This next FREE Workshop was supposed to be about positive birth books, and the titles you might be interested to read. BUT, over the last 3 weeks the question of whether home birth is a realistic option has come up more times than usual. It feels right to respond to that question, and alter the topic of this Workshop. So here it is; Did your GP ask you which hospital you'd like to give birth in? Do you assume you'll have your baby in hospital because, well, it's the 'normal',
So last Thursday evening was the first Introduction to Hypnobirthing Workshop I've run for a little while - and it was lovely to get back into the swing of things. It was a slightly smaller group than I'd anticipated, but just as lovely for it. We talked about birth expectations, about why women are freaked out about birth, and some practical techniques for keeping & controlling the calm. The top question from the evening? What does the hypnosis bit of the course actually do?
We all pretty much subscribe to the view that the more you know, the better able you are to make the decisions that are uniquely right for you. And there's a reason for that. When we make decisions we don't all weigh the same considerations. Here's an example; for some people, being at home feels to be the most safe & secure place imaginable. For others. home is good when it's sofa surfing _ pizza....but when there's a baby on the way, well, it's got to be hospital. Either wa