how amazing hypnobirthing is at helping you let go of your fears and look forward to a positive birth experience, I have also worked with dozens of couples to help them prepare for calm, positive birth experiences where they are in control – regardless of how, when and where they choose to birth their babies.
If you are wondering whether hypnobirthing is for you, I can tell you that it probably is. The courses cover science, common sense, emotions, the lot! I have yet to discover any course participants who didn’t use any of the techniques!
What I love about the workshops is that every single one is different. We broadly cover the same topics but some couples are first timers, some have given birth before, some have more fears, and some just can’t stop giggling!
Hi, I'm Holly, I teach calm birth preparation workshops and weekly relaxation classes for mums and mums to be in West Sussex. I firmly believe that every woman deserves a great birth experience to shout from the rooftops about, and I'd love help YOU feel empowered and prepared to face labour head on like a rockstar warrior. I'm not a big fan of the term hypnobirthing if I'm perfectly honest- although I teach self-hypnosis techniques, there is so much more to my birth preparation- practical, science based, interesting and informative. Lots of why's and how's get answered! I'm about to embark on my doula journey so I can offer support and encouragement outside of the classroom. I'm a La leche League trained breastfeeding peer supporter and huge advocate of all things instinctive, research based and gentle- birth and beyond. I have two wild cat daughters who I solo parent with a mixture of attachment theory, humour and bewilderment. I look forward to being part of your birthing journey!
I have weird feet. I use to spend her weekends picking up knickers from the floor and breaking up fights over the last bag of sprouts. Not some weird members club, retail management. I've also been witness (sort of) to someone (an adult) doing a poo in a fitting room!
I used to play drums in a band, but was shit compared to my dad who did a john peel session in 1969. I was 6 feet tall by the time I was 12 years old (I stopped there), I once fell up the stairs with my hands in my pockets and got a bit stuck - cringily the person who rescued me had just interviewed me earlier that week. I went to art school, I used to DJ hip hop and old soul stuff, I looked scarily like Harry Potter when I was 17.
1 - I was born with a small hole in the top of my right ear. My mum always said it was done when the doctor broke her waters when she was in labour (she always thought it was down to some kind of intervention) but when my son was born in 2009 via a drug free, intervention free birth, he has exactly the same hole in the same place - freaky!!
2 - My husband and I were both born and raised in the same town. Our childhood homes had a park in between them, we socialised in the same places, had some friends in common but didn't even set eyes on each other until we were both on holiday in Rhodes in 2000 where we fell instantly in love.
3 - I have a big family! 3 children, 5 nephews, 1 niece, I am 1 of four children, 30 aunts and uncles (including partners), 45 cousins, 68 second cousins.
4 - I went to a convent junior school and was taught by Nuns.
When I was 20 I spent a year living in a camper van and travelling around Europe. I then moved to East London, fell in love with hot running water, flushing toilets and have lived there ever since.