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Twitter Party and Masterclass

It feels like it’s been a while, but as always we have been busying ourselves behind the scenes to bring you some very special gatherings.  Virtual , because you know that’s our bag! Our next masterclass is going be held this Friday, with the wonderful Dr Joanna Heckle from Zest 4 Life UK.   Joanna runs…

Hypnobirth Music: The Top 10 Songs on Our Playlist

When it comes to setting the scene the type of hypnobirth music you play is super important.  And getting used to listening to it whilst relaxing during your pregnancy is a key element to creating the type of association or anchor, which is going to be most useful during your birth.  The reason why we…

3 Easy Ways to Deal With Negative Thinking During Pregnancy

It’s really common and normal for negative thinking to arise during your pregnancy. Please don’t beat yourself up over it. You’re a human being, sometimes, you’ll get stressed, anxious or worried, it’s part of living life. But what if you feel that you are constantly on that worry loop, and your negative emotions are far…

When Positive Thinking just isn’t enough….

Today’s blog post is all about the negative aspects of thinking positively about your birth. Yes, you read that correctly. There ARE negative aspects to thinking positively about your birth. We get it a lot with clients that are in their second or third pregnancy. Perhaps, they’ve dabbled a little bit with hypnobirthing in the…

Are You Using Your Brain??!

Sometimes, when we are faced with people in authority telling us what to do, we revert back to teacher – child, or parent – child mode and find ourselves agreeing to things that we don’t really understand.  Or feel may not be quite right for us, just because the consultant or the midiwife told us…

Rip Up Your Birth Plan!

I hear quite often that people are told not to make a birth plan because there’s absolutely no point as nothing ever goes to plan anyway.  This is a really dangerous recommendation – if you don’t write down what you would like to happen in an ideal scenario, then nobody is going to know what…

I had natural birth, without any drugs and uncomplicated birth I wished and prepared for

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely lady, who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing course with Georgina Forsyth from SONA Mum – Hypnobirthing & Hypnotherapy covering Aberdeenshire and Angus. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us!   PART 1 (The beginning – my 2nd baby): I’m sharing my story because there is so…

I retrieved my daughter from my leggings…

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended TCBS course with Jennifer Scholes from Empowered Bumps Hypnobirthing, Doula & Baby Massage in Southport. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us.   “Our lovely little girl arrived last week, after an incredibly quick and easy labour.   We took part in…

Our birth was raw, painful, and certainly not as planned but totally natural

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely lady, who read The Calm Birth School book. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us.   On Friday 6th August I was off work and had planned to do a bunch of stuff, but I was pretty tired. Around 3 pm I figured I’d lay…

I got my relaxing home birth with no pain relief

This week’s birth story comes from the lovely couple Amy and Dave who attended TCBS with Anna Owen from Rock Your Birth in Worcestershire. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us. “We are happy to share with you all we welcomed baby Arthur into the world on the 1st October and this is…

What can we learn from the most famous birth of all?

I grew up in a Catholic household (which has had both its negative and positive influences!) and whilst Christmas was about the magic of Santa, the giving and receiving of presents, it was also about the birth of Jesus. You can see where this is heading now!I remember vividly the sounds within the church on…

At 36 + 6 weeks my waters started to gently release during my son’s bedtime routine

This week’s birth story comes from the lovely couple Lesley and Dave who attended TCBS with Anna Owen from Rock Your Birth in Worcestershire.  Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us.   We embarked upon our hypnobirthing journey with Anna at Rock Your Birth in hopes to learn how to feel confident and…

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