Caesarean Delivery successes

I think the relaxation techniques we had been working on helped me out in staying calm through the whole process and the caesarean didn't turn out to be nearly as bad as I had imagined. (Our baby) was never under any stress so he emerged very alert and healthy. I was able to watch as they lifted him from my womb and words can't describe the intense joy and overwhelming emotion I felt the moment I laid eyes on him. I definitely experienced the "natural high" new mothers talk about. He is a ...
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The Arrival of Colton Oliver

Our beautiful boy Colton was born at 38 weeks and 2 days. Unfortunately we didn't have any success with turning him (from breech) with hypnosis, but my OB was happy to do a natural delivery conditional on the results of a pelvic scan. I had the scan and was supposed to go back to see the OB and discuss the results the following week but Colton had other ideas. My membranes released about midday and soon after that I started having regular surges 3-5 mins apart and 20-30 seconds long, so thing...
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The Birth of Nele – Planned Caesarian

It may seem like an unusual undertaking to attend a HypnoBirthing course when you are having a planned c-section, but for us, it was a completely natural thing to do. Before we fell pregnant, my husband and I knew that I would need to birth our baby via c-section. I had previously had abdominal surgery to remove a large uterine fibroid. This meant that there would be a high risk of uterine rupture if I was to go into labour. A c-section was our only option, and we were comfortable with this. ...
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