Little Reminders and Suggestions for Relaxation in Pregnancy

Little Reminders and Suggestions for Relaxation in Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a time filled with joy, excitement, and love, but it can also be a time of stress, anxiety, and fear. Studies have shown that “prenatal stress can have significant effects on pregnancy, maternal health and human development across the lifespan”. While...
Conversations to Have with Loved Ones Before the Baby is Born

Conversations to Have with Loved Ones Before the Baby is Born

It is important to prepare and plan as best as you can before the baby arrives (in HypnoBirthing®, we refer to the first 40 days after birth as the Fourth Trimester). While, you do need to get clothing, diapers, and crib, and all those things, preparing for a baby...
Signs that Labor Could Be Near

Signs that Labor Could Be Near

As the end of pregnancy approaches, there is a lot happening in the pregnant mind & body. There are feelings of excitement and anticipation all while your body is physically preparing to birth this new life. In the movies, we usually see a scene where the pregnant...

What Makes Someone “High Risk” in Pregnancy?

The short answer is: it depends who you ask!  The long answer is that traditional western medicine has relatively strict markers that would automatically label someone as high risk.  These markers could be: Above 35 years of ageGestational...