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Not a clucking chicken in sight

I am often asked whether Hypnobirthing is anything like the hypnotists you see on stages, where participants behave like chickens or bark like dogs…

So today, I thought it was time to bust some myths and tell you what Hypnobirthing… 670 more words

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There are no medals for childbirth - BUT...

If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a thousand times.

“There are no medals for childbirth”.  The conversation then often goes, “I’ll probably just have the epidural because I have a terrible pain threshold and what’s the difference, we all get our babies in the end, right?”. 641 more words

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With less than three months left before my certification completion deadline, I have to get my little booty studying. In reality, I only have less than two months because I’m trying to take my exam before Zion is born, so here goes an attempt at using my blog space to help me study while providing information to those who are interested in learning about pregnancy and postpartum. 524 more words


Lucky Me!

This past week was a tough one, I’m not going to lie… All the after school activities were in full swing, which makes my job – evenings and weekends mostly – more challenging. 772 more words

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Breathing - It’s Not Just for Labor Anymore!

As a Childbirth Educator, I’m charged with teaching my students about ways they can successfully cope with contractions. This includes all sorts of techniques: position changes, medications, hydrotherapy and the original coping technique: breathing. 1,701 more words


You don't need somebody to 'tell' you how to give birth

I was in a café recently, when I overheard a pregnant woman say to a group of friends, “I’m going to the hospital classes again, because I’ve forgotten what to do and I need them to tell me what to do” (those were her actual words). 575 more words

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