The Birth of Elsie – June 2011

Hi Bree, thank you for your support during our pregnancy. We a delighted to announce the dream arrival of our second daughter Elsie Rose at the Royal Brisbane Birth Centre. A 2hr 45min 'labour' and out came beautiful Elsie, a very beautiful, calm and cuddly little girl. Thank you again for all your advice, support and techniques that made the whole experience a pure pleasure. - Alison & Anthony Bartolo
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The HypnoBirth of Frankie – June 2011

Thanks to Bree, we had the birth for our baby daughter that we believed was best. We had done extensive research into birth before coming to Bree because we wanted the most natural and positive birth experience for our daughter; we felt it was the best start in life that we could give her. My waters broke, spontaneously, at 37 weeks which was amazing because I had a real fear of being induced. Bree, through the HypnoBirthing course, had warned us to be careful of artificial induction, not the...
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Top 15 Myths of Childbirth

Doctors only do interventions that are truly necessary. Continuous fetal monitoring is safer than intermittent monitoring. You have to birth on your back in a hospital bed. The umbilical cord: you have to cut and clamp the cord immediately after birth and if it is wrapped around the baby’s neck it is dangerous. It is safe to be induced and if you are not induced you will not go into labor on your own. Labor begins when a pregnant womans water breaks and she must birth between 1...
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Are induced labours affecting caesarean rates?

Today, more than one third of all babies almost 50% of babies born in Australian Private Hospitals are being born by c-section. So why are so many more women choosing C-sections? Do women have enough information to make informed decisions? What role do physicians and perhaps, most importantly, hospitals play in C-section rates? The Link between C-Sections and Induced Labor Today, more and more expectant mothers are scheduling their babies’ births rather than leaving the timing to ...
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Simplifying Birth

Calm natural birth is possible with HypnoBirthing. Pregnant Possibilities, HypnoBirthing in Brisbane
Written by renowned French Obsetrician Michel Odent who has revolutionised the face of Natural, Instinctual Birth in our modern drug prone world. When I was in charge of the maternity unit of the Pithiviers, France, my main objective was to improve the birth environment in order to facilitate the physiological processes. This is how the midwives, a group of mothers and I proceeded to transform one of the conventional delivery rooms into a small home-like birthing room—a small...
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