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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
291 views
Who owns birth??
549 views
Women's instincts: When to listen and when to ignore, as dictated by the AMA
2064 views
A lesson in surrender
619 views
Can you fail at birth? My take on what I saw this Caesarean Awareness Month
526 views
Evidence based support - I don't think it means what you think it means
2510 views
The Australian Medical Association - blaming women for problems they created
1751 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 6: Where to from here??
215 views
Care that makes us feel unsafe or no care at all - the choice many pregnant women are facing
694 views
4 things we tell new mums that are really damaging
4758 views
My dream day
335 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 5: I did it!!
207 views
Obstetric violence - What happened to consent??
9177 views
Trust us - We're the experts
330 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 4: When the days are just shit.
346 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 3: Getting help to get shit done.
172 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 2: Blockages
123 views
Stretch and sweeps - The massive mindgame
2780 views
To myself - You need to know
820 views
Getting shit done - My journey through 100 days. Part 1: Deciding what shit I want to get done.
245 views
Trust - A crisis in maternity care
774 views
I could have died!
930 views
Gratitude Challenge: Z is for Zoo
91 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!
10606 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
947 views
Avoiding induction - without eating pineapple!
2921 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
314 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
16415 views
Gratitude challenge: F is for Feedback
56 views
Women's bodies aren't designed for birth...or are they??
822 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
183 views
5 things I wish partners knew about positive birth
607 views
5 things I wish all partners knew about birth trauma
2370 views
Hypnobirthing - Not just for homebirthers!
562 views
Finding balance for a work at home mum
162 views
Awesome parenting 101
154 views
The DOs and DON'Ts of vaccination conversation
1939 views
The DOs and DON'Ts of choosing a great maternity care provider
1021 views
I Love MY Baby The Most
943 views
Obstetric violence: Victim blaming, victim shaming
805 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about birth trauma
3392 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about positive birth
743 views
What good care does
344 views
Obstetric violence: Assigning responsibility
3597 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
985 views
Birthing choices - No place for a man
6903 views
Help! My care provider said no!
823 views
A hospital not equipped for emergencies...Well I never!
580 views
No guarantee
568 views
Power, control, ethics and the MAC
261 views
Reasonable woman syndrome - An epidemic sweeping our maternity care system
11219 views
2015 - The year of growth
81 views
Trigger happy
948 views
Maternal Assisted Caesareans - Another exercise in critical analysis
914 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
1517 views
How the hospital environment hinders physiological birth
2852 views
Pregnancy, birth and parenting in a patriarchal / capitalist paradigm
1238 views
Why we see caesareans as the easy way out
2534 views
From birthing trauma to birthing revolution
616 views
Motherhood: risk and sacrifice
486 views
Pregnancy, birth and mental health - why some women aren't seeking the help they need
1102 views
Homebirth hits the mainstream, but misses the mark
1251 views
Social media and birth
911 views
An awesome article about revolutionary friendships
170 views
Freaky Friday number 1
122 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
1011 views
MamaMia - Here we go again
1350 views
Why come along to our birthing after caesarean support group meetings
142 views
Obstetric Violence: Stop Burying Your Head In The Sand!
6732 views
To myself, always remember
870 views
Living with crazy critters (AKA Toddlers)
207 views
My day of doing nothing
162 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
785 views
But I don't want to birth in a hospital!
1163 views
Happy birthday to my best girl ever
118 views
What being bullied says about you
1222 views
Why I hate the term natural childbirth
1538 views
A Tale Of 6 Feminists
321 views
The Vessel
438 views
A birthing revolution for Australian midwives
4617 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
3847 views
Birth Language - Telling it how it REALLY is
2064 views
 
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