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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
204 views
Who owns birth??
364 views
Women's instincts: When to listen and when to ignore, as dictated by the AMA
1973 views
A lesson in surrender
564 views
Can you fail at birth? My take on what I saw this Caesarean Awareness Month
452 views
Evidence based support - I don't think it means what you think it means
2410 views
The Australian Medical Association - blaming women for problems they created
1685 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 6: Where to from here??
169 views
Care that makes us feel unsafe or no care at all - the choice many pregnant women are facing
548 views
4 things we tell new mums that are really damaging
4660 views
My dream day
252 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 5: I did it!!
162 views
Obstetric violence - What happened to consent??
8857 views
Trust us - We're the experts
267 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 4: When the days are just shit.
332 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
112 views
Stretch and sweeps - The massive mindgame
2469 views
To myself - You need to know
811 views
Getting shit done - My journey through 100 days. Part 1: Deciding what shit I want to get done.
230 views
Trust - A crisis in maternity care
750 views
I could have died!
902 views
Gratitude Challenge: Z is for Zoo
84 views
Birthing Revolution - The fight against cultural conditioning
1555 views
But they supported me! - The risks of choosing a care provider simply because your friend felt supported by them.
597 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!
10543 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
1170 views
The Australian Medical Association: Breaching their own position on maternal decision making
928 views
Avoiding induction - without eating pineapple!
2511 views
Gratitude challenge: W is for Worms
95 views
The final weeks of pregnancy - What will you be doing??
1810 views
Gratitude challenge: V is for VBAC Australia Support Group
69 views
Stop telling me that I'm strong enough
942 views
Gratitude challenge: S is for Sleep in
50 views
The Australian Medical Association needs to get real
2795 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
58 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!
49 views
Gratitude challenge: P is for Power
48 views
My birth journeys. Part 3: Manipulation, coercion and bullying
497 views
Gratitude challenge: O is for Oxytocin
65 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
78 views
Gratitude challenge: M is for Mission
55 views
Gratitude Challenge: L is for Lying in bed
59 views
My midwife betrayed me, giving me a beautiful gift
5321 views
Gratitude challenge: J is for Journeys
56 views
Gratitude challenge: K is for kindred spirit
57 views
Gratitude challenge: I is for Inspirational women
52 views
Gratitude challenge: H is for help
45 views
Gratitude challenge: G is for Grief
72 views
A letter to my midwife
16193 views
Gratitude challenge: F is for Feedback
47 views
Women's bodies aren't designed for birth...or are they??
815 views
Gratitude challenge: E is for evening
46 views
Gratitude challenge: D is for Diana Gabaldon
57 views
Gratitude challenge: C is for complimentary therapies
52 views
Holiday - Sprout family style. Part 2 - Hypnobirthing Australia Conference day!
75 views
Gratitude challenge: B is for Breastfeeding a toddler
256 views
Gratitude challenge: A is for Afternoons at the markets
69 views
Holiday - Sprout family style. Part 1 - the roadtrip
125 views
Too posh to push or too scared??
578 views
Hypnobirthing - Useful even if you want an epidural
159 views
5 things I wish partners knew about positive birth
602 views
5 things I wish all partners knew about birth trauma
2352 views
Hypnobirthing - Not just for homebirthers!
554 views
Finding balance for a work at home mum
157 views
Awesome parenting 101
144 views
The DOs and DON'Ts of vaccination conversation
1918 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
785 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about birth trauma
3363 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about positive birth
734 views
What good care does
332 views
Obstetric violence: Assigning responsibility
3490 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
615 views
Yes, your but looks big in that hypocrisy
888 views
Birthing choices - No place for a man
6876 views
Help! My care provider said no!
820 views
A hospital not equipped for emergencies...Well I never!
563 views
No guarantee
549 views
Power, control, ethics and the MAC
258 views
Reasonable woman syndrome - An epidemic sweeping our maternity care system
11058 views
2015 - The year of growth
78 views
Trigger happy
927 views
Maternal Assisted Caesareans - Another exercise in critical analysis
883 views
Reading birth stories: The importance of critical analysis
201 views
2014 - A year of change and learning
112 views
Reading birth stories: An exercise in critical thinking
1508 views
How the hospital environment hinders physiological birth
2822 views
Pregnancy, birth and parenting in a patriarchal / capitalist paradigm
1207 views
Why we see caesareans as the easy way out
2509 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
1003 views
Homebirth hits the mainstream, but misses the mark
1247 views
Social media and birth
902 views
An awesome article about revolutionary friendships
169 views
Freaky Friday number 1
118 views
Just because I'm making different choices to you doesn't mean you can make fun of me!
1126 views
Respect is not just for people who make the same choices as you
834 views
Vulvas and Penises - Deciding what to call down there
1000 views
MamaMia - Here we go again
1338 views
Why come along to our birthing after caesarean support group meetings
134 views
Obstetric Violence: Stop Burying Your Head In The Sand!
6386 views
To myself, always remember
865 views
Living with crazy critters (AKA Toddlers)
205 views
My day of doing nothing
159 views
How to have a natural birth...or not
1660 views
Care providers - What women need to know before hiring you!
460 views
When breastfeeding sucks
434 views
Publicly funded homebirth and birth centres: How they connect to the maternity care revolution
763 views
But I don't want to birth in a hospital!
1153 views
Happy birthday to my best girl ever
114 views
What being bullied says about you
1169 views
Why I hate the term natural childbirth
1528 views
A Tale Of 6 Feminists
314 views
The Vessel
412 views
A birthing revolution for Australian midwives
3434 views
Why Australia NEEDS a maternity care revolution
1605 views
Dealing with adrenalin gremlins - birthing in an unsupportive environment
919 views
The Illusion of Choice in Australian Maternity Care
1816 views
Choosing a maternity care provider who works for you
1010 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
3827 views
Birth Language - Telling it how it REALLY is
2056 views
 
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