Every new mom can’t wait for that moment when they’re cleared by their doctor to start working towards regaining their pre-baby body. For most women, that’s about six weeks postpartum. For some, that may be longer. Of all the postnatal women I’ve worked with, the most common question I’m asked is, “how can I get my belly to go back to normal?”
There’s a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful, it’s that the postpartum period is f#^%ing difficult! 'But you have a beautiful baby'… 'but your baby is healthy and that’s all that matters'… but, but, but…
HypnoBirthing is a philosophy as well as a technique. Women are created to give birth and her body and her baby know exactly how to birth just as her body knows how to conceive and how to nurture the body of the developing baby. A normal, healthy birth can be accomplished in a gentle, calm manner for the majority of women who are not considered high risk.
So, you have experienced the joy of finding out that you are pregnant and now you feel . . . different, in a surreal sort of way. You are likely thinking about your pregnancy all throughout your day. It may be a secret that you blissfully carry, or perhaps you feel too ill to experience much bliss at all.