Hypnosis Can Ease Pain of Childbirth, Surgery. ABC New
Saba, a hypno-birthing practitioner, has taught Lapointe and dozens of other women how to be self-hypnotized during birthing. The women use positive images and relaxation exercises to ease the pain of childbirth, and for many, the results have been outstanding, advocates say.
Summoning Serenity During Labor
"They are so focused, they are in such control. It's incredible," Saba said. Though self-hypnosis is not a new idea, it is a rising trend in natural childbirth. Many people think a hypnotist as someone waving a pocket watch in front of a person's eyes to make them do things they would not normally do. But when it comes to clinical applications, hypnosis is nothing like what you may have seen on stage, or in movies.
Pain-free birth? Try hypnosis instead of an epidural.
By Gina Roberts-Grey
"With the lights dimly lit and soothing music softly playing in the background, the room where Elizabeth Jones Kramer is preparing to give birth to her first child in seems like it belongs at a spa instead of the labor and delivery wing of a hospital.
After completing a 10 hour class, Kramer is ready to give birth in a quiet and calm setting, free of the fear of extreme pain. Relying on the techniques learned in the course on hypnosis, Elizabeth and her husband Ben will be welcoming their child into the world using a pain and stress management strategy that has helped thousands of women experience a natural childbirth"
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