We had completed Abby’s course in 2015 for the birth of our son Reuben. Although his birth did not go exactly as we had planned, the course gave us the tools and confidence to control the things we were able to and to make informed decisions throughout the labour. My recovery from his birth was tough and I was so upset I didn’t get the water birth I had hoped for. So when we found out I was pregnant again in August 2018 we discussed a homebirth from early on. We are lucky in Leeds to have a dedicated homebirth team and my midwife advised me to go to one of their ‘meet the midwife’ sessions and she would transfer my care over to them if that’s what I decided to do. The session was fab and their whole ethos mirrored Abby’s teachings on her hypnobirthing courses, they even discussed the ‘BRAIN’ technique. I was excited to transfer my ante natal...
Teaching Hypnobirthing has brought so much to my life and not just the ability to work flexibly around my four children. I also know it has massively grown my confidence and self belief. I truly feel a different person from the person I did before I took this path.
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So, you are thinking about becoming a hypnobirthing teacher but you aren't quite sure if it will fit with your existing life, here's an insight into how hypnobirthing worked for me.
6:30am - Get up with the baby and toddler - breakfast and general morning carnage.
7:30am - I get showered and ready for the day before my husband sets off for work.
9am - Kids watch Peppa pig whilst i write a social media post
10am - We meet friends for a play date.
1:30pm - Baby and toddler are asleep in the car so I enjoy a quiet half an hour watching some business tips on Facebook and reply to client emails.
2pm - We go inside and play and cheer up the cranky toddler.
4pm - The kids eat
5:30pm - Husband gets home, we say 'hello' and I sneak upstairs to get my bag ready for tonight's one to one hypnobirthing session.
6pm - We have dinner
6:30pm - We bath the kids...