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The Powerful VBAC of Emilia Hilton

The Powerful VBAC of Emilia Hilton

I Did It! My heart was full – my body had created and I had birthed my babe. Naturally. Drug free. Intervention free. I won’t receive any medals, and I don’t want them – I just want to honour my body for the goddess she is! A Healing HypnoBirthing VBAC Lauren and Matt...

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Our Magical Hospital Birth During COVID-19

Our Magical Hospital Birth During COVID-19

The Dream Birth of Little River - A Hospital Birth in Water During COVID-19 Mila and Ricky attended HypnoBirthing classes in Victoria with HypnoBirthing Educator Meagan Otu to gain skills, confidence and trust for their upcoming birth! Their birth of little River in a...

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Birth Centre Birth Turned Surprise Home Birth

Birth Centre Birth Turned Surprise Home Birth

“I think Baby will come tonight”. I had told Matt the same thing at dinner the night before. My evening carried on as usual and then I lay in bed, resting but unable to sleep. During surges, I focused on my breathing and visualised my uterus muscles drawing up and my...

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Home Water Birth with Posterior Baby

Home Water Birth with Posterior Baby

It was not luck that enabled me to have this amazing birth experience, where pain was not a factor. We were faced with some challenges and were able to meet them with calmness and support. My birth preparation and supportive birth team helped me to feel like a goddess throughout my birth experience.

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Birth Story: 5cm to 10cm in 15 minutes

Birth Story: 5cm to 10cm in 15 minutes

A Fast and Positive Birth Story Using the HypnoBirthing Techniques Going into my pregnancy, both my husband and I had ideas of what we wanted for the next 9 months and for our birth. Being my first child I wanted to be prepared and have as much knowledge as possible....

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Meeting the Love of our Lives

Meeting the Love of our Lives

Our birth story began the night before our due date, with my uterine seal and membranes releasing at 9:30pm. We headed to the hospital assuming we’d be home not long after to progress through labour at our own pace. With car packed, Nath put on the Rainbow Relaxation...

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IVF Baby Birth Story

IVF Baby Birth Story

Our fertility journey spanned 4 years, 5 IUIs, 6 IVF cycles and one miscarriage. It was long, emotional and invasive. After all of our efforts we created one frozen embryo which we transferred as a last ditch effort before considering donor options. Amazingly the...

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First Time Mum Has Super Fast Induction Birth

First Time Mum Has Super Fast Induction Birth

Mariella and Jad attended HypnoBirthing Classes in Melbourne, and share their amazing birth story of their fast induction birth. We are so grateful to them for sharing their birth story to help educate and inspire other couples! Jad and I classify my birth to Amelia...

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Working With Special Circumstances: Jack’s Birth Part 2

Working With Special Circumstances: Jack’s Birth Part 2

Once in the birthing suite, my obstetrician came to chat and make sure that I was happy with the change in plans. She performed an internal examination (at about 1pm) and made sure that my waters had completely broken. I wanted to walk around for a while before...

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Working With Special Circumstances: Jack’s Birth Part 1

Working With Special Circumstances: Jack’s Birth Part 1

Jo Fullerton from Birth From Within shares the story of Jack's Birth. Jack is Jo's second HypnoBirthing baby. “I am prepared to meet whatever turn my birthing may take” (Marie Mongan) The above affirmation was one that I never wanted to use, but I ended up repeating...

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The Birth of a Mother and a Baby

The Birth of a Mother and a Baby

That saying is most certainly true, that when a baby is born a mother is born also. No matter how many births and children you have, you are reborn. You are someone new after that, and that other Mum is still there but has changed. This is my positive HypnoBirthing...

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HypnoBirthing Practitioner Births First Baby

HypnoBirthing Practitioner Births First Baby

Jo Fullerton from Birth From Within shares her birth story from 2013 with us. This was Jo's first birth and a beautiful HypnoBirth. It has been almost three years since my life changed for the better. At 3am on Friday 23rd August 2013 our beautiful son Max was born....

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Mama Midwife Births First Baby At Home

Mama Midwife Births First Baby At Home

Welcoming our baby, like many births I had been privileged to be apart of as a midwife, was challenging. At times I felt unsure, anxious and worried, but mostly I was stressed about the circumstances surrounding the Birth, not Birth itself. It all started on a sunny...

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HypnoBirthing Baby Number Two Arrives

HypnoBirthing Baby Number Two Arrives

Julia and Julian welcomed their second son using HypnoBirthing the Mongan Method. You can read about Julia's first birth HERE. What a day!! It was the 17th of June and I was 40+6 weeks and ready to have this little bubba! At around 8am my membranes released but only a...

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Positive HypnoBirthing Induction Story

Positive HypnoBirthing Induction Story

My husband and I welcomed a beautiful baby boy on the 9th of September 2017 named Valentino. We experienced an amazing HypnoBirthing birth at the St Vincent's private hospital. I had an amazingly healthy and pleasant pregnancy never really feeling pregnant as I really...

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Using HypnoBirthing with Special Circumstances

Using HypnoBirthing with Special Circumstances

The Empowering Birth of Evelyn Not all Births play out as we expect. In HypnoBirthing we are teaching couples tools and techniques to keep them calm and positive in whatever turn their birthing takes. Although Amy and Ryan ended up needing intervention, the birth of...

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5 Hour Stress Free HypnoBirth

5 Hour Stress Free HypnoBirth

Another Positive & Calm HypnoBirth Baby Mylah's gentle birth in Perth, 1st August 2016. “Well we have a beautiful little baby girl - Mylah Bennie. She came into the world on my birthday! Monday at 1.38am the 1st August, weighing in at  3.535kg - 7lb 12oz and...

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A Beautiful Unplanned Home HypnoBirthing

A Beautiful Unplanned Home HypnoBirthing

Babies Come In Their Own Time! Before I was introduced to Helena I was very nervous about giving birth and being pregnant in general. My friend recommended that I see Helena and do a HypnoBirthing course with her. My husband (who was reluctant at first) and I attended...

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Positive HypnoBirthing of Jaxon Howard Emery

Positive HypnoBirthing of Jaxon Howard Emery

A Magical Beginning for Our Beautiful Son Jaxon Prior to becoming pregnant I held a deep fear that I would not be able to handle the pain of natural childbirth. I simultaneously held a deep desire to bring my child into the world in a peaceful and healthful way; the...

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Confident First Time Melbourne Mum Births Like A Rockstar

Confident First Time Melbourne Mum Births Like A Rockstar

Water Birth of Baby Joseph 16 August 2016 On the 16th of August I woke up at about 6.30am and started to feel these really subtle pulling feelings inside my tummy. I got all excited and started timing them and soon realised they were happening about every 10 minutes...

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HypnoBirthing Mama Achieves a VBAC Waterbirth

HypnoBirthing Mama Achieves a VBAC Waterbirth

The Calm HypnoBirthing of Blake Hudson Born at Nambour Hospital on 29 Oct 2016 Samantha came to see practitioner, Carrie Jeff early in her pregnancy to ask if HypnoBirthing could help her achieve a much wanted VBAC. Her and her husband embraced the philosophy and...

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Birth of Sasha Rose

Birth of Sasha Rose

We used all the tools we learnt in our HypnoBirthing course! Sasha Rose was born at Buderim Hospital, QLD on 27 sept 2016 We prepared in every way to welcome our little miracle into the world! Rainbow Relaxation, breathing practice and birth affirmations had become...

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Q & A with Melbourne HypnoBirthing Couple

Q & A with Melbourne HypnoBirthing Couple

"You Can't Be Overprepared for Your Birth, But You Can Be Underprepared" HypnoBirthing Practitioner, Natalie Jones Interviews HypnoBirthing Couple Penne & Tim from Melbourne! What did you find most valuable from the HypnoBirthing International Course? Penne: The...

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The Home Birth of Siena Grace

The Home Birth of Siena Grace

Siena Comes Earthside with Amazing Grace! At 41 weeks pregnant, on the night of my 25th birthday we went to bed early, as we knew that the following day would be our special day! Sure enough, I awoke on the 4th of April feeling crampy and ready! By 9am my surges were...

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When Sage Came Down From the Stars!

When Sage Came Down From the Stars!

Home HypnoBirthing of Baby Sage! "I have absolutely no fear, and the strength that gets me through each surge is primal. Instinctive. Like I knew that my baby and my body were working perfectly together". "At one point I look around and it’s beginning to get light...

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Proud HypnoBirthing Grandpa’s Letter

Proud HypnoBirthing Grandpa’s Letter

This is a Red Letter Day Anna birthed her little boy Ewan at home with her family by her side, supporting her, and welcoming little Ewan to the world. The experience had a profound impact on her father, Ewan's grandad, and he wrote this letter to the family after the...

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Empowering Home HypnoBirth of Ewan!

Empowering Home HypnoBirth of Ewan!

I feel so blessed to have done the HypnoBirthing course which enabled me to have the birth I wanted, but to think that my video could be beneficial to other mums out there is icing on the cake! I wanted to record the birth (partly for myself and my family) but also to...

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My HypnoBirth with Ivy Mae

My HypnoBirth with Ivy Mae

Just as Nature Intended! I woke up Friday morning feeling a little grumpy and over being pregnant. I felt I had a great pregnancy and this was unusual for me. For the past two weeks I had experienced practise-labour on almost a daily basis and was always wondering if...

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Natural Breech HypnoBirth

Natural Breech HypnoBirth

This is a reminder that Breech Babies are Just a Variation of Normal! "I had my beautiful baby girl at 12:27am on the 1st October 2015! Exactly 1 week early! Mary Willow O'Neill had been breech the whole pregnancy and my obstetrician told me a c section was my only...

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We HypnoBirthed Our Baby Boy Oliver! A Team Effort!

We HypnoBirthed Our Baby Boy Oliver! A Team Effort!

Our Journey through HypnoBirthing - Hear from both Parents Brooke's Journey My husband and I hypnobirthed our first son born in January 2016. I say WE hypnobirthed because it truly was a team effort. With the assistance of our beautiful midwives from My Midwives,...

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My VBAC HypnoBirth

My VBAC HypnoBirth

An Incredible VBAC Journey with HypnoBirthing First a little background info In 2010 I gave birth to my first child. At 2 weeks overdue I was induced and my labour was horrific. I now almost 100% attribute this to the fact labor was artificially induced and unable to...

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HypnoBirthing Helped us Work as a Team During Birth

HypnoBirthing Helped us Work as a Team During Birth

“We feel we had an amazing birth experience" "We attribute much of this to the HypnoBirthing course we undertook with you!" This Western Australian couple sent in this letter of thanks, and shared the empowering story of their daughters birth. My first “waves” started...

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Sherie’s calm HypnoBirthing birth

Sherie’s calm HypnoBirthing birth

I truly loved my second HypnoBirthing birth and was pleasantly surprised at how everything fell into place even easier this time. First time around we did HypnoBirthing to get more informed and prepared for our first baby, and it set the foundations for positive...

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Surprise Unassisted HypnoBirthing HomeBirth

Surprise Unassisted HypnoBirthing HomeBirth

Sometimes nature has other plans! Practitioner Carla Morgan shares with us her spiritual & empowering birth journey. I kept telling my husband not to call our midwife, not yet, thinking I might be a long way off… But I was already in the zone and was actually very...

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HypnoBirthing Baby Yi Yang’s Birth Video

HypnoBirthing Baby Yi Yang’s Birth Video

HypnoBirthing® Malaysia Shares a Touching Video HypnoBirthing® - the Mongan Method is an International Program and we have women all over the world using the same techniques and preparation for their births. Birth doesn't have borders, the body functions the same,...

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Calm HypnoBirthing Mumma Achieves a 100% Natural Birth

Calm HypnoBirthing Mumma Achieves a 100% Natural Birth

Birth of Edison - March 2015 Written by HypnoBirthing® Practitioner & Doula -  Helena Hentz My warmest congratulations to J & K on birth of their precious son Edison. J & K were attending my HypnoBirthing® classes and at their 39 week asked me if I would...

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HypnoBirthing Practitioners Surprise Birth at Home

HypnoBirthing Practitioners Surprise Birth at Home

Melbourne Practitioner, Natalie Jones shares the birth story of her second baby On Wednesday 18th June 2014 we welcomed our second son into the world ... he unexpectedly arrived in our bedroom! As I look back on our son’s Birth Day I never want to forget the...

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Gentle Home Water Birth of Angus

Gentle Home Water Birth of Angus

HypnoBirthing® Practitioner - Ellie Robison Shares her Birthing Day with Us! Angus’s Home Birth – 23.10.14 @ 2:16 am– 8.1pounds When I was in my first trimester with my second son Angus, I met a couple through my HypnoBirthing® practice that was home birthing when...

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HypnoBirthing® Mums Speedy Birth in Perth Ambulance

HypnoBirthing® Mums Speedy Birth in Perth Ambulance

HypnoBirthing® Mongan Method Practitioner & Doula - Helena Hentz Shares her day with us - 14 November 2014! I can't wait to share one of the craziest birthing days of my doula life:-) My warmest congratulations to J & J on a speedy arrival of their little baby...

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Second Time HypnoBirthing® Mum Calmly Births Indy

Second Time HypnoBirthing® Mum Calmly Births Indy

Indy, Born on August 16th 2014 Hi there I just wanted to share my birth story with you as this was my second bub in 2 years using the Mongan Method. I am a HUGE advocate for using HypnoBirthing® Mongan Method & would love to share with people that it is effective...

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Relaxed HypnoBirthing® Birth of Charlotte

Relaxed HypnoBirthing® Birth of Charlotte

Charlotte, born at Nambour Hospital on 9 November 2013 HypnoBirthing® Mongan Method and yoga are two of the best things I have ever done! I had heard four friends' home HypnoBirthing® stories before I became pregnant and until that point I had two hours yoga under my...

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Calm HypnoBirthing® Caesarean Birth of Grace

Calm HypnoBirthing® Caesarean Birth of Grace

Grace, born at Nambour Hospital on 22 April 2013 Everyone had been ringing and emailing saying “Have you had that baby yet?” and Eamon had already had one week off work, so I was starting to get a bit frustrated that our little one was taking so long to arrive. Carrie...

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Confident HypnoBirthing® Home Birth of Imogen Rose

Confident HypnoBirthing® Home Birth of Imogen Rose

Imogen Rose, born at home on 25 December 2012 “HypnoBirthing® helped me more than I ever thought it could, I don’t remember using any techniques except the breathing – I didn’t need anything else. I was so relaxed and trusted my body completely. HypnoBirthing® worked...

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Calm 5 Hour HypnoBirthing® Birth of Jack

Calm 5 Hour HypnoBirthing® Birth of Jack

Jack Daniel, born at Nambour Hospital on 27 June 2012 “We had a baby boy born last night after only a 5 hour labour! Jack weighed in at 8 pound 3. It was a truly wonderful experience. The HypnoBirthing® is certainly what made my experience what it was and I'm telling...

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Graceful Arrival of HypnoBirthing® Poppy

Graceful Arrival of HypnoBirthing® Poppy

Poppy Dae, born at Buderim Hospital on 27 January 2014 after a 30 hour labour It was the most amazing experience and all natural thanks to HypnoBirthing® Mongan Method. Poppy was in perfect position 4 days before her birth, but she turned and was spine on spine which...

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Empowering HypnoBirthing® Birth of William

Empowering HypnoBirthing® Birth of William

William, born at Sunshine Coast Midwifery Centre on 1 February 2014 I get emotional recalling the birth of my son. I’m one of the (seemingly) few women who can honestly say that the birthing experience was the most empowering, life-affirming and wonderful time of my...

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Calm HypnoBirthing® Home Water Birth of Sunny

Calm HypnoBirthing® Home Water Birth of Sunny

Sunny, born at home on 6 May 2014 Dear Carrie I just wanted to say thank you so much for all the help that HypnoBirthing gave me during my labour. I used the blue satin ribbons visualisation a lot during the beginning phase. I listened to the rainbow relaxation and...

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HypnoBirthing Home Birth of George

HypnoBirthing Home Birth of George

Firstly I want to say if it wasn't for Carrie at Joymammma, my birth story would have been very different, even traumatic. In the early hours of August 19, I woke to the sound of a pop. My waters had released. Being 2 weeks before my due date, I looked to my husband,...

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The calm and natural HypnoBirthing of Boston 2012

The calm and natural HypnoBirthing of Boston 2012

Approaching our due date for our HypnoBirthing birth, I had been feeling the subtle tightening of pre labour surges on and off, they would come for two hours then disappear. Each time I wondered if it would kick into the real deal. Then on Sunday the 15th of July not...

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Relaxed confident birth of Coco, second baby

Relaxed confident birth of Coco, second baby

Thank you Marilyn for being such a positive and inspiring part of our birth journey for Coco.   I had a good birth with my first daughter 7 years ago, but it did seem a long time ago... I was gifted the HypnoBirthing book whilst pregnant this time and after reading it...

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Natural drug free birth of William

Natural drug free birth of William

I am very happy to let you know that Brad and I welcomed William James into the world at 5.30am on Sunday 4 December! I started getting irregular and fairly mild surges on Saturday morning but by midnight on Saturday they were very intense so we decided to head to the...

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short calm drug free HypnoBirthing birth

short calm drug free HypnoBirthing birth

Thank you for your care and attention during our HypnoBirthing classes.  I have always known I wanted a natural, drug free birth but my husband was more from the pro-drug school of thought.   When I made the decision to do the HypnoBirthing classes, he was sceptical...

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HypnoBirthing birth of 10lbs Gabriel

HypnoBirthing birth of 10lbs Gabriel

This is a very belated birth announcement, but five days after leaving the HypnoBirthing Practitioner course in Perth I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy Gabriel Henry James, just shy of 10lbs.   The birth was my most challenging and went on for the better part of...

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Quick amazing HypnoBirthing labour of Lulu, 2012

Quick amazing HypnoBirthing labour of Lulu, 2012

Just a quick note to let you know I had a beautiful baby girl on July 21... Lulu  was a very healthy 9 pound 4. I had an amazing birth, it was very quick with my membrane releasing before I was in labor. Unfortunately there was some meconium so we had to go straight...

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Natural home hypnobirth of our son Kai

Natural home hypnobirth of our son Kai

A very belated thank you note from all of us, after the amazing all natural home birth of our beautiful son, kai oashi jaya.  Born into the water just after midnight on the morning of the 17th June, after a 3.5 hour labour in the stone cottage on our midwife, Jenny's...

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Fast two hour HypnoBirthing water birth, 2012

Fast two hour HypnoBirthing water birth, 2012

I waned to thank you so much for the two HypnoBirthing courses that i did with you in Perth last year it was an amazing experience and so glad i did both. I had a beautiful (4Kg) baby girl on the 8th Feb named Lotte and had the most amazing HypnoBirthing water birth...

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Kate unleashes a wave of HypnoBirthing women in Australia

Kate unleashes a wave of HypnoBirthing women in Australia

Following news that Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton used HypnoBirthing for her natural birth and hypnosis early in her pregnancy for morning sickness, a new wave of women are becoming interested in this natural approach to childbirth. The use of hypnosis for birth...

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HypnoBirthing International (The Mongan Method) is the Gold Standard of HypnoBirthing Globally. We are the original and official HypnoBirthing Program here in Australia & the program chosen by the Royals! The Gold Seal signifies both credibility and professionalism of our Educators Internationally with accreditation from the HypnoBirthing Institute. This emblem is only given to those educators who have pushed themselves successfully to complete the extensive HypnoBirthing Certification and training. We have over 30 years of proven results and many, many successful, positive birth stories.