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Your Baby, Your Birth

Hypnobirthing Skills for Every Birth
Narrated by: Hollie de Cruz
Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
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Summary

No matter how you birth your baby, feel calm and safe with hypnobirthing.

Your Baby, Your Birth is a truly modern hypnobirthing audiobook for all births. 

In-demand hypnobirthing coach Hollie de Cruz provides you with the skills and tools to make any birth feel safe, calm, connected and empowering. Drawing on her experience working with new mums, including Fearne Cotton and Giovanna Fletcher, Hollie de Cruz helps you prepare for a positive (not 'perfect') birth experience and approach motherhood with confidence in yourself and your instincts. 

Your Baby, Your Birth will teach you:

  • That birth is safe - listen to your body, embrace the changes, prepare your mind and relax during pregnancy.
  • Exercises and breathing techniques for labour and birth for you and your birth partner, along with guided meditations to keep you calm and engaged.
  • How to trust your instincts, understand your body and baby and make informed decisions throughout your pregnancy and beyond.

Hollie de Cruz, creator of the award-winning yesmum positive affirmation cards, is renowned for demystifying hypnobirthing, and her down-to-earth, realistic approach is highly sought after.  

Whatever kind of birth you are planning, let Hollie de Cruz provide you with a set of deep relaxation, mindfulness and meditation tools for an empowering experience.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio on our Desktop Site.

©2018 Hollie de Cruz (P)2018 Random House Audiobooks

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"This woman is a great healer and birth expert. This book will be brilliant." (Russell Brand)

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No MP3 tracks otherwise great

This audiobook has been great to listen to, I feel I have learnt a lot and will be listening again and again over the next few months to practice the exercises and get ready for a calm and empowered birth!
Only problem is it says it comes with the relaxation MP3 but I don’t have it....?

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A must read for all Mums and partners

For a first time mum-to-be this book has provided me with strength and empowerment going through my first pregnancy and into my first birth. It is a very relateable, easy-to-read book dedicated to easing a mothers journey. Hollys celebration of women has made me feel strong and powerful and I will continue to practise these techniques far and beyond birth. Thank you for a wonderful read and a new way of life.

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Seriously get this book if your pregnant...

I bought this book for my pregnant wife and myself to listen to during her pregnancy. We had a perfect baby boy on the 17th of April, right in the middle of a pandemic, my wife used hypnobirthing techniques learned entirely from this audiobook. She was in control and breathed our baby into this world.

Listen to the affirmations, practice the breathing and believe it will help. I can’t recommend this enough.

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Quite repetitive

Some very good points and theory which I enjoyed but for me it just felt too long and repetitive and therefore lost some of its gravitas.

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A must for every woman (not just the first timers) due to embrace childbirth!

Great listen - not ‘fluffy’.
Incredibly informative, professional and reassuringly educational. Thank you so much for this insight

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Really positive listening experience

Really positive listening experience, providing useful insights for parents to be! Thank you really enjoyed

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Nice and reassuring to listen to whilst pregnant

This was a nice easy listen in the evenings to put my mind at ease before sleep. De Cruz has a very soothing voice and her message is empowering. I didn’t realise the relaxation and affirmations were at the very end of the book (last two chapters) until I’d finished it! I did find it very frustrating that I couldn’t seem to find them. I would recommend this book to anyone who is feeling anxious about giving birth especially for the first time. I am pregnant with my second child and considering a VBAC and so it was less relevant for me but still very calming and reassuring.

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excellent advice

A calming set of principals. Excellent advice for first time mums. An enjoyable read.

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Worth getting this over the online resources I’ve tried

This book is so much more accessible than the online resources I’ve tried. Hollie recognises the difficulty in taking a lot of the language used in the exercises seriously an encourages you to use words that work for you. She also discusses ways not to be counting which I found was really stopping me from relaxing. I feel much better prepared to use hypnobirthing already.
My only criticism as a medical professional would be that I wish she had asked someone how to pronounce the medical terms. They are regularly pronounced badly and although it mostly doesn’t matter, it would sound better researched if things were said correctly.

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Helpful and Informative

Thanks Holly for this book! It is helpful and informative. I wish there is a section or a pdf for 'tools', collecting the useful tips in one place. It's a bit difficult to remember various tips that Holly gave (such as calm breath, birth breath etc.) over an audio book. Everything else is great- clear, dynamic voice, lots of useful contents.