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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!
267 views
Dear well meaning spectator
440 views
Who owns birth??
692 views
Women's instincts: When to listen and when to ignore, as dictated by the AMA
2211 views
A lesson in surrender
753 views
Can you fail at birth? My take on what I saw this Caesarean Awareness Month
652 views
Evidence based support - I don't think it means what you think it means
2663 views
The Australian Medical Association - blaming women for problems they created
1876 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 6: Where to from here??
322 views
Care that makes us feel unsafe or no care at all - the choice many pregnant women are facing
840 views
4 things we tell new mums that are really damaging
5051 views
My dream day
427 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 5: I did it!!
280 views
Obstetric violence - What happened to consent??
9368 views
Trust us - We're the experts
364 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 4: When the days are just shit.
372 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 3: Getting help to get shit done.
207 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 2: Blockages
148 views
Stretch and sweeps - The massive mindgame
3555 views
To myself - You need to know
847 views
Getting shit done - My journey through 100 days. Part 1: Deciding what shit I want to get done.
277 views
Trust - A crisis in maternity care
816 views
I could have died!
973 views
Gratitude Challenge: Z is for Zoo
98 views
Birthing Revolution - The fight against cultural conditioning
1598 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
210 views
Gratitude challenge: X is for seX
82 views
Evidence based care - No thanks!
10671 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
1195 views
The Australian Medical Association: Breaching their own position on maternal decision making
982 views
Avoiding induction - without eating pineapple!
3735 views
Gratitude challenge: W is for Worms
104 views
The final weeks of pregnancy - What will you be doing??
2212 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
62 views
The Australian Medical Association needs to get real
2891 views
Gratitude challenge: U is for Uterus
73 views
My birth journeys. Part 7: Becoming mum
335 views
Gratitude challenge: T is for Television
67 views
Gratitude challenge: R is for Revelations
69 views
My birth journeys. Part 6: Mine??
493 views
My birth journeys. Part 5: No big deal
531 views
My birth journeys. Part 4: What could possibly go wrong??
508 views
Gratitude challenge: Q is for Queenslander!
60 views
Gratitude challenge: P is for Power
58 views
My birth journeys. Part 3: Manipulation, coercion and bullying
536 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
530 views
Gratitude challenge: N is for Neighbours
90 views
Gratitude challenge: M is for Mission
63 views
Gratitude Challenge: L is for Lying in bed
67 views
My midwife betrayed me, giving me a beautiful gift
5711 views
Gratitude challenge: J is for Journeys
67 views
Gratitude challenge: K is for kindred spirit
71 views
Gratitude challenge: I is for Inspirational women
63 views
Gratitude challenge: H is for help
63 views
Gratitude challenge: G is for Grief
76 views
A letter to my midwife
16610 views
Gratitude challenge: F is for Feedback
114 views
Women's bodies aren't designed for birth...or are they??
829 views
Gratitude challenge: E is for evening
65 views
Gratitude challenge: D is for Diana Gabaldon
71 views
Gratitude challenge: C is for complimentary therapies
64 views
Holiday - Sprout family style. Part 2 - Hypnobirthing Australia Conference day!
89 views
Gratitude challenge: B is for Breastfeeding a toddler
264 views
Gratitude challenge: A is for Afternoons at the markets
82 views
Holiday - Sprout family style. Part 1 - the roadtrip
146 views
Too posh to push or too scared??
593 views
Hypnobirthing - Useful even if you want an epidural
214 views
5 things I wish partners knew about positive birth
613 views
5 things I wish all partners knew about birth trauma
2393 views
Hypnobirthing - Not just for homebirthers!
569 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
1028 views
I Love MY Baby The Most
953 views
Obstetric violence: Victim blaming, victim shaming
818 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about birth trauma
3427 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about positive birth
751 views
What good care does
351 views
Obstetric violence: Assigning responsibility
3653 views
A maternity care revolution for high risk women
2305 views
It's your decision - OWN IT!
203 views
Listen, learn, communicate, support - A man's place in birthing choices
637 views
Yes, your but looks big in that hypocrisy
1054 views
Birthing choices - No place for a man
6945 views
Help! My care provider said no!
833 views
A hospital not equipped for emergencies...Well I never!
588 views
No guarantee
570 views
Power, control, ethics and the MAC
265 views
Reasonable woman syndrome - An epidemic sweeping our maternity care system
11812 views
2015 - The year of growth
83 views
Trigger happy
961 views
Maternal Assisted Caesareans - Another exercise in critical analysis
950 views
Reading birth stories: The importance of critical analysis
207 views
2014 - A year of change and learning
124 views
Reading birth stories: An exercise in critical thinking
1533 views
How the hospital environment hinders physiological birth
3096 views
Pregnancy, birth and parenting in a patriarchal / capitalist paradigm
1261 views
Why we see caesareans as the easy way out
2557 views
From birthing trauma to birthing revolution
625 views
Motherhood: risk and sacrifice
495 views
Pregnancy, birth and mental health - why some women aren't seeking the help they need
1110 views
Homebirth hits the mainstream, but misses the mark
1258 views
Social media and birth
918 views
An awesome article about revolutionary friendships
176 views
Freaky Friday number 1
129 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
1020 views
MamaMia - Here we go again
1395 views
Why come along to our birthing after caesarean support group meetings
147 views
Obstetric Violence: Stop Burying Your Head In The Sand!
7131 views
To myself, always remember
878 views
Living with crazy critters (AKA Toddlers)
211 views
My day of doing nothing
169 views
How to have a natural birth...or not
1675 views
Care providers - What women need to know before hiring you!
556 views
When breastfeeding sucks
440 views
Publicly funded homebirth and birth centres: How they connect to the maternity care revolution
801 views
But I don't want to birth in a hospital!
1247 views
Happy birthday to my best girl ever
123 views
What being bullied says about you
1235 views
Why I hate the term natural childbirth
1570 views
A Tale Of 6 Feminists
326 views
The Vessel
456 views
A birthing revolution for Australian midwives
4689 views
Why Australia NEEDS a maternity care revolution
1668 views
Dealing with adrenalin gremlins - birthing in an unsupportive environment
956 views
The Illusion of Choice in Australian Maternity Care
2243 views
Choosing a maternity care provider who works for you
1110 views
Birth Language - why it matters how maternity care policy is worded
726 views
Elective and emergency - they don't mean what you think they mean
3965 views
Birth Language - Telling it how it REALLY is
2090 views
 
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