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A right Royal mess: Why is RCGP still endorsing ‘Emma’s Diary’?


Hi Heather. Hypnobirthing is a very progressive approach to pregnancy and labour. I’m guessing there isn’t enough good quality trial data out there just yet, but it’s certainly a guiding trend. No one should be stigmatized for requesting pain relief, then again the same should be of the opposite scenario. My wife gave birth in a pool in our front room With our second child (I flooded the front room in my panic to get things sorted but it still worked well!). No pain relief, remarkably! I agree with some of the attitudes in Emma’s Diary. Outdated

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17 Sep 2018

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