Hello I’m Ruth Sabrosa, Certified Hypnotherapist, Hypnobirthing Practitioner and founder of Mindful Mothering. I’m a mum of three wonderful girls who led me to this important work and they now help me to run Mother-Daughter Empowerment Circles.
October 8th 2010 was a very important day for me. It was the day that I became a mother. The day that I became responsible for another human being, one that lived inside me, and that came from my body. I grew a baby!
What’s your superpower? You certainly have one!
Are you growing a baby too?
Then you’ve come to the right place.
I had envisaged a birth pool, candles, birth centre but my first daughter had other ideas. She passed meconium, she wanted out so I was sent to the bright lights of the labour ward but this story doesn’t end traumatically here. It was the beginning of a positive, inspiring journey to motherhood.
I have a secret that I am passionate about sharing:
BIRTH CAN BE AMAZING wherever you are and whatever the circumstances. You can be anywhere in your mind, you are limited only by your imagination.
I was on a beach watching the waves come and go as each contraction came and went, bringing me one step closer to meeting my baby. Despite the complications, I felt that giving birth was the most positive, life affirming experience that I have ever had. So much so that I did it again two years later only this time I gave birth to a breech baby at home using only self-hypnosis.
I won’t teach you how to give birth because your body already knows how to do that. I will show you how to access your inner calm and reconnect with your natural birthing instincts.
We will look at your hopes and fears, break them down and let go of any negative issues because fear has no place in the birthing room.
You will leave the workshop feeling relaxed, confident and empowered with all the tools you need to remain calm wherever your birthing journey takes you. The skills you learn are not just for birth but also for motherhood and can be applied to any situation in life that you want to improve.
So what are you waiting for? Book now to make your birth experience the best it could possibly be…
Hypnobirthing is a buzz word at the moment. It’s everywhere in the birth world but if you’re new to this pregnancy lark then you may be wondering what on earth it’s all about!
Essentially, Hypnobirthing = Calm birthing.
Your mind and body relax in harmony so that your over-busy conscious mind doesn’t interfere with the ancient wisdom of your body during the birthing process.
You learn self-hypnosis techniques to remain calm and relaxed throughout your labour and birth, enabling your body to birth your baby instinctively and without fear. You remain in control.
You may be surprised to learn that it’s nothing new! Hypnobirthing is based on ancient techniques that were used centuries ago by women who understood that relaxation was essential for the uterus to work effectively. In 1913 British Obstetrician Dr Grantly Dick-Read first discussed the Fear-Tension-Pain cycle as he observed some women giving birth in a more comfortable and easy way than others. He realised that if fear was present, it created tension in the body and that tension led to pain. He suggested that women prepare for labour by reducing their fear about birth, by education, deep relaxation and special breathing techniques. These components are the foundations of Hypnobirthing programmes today.
I am proud to share these amazing techniques with you on my one day Hypnobirthing course in North London and also in the North-East of England or privately at your home.
“If we could empower women in pregnancy, before they become mothers, we could empower womankind, change the face of birth and move one step closer to peace on earth.”
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After all the preparation and hard work, the child is born, and with it,
But who supports the mother in her new crucial role?
Ruth founded Mindful Mothering in 2016 and runs a monthly support group for mothers at any stage of mothering to come together, share the joys and challenges and enjoy a deep relaxation to help find calm amongst the chaos. Sessions are held at Yogaloom in Muswell Hill and The Life Centre in Islington and you can also download an audio track to listen at home. Please visit the timetable for details of upcoming classes.