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I saw off the “advanced maternal age” brigade

By Kat | June 21, 2018

Hey Kat I thought you’d like to know that our sweet baby Maia arrived on 15 May. At home. Four hour labour. Felt fantastic. Right on 42 weeks so I saw off the “advanced maternal…

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All about the dads

By Kat | June 17, 2018

God I love the hypnobirthing dads…. When I get riled up about the patriarchal system squashing feminine power and how that has affected women’s ability to birth and belief in themselves; I remember “my” dads and how…

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“Tell them that they really can choose their own experience – no matter what happens around them”

By Kat | June 13, 2018

Hi Kat, Just to let you know that we won’t be able to attend the class tomorrow night as baby had other ideas! He was born at 10pm in Friday June 8th. He’s small at…

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“The midwives kept saying, “oh yeah, the 3rd ones – they are different!“ and they were right.”

By Kat | April 23, 2018

And now he’s here! 9 days later than expected – I always thought 3rd babies wouldn’t be later than the previous ones – but little Elias Bodhi proved us wrong. The midwives kept saying, “oh…

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“Thank you so much for all your support and encouragement! It really set the tone that got us on course to manifest the birth we wanted”

By Kat | April 7, 2018

Hi Kat,  Well, we did it… again!!! Out little gal is here. Zelda Stuart arrived at 1:54am on March 24. She took us very much by surprise showing up two weeks ahead of her guess…

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By Kat | March 30, 2018

Delighted to be (kinda 🤣) name checked on #bookshambles podcast yesterday. #whyhypnobirthingmatters #hypnobirthing #birthprep #pregnancybrainisreal #birthinlondon #pregnancy

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“It was truly the best birth we could have hoped for, and scooping our son out of the water, into my arms, was a remarkable experience.“

By Kat | March 25, 2018

Dear Kat,We were surprised by the early arrival of a baby boy on 4 March – born at 38 weeks and 2 days, and weighing in at 7lb.He was born into the water at the…

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By Kat | March 21, 2018

Couldn’t resist celebrating Spring Equinox with tonight’s hypnobirthing group at @thewellgarden. This room was custom built for my groups, we don’t just learn, we live hypnobirthing. It’s been said on more than one occasion that…

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By Kat | March 18, 2018

“Guess what!? We have a little baby boy!  He turned up a month early and it was all a bit of a hoo-ha but we are so very happy and I loved giving birth (even…

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By Kat | March 14, 2018

Women’s bodies work. Teamwork works. Preparation works Link in ☝🏻☝🏻bio☝🏻☝🏻for hypnobirthing bookings #getready #getinformed #getinspired #birthprep #birth #pregnancy #hypnobirthing #hackney #hackneydowns #positivebirth #hypnosis #mindfulness #whyhypnobirthingmatters #antenatal #mumtobe #takingthehippyoutofhypnobirthing #london #antenatal #classes #parenthood #affirmation #pregnant

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By Kat | March 12, 2018

He’s here! Welcoming William Walter to the world born 9th March… I’m so very honoured to share news that “my” 750th baby has come safely and joyously into the world… Huge congrats to Natalie and…

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“I wouldn’t actually change any of it as it’s been such a journey… I feel I can do anything now.”

By Kat | February 27, 2018

I was convinced he’d arrive early but maybe not quite as early as he did (5 weeks), I’d put bets on the blue moon. On the Friday (waters broke on the Sunday) I came home…

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“Thanks to hypnobirthing, we were able to go with the flow and confidently make new decisions as we went along.”

By Kat | February 27, 2018

Hey Kat! THANK YOU! Our baby boy decide to break my waters five weeks early, and I ended up being induced at UCLH after experiencing zilch contractions for a good few days afterwards. (The original…

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By Kat | February 20, 2018

The perfect introduction to hypnobirthing for those you love. A goodie bag from Berry and Bloom with handy pocket-sized-but-packs-a-punch “Why Hypnobirthing Matters” to dispel myths and inspire confidence, a select playlist of hypnobirthing recordings to…

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By Kat | February 18, 2018
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By Kat | February 16, 2018

Heart full. 🙏❤️ I am blessed to be able to “work” with incredible people at a wondrous time in their life. We all have a different journey and I’m constantly inspired by those I’m fortunate…

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By Kat | February 9, 2018

Hypnobirthing – mums love it, dads love it, babies love it, and midwives love it! Link in ☝🏻☝🏻bio☝🏻☝🏻for hypnobirthing bookings #getready #getinformed #getinspired #birthprep #birth #pregnancy #hypnobirthing #hackney #hackneydowns #positivebirth #hypnosis #mindfulness #whyhypnobirthingmatters #antenatal #mumtobe…

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By Kat | February 7, 2018

When a birth story begins with the words “I was induced” it’s hard not to then assume a certain path is going to unfold. This past week I did 3 birth debriefs, amongst which I…

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By Kat | February 6, 2018

I hear this a lot from couples doing hypnobirthing with me and it was said Sunday eve as another group came to the end of their four week course. It’s not that one place is…

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I share my top 5 tips for birth preparation with Birth Stories Podcast

By Kat | February 5, 2018

I share my top 5 tips for birth preparation with Birth Stories Podcast Wrap your ears round this new podcast where I share my top 5 tips for preparing for birth. I’ve been on the…

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By Kat | February 3, 2018

For those first time mamastobe I’m working with who are contemplating the moment their baby bursts forth… I ❤️ this so much. #Repost @yourtinyhuman Repost from @spiritysol – There was a moment when Koa was…

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By Kat | February 2, 2018

Beautiful session today with a new mama 40 days postpartum. Such an auspicious day with imbolc reminding us there’s a glimmer of spring but winter still prevails . We’re called to slumber and nourish but…

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By Kat | February 1, 2018

God I love the people I work with. Check out this poster created by an expectant dad for his partner to help through birth, incorporating their visual resources and affirmations. We got together this evening…

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There is no normal…

By Kat | January 30, 2018

I took a tumble on new years day (and no I hadn’t had a drink!) It was a pretty stupid fall but without real apparent damage. So aside from the shock it became a bit of…

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By Kat | January 27, 2018

Feeling so very blessed to be part of the sisterhood that is Born Together. We had such an incredible afternoon with a room full of expectant mamas sharing innermost feelings and intentions, moving and grounding,…

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By Kat | January 20, 2018

Whatever’s going on in your mind, your body or your environment… Link in ☝🏻☝🏻bio☝🏻☝🏻for hypnobirthing bookings #getready #getinformed #getinspired #birthprep #birth #pregnancy #hypnobirthing #hackney #hackneydowns #positivebirth #hypnosis #mindfulness #whyhypnobirthingmatters #antenatal #mumtobe #takingthehippyoutofhypnobirthing #london #antenatal #classes…

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By Kat | January 16, 2018

When it’s day 23 of your cycle and you have your pants of pessimism on + it’s low new moon energy and things seem dark. Then you get a text and the light comes beaming…

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By Kat | January 2, 2018

I have a hypnobirthing course beginning @thewellgarden January 14th, the perfect opportunity to begin afresh in pregnancy and your birth preparation. I’m already working with couples expecting their babies in May so don’t delay as…

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By Kat | December 31, 2017

As the Wheel turns once more I release all that no longer serves me… creating space for the new… #newyear #release #letgo #positivity #endofyear #positivity #hypnotherapy

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By Kat | December 29, 2017

Hi Kat I hope all is well with you. Just to let you know that our little (well 9lbs!) Eloise was born in October. Thanks to our hypnobirthing refresher and most of our last experience,…

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By Kat | December 27, 2017

Remember, babies are never late, nor are they early. They arrive precisely when they mean to (they’re like wizards that way :-))

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By Kat | December 24, 2017

Ahead of tomorrow’s gift giving, food and drink extravaganza, I thought it timely to consider connecting with an attitude of gratitude. The bio-psycho-social-spiritual benefits of gratitude are myriad. Cultivating conscious contact with thankfulness is a…

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By Kat | December 23, 2017

I meet many clients who are searching for certainty in life. The truth is nothing is certain. In the limbic system of the brain, deep within the temporal lobes, there are two small almond shaped…

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By Kat | December 22, 2017

Christmas…. The imagery around it in our society is that of a life just so bloody perfect isn’t it? Cookie cutter christmas of a joyful family, the perfect food, the perfect gifts, the perfect feelings…

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By Kat | December 20, 2017

The concept of rooting down to rise up is something intrinsic in most of the yoga sessions I do. Everything starts with a strong base and grows from there. One cannot fly without first being…

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By Kat | December 19, 2017

Stories matter, you see. It’s not simply that we like to tell stories, and to listen to them: it’s that narrative is hard-wired into us. It’s a function of our biology, and the way our…

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