Blog - Traumatic Birth Recovery

I will be completely honest with you, when I first decided to study Clinical Hypnotherapy, it was because of my own rampant problems with anxiety and addiction. However rather than face, what I perceived at the time, as the stigma of a mental health problem I decided to learn about...

Ever stopped to think why our birth stories are so important? No matter how many years that pass, we will always remember the day our children came into the world. The number 37 bus was stuck in thick traffic as it inched from Richmond to Isleworth on that damp and slightly...

What is this quiet revolution in perinatal mental health? Anyone who knows me will tell you I have a real fascination for the history of health and medicine, particularly when it comes to birth and maternal health. I love learning about common medical practices, beliefs and outcomes of yesteryear. Our health...

When I first started teaching the TBR 3 Step Rewind technique to other birth professionals a fellow hypnotherapist messaged me. She said ‘Do you know if midwives and doulas are actually allowed to use the rewind technique? I don't want you to get into trouble for teaching it if you're not...

I am very thankful that there is more awareness of birth trauma now than what there was even 5 years ago. The internet, social media and the contribution of blogger’s real life experiences of birth trauma have really helped many women to recognise what they were experiencing. They can begin...

If there is one thing we should all know about perinatal mental health, it’s this: I consider myself to be very lucky. I love working with parents because I know first hand how unhelpful perinatal anxiety is to the bonding process. I know how damaging everyday anxiety is to our sense...