Some kind words …
How do parents find me??
Word of mouth. Thank you everyone. Word of mouth is priceless. It really is worth all the tea in China!!! Plus I am so delighted that so many of you come from far and wide to join my classes. Also I have parents coming back for their second and third babies. Love keeping it in the family!
Read what all these HypnoBirthing® couples and their Midwives have said.
So… me and Lloyd are very pleased to announce the safe arrival of our beautiful baby boy, Ezra Joseph David Steele. Born on 5th September at 2.36am, weighing 6lbs 5oz.
Our midwife Anita was amazing and so supportive of my hypnobirth. I could not have asked for a better midwife or birthing partner than those two.
I want to take this opportunity to thank you for providing such an amazing course. I would say that it was life changing and a moment that neither of us will forget.
No words can describe the empowerment I felt from bringing my son into the world in such a calm way.
I am so pleased to say that hypnobirthing gave me the confidence and strength to do what was needed and I think the pride I feel will stay with me forever. It started my journey as a mum and a parent in the calmest, most relaxed way possible and thanks to the Hypnobirthing I was able to bring my son into the world with peace and free of anxiety.
I strongly believe that people can have a successful hypnobirth even with complicated births because I now understand that it is about the state of mind and relaxation that the mother feels. I love telling people my birth story as it was like nothing I could have imagined and hope to encourage others to use you to make their experience as wonderful as ours.
Thank you for everything,
We all look forward to seeing you soon,
Lydia, Lloyd and Ezra
Ezra has had the perfect start to life and who could ask for more? I am so proud of you both.Having a baby is truly amazing and you will always remember this special day.Anniexx
Yay-Ezra is here!!
Hi Annie, we’d like to introduce you to baby Jacob, born on his due date on Thursday night, weighing in at 7lb 11oz.
Jacob was born in the pool at PRH with Laura needing only gas and air to help with his delivery. We have no doubt that the techniques we learned with you helped Laura go so long without needing anything and also with her rhythm when she was on the gas and air.
Our midwife said she wished she had a student with her to witness how Laura coped, which I think speaks volumes.
It was also nice to see how interested the midwives were in hypnobirthing; the mood board was of particular interest.
Jacob is a very content little boy who has already stolen our hearts.
Thank you so much for all your help in preparing us for this adventure.
See you for the reunion!
Laura, Dave & Jacob Burrows xxx
Dear Dave , Laura and Jacob-oohh such wonderful words!
Lots and lots of congratulations on the wonderful birth of your son.
I am SO proud of you both!!
A massive Well Done!! All I do is set the scene.
I love the photo of Jacob-he is so beautiful No wonder he has stolen your hearts.
Take each day slowly and just breathe Jacob in.
When all the babies are here we will catch up,
So happy for you!!
Jacob is here!
Monte was born on 23rd June 2017 at 8.37am.
Everything went really well although we cut it pretty fine getting to the MLU (he was born within 10-15mins of our arrival!)
The journey there was pretty frantic but I managed to stay pretty relaxed…more than can be said for Daddy who didn’t make it back from Glastonbury in time, but my sister was a great stand in.
Thanks for all your help.
Becky & Tom x
Oohhhhh lots of congratulations!!
Wonderful news for you all.
I Am so proud of you for remaining calm and also of your sister for being first reserve!
Well done to both of you!
Love the photos of Monte- now you have two little boys. What bliss. Annie xx
Hendrix has a brother!
Just wanted to let you know that we welcomed our beautiful daughter Aoife May Baynes last Thursday 1st June at 4.13 am.
Our birth was a wonderful experience which is definitely down to you and quicker than average first labours so thank you so much. We have been telling anyone who is pregnant about hypnobirthing and you!
We got in our zone and set up room with battery lights, played our relaxing music or one of your recordings, had lavender and Clary sage in flannel and used your techniques doing the breathing and visualisation and Matt doing light touch massage. The midwives loved it and were fantastic! We kept bouncing on ball/going for walks in nearby Apley walk and then back for some monitoring of baby and surges.
Matt took picture of us at 8.40pm where I am laughing on the birthing ball. Matt was incredible keeping me focused on surge breathing and all the techniques and got us through.
We are loving having a new born and following lots of your tips- saying no to visitors and just enjoying this truly special time.
Look forward to meeting up and hearing about the others babies. Hope everyone is doing well.
Thank you so much again for helping making birthing our daughter so wonderful.
All your help and course was amazing and helped us so much! We cannot recommend you enough!
Matt, Siobhan and Aoife xxxx
Massive congratulations on The Dream Team!
Beyond thrilled. All down to Team Siobhan for commiting and practising. Well Done. Annie xx
Aoife has arrived!
Just thought I would write to you and once again preach the wonders of hypnobirthing and your teaching. I know we didn’t see you this time around but I still had my folder from Israel and practiced my breathing etc.
Anyway, on Wednesday evening after a very very quick, unassisted home birth (by accident!) Abel John Merrick Adams arrived! Surges started at around 4.30ish and he was born at 5.52pm! I caught him myself and it was the most empowering thing I have ever done.
I just wanted to thank you again for your teaching. Surges were powerful and virtually back to back but I just kept breathing and reminding myself that each surge was bringing him closer.
Hope all is well with you.
You are a truly wonderful woman, and officially invincible. Annie xx