Hypnobirthing Australia’s mission to spread the word of positive birthing was given an AMAZING opportunity as we were featured on Australia’s top morning show – Channel 7 Sunrise, running a live antenatal class.
Have you ever been told that your placenta is “showing signs of aging and deterioration” and that this is a reason for induction? I once was. 😒 Well, this evidence-based article debunks the myth of ‘placental inefficiency’ being a cause of increased perinatal mortality. Definitely worth a read (and a re-read as you get closer to… Read More
Sometimes I get the ‘eye-roll’ when I mention breathing/bearing down with hypnobirthing, during the ‘pushing’ stage of birth. The biggest culprits for this reaction tend to be caregivers such as midwives, doctors and obstetricians (certainly not all, but some) and women who have birthed using a method of forced pushing, themselves. They will say something… Read More
Don’t you love a great birth story? Celebrity (Hi-5 presenter & Getaway reporter) Hypnobirthing Australia™ mama, Charli Robinson and racing car driver Liam Talbot have had their baby girl. Charlie was a bit worried that they were only half way through the hypnobubs® course – but she managed a 15½ hour natural labour and we reckon she is a STAR hypno-mama!
Director of Hypnobirthing Australia™ and Hypnobubs®, Melissa Spilsted, features in this article by Yahoo News about the prospect of Meghan Markle following in the steps of her sister-in-law Kate, and hypnobirthing another royal baby. 🙂
We’ve seen a real spike in inductions of labour prior to post-term (ie. prior to 42 weeks) in recent decades – and they are not always offered due to medical reasons. 😕 If there are special circumstances present, then inductions may sometimes be necessary. Mamas who truly need inductions can have better inductions and bridge… Read More
We are delighted to share this beautiful podcast episode with you from The Parenting Biz Podcast. In this podcast Hypnobirthing Australia Practitioner Debra Wakefield from Empowered to Birth in Bendigo, Victoria shares how to have a “Calm Natural Birth and Beyond with Hypnobirthing”. Grab yourself a Cuppa and click on the play button below to listen to… Read More
Why I am SO passionate about teaching positive childbirth education Do you share this same passion? Hypnobirthing Australia™ is looking for some very special individuals, with a passion for positive birthing, to join our team as Certified Hypnobirthing Australia™ Practitioners. Our Hypnobirthing Australia™ Practitioner Training is a 21 hour live course (over 3 full… Read More
I love it when Hypnobirthing Australia parents send in video footage of their positive birth preparation, practice and births. 🙂 Here’s a little video, shared by Hypnobirthing Australia mum Roseann, as she prepared for her birth using the affirmations from our Surge of the Sea album. You can read also read some beautiful hypnobirthing stories… Read More
Dear Melissa I wanted to write and thank you for the Baby, Come Out! mp3 track. At 10 days beyond my ‘guess date’ there was an element of pressure building. I had a medical induction booked in within the next 48 hours (although I had no intention of attending this particular appointment given baby and I… Read More