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139 Articles
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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
284 views
Who owns birth??
543 views
Women's instincts: When to listen and when to ignore, as dictated by the AMA
2057 views
A lesson in surrender
615 views
Can you fail at birth? My take on what I saw this Caesarean Awareness Month
522 views
Evidence based support - I don't think it means what you think it means
2503 views
The Australian Medical Association - blaming women for problems they created
1745 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 6: Where to from here??
213 views
Care that makes us feel unsafe or no care at all - the choice many pregnant women are facing
689 views
4 things we tell new mums that are really damaging
4753 views
My dream day
326 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 5: I did it!!
203 views
Obstetric violence - What happened to consent??
9163 views
Trust us - We're the experts
325 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 4: When the days are just shit.
342 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 3: Getting help to get shit done.
169 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 2: Blockages
120 views
Stretch and sweeps - The massive mindgame
2774 views
To myself - You need to know
819 views
Getting shit done - My journey through 100 days. Part 1: Deciding what shit I want to get done.
243 views
Trust - A crisis in maternity care
771 views
I could have died!
926 views
Gratitude Challenge: Z is for Zoo
89 views
Birthing Revolution - The fight against cultural conditioning
1576 views
But they supported me! - The risks of choosing a care provider simply because your friend felt supported by them.
637 views
Gratitude Challenge: Y is for Yesterday
57 views
You don't have to be grateful all the time
201 views
Gratitude challenge: X is for seX
79 views
Evidence based care - No thanks!
10604 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
1176 views
The Australian Medical Association: Breaching their own position on maternal decision making
946 views
Avoiding induction - without eating pineapple!
2913 views
Gratitude challenge: W is for Worms
97 views
The final weeks of pregnancy - What will you be doing??
2171 views
Gratitude challenge: V is for VBAC Australia Support Group
72 views
Stop telling me that I'm strong enough
948 views
Gratitude challenge: S is for Sleep in
55 views
The Australian Medical Association needs to get real
2809 views
Gratitude challenge: U is for Uterus
68 views
My birth journeys. Part 7: Becoming mum
313 views
Gratitude challenge: T is for Television
59 views
Gratitude challenge: R is for Revelations
62 views
My birth journeys. Part 6: Mine??
469 views
My birth journeys. Part 5: No big deal
514 views
My birth journeys. Part 4: What could possibly go wrong??
488 views
Gratitude challenge: Q is for Queenslander!
55 views
Gratitude challenge: P is for Power
53 views
My birth journeys. Part 3: Manipulation, coercion and bullying
522 views
Gratitude challenge: O is for Oxytocin
72 views
My birth journeys. Part 2: Fear and anxiety
398 views
My birth journeys. Part 1: Hope and Fear
496 views
Gratitude challenge: N is for Neighbours
82 views
Gratitude challenge: M is for Mission
58 views
Gratitude Challenge: L is for Lying in bed
63 views
My midwife betrayed me, giving me a beautiful gift
5533 views
Gratitude challenge: J is for Journeys
61 views
Gratitude challenge: K is for kindred spirit
62 views
Gratitude challenge: I is for Inspirational women
56 views
Gratitude challenge: H is for help
48 views
Gratitude challenge: G is for Grief
74 views
A letter to my midwife
16414 views
Gratitude challenge: F is for Feedback
55 views
Women's bodies aren't designed for birth...or are they??
821 views
Gratitude challenge: E is for evening
50 views
Gratitude challenge: D is for Diana Gabaldon
60 views
Gratitude challenge: C is for complimentary therapies
55 views
Holiday - Sprout family style. Part 2 - Hypnobirthing Australia Conference day!
76 views
Gratitude challenge: B is for Breastfeeding a toddler
260 views
Gratitude challenge: A is for Afternoons at the markets
74 views
Holiday - Sprout family style. Part 1 - the roadtrip
127 views
Too posh to push or too scared??
582 views
Hypnobirthing - Useful even if you want an epidural
179 views
5 things I wish partners knew about positive birth
607 views
5 things I wish all partners knew about birth trauma
2369 views
Hypnobirthing - Not just for homebirthers!
562 views
Finding balance for a work at home mum
162 views
Awesome parenting 101
152 views
The DOs and DON'Ts of vaccination conversation
1939 views
The DOs and DON'Ts of choosing a great maternity care provider
1020 views
I Love MY Baby The Most
943 views
Obstetric violence: Victim blaming, victim shaming
804 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about birth trauma
3391 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about positive birth
743 views
What good care does
340 views
Obstetric violence: Assigning responsibility
3582 views
A maternity care revolution for high risk women
2046 views
It's your decision - OWN IT!
201 views
Listen, learn, communicate, support - A man's place in birthing choices
626 views
Yes, your but looks big in that hypocrisy
982 views
Birthing choices - No place for a man
6902 views
Help! My care provider said no!
823 views
A hospital not equipped for emergencies...Well I never!
580 views
No guarantee
562 views
Power, control, ethics and the MAC
261 views
Reasonable woman syndrome - An epidemic sweeping our maternity care system
11202 views
2015 - The year of growth
79 views
Trigger happy
942 views
Maternal Assisted Caesareans - Another exercise in critical analysis
910 views
Reading birth stories: The importance of critical analysis
205 views
2014 - A year of change and learning
115 views
Reading birth stories: An exercise in critical thinking
1515 views
How the hospital environment hinders physiological birth
2850 views
Pregnancy, birth and parenting in a patriarchal / capitalist paradigm
1237 views
Why we see caesareans as the easy way out
2534 views
From birthing trauma to birthing revolution
616 views
Motherhood: risk and sacrifice
485 views
Pregnancy, birth and mental health - why some women aren't seeking the help they need
1101 views
Homebirth hits the mainstream, but misses the mark
1250 views
Social media and birth
911 views
An awesome article about revolutionary friendships
170 views
Freaky Friday number 1
121 views
Just because I'm making different choices to you doesn't mean you can make fun of me!
1130 views
Respect is not just for people who make the same choices as you
870 views
Vulvas and Penises - Deciding what to call down there
1010 views
MamaMia - Here we go again
1349 views
Why come along to our birthing after caesarean support group meetings
142 views
Obstetric Violence: Stop Burying Your Head In The Sand!
6717 views
To myself, always remember
869 views
Living with crazy critters (AKA Toddlers)
207 views
My day of doing nothing
161 views
How to have a natural birth...or not
1668 views
Care providers - What women need to know before hiring you!
465 views
When breastfeeding sucks
436 views
Publicly funded homebirth and birth centres: How they connect to the maternity care revolution
784 views
But I don't want to birth in a hospital!
1163 views
Happy birthday to my best girl ever
116 views
What being bullied says about you
1222 views
Why I hate the term natural childbirth
1537 views
A Tale Of 6 Feminists
320 views
The Vessel
436 views
A birthing revolution for Australian midwives
4612 views
Why Australia NEEDS a maternity care revolution
1641 views
Dealing with adrenalin gremlins - birthing in an unsupportive environment
925 views
The Illusion of Choice in Australian Maternity Care
1845 views
Choosing a maternity care provider who works for you
1096 views
Birth Language - why it matters how maternity care policy is worded
703 views
Elective and emergency - they don't mean what you think they mean
3846 views
Birth Language - Telling it how it REALLY is
2064 views
 
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