" My son Wilf is now 2 weeks old and I'm just coming back down to Earth! After a difficult time with my first birth, the fantastic HypnoBirthing™ course you gave me & hubby helped us both have a far more relaxed pregnancy & approach to Wilf's birth.

He decided he was coming 2 weeks early, which slightly took us by surprise, but we remained relaxed & excited, without fear. The techniques undoubtedly enabled me to stay in control and cope really well with the surges, and the thinning & opening phase progressed really smoothly & quite rapidly.

I made it to the pool for a hospital waterbirth and despite Wilf being in the OP position (back to back ), which did make the birthing phase longer & harder I think than if he'd been sunny side down, I had no pain relief at all & the midwives were mighty impressed. Infact, pain relief didn't even enter my mind!

And my recovery has been fantastic - to the point I've had to keep looking at my very chilled little HypnoBirthing™ baby to double-check I have actually had him & it wasn't just a dream with me still having 2 weeks to go!

Thank you Rachel for helping us to have happy memories to keep forever of Wilf's arrival & a stunning, happy, relaxed little man.”

Lindsey & Nick with baby Wilf

'My HypnoBirthing™ experience for both my babies was wonderful and definitely helped me to cope with the births. For both my children I was induced with the syntocinon drip and both births lasted 6hrs. I wouldn't say they were completely pain-free, but it certainly made them much more manageable, with only a touch of gas and air right at the end.

I felt relaxed, confident and in control. I let my body take over the births and at some stages I was so relaxed that I was able to doze off during contractions!

With my first child I made the mistake of following the midwife's instructions and pushed when she told me to. This led to me having an episiotomy and almost needing a ventouse. With my second child I was more in control of the labour and when I was ready to 'push' I breathed down with each surge, instead of pushing, and Daniel was born with 4 surges at 10lbs 8oz!

The midwife throughout the labour kept asking if I needed pain relief and if I was even feeling the contractions! At the end she was so impressed that she told me that I was a very strong woman!!

Thank-you Rachel for teaching me the techniques and for giving us the refresher sessions for having Daniel!'

Sara & Simon with babies Katie & Daniel

"Thanks so much for all your help getting me prepared for the birth. The HypnoBirthing™ preparation was hugely helpful, in that I was able to relax and feel calm between surges. Although I wasn’t able to maintain visualisations during contractions, as they felt so intense, I was able to just focus on my breathing, which was fine. I only gave one active push right at the end and both midwives seemed very happy with the whole process & said it had been very controlled.

The biggest difference from last time was that I had much more awareness and could feel the baby moving down as soon as she started to be born, which was an amazing experience & something I won't forget! I didnt have any pain relief and no tears! Chloe was 8lb 1oz and has put on 2lbs in 4 weeks.

She has been quite a calm baby which I contribute in part to the birth, so a massive massive thank you Rachel!"

Kate with baby Chloe

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