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“It was very special for baby to be born at home and without any intervention at all.”

By Kat | December 7, 2018

Hi Kat, I hope that you’re well. I wanted to let you know that our baby boy, Sebastian, arrived on Friday 5th October at 10pm. We’re both doing well, although still a bit shocked about…

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Remembering ‘Memorial’

By Kat | November 14, 2018

  At the start of 2018 I made a commitment to myself to sing and dance more in my life. So I joined a local choir where once a week I could go and sing,…

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“I thought that hypnobirthing was about breathing your baby out, in a dark room, in a pool, but it’s something entirely different. It’s about being empowered, informed and courageous.”

By Kat | November 12, 2018

Hi Kat, I am beyond happy to tell you that Joan arrived safe and well on the 6th of November at 42+5 when my instincts told me that my baby needed to come earth-side the…

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“I knew that my body was birthing my baby and I just needed to work with it and accommodate what it needed to do”

By Kat | October 19, 2018

Max’s Birth Story- 19th August 2018 On the morning of Saturday 18th August Erica, my midwife, came to visit us. I was 10 days post due date and the anxiety around induction and the tough…

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“hypnobirthing helped us realise that you can use your mind to take yourself to a place of safety and security regardless of where you are”

By Kat | October 1, 2018

Dear Kat Our dimple-cheeked boy was born hollering in the early hours of 24 June at 42 weeks. I felt his head as he emerged, covered in thick fuzzy hair, and soon afterwards he was…

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“It really felt like for me like I was very involved in our baby’s birth”

By Kat | August 27, 2018

Hi Kat, We’ve been meaning to get in touch since our daughter was born four weeks ago. Her name is Leonie Rosa Grace and she is the most wonderful, delicious little thing. First of all,…

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“Birthing him was such a magical experience”

By Kat | August 24, 2018

Hi Kat, I hope this email finds you well. I wanted to say first of all thank you for all the resources and support you shared with me in regards to the GBS concern. It…

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“hypnobirthing helped me stay relaxed and in tune with my body for the delivery of my wonderful baby”

By Kat | August 2, 2018

Dear Kat, I hope you are well. Just wanted to drop you a quick email to let you know that my baby boy showed up a little earlier than expected, exactly a week ago today…

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“I really couldn’t believe that it was all going so well and smoothly, and that we might actually be going to have the baby at home!”

By Kat | August 2, 2018

Dear Kat I’ve been meaning to write and say thank you so much for your session with us back in the Spring, and to tell you that all went well with the birth of F,…

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“things were so intense and fast, but curiously I started to sing a series of long notes”

By Kat | July 24, 2018

Hi Kat, Sorry this has taken so long to write, I wanted to make sure I could do it justice and having three kids doesn’t really allow for much down time! This is so long…

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The lost art of waiting…

By Kat | July 21, 2018

You’re 41 weeks pregnant. Excitedly waiting to meet your baby, this little person you’ve been getting to know inside you the past weeks and months. Except we’ve lost the art of waiting and people are…

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Celebrating ten years of embracing change

By Kat | July 16, 2018

This month marks ten years since I last walked out of the office of my previous life. Having spent thirteen years managing record producers and developing artists I was stumbling into a world of uncertainty…

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Want what you want with your WHOLE heart, but WITHOUT attachment to getting it.

By Kat | July 11, 2018

I’ve been reflecting on this idea as the summer sporting events ramp up a notch and there’s a lot of expectation, hope, and desire. How do the England team and tennis players at Wimbledon manage…

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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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