Hypnobirthing

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What is hypnobirthing?

Hypnobirthing helps women to prepare emotionally, physically and mentally for conception, pregnancy and birth. It works through a combination of self hypnosis techniques, deep relaxation and guided visualization to help you overcome fears, create a state of calm and relaxation, be more confident and so have a calmer, more relaxed pregnancy and birth.

Hypnobirthing is all about:

  • overcoming fear
  • learning ways to deal with any pain
  • belief that you can do it
  • learning practical ways to keep you comfortable and relaxed
  • preparing both you & your birth partner

 

What are the benefits?

Hypnobirthing techniques are proven to help you have:

  • a shorter labour
  • less need for pain relief
  • less chance of medical intervention

Additional benefits for Mum:

  • taking time out during your pregnancy to relax during and spend time bonding with your baby
  • improved sleep
  • faster post natal recovery
  • greater chance of breastfeeding successfully

Benefits for Baby:

  • when Mum is able to give birth calmly and instinctively, Baby will receive high levels of oxygen and lower levels of stress hormones
  • hypnobirthing babies tend to stay calm, quiet and alert when they are born
  • higher APGAR scores (the measure of a newborn baby's health immediately after birth)

Benefits for birth partner:

  • understanding what your partner needs
  • increased confidence in your ability to support your partner
  • learning practical techniques to help you both during labour
  • understanding your choices and gaining confidence to work with the medical team

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