A picture of the programme from the play Dr Semmelweis. It has a picture of Mark Rylance as Dr Semmelweis on the front cover
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Dr Semmelweis and Why Nothing Has Changed in the Birthing World since the 1800s

Dr Ignaz Semmelweis was the Dr who discovered that many women's lives could be saved in childbirth if the Dr's looking after them would just wash their hands. I'd like to say there is a happy ending to this story but read on to find out how iatrogenic harm is very much alive in today's maternity system...
A mother accompanies two children into school. She is wearing a blouse and jeans and they both have backpacks on their backs
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What will you do now the kids are back at school?

What will you do now the kids are back at school. Now is the time to think about what you want for the new term. Our kids are not little forever and building yourself a career that can grow with your children means you won't be left with nothing to do. Instead you will have something else to focus on that gives you purpose AND earns you money.
Becoming a hypnobirthing teacher
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There are a lot of hypnobirthing practitioners out there and there are also a fair few hypnobirthing practitioner training courses out there too.  This blog will give you a few pointers in the right direction and a few questions to consider when looking for the right course (and teacher) for you.
How much do hypnobirthing teachers make
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How much can you earn as a hypnobirthing teacher? Let's face it - if you are going to make the investment to train to become a hypnobirthing practitioner, you will want to see a return on your investment....
Hypnobirthing Practitioner course
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I usually get one of three possible responses when I tell people I train others to be hypnobirthing teachers. Response a) "I wish I'd known about hypnobirthing when I was pregnant" Response b) "What does a hypnobirthing instructor do?" Response c) "How do you train to become a hypnobirthing instructor?"
Pregnant on-line hypnobirthing covid-19 corona virus
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Why I am not teaching Group Hypnobirthing classes face to face during Covid-19

"Is it going to be possible to teach hypnobirthing classes face to face?" Is something I get asked a lot!  I honestly wish that the answer could be "yes".  I love teaching face to face.  I love being with my clients, getting that group energy flowing and that subtle feedback on how clients are reacting to the concepts and processing them. 
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Relaxation Tips

Day to day life can be stressful. Certainly, current circumstance (did someone say Corona Virus??) are challenging many of us in ways we have never been challenged before.  If you are pregnant or have a baby or toddler at home, your levels of anxiety may be high, so I have put together a few helpful hints and tips to help you manage your stress levels without resorting to hiding yourself in a cupboard!
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Training to be an Independent Hypnobirthing Practitioner

Five Reasons Why You Shouldn't Train to be an Independent Hypnobirthing Practitioner I’m going to level with you. Being a totally Independent Practitioner only works for a certain type of person. This is how you’ll know it’s not for…
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Hypnobirthing Training

A PRACTITIONER’S EXPERIENCE OF TRAINING WITH ME When I wrote my Independent Hypnobirthing Practitioner Training programme it was because I felt that there was nothing similar on the market.  Yes, there are many, many different ‘brands’…
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Dear Teenage Daughters

Dear Reader, I am perplexed and befuddled! By trade, I deal with pregnancy and birth and, although by no means do I claim to be an expert, I like to consider myself rather au fait with babies. However, I seem, in the blink of an eye, to have…