Taking Control of Premature Rupture of Membranes – A Hypnobirthing Australia Birth Story

Hypnobirthing Birth Story


This birth story is a great example of taking control of your birth.
This couple had to make some tough decisions, but they asked questions, did their own research, worked with their caregivers, and ultimately opted for a plan that they felt was best for them and for their baby.
And, despite the threat of an early induction, ended up having a 2.5 hour labour!
Written by an inspiring client and new mother!

Our baby boy was born early – I was 36 + 2 .
I had a PPROM – preterm read more

Super Quick, Super Delicious Postpartum Thermomix Biscuits

ayurvedic postpartum biscuits


When you consider traditional postpartum foods, the aims are generally to gently aid digestion and to replace what was lost in pregnancy and childbirth.
A new mother has high nutritional needs and a low metabolism.  In Ayurvedic terms, she needs to replace the earth and water that has been lost in childbirth while being mindful of her low digestive fire. She needs to eat simple foods that provide instantly accessible energy – essentially whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and read more

Welcoming Isla – A Hypnobirthing Birth Story

Hypnobirthing Birth Story


Isla’s beautiful hypnobirthing birth story.
Born October 15, 2017 at 0830am, 40 weeks + 5 days, weighing 3.54 kilograms, 52 centimetres long.
Written by her amazing mother Emma.

About a week and a half before Isla’s birth date, I started getting irregular but intense contractions (thanks to Google I was pretty sure they were contractions but I wasn’t entirely sure as this was our first baby…they were very different though from the Braxton Hicks that I had been experiencing for read more

Welcome Winta – A Hypnobirthing Birth Story


Winta Bella-Rayne Funaki
A hypnobirthing birth story written by her beautiful mother, Opium.
Opium is the mom boss behind Oil Theory.
She is passionate about educating other mothers about the benefits of doTERRA essential oils and inspiring them to make small, practical changes that have a big, positive impact!
You can find her on Instagram, on Facebook, and you can reach her via email.

June 23 2016

At 420am on a rainy winter morning, I woke up to a warm trickle running down my inner thighs.  I read more

Six things you DON’T have to do when you are pregnant!

What NOT to do when you are pregnant


Photo by Tahnee of Lemonade Lane.
After you get over the excitement of being pregnant (and then get over the nausea) and actually start thinking about having a baby, it seems that having that baby involves a to do list a mile long!
And everyone wants to add things to your baby to do list.
Your caregivers, your partner, your parents, the well meaning grocery check out woman.

Don’t worry, I am not going to add to your baby to do list.
I am going to share six things you DON’T have to do when you are pregnant!

1.  Absorb the opinions of anyone other than read more