We know that this can be a very touchy subject – but we are all about sharing high-quality information and research. Let’s talk about ‘tongue-tie’. Tongue-tie (ankyloglossia) is a condition present at birth that restricts the tongue’s range of motion. With tongue-tie, an unusually short, thick or tight band of tissue (lingual frenulum) tethers… Read More
Empowered mama, Emily Slattery, describes the birth of her son George as “boringly normal”, but in fact, it was far from ordinary! Emily is a GP herself; and in this article, she explains how (and why) she hired endorsed private practice midwife Clare Davison, as her main caregiver for her VBAC2 (vaginal birth after having… Read More
The Duchess of Cambridge speaks out about her experience using Hypnobirthing! Our phones and email inbox are BLOWING UP with National Media, TV and Radio wanting interviews about what Hypnobirthing is and how Princess Kate Middleton has opened up about her experience on UK Podcast ‘Happy Mum Happy Baby’. View the Channel 9 TODAY 2020 Interview with Melissa… Read More
Can you use your hypnobirthing skills during an ECV (External Cephalic Version) to help turn a breech baby? Absolutely! Watch this video of one of our Hypnobirthing Australia™ star mamas, taught by Mae’t Pearson, who stayed SO calm during the procedure. She was listening to our Breech Turn track (using earphones) as the ECV was… Read More
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