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(Last Updated On: December 2, 2018)


Fear of  Labour leads to a Longer Labour

Women who have a fear of labour spend longer in childbirth than women who have no such fear. Average labour duration was 8 hours for women with fear of childbirth, compared to 6.46 hours for women without fear.

Women with fear of labour more often delivered by instrumental vaginal delivery (17.0% versus 10.6%), or emergency cesarean delivery (10.9% versus 6.8%), as compared to women without fear of childbirth. Research published June 2012 in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  

Click here to read the article in Science Daily.


7 myths about hypnobirthing that need really need busting

This article written by one of the UKs leading Hypnobirthers talks you through what it's really like to have a hypnobirth, and the most common myths about the method.

Click here to read the article.


I Tried Hypnosis During Childbirth, and Here's What Happened

Using hypnotherapy for labour did not take all that pain away, but it did give this lady a sense of calm and control during a time of heightened vulnerability. She also said "it gave me peace when my body seemed to rage against itself."

Click here to read the article in Cosmopolitan.


Can 'hypnobirthing' really take the pain out of childbirth?

NHS launches study into hypnotherapy labour. "Can hypnobirthing really take away the pain of having baby?"

Click here to read this article in the Daily Mail.


New hypnotherapy labour service offered to mums-to-be

Another hospital offers the chance to learn hypnotherapy labour using self-hypnosis techniques to help them through labour.

Click here to read this article in the Northern Echo.


Pain-free labour under hypnosis

Women are increasingly turning to hypnotherapy techniques to help them beat the pain of birth.

Click here to read this article in BBC News.


Hypnotherapy plan for childbirth

An unconventional way to reduce pain is proving popular among modern mothers-to-be.

Click here to read this article in BBC News.



If you would like to find out more about how hypnobirthing could help you have a better birth experience please look at my page on Confident Childbirth Hypnobirthing or please contact me so you can ask any questions you have.

I look forward to speaking to you.