After a lifetime of programming and reinforcement that childbirth MUST be an excruciating, terrifying experience, some women have a hard time accepting this as a possibility. Well, that’s why we’re here…
Take a look at this article, do a bit of research and see for yourself. Hypnobirthing isn’t new… and yes, it works.
By Vicky Eckenrode | Staff Writer
When Gina Policari had her baby last year, she came to the hospital at 8 centimeters dilated, spent the morning in labor and had a healthy, baby girl after 15 minutes of pushing.
Her doctors were amazed, the Wilmington resident said.
There wasn’t much remarkable about the delivery, except that Policari smiled through most of it – without drugs.
‘I had the epidural without having the epidural. I didn’t feel the pain,’ she said. ‘People say it’s mind over matter, and I think that’s what hypnosis ends up being.’