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Ken Scott, Master Hypnotherapist and qualified Hypnobirthing Practitioner, explains what is involved and how it can help to allow a more natural birth experience. ...

Ken Scott, Master Hypnotherapist and qualified Hypnobirthing Practitioner, explains what is involved and how it can help to allow a more natural birth experience.
Ken runs regular classes for groups and individuals in Sheffield UK and online too

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  • Introduction to Easibirthing (tm) Ken Scott CHBPP MABNLPMaster NLP Coach and Master Hypnotherapist
  • Introduction to Easibirthing (tm)What we will cover today Why choose hypnobirthing? What hypnobirthing is and isnt How it works How it will help you, your baby and your family
  • Introduction to Easibirthing (tm) Housekeeping Introductions
  • Why Choose Hypnobirthing? A more natural approach to childbirth Clinical trials showing good results Good for baby, mum and family Complements antenatal care
  • Why Choose Hypnobirthing? Less medication due to control of fear Feeling more in control Enjoying and celebrating the birth, not getting it over with Even if complications arise, can still stay calm, confident and in control
  • Why Choose Hypnobirthing? Clinical trials show -  Less need for medication  Less medical intervention needed  Lower incidence of PND  May lead to happier children
  • What Hypnobirthing is and what it isnt A combination of  Visualisation  Self-hypnosis  Anchoring Not an antenatal class  We will cover some of what happens to you and baby A very empowering experience!
  • What Hypnobirthing is and what it isntSome history  Hypnosis goes back to sleep temple in ancient Egypt  Accepted in maintream medicine for 60 years  Hypnobirthing started by Dick Grantly-Reid 1950  Is not stage hypnosis!  The TV trance – we all practice hypnosis
  • What do we expect of Childbirth?Sometimes, birth can be easySo – what are your fears and expectations of childbirth?
  • What do we expect of Childbirth? Long labour Intervention Drugs Complications Fatigue Painand what you expect, you may get!
  • Fear tension and pain cycle What is missing in easy comfortable births? FEAR! Fear Tension Pain
  • Anxiety - oxytocin vs cortisol Flight or fight mechanism hinders the birth process Cortisol inhibits release of oxytocin that makes birth possible (and easier) Tension = tight muscles Self-fulfilling! Tsunami story
  • Breathing Visualisation and Anchoring Diaphramatic breathing exercise Visualisation explained Anchoring explained
  • Practical Hypnosis session All hypnosis is self-hypnosis You cannot be forced to do anything Just like before you nod off
  • Practical Hypnosis session 1a (40 mins) How was it? Time distortion Did the baby move? How does this help?  Hypnosis sends a relaxing messge  Breaks the fear cycle  Allows oxytocin to be produced
  • Practical Hypnosis session 1b (15 mins) How was it? For antenatal and post-natal relaxation Deeper trance Quick Breathing and relaxation really helps the birth
  • Summary A more natural approach Complements medical approach Breaks the fear pain tension cycle  Breathing  Visualisation  Anchoring  self-hypnosis For both you and your partner
  • Questions?www.hypnobirthsheffield.comwww.ashesscott.comThanks Ken Scott 07505 353369 ashesnlp@nym.hush.com