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Hypnobirthing made my caesarean birth a calm and enjoyable experience

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely lady who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Leanne Lawrence of Brighter Birthing covering Tring Hertfordshire. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   “I was ecstatic to find out we were pregnant with baby number two and was very lucky to have a very…

Suddenly, with the next contraction, ‘it’s coming!’ – within a few seconds there HE was

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended a TCBS 1:2:1 Intensive Hypnobirthing Course with Jenie Scholes of Empowered Bumps Hypnobirthing covering Merseyside, North Cheshire and South Lancashire. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   “The lovely Jenie came round to our house for a 1-2-1 session while our…

I was scared but stayed focused with my breathing

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Anna Owen of Rock Your Birth covering Worcestershire Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   ” I had what I thought was Braxton hicks or IBS from eating lots of ice cream lol, but then used…

22 hours of active labour – Worth it!

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Chloe and Colin who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing PLUS Course as well as weekly relaxation classes with Jenie Scholes of Empowered Bumps Hypnobirthing covering Merseyside, North Cheshire and South Lancashire. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   “So when I found out I…

We hadn’t even taken the bags out the car! 

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Jen and Ben who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing course with Cath Coleman of Kent Hypnobirthing. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   So, the time was creeping up to our estimated date (13/03/2020) – the day before the arrival of our beautiful boy…

Unfortunately showed meconium

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Alice and Simon who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing course with Tracey Harper of Birthing Calmly in Hertfordshire. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   Friday 7th Feb! He’s called Maximus William Fox Jones. 9 lbs 3 oz Natural birth   I had a…

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…

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