Beau’s Birth Story

Beau’s Birth Story

Welcome to the world Baby Beau, born at 41+4, just an hour after my obstetrician “clocked back on” after a few days of holidays with his family. Although by 11 days over I was certainly “over it”, I was still hopeful for spontaneous labour and gladly Beau had the same...
Nixxon’s Birth Story

Nixxon’s Birth Story

On Sunday 16th July, Mariah and I were at Cranbourne Centro to do our weekly shop. While Mariah ordered her coffee and my white hot chocolate I went to the bathroom. It was no mistake that I started losing my show and plug – it was 1:10pm. We continued on to...
I’ve got a secret….

I’ve got a secret….

OK, deep breath Michelle. You can do this. For 18 months, I’ve felt like I’ve got a big, dirty secret that I don’t want to talk about it. But lately, I’ve been coming to terms with it. I think coming clean today will help with my healing process. Here I go. I learnt...
50 Things For Partners To Say In Labour

50 Things For Partners To Say In Labour

Just a short but sweet blog post today. I do tons of work with partners about what to do in labour. They learn lots of techniques to help the labouring mum both physically and emotionally but I realised sometimes they need a little help in what to say. I draw up this...
A Powerful HypnoBirthing Story

A Powerful HypnoBirthing Story

Meeting Sophie & Daniel I first met *Sophie and *Daniel at an information session I run each month. They were front and centre and Sophie seemed to absorb every word I said. I was disappointed when they didn’t book in to do my course but understood that Sophie’s...
The Best Relaxation Technique Ever

The Best Relaxation Technique Ever

I had great feedback from my email a few weeks ago about the Best Breathing Technique Ever so I thought I would share my easiest and most reliable relaxation method. We learn lots of techniques during the HypnoBirthing course, some are long and some are short....