Birthing outcomes from an Australian HypnoBirthing programme

@article{PhillipsMoore2012BirthingOF,
  title={Birthing outcomes from an Australian HypnoBirthing programme},
  author={Julie Phillips-Moore},
  journal={The British Journal of Midwifery},
  year={2012},
  volume={20},
  pages={558-564}
}
Background and aim: HypnoBirthing, which is steadily increasing in popularity both in Australia and overseas, is a set programme consisting of 10–12 hours of instruction for couples approaching the later stages of pregnancy and birth. A survey was carried out to investigate how Australian participants attending the HypnoBirthing programme between 2007 and 2010 compared to other studies where hypnosis was used for childbirth. Results: The average length for both stages of labour was shorter in… 

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