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When To Go To Hospital In Labour

When To Go To Hospital In Labour

How will I know when to go to hospital in labour? In our HypnoBirthing course we talk about when to go to the hospital in our 4th session but generally someone asks the question well before that – how will I know it’s time to go to the hospital? It is generally the...

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Whatever is going to get my labour started?

Whatever is going to get my labour started?

Time is Up - Let's get this labour started You've been given an EDD (possibly a couple of changes in the EDD as your pregnancy has progressed) and now you are testing all your levels of patience to not spend every waking, and sleeping hour obsessed with your impending...

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Induction + HypnoBirthing = ?

Induction + HypnoBirthing = ?

Induction of labour is certainly a hot topic especially considering that almost a third of all women are induced. We will be discussing the high rate of inductions in another article shortly. So what is induction? Induction is when your care provider starts your...

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Turning a Breech Baby

Turning a Breech Baby

When a woman is around 32 to 37 weeks pregnant, baby should hopefully start to make their way head down. They do this because their head is heavy and gravity moves them downwards. Sometimes this doesn’t happen and baby is described as a breech baby. This can cause a...

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Keeping Private, Safe and Unobserved in Birth

Keeping Private, Safe and Unobserved in Birth

Optimising Your Birthing Environment During HypnoBirthing classes you will learn about the powerful hormones at work during labour and birth – Oxytocin (the hormone of love), Endorphins (your body’s natural pain killers), Catecholamines (your survival hormones,...

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Preparing and Packing your Labour Bag

Preparing and Packing your Labour Bag

Let's Get Your Labour Bag Packed! Getting ready for your birth is an exciting and joyous time, and one thing that symbolises that you will be meeting your beautiful baby very soon is preparing your birth space, or packing your labour bag.  It is a common suggestion to...

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Working Out Your Due Date

Working Out Your Due Date

Your EDD is a GUESS Date In HypnoBirthing, we highly recommend that you DO NOT focus on an EDD or Estimated Due Date, but focus on a Due Time of Month. EDD is called ‘estimated’ due dates, as they are Guess Dates only. EDD's have the ability to to put unnecessary...

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Signs Of Labour

Signs Of Labour

What are the signs of labour? A big question on all pregnant mama’s minds is, when will I go into labour and what will it feel like. The interesting thing with labour is that it’s different for everyone. Some women have days of surges on and off and others have surges...

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Top 9 Tips for Your Birthing Environment

Top 9 Tips for Your Birthing Environment

Your Birthing Environment Should Be Private, Safe and Unobserved When it comes to the labouring woman and what she needs in her birthing environment, there are three little words that pop up time and time again. Private Safe Unobserved Why do we want mum to feel these...

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Additional Birth Tools for Labour Companions

Additional Birth Tools for Labour Companions

Our HypnoBirthing Partners have an important role to play during birth, leading the birthing mother through labour with their voice and their touch. Our aim is to educate partners to be the best support for mum by giving them the toolbox of HypnoBirthing support...

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7 Tips for Post Birth Recovery

7 Tips for Post Birth Recovery

One of the biggest underestimations that many new parents make when expecting their first baby, is the post birth recovery period which is also known as the fourth trimester. The fourth trimester is based on the concept that after 37-42 weeks of gestation in the womb,...

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5 Tips to Help You Sleep Like a Baby When Pregnant!

5 Tips to Help You Sleep Like a Baby When Pregnant!

Tips from our In House Sleep Expert - Amanda Bude Most women that are pregnant or have been pregnant are very aware of having interrupted sleep. I lost count of the number of times I ended up on the couch, surrounded by cushions, or for hours on end tossed and turned,...

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Will I Poo In Labour?

Will I Poo In Labour?

This daily habit is often a cause for fear in pregnancy when thinking about labour. Generally, something we do in private, the thought of doing a poo in front of your birth team, can be stressful especially if that birth team contains a friend or family member....

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Beating The Heat When Pregnant

Beating The Heat When Pregnant

All around Australia pregnant women have been feeling the heat the last couple of months. When pregnant, your body temperature is already a little higher than normal so add in some hot, steamy days as well as a big belly and most pregnant women are feeling really...

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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.