What mums are saying about placenta encapsulation

Placenta Encapsulation | Brisbane HypnoBirthing
As a Brisbane-based Placenta Encapsulation Specialist, the majority of mothers that I’ve encapsulated placentas for report one or more of the following: Improved state of well-being Increased milk-supply Increased energy levels immediately after birth Speedier recovery from birth and return to normal hormonal balance Better ability to cope with interrupted sleep What I find most interesting are the women who didn’t encapsulate their placenta for their first birth but have done so for...
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Benefits of a Natural Third Stage – Physiological Birth

The third stage of labour is when the placenta is birthed (usually within 30-60 minutes of the baby being birthed). Today almost all 'civilised nations' who have women birthing in hospitals manage the third stage of labour with an artificial injection of ocytocin/ Pitocin /Syntocin in Australia). The purpose of this is to encourage the placenta to release from the uterus quickly, in order to prevent the occurrence of a Post Partum Haemorrhage. In natural birth when this stage takes place w...
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What HypnoBirthing preparation really brings | a practitioners perspective

By Bree Taylor Molyneaux As a HypnoBirthing practitioner of over six years, I have experienced and taught many different couples in many different birthing situations.  What HypnoBirthing provides is a wonderful opportunity for nearly all birthing couples, so I thought it would be nice to explain my personal perspective on that a little more. In modern years, women have begun to dis-empower themselves from their bodies, which allows the concept that someone else knows better to flow to; so...
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The importance of support | the fourth trimester

By Bree Taylor Molyneaux As a mum of nearly six years, one of the biggest underestimations that many new parents make when expecting their first baby, is the post birth recovery period which is also known as the fourth trimester. The fourth trimester is based on the concept that after 37-42 weeks of gestation in the womb, a baby needs time to adjust to life on the outside and that this can take two to three months. During this time it is useful to ease baby into their new life, which sudd...
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4 interesting things about your cervix ..

Cervix Credit - from an article on www.birthologie.com :) Most women have no clue what their cervix is, where it is, its function or even what it looks like. So here are some important useful things for you to know about yours   Childbirth 101: The cervix is supposed to thin and then dilate (open) from 0 to 10cm open during labor. Once at 10cm a women is then considered to be 'fully dilated' and can push her baby out into the world. Simple as that (or so we are told). There are however a f...
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Five tips for getting the most out of your HypnoBirthing classes…

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So many parents wonder how they can get the most out of their HypnoBirthing classes. Brisbane Practitioner & Doula Trish Cumming gives you five great tips to maximise your learnings. PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE– They say that practice makes perfect, but as with any new skill, you need to feel confident in your abilities when the time comes. Daily HypnoBirthing practice will not only help you to relax and rest during your pregnancy, but it will also mean you can “switch it on” ...
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5 tips for navigating the Hospital Maternity System

Brisbane HypnoBirthing Classes with the Mongan | Hospital Maternity System
Between my two babies, which were very close together in age, I decided to do some Agency work. Whats Agency work? I can hear you asking and as a midwife, it is essentially the idea of me being contracted out to fill gaps int he hospital maternity system. I am employed by a company who are rung and booked when hospitals can’t fill their shifts with their own staff. What this means for me is I get the opportunity to work in many different hospitals, private, public, with a number of awesome and ...
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Breech Birth Choices

Options for Breech Birth | by Sarah Buckley
Breech Choices by Sarah Buckley (from Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering, 2005) www.sarahjbuckley.com In 2002, a pregnant woman in Brisbane, Australia – a mother of three, including naturally born twins – was refused the option of a vaginal breech birth in hospital, and told she could only have her baby by caesarean. She sought a midwife to assist her and gave birth successfully at home. Her picture – glowing with new motherhood, holding her healthy, happy baby – appeared in the Brisbane Courier Ma...
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10 reasons HypnoBirthing International is the best quality hypnobirthing course in Australia

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HypnoBirthing International gets the thumbs up from Australian families as the BEST HypnoBirthing and premium childbirth program on offer. When choosing an antenatal class for the birth of your baby, you want to be sure that you are getting the very best in education and preparation. The HypnoBirthing International (Mongan Method) program here in Australia offers a professional and comprehensive program that meets Australian Educational Standards and continually adapts to reflect the Australian...
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WORLD HypnoBirthing day celebrations

Brisbane HypnoBirthing children enjoying rainbow cake on World HypnoBirthing Day
Mums who have birthed using HypnoBirthing the Mongan Method gathered in many cities and  towns of Australia today. The celebrations follows on 25 years after Marie Mongan founded HypnoBirthing, and goes to the credibility of HypnoBirthing International's worldwide program. Brisbane HypnoBirthing Committee members Bree Taylor Molyneaux and Trish Cumming joined the celebration this morning over rainbow cake with local Brisbane HypnoBirthing Practitioner Carla Morgan and some local famili...
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