Hypnobirthing



/ˈhɪpnəʊˌbɜːθɪŋ/
noun
1.
the use of hypnotic techniques during labour by an expectant mother to reduce the pain and emotional stress of delivery

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    [hip-nuh-drah-muh, -dram-uh] /ˈhɪp nəˌdrɑ mə, -ˌdræm ə/ noun, Psychiatry. 1. the acting out of a traumatic experience, under hypnosis, by a person undergoing psychotherapy.

  • Hypnogenesis

    [hip-nuh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌhɪp nəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ noun 1. induction of the hypnotic state. /ˌhɪpnəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ noun 1. (psychol) the induction of sleep or hypnosis hypnogenesis hyp·no·gen·e·sis (hĭp’nō-jěn’ĭ-sĭs) n. The process of inducing or entering sleep or a hypnotic state. hyp’no·ge·net’ic (-jə-nět’ĭk) or hyp’no·gen’ic or hyp·nog’e·nous (hĭp-nŏj’ə-nəs) adj.



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