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My name is Lizzie Carroll and I am a Cairns local Hypnobirthing Australia Certified Practitioner, Doula, writer and mum. I am passionate about helping women to discover the tools they need to empower themselves on their journey to motherhood and embrace the transformation with joy and confidence.
Dear well meaning spectator
206 views
Who owns birth??
488 views
Women's instincts: When to listen and when to ignore, as dictated by the AMA
1981 views
A lesson in surrender
571 views
Can you fail at birth? My take on what I saw this Caesarean Awareness Month
458 views
Evidence based support - I don't think it means what you think it means
2427 views
The Australian Medical Association - blaming women for problems they created
1697 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 6: Where to from here??
172 views
Care that makes us feel unsafe or no care at all - the choice many pregnant women are facing
555 views
4 things we tell new mums that are really damaging
4673 views
My dream day
259 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 5: I did it!!
165 views
Obstetric violence - What happened to consent??
8878 views
Trust us - We're the experts
273 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 4: When the days are just shit.
336 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 3: Getting help to get shit done.
160 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 2: Blockages
113 views
Stretch and sweeps - The massive mindgame
2540 views
To myself - You need to know
812 views
Getting shit done - My journey through 100 days. Part 1: Deciding what shit I want to get done.
233 views
Trust - A crisis in maternity care
754 views
I could have died!
906 views
Gratitude Challenge: Z is for Zoo
84 views
Birthing Revolution - The fight against cultural conditioning
1562 views
But they supported me! - The risks of choosing a care provider simply because your friend felt supported by them.
634 views
Gratitude Challenge: Y is for Yesterday
54 views
You don't have to be grateful all the time
196 views
Gratitude challenge: X is for seX
79 views
Evidence based care - No thanks!
10555 views
Vaginal birth - vogue, default option, fetish and full of risk?
2 answers
To The Australian Medical Association - Please remove your opinion from my vagina
1171 views
The Australian Medical Association: Breaching their own position on maternal decision making
933 views
Avoiding induction - without eating pineapple!
2733 views
Gratitude challenge: W is for Worms
96 views
The final weeks of pregnancy - What will you be doing??
2076 views
Gratitude challenge: V is for VBAC Australia Support Group
71 views
Stop telling me that I'm strong enough
943 views
Gratitude challenge: S is for Sleep in
52 views
The Australian Medical Association needs to get real
2798 views
Gratitude challenge: U is for Uterus
66 views
My birth journeys. Part 7: Becoming mum
302 views
Gratitude challenge: T is for Television
58 views
Gratitude challenge: R is for Revelations
59 views
My birth journeys. Part 6: Mine??
445 views
My birth journeys. Part 5: No big deal
496 views
My birth journeys. Part 4: What could possibly go wrong??
479 views
Gratitude challenge: Q is for Queenslander!
51 views
Gratitude challenge: P is for Power
48 views
My birth journeys. Part 3: Manipulation, coercion and bullying
498 views
Gratitude challenge: O is for Oxytocin
67 views
My birth journeys. Part 2: Fear and anxiety
384 views
My birth journeys. Part 1: Hope and Fear
437 views
Gratitude challenge: N is for Neighbours
79 views
Gratitude challenge: M is for Mission
56 views
Gratitude Challenge: L is for Lying in bed
60 views
My midwife betrayed me, giving me a beautiful gift
5475 views
Gratitude challenge: J is for Journeys
58 views
Gratitude challenge: K is for kindred spirit
58 views
Gratitude challenge: I is for Inspirational women
52 views
Gratitude challenge: H is for help
46 views
Gratitude challenge: G is for Grief
72 views
A letter to my midwife
16364 views
Gratitude challenge: F is for Feedback
49 views
Women's bodies aren't designed for birth...or are they??
816 views
Gratitude challenge: E is for evening
47 views
Gratitude challenge: D is for Diana Gabaldon
57 views
Gratitude challenge: C is for complimentary therapies
53 views
Holiday - Sprout family style. Part 2 - Hypnobirthing Australia Conference day!
75 views
Gratitude challenge: B is for Breastfeeding a toddler
258 views
Gratitude challenge: A is for Afternoons at the markets
70 views
Holiday - Sprout family style. Part 1 - the roadtrip
126 views
Too posh to push or too scared??
579 views
Hypnobirthing - Useful even if you want an epidural
167 views
5 things I wish partners knew about positive birth
602 views
5 things I wish all partners knew about birth trauma
2359 views
Hypnobirthing - Not just for homebirthers!
558 views
Finding balance for a work at home mum
157 views
Awesome parenting 101
145 views
The DOs and DON'Ts of vaccination conversation
1921 views
The DOs and DON'Ts of choosing a great maternity care provider
1020 views
I Love MY Baby The Most
940 views
Obstetric violence: Victim blaming, victim shaming
791 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about birth trauma
3369 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about positive birth
735 views
What good care does
334 views
Obstetric violence: Assigning responsibility
3495 views
A maternity care revolution for high risk women
1939 views
It's your decision - OWN IT!
201 views
Listen, learn, communicate, support - A man's place in birthing choices
621 views
Yes, your but looks big in that hypocrisy
964 views
Birthing choices - No place for a man
6888 views
Help! My care provider said no!
820 views
A hospital not equipped for emergencies...Well I never!
563 views
No guarantee
551 views
Power, control, ethics and the MAC
259 views
Reasonable woman syndrome - An epidemic sweeping our maternity care system
11086 views
2015 - The year of growth
78 views
Trigger happy
930 views
Maternal Assisted Caesareans - Another exercise in critical analysis
892 views
Reading birth stories: The importance of critical analysis
204 views
2014 - A year of change and learning
112 views
Reading birth stories: An exercise in critical thinking
1509 views
How the hospital environment hinders physiological birth
2825 views
Pregnancy, birth and parenting in a patriarchal / capitalist paradigm
1219 views
Why we see caesareans as the easy way out
2512 views
From birthing trauma to birthing revolution
613 views
Motherhood: risk and sacrifice
482 views
Pregnancy, birth and mental health - why some women aren't seeking the help they need
1088 views
Homebirth hits the mainstream, but misses the mark
1247 views
Social media and birth
903 views
An awesome article about revolutionary friendships
169 views
Freaky Friday number 1
119 views
Just because I'm making different choices to you doesn't mean you can make fun of me!
1128 views
Respect is not just for people who make the same choices as you
859 views
Vulvas and Penises - Deciding what to call down there
1002 views
MamaMia - Here we go again
1341 views
Why come along to our birthing after caesarean support group meetings
136 views
Obstetric Violence: Stop Burying Your Head In The Sand!
6442 views
To myself, always remember
865 views
Living with crazy critters (AKA Toddlers)
205 views
My day of doing nothing
160 views
How to have a natural birth...or not
1661 views
Care providers - What women need to know before hiring you!
461 views
When breastfeeding sucks
434 views
Publicly funded homebirth and birth centres: How they connect to the maternity care revolution
766 views
But I don't want to birth in a hospital!
1157 views
Happy birthday to my best girl ever
114 views
What being bullied says about you
1211 views
Why I hate the term natural childbirth
1530 views
A Tale Of 6 Feminists
315 views
The Vessel
416 views
A birthing revolution for Australian midwives
3448 views
Why Australia NEEDS a maternity care revolution
1618 views
Dealing with adrenalin gremlins - birthing in an unsupportive environment
921 views
The Illusion of Choice in Australian Maternity Care
1816 views
Choosing a maternity care provider who works for you
1033 views
Birth Language - why it matters how maternity care policy is worded
698 views
Elective and emergency - they don't mean what you think they mean
3834 views
Birth Language - Telling it how it REALLY is
2057 views
 
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