• 9cm Dilated and feeling great!!

    Posted on 11th June 2013 by Louise Carter in News.

      I just wanted to share a fantastic photo of a hypnobirthing mum who is 9cm dilated, smiling and feeling great! That’s the power of hypnobirthing!!    

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  • Independent Midwives and Home Births are Under Threat

    Posted on 28th May 2013 by Louise Carter in News.

    I have just read this article written by Jo Marchant in The Guardian about the benefits of independant midwives and home births. An abstract from the article – Let’s look at the death rate first. Randomised trials comparing planned home and hospital births are almost impossible to do, but observational studies suggest that for low-risk […]

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  • The Role of Melatonin in Labour

    Posted on 28th May 2013 by Louise Carter in News.

    A study conducted last year found what we with ‘hypnobirthing’ have known for years. Just like with animals who find a dark corner to give birth, or give birth when it is safer at night, it has been discovered that a hormone called melatonin plays a valuable role in birth. Melatonin is the hormone that […]

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  • Help Combat Morning Sickness and Queasiness in Pregnancy

    Posted on 15th May 2013 by Louise Carter in News.

    Morning Sickness and Queasiness in pregnancy is quite a common problem in the early stages of pregnancy and for some can last the whole 9 months. It can be a very debilitating problem and is something I see often in my therapy room as a hypnotherapist as many women try to overcome this problem. Some natural remedies […]

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  • What’s it like for a father to delivery his own baby?

    Posted on 18th March 2013 by Louise Carter in News.

    I have just read another interesting story that I wanted to share about a precipitate labour ( a labour lasting for 3 hours or less) where the father assisted in the birth of his son. It is very rare in a first pregnancy for a precipitate labour and only about two per cent of births […]

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  • Women gives birth on a train to Maidstone

    Posted on 11th March 2013 by Louise Carter in News.

    I have just read another wonderful story on how an unexpected birth can be so smooth and quick and as reported here ‘pain free’ Ms Stanley said it was a “pain-free labour” which lasted 15 minutes from around 7.15pm, and has resulted in a second child for the mother. “I was having my fingers broken […]

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  • Prenatal and Postnatal OCD

    Posted on 8th March 2013 by Louise Carter in News.

    Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder (OCD) during pregnancy and after having a baby develops when Mums are naturally focused on the safety and wellbeing of their developing child. Anxiety concerning this high level of responsibility where most women become a lot more concerned about protecting their baby and how their actions can impact on their unborn child. It is […]

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  • Induce older mums

    Posted on 27th February 2013 by Louise Carter in News.

    A BBC News article in February reported how pregnant women aged over 40 should be given the option of being induced early to reduce the risks of losing their baby, says a Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists paper.   Read the news article here  

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  • Kate Middleton to use HypnoBirthing

    Posted on 29th January 2013 by Louise Carter in News.

      It is reported that Kate Middleton is thinking of using  HypnoBirthing®-The Mongan Method to have a relaxed and comfortable birth of her and Williams baby. HypnoBirthing® uses Relaxation techniques, Breathing techniques, Visualisation and Hypnosis to eliminate the Fear-Tension-Pain syndrome that creates pain. If there is fear in the mind this then creates tension in the […]

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  • New Course Dates for 2013!

    Posted on 27th September 2012 by Louise Carter in News.

    New Course Dates Announced for 2013! Please call me on 0118 9471749 to book your place. January Evening Class 1 – Tuesday 8th Evening Class 2 – Tuesday 15th Evening Class 3 – Tuesday 22nd Evening Class 4 – Tuesday 29th  Weekend Class 1 – Saturday 5th Weekend Class 2 – Saturday 12th Weekend Class […]

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