An interview with HypnoBirthing Practitioner Kathryn
: No Swinging Watch or Pain
In Marie Mongan's
day, child birth meant a sterile, medicalized birth with drugs,
and if you happened to be awake, lots of painful pushing.
"Most women were totally anesthetized and out cold, and their
babies were taken from them with forceps, except for the very
few who didn't make it to the hospital and had them by the side
of the road," said Mongan, now 77.
So Mongan, then a young New Hampshire English teacher, devised
her own way to circumvent the system when she had her four
children in the late 1950s and 1960s.
- Preparing The Mind-Body For Birth In this
article the author provides some insight into the Mongan Method
of HypnoBirthing®, which has been growing in
popularity across the globe since its inception in 1989.
She goes on to explain, through the relatively new study of
foetology, or prenatal psychology, on how unborn babies are
aware of and do remember their birth, and the influence a
mother’s thoughts and feelings have on how an unborn baby thinks
Having a Baby
on cloud nine; Mom is a fan of unique approach "Bridget
Watoriek caught herself snoring between contraction during the
birth of her son, Connor.
resident gave birth on Jan. 14 using a deep relaxation method
called, HypnoBirthing, developed by U.S. award-winning
hypnotherapist, Marie Mongan." Read on
"HypnoBirthers say their form of deep
relaxation takes the panting and pain out of labor..."
Have It Your Way:
"After decades of letting doctors run the show, more women are
taking big decisions into their own hands..."
I swore I'd
never be there, but my baby's birth was mesmerising "Well,
in the course of my research, I spoke to a number of birthing
gurus, including Marie Mongan, the American creator of a program
called HypnoBirthing that is sweeping through fashionable
society moms in the United States faster than a Californian
Hypnosis in the
Delivery Room "I enjoyed
the experience a lot more and was a lot more present when I used
HypnoBirthing® has also been
featured on Good Morning America,
The Today Show, England's
Richard and Judy Show, and featured in
ePregnancy, and more!