Introducing my hypno-baby Dženan Chambliss born at home in the water on Sunday, July 2 at 8:38 pm. 8 lbs 10 oz 19.5″ and perfect in every way!
I awoke at 3:00 am at 40+4 with stronger pressure waves than any of the practice waves I’d been having, and thought this could be it!
So I put on my Hypnobabies hypnosis tracks and ended up sleeping through them for another 4 hours or so. At around 8 am I noticed they were getting more powerful and knew today would be it! I started timing them, ate a good breakfast and got a shower in while playing my Birthing Day Affirmation track. I live alone, so about 9:30 am I called my mom and sister to come over and began my early birthing time tracks Birthing Day Affirmations and Easy First Stage.
The tracks were amazing as I began to experience feelings I hadn’t before! My hypno-doula showed up around 12:30 and immediately assisted me with my Peace and Relax cues during each wave. My sister ended up carrying around my bright orange hypno-anesthesia towel around on her shoulder as I found comfort in that.
They continued to get stronger, a sensation I feel I couldn’t have prepared for being a first time mom! I was very vocal, but apparently (I’m told) I was quite serene in between each birthing wave. My hypnosis tracks were constantly playing for me all throughout the day and served me as a powerful guide and something to focus on.
After about 12 hours of active birthing time I pushed for an hour when I felt the urge and out he came! It was an instant relief and I suddenly felt very normal, like I had just come out of another dimension 😊
It was the most intense day I’ve ever had, but I’m so proud to say I had the birth I envisioned at home in the water completely naturally. It’s fun to put on the Hypnobabies tracks or relaxation music now and see my baby respond to it. I think he like Kerry’s voice better than mine!