For most of our lives we have been inundated with negative stories of other women’s birth experiences. We have been conditioned to believe that excruciating pain is a necessary part of the birthing experience. This causes fear, which in turn, causes tension and a tense body prevents us from performing the normal, physiological function of birth.
When we are afraid, our body diverts blood and oxygen from non-essential defence organs (such as the uterus) to large muscle groups in our extremities. This creates the 'fear-tension-pain syndrome of childbirth'.
People who are drawn to HypnoBirthing® have been searching for an alternative way that helps them to give birth as calmly, safely and gently as possible.
Through a programme of self-hypnosis and education, you will learn to release emotions tied to fear-based stories and misinformation. You will learn to trust that your body knows how to bring your baby into the world in the calm and gentle way that nature intended. You will learn how to call upon your body’s own natural relaxant and thus lessen the need for medication.
Using self-hypnosis, special breathing and visualisation, HypnoBirthing® teaches you to trust your body and work with it and to free yourself of harmful emotions that lead to fear, pain and tense muscles.
You will be fascinated as you view HypnoBirthing® films, showing labouring mothers awake, alert and in good humour as they experience the kind of gentle birth that you too can know, when you are free of the fear that causes tension and pain.
HypnoBirthing® is not the same as Hypnosis for Childbirth. It is a complete philosophy of birth, incorporating a variety of techniques for achieving a satisfying, relaxing and stress-free method of birthing. This amazing programme teaches you, and your birthing companion, the art and joy of experiencing birth in a more comfortable manner.
When a women is properly prepared for childbirth and when mind and body are in harmony, Nature is free to function in the same well-designed manner that it does with all animal mothers in Nature.
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