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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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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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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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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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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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Why Choose A Midwife?

Why Choose A Midwife?

When you discover you are pregnant, choosing a place to birth your baby and your care provider  is a top priority. Here at HypnoBirthing International, we love to see Australian parents getting the very best care, and we love the care and outcomes our parents are...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Help – I’ve Been Told My Baby is Too Big

Help – I’ve Been Told My Baby is Too Big

Too many mothers are being led to believe that their babies are ‘big’, and may need intervention or c-section early to ensure that their baby is safe. Let’s look at the facts, and put mums at ease once and for all! Whilst predictions can be made, and it can be assumed...

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40 Questions for Finding Your Care Provider

40 Questions for Finding Your Care Provider

Choosing the 'best fit' care provider for your pregnancy and birth will be the most important decision you make to work toward reaching your goal of a positive and safe birth. Don't settle for just anybody. Shop around, and make sure that who you choose is supportive...

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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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The Important Facts of Vitamin K that You Need to Know

The Important Facts of Vitamin K that You Need to Know

What is Vitamin K? Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin that forms an essential part of our blood’s ability to clot. A newborn baby has very little Vitamin K, as the vitamin does not cross the placenta, and a baby’s gut bacteria (gained during the birth) has yet to...

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World HypnoBirthing Day

World HypnoBirthing Day

Celebrating 25 Years of Beautiful Birthing! HypnoBirthing Institute Marks 25th Anniversary with launch of World HypnoBirthing Day World HypnoBirthing Day will now be celebrated each year, and HypnoBirthing Practitioners across the globe plan a calendar of many...

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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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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.