Rosie & Stu’s Birth Story

  Our birth story by Rosie and Stu Hypnobirthing was recommended to me by a friend, who was one of the only people to tell me a positive birth story throughout my pregnancy and so I was keen to know more. I knew nothing about hypnobirthing initially, but the more I read into it, the more it seemed like the …

Sarah’s birthing experience

July 2018 I first met Sandra in 2017 when I wanted to try hypnotherapy for flying. The relaxation techniques she taught me alongside using music and a scent worked amazingly and I went onto have the best flight I’d had in many years! I knew from this, that I would love to use hypnobirthing for my second baby. We attended …

William’s birth

  As a couple we wanted to prepare for the best birth possible for us and baby. Our birth didn’t actually match up to our hopes but it was the safest option for mum and baby. It all started when I woke up on Friday 10th August 2018, with pains in my back, that continued throughout the day. To start …

Baby Lydia’s beautiful birth

  Jessica’s pregnancy and birth I heard about East Yorkshire Hypnobirthing through a couple of colleagues at work who had both done Sandra’s course and recommended it. Having never heard of hypnobirthing I did some research online and decided it was something worth learning more about so I contacted Sandra and she invited us to a free taster session, where …

Jacob’s water hypnobirth

  Hi Sandra, Just to let you know Jacob was born on 19/02/19 happy content water baby weighing 8lbs 14.4oz. Although my labour was so bloody quick the hypnobirthing breathing techniques helped massively! I didn’t use the sounds during labour I just ended up zoning out completely, only used sounds while in slow labour and aromatherapy in the pool was …

Terri’s birth story

After having no idea what Kind of birth I wanted a friend who was also pregnant suggested hypnobirthing. I went along to a taster session with Sandra and straight away felt so much happier about everything and the whole idea of giving birth. A water birth had never crossed my mind. But after watching some videos of them With Sandra, …

Hollie and Richard 1st baby born at home

Just wanted to share my hypnobirthing experience in the hope that it might encourage more expectant parents to opt for it. Having had a previous history of anxiety, depression and panic attacks I was looking for something to help reduce any risk of complications during and after birth. I had started off with weekly Yogabellies classes that I felt I …

Our birth story by Nicole &Rich

Why did we do a hypnobirthing class? I had researched hypnobirthing as I previously had suffered with anxiety and honestly was scared to death about labour and giving birth, and dragged my slightly skepticism husband along to a taster session with Sandra. I thought the idea and background sounded great and quickly my husband became a fan too so we …

Our birth story Natalie and Tom

One week after her estimated due date, at 11 minutes past five in the afternoon, Peyton Rose entered the world at York Hospital. Weighing 7lb 12oz, with a full head of hair, she stole our hearts instantly. I know birth stories aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. I loved reading other people’s even before I got pregnant but especially so when I …

Emily,s lovely water birth

    I found out I was pregnant for the second time just before Christmas 2011. My husband, Mike, and I were so excited and couldn’t believe how lucky we were. Our first little girl was an IVF baby and so our second pregnancy was completely unexpected. During my first pregnancy I had been quite anxious and worried constantly which …