Meet Rosie, the newest addition to the family and she is completely beautiful.
Getting her into the world was a little more tricky. To put it bluntly, for most of us labour really, really, really, really hurts. Labour can also be full of all sorts of complications, anxieties, sudden changes and real challenges. Most of us hope for a smooth birth but a lot of the time that simply doesn’t happen and the complications that women can experience are frightening in all sorts of ways.
However, there is a way that you can utilise your own personal strengths and your own inner calm to ease the labour of child birth and all that comes with it.
I have worked with quite a few mums now as they prepare themselves for this truly life changing time.
Hypnotherapy can help you to trust yourself, to stay focused and it can also help you to ride contractions through without becoming completely overwhelmed.
It can also help you to stay positive. For many women labour is not only intense but it is also not a smooth experience. Things can change in a single moment and sometimes it is difficult to stay calm but hypnotherapy can help with exactly that.
It is important to feel confident in your body and in your mind during labour and also when you become a mum but this is easier said then done. With hormones flying everywhere, sleep deprivation, fears and the impact that being a mum can have it is not surprising that many women don’t feel confident at all.
So here is my guide to easing labour pain and making the whole process a little easier.
Express your fears.
If your worried about pain, needles, losing control something going on then express your concerns and make sure that you do so to the right people. Tell your friends by all means but the people who are going to be with you on the day also need to know. They will be the ones who will get you through it and they need to know. Make a list of who will be with you and make sure that you have addressed your fears with them.
2. Take a warm shower or bath.
If you can and it’s safe to do so take a warm shower or bath it can help to relax you and aid the labour process.
3. Empower yourself
Every woman is different, the way that they give birth is different. So make sure that you understand your options and what they mean for you. Talk to the experts and your friends so that you can feel good about any decisions that you might want to make about your birth.
4. Stay active.
It might seem like the last thing that you want to do but if you try to stay active during labour by walking around you might find that things ease up a bit. Obviously, listen to your body and go with what it is feeling too.
5. Try UFO
UFO is upright, forward and over. If its safe to do so, then leaning over can potentially really help during labour. The position can be more comfortable and make labour somewhat easier.
If this helps you then great, but you can use hypnotherapy to practice breathing techniques, visualisation and relaxation before you give birth in order to prepare yourself a little more.
You can call me to go through this on 07525051263
I look forward to getting started.