Hypnosis cuts caesarean birth rate

HypnoBirthing Mongan Method in Brisbane
As the NHS is funding research into the use of hypnosis and birth (the SHIP tirial), a detailed survey of more than 1250 women who learnt self hypnosis as part of their birth preparation, indicates that these techniques will lead to a significant reduction in caesarean sections. The findings from the online survey are being presented at the 1st World Congress of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Andrology (WCOGA 2011) to be held at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, during March 20-23. ...
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Breech Baby turns with Hypnosis

Hypnotherapy may help pregnant women turn their breech baby around to the normal head-first, or vertex, position research has found. A researcher at the University of Vermont, Burlington, used hypnosis with one hundred pregnant women whose baby’s were in the breech (feet-first) position between the thirty-seventh and fortieth week of gestation. The intervention group received hypnosis with suggestions for general relaxation and release of fear and anxiety. While under hypnosis, the women...
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