Are You Emotionally Prepared for Childbirth?

Some people can’t wait to be parents. Others think they’re not ready until they’ve travelled the world, saved up thousands, or paid all their debts. Still, others are not sure of their parenting abilities.

Emotionally Prepared

The very thought of being pregnant and carrying another person in your tummy for around nine months can be intimidating due to many factors like finance, relationships, and work, among others.

Psychologist Dr. Lara-Honos Webb remark, “Pregnancy may increase tensions and highlight existing complaints women have about their spouses.”

Some feel overwhelmed by the thought of an impending labour, but is labour even something you should be afraid of? As a mum-to-be, you have to ask yourself, “Are you emotionally ready to give birth to your child?”

The Power of Positive Thinking

Jane Weideman, a hypnobirthing advocate says, “Giving birth should be your greatest achievement, not your greatest fear.”

Having positive thoughts can exponentially help you in preparing for pregnancy and a healthy childbirth.

Giving birth to your child is meant to be a wonderful and miraculous experience. Oftentimes, this experience is shrouded with fear and tension, but there is a way to prepare yourself for childbirth with positivity and optimism.

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How Can Hypnobirthing Help You Prepare Emotionally for Childbirth?

Hypnobirthing allows you to focus on the positive aspects of childbirth. Whether you’re at a birthing facility or at home, positive thinking can mean the difference between a stressfully anxious birth or a calm and empowering one.

With our Hypnobirthing Home Study Course and downloadable podcasts and hypnobirthing audio clips, you will be able to rid yourself of all negative thoughts and fears of giving birth. Hypnobirthing makes use of hypnotherapy to help you overcome tension and anxiety during pregnancy.

To ease your apprehensions about your birth, you have to know your options. birthing procedure is best and safest for your birth? Will you be comfortable with only your partner to help you through the process or would you need a doula?

The Hypnobirthing Hub has all the information you will need to make your birth a comfortable and marvellous experience. Visit our blogs for more details.

Meet Kathryn Clark

As a qualified Pregnancy and Birth Counsellor, Kathryn has helped countless women overcome their crippling fears surrounding pregnancy and birth 

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