Your head creates your world

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“Your head creates your world” ie whatever you are thinking affects how you are feeling.  The way you are feeling impacts on your perception of what is happening to you and in turn the way you react to those things.There is a lot of negativity around women and their partners during pregnancy and in fact…

Hypnobirthing needs you!

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WOW! 1 year ago today we launched The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme. What an amazing day that was… but for us  it wasn’t just about launching a new hypnobirthing programme.We are passionate about helping as many women as possible get the opportunity to have a positive birth experience!For that to happen we need to spread…

Hypnobirthing Instructor training in Manchester

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Wow! we’ve been overwhelmed by the feedback from our last course in Stansted, Essex. However, there has been an outpouring of pleas from those up in the North of England asking if we can hold a course for them too. We were only to happy to oblige and have now recruited two fantastic trainers, Tracey Sutton and…

How good is our Wise Hippo Birthing instructor training?

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So, how good is our Wise Hippo Birthing instructor training?  Whilst we already have over 75 instructors who have joined us via our Fast Track route, as we have just delivered our first full instructor training, we thought the best way to answer this question is by our trainees themselves.Lauren Derrett”I found the training to be…

Better Births for Women – Cheaper Births for the NHS!

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Is it a WIN:WIN for labouring women and the NHS? As you know, from our previous blog post, The Wise Hippo are very much looking forward to finding out the results of the Self Hypnosis In Pregnancy (SHIP) trial due out mid- December.  Are we going to get the clinical evidence to prove that hypnobirthing…

Hypnobirthing Fit for a King!

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Royalty shaping the way that women birth their babies. After suffering the pain of delivering seven children without any anaesthetic, Queen Victoria was more than willing to try the latest drug available to ensure the pain-free birth of her eighth child. That drug was Chloroform, and Queen Victoria’s enthusiastic endorsement of it subsequently popularised its…