endorphins in labor

Lydia’s First Birth: A “home birth in the hospital”

June 9, 2014

I love to hear my Hypnobirthing couples share their beautiful, natural hospital birth stories! Hypnobirthing Utah mom Lydia’s birth progressed naturalIy, without unnecessary interventions. Reading through it, I felt like I could have been reading about a wonderful home birth! I actually cheered when I read what this first-time mama did when the midwife offered to rupture […]

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Christa’s First Birth: Quick, comfortable, unplanned home birth

April 20, 2014

To our son Jameson, To begin I just want to say that this is an amazing birth story!! That may sound prideful to some, but truly we had an amazing experience. I really don’t feel that there are words precise enough to describe the emotions I feel as I write this. Some may be skeptical […]

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How to induce labor naturally: Learn the ROPEs

November 15, 2010

Learn how to have a natural, comfortable birth: Sign up for classes now Just say “NO” to pitocin, artificial rupture of membranes (AROM), Cervidil, Cytotec, and other medical inductions! Learn the ROPEs of Natural Labor Induction. There are four main hormones that govern the process of labor and birth: Relaxin, Oxytocin, Prostaglandins, and Endorphins. We want […]

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Love may be as good as morphine

October 14, 2010

This article, from CNN Health by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, illustrates one of the most important concepts that I teach my parents in class: Love is our most powerful pain-killer. The Bible says it another way: There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. 1 John 4:18. Since we understand […]

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