Clinical Evidence

Use of hypnosis for pregnancy and childbirth.

Clinically proven benefits are:

  • Statistically shorter labour
  • Less occurence of complication
  • Reduced chance of medical intervention
  • Less need for pharmacological pain relief
  • Reduced incidence of post-natal depression
  • Promoting lactaction for effective breastfeeding
  • Effective bonding with your new baby from both mum and dad
  • Increased satisfaction with labour

Read more about the evidence for hypnosis during pregnancy and childbirth.

Use of hypnosis for fertility

  • Increased chance of natural conception
  • Has been shown to double the rate of IVF success
  • Reduced depression where facing long-term infertility

Read more about the evidence for hypnosis and fertility.

Lucy's Birth Quote

It was a great experience, if a little surprising. Our official labour time was 24 minutes - and no  noticeable transition at all (huzzah!) We also went for a physiological third stage - I'm pleased we did - if nothing else it gave me time to rest and have more skin-to-skin time with...

Lucy, 2nd baby

Emma and Simon's birth quote

The midwives at Salisbury were absolutely fantastic, with the help of  Hypnobirthing and a pool birth I had the best birthing experience I could have asked for.  At no point was I fearful and managed the whole  labour  on 6  paracetamol  and 20 minutes...

Emma and Simon, 1st baby