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Your Baby, Your Birth

Hypnobirthing Skills for Every Birth
Narrated by: Hollie de Cruz
Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
4.7 out of 5 stars (13 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

No matter how you birth your baby, feel calm and safe with hypnobirthing.

Your Baby, Your Birth is a truly modern hypnobirthing audiobook for all births. 

In-demand hypnobirthing coach Hollie de Cruz provides you with the skills and tools to make any birth feel safe, calm, connected and empowering. Drawing on her experience working with new mums, including Fearne Cotton and Giovanna Fletcher, Hollie de Cruz helps you prepare for a positive (not 'perfect') birth experience and approach motherhood with confidence in yourself and your instincts. 

Your Baby, Your Birth will teach you:

  • That birth is safe - listen to your body, embrace the changes, prepare your mind and relax during pregnancy.
  • Exercises and breathing techniques for labour and birth for you and your birth partner, along with guided meditations to keep you calm and engaged.
  • How to trust your instincts, understand your body and baby and make informed decisions throughout your pregnancy and beyond.

Hollie de Cruz, creator of the award-winning yesmum positive affirmation cards, is renowned for demystifying hypnobirthing, and her down-to-earth, realistic approach is highly sought after.  

Whatever kind of birth you are planning, let Hollie de Cruz provide you with a set of deep relaxation, mindfulness and meditation tools for an empowering experience.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio on our Desktop Site.

©2018 Hollie de Cruz (P)2018 Random House Audiobooks

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"This woman is a great healer and birth expert. This book will be brilliant." (Russell Brand)

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  • Sandra
  • 31-07-2020

Nice book

I guess this book just wasn't for me. Very informative and interesting to listen, though there was some advice I personally didn't like. I didn't listen to affirmations either. It was inconvenient to play them as they were as last book chapters.

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  • Tara M
  • 09-03-2019

No MP3 tracks otherwise great

This audiobook has been great to listen to, I feel I have learnt a lot and will be listening again and again over the next few months to practice the exercises and get ready for a calm and empowered birth! Only problem is it says it comes with the relaxation MP3 but I don’t have it....?

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  • Ben10
  • 19-04-2020

Seriously get this book if your pregnant...

I bought this book for my pregnant wife and myself to listen to during her pregnancy. We had a perfect baby boy on the 17th of April, right in the middle of a pandemic, my wife used hypnobirthing techniques learned entirely from this audiobook. She was in control and breathed our baby into this world. Listen to the affirmations, practice the breathing and believe it will help. I can’t recommend this enough.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 31-07-2020

Excellent book. Shame about the formatting

I really enjoyed Holly’s book which has made me feel much more confident about the approach to my first child’s birth. My only criticism is that the numbered chapters on audible don’t seem to match the chapters of the book. Therefore it is really difficult to go back and re-listen to something easily which you would want to do with this book. Also I had to wait until I got to the end to find the mp3s (they are the last two chapters everyone!) which would have been hugely useful to know from the beginning.

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  • Richard Davenport
  • 04-02-2019

A must read for all Mums and partners

For a first time mum-to-be this book has provided me with strength and empowerment going through my first pregnancy and into my first birth. It is a very relateable, easy-to-read book dedicated to easing a mothers journey. Hollys celebration of women has made me feel strong and powerful and I will continue to practise these techniques far and beyond birth. Thank you for a wonderful read and a new way of life.

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  • Phoebe
  • 03-10-2020

Not as good as the Sophie Fletcher book

I listened to both mindful hypnobirthing as well as this one, Your Baby, Your Birth. I found Sophie’s voice more relaxing and hypnotic for me, in the relaxation tracks. I did enjoy Hollie’s stories of positive births from various mums - I see what she was trying to do because having successful births as examples is good for my confidence. What I found annoying was that it felt like a bit of an advertisement. “I went to Hollie for this..” “I joined Hollie’s class...” Even the relaxation track started with her introducing herself and her company, which felt really unnecessary.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-07-2019

Quite repetitive

Some very good points and theory which I enjoyed but for me it just felt too long and repetitive and therefore lost some of its gravitas.

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  • Sww
  • 29-05-2019

A must for every woman (not just the first timers) due to embrace childbirth!

Great listen - not ‘fluffy’. Incredibly informative, professional and reassuringly educational. Thank you so much for this insight

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  • Andrea Brito Ali
  • 15-10-2020

Great book!

It's a great book for first time parents or not. it's good to learn how to stay relaxed during labour.

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  • Julia
  • 14-10-2020

A positive perspective on birth!

Nice with a different (positive!) perspective on the birth experience! Thoroughly enjoyed it. Focused on the importance of the hormones' role, ones mental state and the two last chapters are (1) affirmations and (2) relaxation. Enjoy yoga normally and this book goes hand in hand. Nothing to do with hypnosis btw :)

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  • Hannah Jenkins
  • 11-10-2020

Not for me

Too self indulgent and unrealistic. as a health care professional I found the medical stuff oversimplified to the point of inaccuracy. So maybe I'm just to sinical but I need something more middle ground. I did like the readers voice however, and had a few good naps in the 90 mins I tryied before giving up.