Soul Talk: Birth without pain- Impossible?

A birth without fear or pain. Impossible! That is at least what I hear from everyone around me. “Pain that I have never had before”, “Agonizing”, “Painful”.
All terms that fall into place. By chance I stumbled over “Hypnobirthing”.
A hypnosis program that promises to gently accompany the women through the birth. At first glance very exciting for me. When you think about going through such a precious moment in peace instead of pain. I suspect that we will remember the birth in a completely different way. But are the women then like in a trance and can they still remember the birth at all? We really wanted to know more, and so we talked to Franziska Olm, course instructor of Rundum Hypnobirthing.

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Soul Talk: Hypnosis against Phobia?

Phobias: “A strong feeling of fear that occurs in certain situations or is triggered by the sight of certain things, and increasingly restricts the person affected.” At least that’s how Google describes it. Omniscient. As always. I’m still a long way from being that far. I still have no idea what to expect. One click and I open a list. 70 phobias, sorted alphabetically. Roughly scroll down. I am astonished, how many different ones there are. Fear of height, of depth, of noise, of one’s own reflection, of pain, of touch, of spiders, of numbers, of technology or even of men. Well, the latter three are absolutely comprehensible to me. We all have to deal with fears in our everyday lives. We can’t avoid it. Sometimes more, sometimes less, sometimes stronger or weaker. Part of our lives in a healthy environment. We receive signals to be attentive and careful in extraordinary situations. A basic instinct that tells us to protect ourselves from danger.

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