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The Hypnobirthing Book

An Inspirational Guide for a Calm, Confident, Natural Birth
Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (34 ratings)
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Summary

Childbirth can be an empowering and positive experience that you treasure for the rest of your life. KG Hypnobirthing teaches simple and gentle techniques that have a profound effect on you and on your baby.KG Hypnobirthing can reduce the need for pain relief and shorten labor, and you are more likely to experience a natural, calm, comfortable birth. It actively involves the father or partner; you will both learn skills to instill confidence about the birth and your role as parents.

The Hypnobirthing Book and audio relaxations are a complete antenatal preparation which guides you to achieve the birth you want -- for you and for your baby.

©2012, 2014 Katharine Graves (P)2017 Katharine Graves

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A must for all pregnant people and their support person

I loved this book. Started listening to it at 34 weeks and really think it will be beneficial to my birth
So many good tips
I just wish the hypno recordings were labelled and listed seperately / easily accessible

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Not the right book for me

I find Katherines' voice haunting, I'm glad most of it is narrated by someone else. It's a good start to hypnobirthing, and gives you plenty to think about and discuss with your midwife and partner but parts like how to say "no" in various ways is patronising, I don't know anybody who is that much of a pushover or any medical professional who's that forceful. I'm going to listen to a different book now until I find the one that speaks to me, we're all different so just give it a go, like I said you'll get something from the book/hypnobirthing just wasn't for me this author

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loved it

had the book alongside the course for 1st pregnancy and had this as a refresher

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amazing would highly recommend

really interesting & the relaxations were fantastic. So pleased my doula gave it to me as I feel more prepared to give birth

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  • Amber
  • 08-08-18

Read differently

I would've preferred a woman reading the audio. The way I see it there's absolutely no way a man can comprehend what we women go through. However I did enjoy the book

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  • Heather C
  • 29-01-18

Extremely useful and full of information

This book is so fantastic! It gave me so much information that I wasn’t aware of and I know it will help with my delivery. Thanks for writing this!

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  • Goldie
  • 27-11-18

Informative and Helpful

This is the best childbirth education book I have read so far. Its packed with information without being overwhelming. It is written intelligently without being too wordy and while being understandable. Some programs Ive found to be and numbingly boring and repetitive but this one is to the point and gives you the information you need to have a well informed natural birth.

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  • vik jf
  • 26-11-18

A man is narrating, such a female needed voice!

Who is the geuniess that give a man this job??? it's so distracting when a man is explaining how to give birth and prepare your body for it!

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  • BubblySwirl
  • 24-11-18

Jarring Narration

I dont know why the publishers thought it would be a good idea to have a man narrate this book. I found his voice to be jarring and abrupt. I think a soft, peaceful female voice would have been far more palatable. I also think the book took to long to get to the point. Too much fluff.

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  • GL
  • 09-09-18

Why would you have a man narrate a birthing book?

Seriously, why? The last thing I want to hear is another old man telling me how to have a baby. It’s superficial, but it changes the experience of the book.

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  • Lília Finelli
  • 05-09-18

I liked it, but it made me fall asleep lol

It's a really good technic and I intend to apply it, but the female voice made me sooo sleepy, it was hard to pay attention, kept going back

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-08-18

Very helpful

Listened to this prior to giving birth to my son and found it helped me relax when trying to fall asleep in the third trimester.

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  • Tiffah
  • 29-11-17

a guide

just as the title describes. good inspirational guide, made me wish I lived in the UK though