Mona Vaghefian Joll

Hospital birth (forceps delivery) Baby Sufyan Vaghefian Joll (Sufi for short) arrived on Wednesday 5th June, a couple of days after his due date, at a whopping 9lbs 12! We’re both doing really well, and Harry and I are absolutely loving being parents. I can honestly say your workshop gave me the ability to birth […]

Sarah & James Dunn

1st baby,  labour ward water birth Sarah’s story –Kai’s birth story actually started three weeks before he was born. My husband, James and I had been planning a homebirth and our midwifery team had been completely supportive of our decision. Our midwife came to the house the day before I turned 38 weeks to drop […]

Alexa Mathews

1st baby, birth centre (water birth) “The workshop gave us much more information, the opportunity to chat about our fears, understand where they come from and practice different coping mechanisms as well as hypnosis sessions.” After being filled with the fear of god by TV, media, and every Tom, Dick and Harry’s tales of horror […]

Erica Edwards

1st baby, birth centre, (water birth) The knowledge and understanding provided to me by Gemma before I gave birth to my first son, in 2008, was utterly key to my wonderful and enjoyable water birth. While pregnant, Gemma gave me one-to-one coaching and also gave me a reading list of books to get me into […]

Emma

2nd baby, elective Caesarian birth I remember that after our first session you said that it would be possible for me to have a really positive birth experience.  I doubted you, but was determined to do my best to follow your advice, work hard on positive thinking and practice hypnobirthing techniques. The theatre team was […]

Georgia

2nd baby, labour ward (water birth) It was Monday evening, and after eating the hottest curry Ive ever managed in my life I was laid on the couch with husband and my daughter. At half 8 I felt a bizarre pop sensation in my abdomen but seriously had no clue that it was the waters. […]

Sophie Wright

2nd baby, (home birth/physiological birth) “I went into labour with no fear, we walked the streets together” “It was beautiful, painless and my greatest achievement…it would never have been the best experience of my life without Gemma’s workshop.” I just wanted to share my experience, as birthing my second baby was the greatest achievement of […]

Hannah Putsey

(1st baby- physiological birth) I felt so damn high during and after the birth on natural hormones! What you taught us was true! I wanted to get in touch to say that me and Neil had our baby boy, Remy, on 17th April. We had an amazing birth experience, thanks to your hypnobirthing course, the […]

Cheryl Miller

1st baby, (emergency Caesarian birth) We attended Gemma’s two day Natal Hypnotherapy workshop; it was fantastic. Gemma is a fountain of knowledge and makes you feel so at ease. She is so approachable and no question is too silly. My husband found the workshop beneficial in getting him prepared for what was to come. My […]

Ilaria Nardini & Alistar Gray

1st baby, (labour ward/ physiological birth) “WOW! I can’t recommend both Gemma and her course enough!!!…As a Dad I was also equipped with various tools and techniques to help throughout labor and I used of all them to great affect.” Alistair’s perspective: My fiance and I recently attended Gemma’s Natal-Hypnotherapy course in the lead up […]