In this first episode of Michelle's series on hypnobirth, she shares her guest appearance on the Birth Story Podcast with Heidi Synderburn. Michelle explains the ins-and-outs of Hypnobirthing, Hypnobabies, and guided relaxation. Michelle addresses the misconceptions surrounding these practices, as well as provides guidance on preparing for the birth plan of your dreams, no matter what it looks like. Heidi shares her insights on birth hypnosis as a Certified HypnoBabies™ Doula. Heidi and Michelle end the episode with Michelle giving a brief hypnobirth relaxation session.
About Heidi Synderburn:
Heidi is the host of the Birth Story podcast, Certified Birth Doula (DONA), a Certified HypnoBabies™ Doula, the entrepreneurial guru behind Birth Story Media™, a former pharmaceutical and medical device consultant, and a mom with a passion for writing and storytelling. She felt “called” to her practice as a doula early on in life—in fact at age 12, Heidi supported a mom through her birth. Since then, Heidi has attended hundreds of births throughout her 15-year doula career and is currently on-call. She is actively practicing today with up close and personal doula services in Charlotte, NC and virtual doula services around the world with her company MyDoulaHeidi.
Heidi differentiates her services by offering holistic, evidenced-based care for her clients and their partners. She absolutely believes in partnering with the medical team and empowering moms to navigate the journey of pregnancy and childbirth with as much information as possible.
Connect with Heidi:
Looking for a Virtual Doula to create a custom birthing experience and guide you through your journey to parenthood in the United States? Contact Heidi at www.mydoulaheidi.com
For additional free birth education resources and to purchase Heidi’s book, Birth Story: Pregnancy Guidebook + Journal, visit www.birthstory.com
Connect with Michelle:
Classes with Michelle: birtheaseservices.com/birth-ease-childbirth-education
Facebook: Birth Ease, The Birth Ease Podcast
YouTube: Birth Ease
LinkedIn: Birth Ease Michelle Smith