This course reveals the tools and knowledge you need to have a fulfilling birth, with little to no pain. All of this you can do in the comfort of your own home and at your own pace. The Hypnobirthing Home Study Course is a complete birth education course. You can be fully prepared for your best possible birth experience. There is no need to attend any other hypnobirthing or birth preparation class, as this is a course that covers natural birthing, alternative options, and the best interventions. So no matter what path your birth ends up taking, you will be fully prepared, confident, calm, and in control.
Over a period of six years, we have collected statistics on birthing outcomes. Over 85 percent of Hypnobirthing Home Study Course mothers birthed naturally and easily, with most saying they were entirely comfortable throughout the birth and didn't even think of asking for pain medication.
This hypnobirthing course will help you prepare positively for your amazing birth. It will help you embrace and understand the impact that your thoughts and fears can have on your experiences, specifically with your birth experience. This course will help you learn how to clear the path of obstacles and hurdles, and you will free yourself (predominantly your thoughts). Yes, you will achieve such freedom that when the time comes, your mind will no longer interfere with the already setup bodily functions of giving birth.
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in depth hypnobirthing course but the narrator's voice is so annoying, really nasal and an annoying accent, would've been so much better if they'd hired a proper voice artist to narrate!
Also it would be useful if the chapters were titled.
The narrator and author has such a calming and assured voice. The information in this hone study is all you need to achieve the best possible birthing outcome you could wish for.
We did a hypnobirthing course with our local midwives which was great, but only 5 sessions long. I used this book alongside the classes because it was more thorough and in depth. Kathryn has a lovely way about her and she helped me relax so much, to the point where I completely changed my mind about where to give birth and we are now planning a home birth for our baby due any day now! I will certainly review again after having the baby but regardless, this book has been so informative for me and my partner and has helped prepare us for whatever comes along. I feel confident and happy and relaxed to face whatever birth I have but with the help of this book we are visualising a calm and peaceful time. This book really helped me face my fears and look deeply into what was holding me back from having the birth I really wanted. It's empowering and every woman should have access to this incredible, natural and healthy approach to childbirth. I couldn't recommend it enough.
I'm still waiting for the birth but feel so much more prepared.
I was really anxious about labour and the birth but since listening to this book I feel a lot more confident that I will cope and I just generally feel a lot more calm about the whole process.
The author makes a LOT of sense and there's some excellent strategies for calling yourself down and even if I don't have the perfect birth described in the book, I know I will be a lot more relaxed and that this will make it so much easier and probably quicker too!
Read it with your own internal voice, don't bother trying to listen to the narration. Her voice is comparable only to what i'd imagine an Australian person would sound like pinching their nose, whilst talking between bouts of chewing on a cactus.
The actual content was thought-provoking.
It would be pretty unique if it was.
This book has is not just a tool to help you relax in your birth (thus eliminating pain) but also a mine of information on medical aspects of birth, thus helping you be prepared for many possible hospital situations, allowing you to make the best choices at the time. It gives a balanced account of many medical interventions - benefits and risks (whereas hospital may omit mentioning the risks) and thus helps you understand why natural birth is best. Knowing what effect interventions have on the baby is a great motivation for me to focus on relaxing and thus give my baby a calm start in life.
I only wish I found this book earlier...
"a must read for every expecting mother"
loved it! a concise and positive understanding of the possibilities of giving birth for the empowered woman.
wonderful book! learned a lot, look forward to using the techniques. highly recommend this book.
"Great study course!"
I feel more positive, empowered, and capable of having the natural birth i deserve after finishing this book!
"Effective and informative"
We listened to the book together with my husband and both think it made a big difference in building our understanding and confidence in natural birthing. We are planning on re-listening a few chapters again before the birth and practicing the recommended exercises and relaxation techniques.
The book is organized very effectively with the author presenting a thorough research context for a variety decisions leading to the birth as well as action plans for the expectant mother and her birthing partner. The language balance is great - it is neither overly scientific nor it is trivialized.
The book includes several relaxation tracks and references additional materials on the author's website that extend the usability of the book.
The narration is excellent. I have not heard a lot of professionally narrated books that are as good as this one.
Bottom line, this book is certainly a "keeper" in our audible library and worth paying for it.
"Great study coarse"
I really enjoyed listening to this book and I plan on having an easy and comfortable birth. Thank you for sharing it with us Kathryn
"Great tool for birthing re-education & empowerment"
Author approaches birth from the historical, emotional and practical prospective, making this book as great opportunity for people of all backgrounds to better understand and be empowered by their birth choices.
"Good, but a little annoying"
I got this audiobook because the Mongan Method wasn't available on Audible, but I also read the Mongan Method and a lot of it is plagiarized and used in this book, even the anecdotes are stolen with details changed. But if you can get past that and accept this book, it has a lot of good information and the latter 70% or so is original material. Better than not having a hypnobirthing book in audio form. Also, the reading is a little obnoxious in the way she puts emphasis on the wrong words and her sentences don't flow cause she's trying to sound relaxing. If you always. notice that kind of thing, it may keep her reading from helping you relax fully. You get used to it though.
"Good Book - DO NOT BUY FROM AUDIBLE"
I have enjoyed listening to the information in this audio book. However, due to the fact that it is a learning course Audible is a terrible platform to get this information. If you are interested in this book and technique of birthing - go to the website hypnobirthinghub.com and buy the program there. You will get the correct information laid out the way it needs to be, the audio meditations and a manual to clarify. If you download this on Audible, the chapters are not clearly stated making it very hard to navigate and find information. Also, the corresponding website makes it very difficult to compare the information back and forth - I literally had to make a list of chapters and compare to the website's CD format. Do yourself a favor and buy the book the way it should be - NOT THROUGH AUDIBLE.
Kathryn has a soothing voice with an Australian accent. It sometimes would make me go to sleep and I would have to re-listen to parts of the book. I liked all the provided information but sometimes wanted the theory to quit and just tell me what to do step by step. There was some repetitive information.
Yes, I learned a lot about this birth method and hope to use it.
DON'T BUY FROM AUDIBLE - BUY FROM HYPNOBIRTHINGHUB.COM - Don't do what I have done and get frustrated and confused by the layout provided by audible! I have been back and forth emailing the company, trying to reference the website and eventually spending more money to download the manual and audio guides there - waste of money here!
"Helpful and inspiring but could be more critical"
I really enjoyed a lot of the relaxation practices presented. There is also a lot of good information about birth and interventions and options in general, but these were a little redundant for me as a doula. It would be great for someone who didn't know the stuff though. I do wish they had been a little fairer in their critique though. They were thorough with critiquing pros and cons of many medical procedures but presented some of the "alternative" practices, for example lotus birth, which has no known benefits and can lead to infection, without critique. I also wish there had been a more general guide to HOW to use the course...when to listen to what parts and when to listen to the extra audio tracks you can purchase. It didn't really feel like a "course" without that, just a pretty good book about birth. Overall, though, I'm very glad I listened, and I think combined with the audio tracks, it is a great resource.
"Great book, poor narration."
History of childbirth attitudes from biblical times to present.
Anyone with a clear voice. The author's voice is too nasal to understand clearly, driving in a car with highway noise.
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