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140 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.
Man, just be grateful!
281 views
Dear well meaning spectator
461 views
Who owns birth??
705 views
Women's instincts: When to listen and when to ignore, as dictated by the AMA
2220 views
A lesson in surrender
774 views
Can you fail at birth? My take on what I saw this Caesarean Awareness Month
665 views
Evidence based support - I don't think it means what you think it means
2684 views
The Australian Medical Association - blaming women for problems they created
1892 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 6: Where to from here??
340 views
Care that makes us feel unsafe or no care at all - the choice many pregnant women are facing
852 views
4 things we tell new mums that are really damaging
5065 views
My dream day
440 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 5: I did it!!
284 views
Obstetric violence - What happened to consent??
9377 views
Trust us - We're the experts
370 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 4: When the days are just shit.
377 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 3: Getting help to get shit done.
215 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 2: Blockages
149 views
Stretch and sweeps - The massive mindgame
3590 views
To myself - You need to know
855 views
Getting shit done - My journey through 100 days. Part 1: Deciding what shit I want to get done.
281 views
Trust - A crisis in maternity care
823 views
I could have died!
981 views
Gratitude Challenge: Z is for Zoo
99 views
Birthing Revolution - The fight against cultural conditioning
1599 views
But they supported me! - The risks of choosing a care provider simply because your friend felt supported by them.
642 views
Gratitude Challenge: Y is for Yesterday
61 views
You don't have to be grateful all the time
213 views
Gratitude challenge: X is for seX
83 views
Evidence based care - No thanks!
10673 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
1197 views
The Australian Medical Association: Breaching their own position on maternal decision making
985 views
Avoiding induction - without eating pineapple!
3739 views
Gratitude challenge: W is for Worms
106 views
The final weeks of pregnancy - What will you be doing??
2214 views
Gratitude challenge: V is for VBAC Australia Support Group
76 views
Stop telling me that I'm strong enough
955 views
Gratitude challenge: S is for Sleep in
65 views
The Australian Medical Association needs to get real
2897 views
Gratitude challenge: U is for Uterus
74 views
My birth journeys. Part 7: Becoming mum
335 views
Gratitude challenge: T is for Television
73 views
Gratitude challenge: R is for Revelations
69 views
My birth journeys. Part 6: Mine??
496 views
My birth journeys. Part 5: No big deal
531 views
My birth journeys. Part 4: What could possibly go wrong??
509 views
Gratitude challenge: Q is for Queenslander!
61 views
Gratitude challenge: P is for Power
60 views
My birth journeys. Part 3: Manipulation, coercion and bullying
537 views
Gratitude challenge: O is for Oxytocin
76 views
My birth journeys. Part 2: Fear and anxiety
419 views
My birth journeys. Part 1: Hope and Fear
531 views
Gratitude challenge: N is for Neighbours
91 views
Gratitude challenge: M is for Mission
65 views
Gratitude Challenge: L is for Lying in bed
72 views
My midwife betrayed me, giving me a beautiful gift
5711 views
Gratitude challenge: J is for Journeys
69 views
Gratitude challenge: K is for kindred spirit
72 views
Gratitude challenge: I is for Inspirational women
65 views
Gratitude challenge: H is for help
70 views
Gratitude challenge: G is for Grief
78 views
A letter to my midwife
16611 views
Gratitude challenge: F is for Feedback
129 views
Women's bodies aren't designed for birth...or are they??
831 views
Gratitude challenge: E is for evening
76 views
Gratitude challenge: D is for Diana Gabaldon
73 views
Gratitude challenge: C is for complimentary therapies
67 views
Holiday - Sprout family style. Part 2 - Hypnobirthing Australia Conference day!
91 views
Gratitude challenge: B is for Breastfeeding a toddler
265 views
Gratitude challenge: A is for Afternoons at the markets
85 views
Holiday - Sprout family style. Part 1 - the roadtrip
146 views
Too posh to push or too scared??
594 views
Hypnobirthing - Useful even if you want an epidural
216 views
5 things I wish partners knew about positive birth
614 views
5 things I wish all partners knew about birth trauma
2395 views
Hypnobirthing - Not just for homebirthers!
573 views
Finding balance for a work at home mum
165 views
Awesome parenting 101
158 views
The DOs and DON'Ts of vaccination conversation
1947 views
The DOs and DON'Ts of choosing a great maternity care provider
1031 views
I Love MY Baby The Most
954 views
Obstetric violence: Victim blaming, victim shaming
819 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about birth trauma
3428 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about positive birth
754 views
What good care does
352 views
Obstetric violence: Assigning responsibility
3656 views
A maternity care revolution for high risk women
2307 views
It's your decision - OWN IT!
204 views
Listen, learn, communicate, support - A man's place in birthing choices
639 views
Yes, your but looks big in that hypocrisy
1055 views
Birthing choices - No place for a man
6948 views
Help! My care provider said no!
834 views
A hospital not equipped for emergencies...Well I never!
589 views
No guarantee
571 views
Power, control, ethics and the MAC
265 views
Reasonable woman syndrome - An epidemic sweeping our maternity care system
11830 views
2015 - The year of growth
84 views
Trigger happy
966 views
Maternal Assisted Caesareans - Another exercise in critical analysis
951 views
Reading birth stories: The importance of critical analysis
210 views
2014 - A year of change and learning
124 views
Reading birth stories: An exercise in critical thinking
1535 views
How the hospital environment hinders physiological birth
3097 views
Pregnancy, birth and parenting in a patriarchal / capitalist paradigm
1262 views
Why we see caesareans as the easy way out
2559 views
From birthing trauma to birthing revolution
627 views
Motherhood: risk and sacrifice
497 views
Pregnancy, birth and mental health - why some women aren't seeking the help they need
1111 views
Homebirth hits the mainstream, but misses the mark
1261 views
Social media and birth
919 views
An awesome article about revolutionary friendships
177 views
Freaky Friday number 1
130 views
Just because I'm making different choices to you doesn't mean you can make fun of me!
1139 views
Respect is not just for people who make the same choices as you
879 views
Vulvas and Penises - Deciding what to call down there
1021 views
MamaMia - Here we go again
1396 views
Why come along to our birthing after caesarean support group meetings
148 views
Obstetric Violence: Stop Burying Your Head In The Sand!
7134 views
To myself, always remember
881 views
Living with crazy critters (AKA Toddlers)
212 views
My day of doing nothing
169 views
How to have a natural birth...or not
1676 views
Care providers - What women need to know before hiring you!
560 views
When breastfeeding sucks
440 views
Publicly funded homebirth and birth centres: How they connect to the maternity care revolution
802 views
But I don't want to birth in a hospital!
1248 views
Happy birthday to my best girl ever
125 views
What being bullied says about you
1235 views
Why I hate the term natural childbirth
1575 views
A Tale Of 6 Feminists
329 views
The Vessel
465 views
A birthing revolution for Australian midwives
4693 views
Why Australia NEEDS a maternity care revolution
1668 views
Dealing with adrenalin gremlins - birthing in an unsupportive environment
959 views
The Illusion of Choice in Australian Maternity Care
2247 views
Choosing a maternity care provider who works for you
1111 views
Birth Language - why it matters how maternity care policy is worded
728 views
Elective and emergency - they don't mean what you think they mean
3968 views
Birth Language - Telling it how it REALLY is
2097 views
 
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