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Birth of Leela - 16 January 2017

Posted on February 20, 2017 at 3:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi Christa

I’m finally getting the chance to sit down and tell you of the birth of our daughter and little cutie Leela Evie-Fae Sturzenbaum who was born on Monday January 16th at 9:45pm, she was 50cm long and 3.4kg.

I was 41 weeks when I started getting regular contractions at 5am, I had been getting Braxton Hicks for the week prior, and with Leela being very active all night the combination meant no sleep. Early on...

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Birth of Noah - 13 February 2017

Posted on February 20, 2017 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi Christa,

 

Just wanted to say thank you again for the hypnobirthing course my husband and I attended. I gave birth to a healthy baby boy on Monday 13th Feb and even thought it ended up nothing like I planned and in an emergency cesarean I know that I would not have coped as well as I did without your course and the birthing techniques you taught us. I had an elective cesarean first time around and was depressed about it. This time I fel...

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Birth of Jasper - 26 October 2016

Posted on November 8, 2016 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Hi Christa !

Just wanted to let you know we had our beautiful boy Jasper Hamilton Jenkins on October 26th at 11:26am! <3 He weighed 3.6kg and was 56cm long! I was 41+2 weeks pregnant when my waters broke and there was meconium in the waters meaning that the hospital wanted to monitor bub's heart rate the whole time... so I wasn't able to move around as much as hoped! However we had our amazing hypnobirthing environment set up with the...

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Birth of Esme - 14 October 2016

Posted on October 20, 2016 at 11:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Hi Christa, I just thought I would let you know our little princess arrived on Friday! This is Esme Florence Sophie Childs, she was born at 00:51 on the 14/10 after my waters broke at 3pm on the 13/10. She weighed 4.03kg! I was able to quite easily breathe through the first phase using the hypno birth techniques and was fully dilated by 11pm on gas only which I started at 5cm when I got in the bath (when I arrived at hospital). I had to get out of the bath when I was fully dila...

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Huffington Post Interview Body Changes During Pregnancy: Boobs, Feet and Everything Else

Posted on March 24, 2016 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (0)

I recently had the pleasure of an interview with the Huffington Post.  The topic was about the body changes you may experience during pregnancy.  I had a blast chatting with journalist Emily Blatchford and she wrote an awesome article!


The main message though was that regardless of the changes you may experience, be proud of your body!! It's doing an AMAZING job of growing a human being!!!  Sure, your body may never ...

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I Was PETRIFIED of Giving Birth - How I Overcame My Fear and Had an Amazing Waterbirth

Posted on March 21, 2016 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (1)

To say that I was petrified to give birth would be an understatement! Having been a caesarean baby myself I had resigned myself to the fact that I too would likely have a caesarean. I felt that opting for a caesarean would allow me to avoid my fear of giving birth vaginally and would allow me some control over the birth of my baby; in a situation that I perceived to be very uncontrollable. However, my partner felt quite strongly about me considering the option of a vaginal birt...

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Course Outline

Posted on March 9, 2016 at 5:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Here is an outline of what we cover in our Hypnobirthing Australia™ classes.

 

Unit 1: Creating & maintaining a positive mindset

  • Introduction to positive mindset of hypnobirthing
  • Causes of Fear (including history) and how it affects our labour
  • The role of our caregivers
  • Mind/body...

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