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The One List You Can’t Do Without In Pregnancy

The One List You Can’t Do Without In Pregnancy

We Want to Share a Secret Pregnancy List with you! The Only One You'll Need! As mothers-to-be we are bombarded by lists in pregnancy. Hospital appointments What you can’t eat Exercise you should be doing Supplements you need to take What to buy for the baby Names for...

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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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Common Breastfeeding Questions Answered

Common Breastfeeding Questions Answered

We were delighted to have Lactation Consultant and Breastfeeding Expert, Naomi Hull answering some common breastfeeding questions from our very own community at our Ask the Expert Segment recently. We have put all the questions and answers into an easy to read blog...

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Are HypnoBirthing Classes Worth It?

Are HypnoBirthing Classes Worth It?

Are HypnoBirthing classes worth it or can I learn it myself at home? This is a question that pops up all the time from pregnant women interested in HypnoBirthing classes. It may stem from the cost of the course, the time required or the location of the classes. Here...

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3 Things to Know About Pregnancy Ultrasound

3 Things to Know About Pregnancy Ultrasound

Become Informed On Routine Ultrasound in Pregnancy Ultrasound is used during pregnancy to check the baby's development and to help pick up any abnormalities. Ultrasounds are only necessary if there is a medical concern. As noted above, ultrasounds enable your...

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What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Nutrition

What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Nutrition

Nutrition in Pregnancy – what you need to know. Pregnancy is often the time where we pay the most attention to our nutrition.  But what do we need to focus on? Generally speaking, different coloured foods provide different nutrients.  Eating a wide variety of fruits,...

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What if I decide on care “outside the norm”?

What if I decide on care “outside the norm”?

Not Everyone is Looking for the Same Care Your ideal plan for pregnancy and birth, may not be the 'stock standard' care that is offered to most women. Is that okay? Are you able to request care that is 'outside the norm'? Of course, but many couples are not aware that...

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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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3 Ways Doulas Help Dads At Birth

3 Ways Doulas Help Dads At Birth

Doulas aren’t just for mums and babies – they’re for dads and partners, too! Darren Mattock from 'Becoming Dad' shares his insight into a Dad's perspective on hiring a doula. Let’s talk just dads in this post and make it all about dads, as that’s my area of experience...

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Raising A New Generation of Strong Women

Raising A New Generation of Strong Women

Best Selling Author, Katrina Zaslavsky Shares her Tips on Raising Strong, Empowered Women! We are so thrilled that author and birth advocate, Katrina Zaslavsky has dropped by to share some of her truths and wisdom about growing strong women, and where it all starts....

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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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How Affirmations Help Your Mindset in Pregnancy

How Affirmations Help Your Mindset in Pregnancy

Affirmations not only influence our mindset, but can have a profound impact on our pregnancy and birth outcome. To realise just how important affirmations are in pregnancy, and how it can influence our mindset, it is important to realise that affirmations are, “…every...

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First Time Dad Feels Confident with HypnoBirthing

First Time Dad Feels Confident with HypnoBirthing

Dad's can feel confident & Play a Major Role on this Important Day. Hi, my name is Kenny Spring, a first time dad and huge advocate of the HypnoBirthing approach.  During my partner's pregnancy I watched her grow more confident with the concept of...

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More informative and practical than the hospital classes.

More informative and practical than the hospital classes.

I Understood What My Role Was! I have to admit I was sceptical about attending HypnoBirthing classes. My wife had told me it’s what she wanted to do and it didn’t seem like I had a choice. We were already going to four hospital classes so it seemed like overkill to...

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I promise, that nobody could be more sceptical than me

I promise, that nobody could be more sceptical than me

Then I started to realise what this book was saying and how much the concept made sense. I believed birth was what we saw on TV, long, drawn out, painful and in a hospital. That’s just how it was done. Husbands sat back and watched as their wives suffered through the...

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I can’t stand to see my partner in pain of any sort.

I can’t stand to see my partner in pain of any sort.

Ok listen up fellas, here is my gentle persuasion.... Please read through for the sake of your partner and yourself and baby. Do you know what fear does? Most guys do, most of us have been in a fight or a big game, or even a meeting with the boss. Adrenaline kicks in,...

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How To Rock Your Birth, Your Way!

How To Rock Your Birth, Your Way!

Shalome Doran Wants You To Know that You Can Have A Rock Star Birth, Mama! It was the moment the obstetrician gloved up and started unwrapping the episiotomy scissors that I thought, ‘Mmm… this is not cool’. The midwife-on-duty whispered in my ear ‘Honey, you do not...

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Your Babies Amazing Senses Before Birth

Your Babies Amazing Senses Before Birth

During most of the 20th Century, scientists didn’t think that the unborn baby had any functioning senses. It used to be accepted that intelligence was located only in the brain and since the brain was not fully developed until after birth, there seemed to be no...

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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.