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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!
183 views
Dear well meaning spectator
346 views
Who owns birth??
603 views
Women's instincts: When to listen and when to ignore, as dictated by the AMA
2114 views
A lesson in surrender
659 views
Can you fail at birth? My take on what I saw this Caesarean Awareness Month
571 views
Evidence based support - I don't think it means what you think it means
2577 views
The Australian Medical Association - blaming women for problems they created
1792 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 6: Where to from here??
256 views
Care that makes us feel unsafe or no care at all - the choice many pregnant women are facing
758 views
4 things we tell new mums that are really damaging
4830 views
My dream day
370 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 5: I did it!!
242 views
Obstetric violence - What happened to consent??
9281 views
Trust us - We're the experts
347 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 4: When the days are just shit.
355 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 3: Getting help to get shit done.
182 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 2: Blockages
137 views
Stretch and sweeps - The massive mindgame
2940 views
To myself - You need to know
835 views
Getting shit done - My journey through 100 days. Part 1: Deciding what shit I want to get done.
258 views
Trust - A crisis in maternity care
798 views
I could have died!
953 views
Gratitude Challenge: Z is for Zoo
95 views
Birthing Revolution - The fight against cultural conditioning
1586 views
But they supported me! - The risks of choosing a care provider simply because your friend felt supported by them.
639 views
Gratitude Challenge: Y is for Yesterday
59 views
You don't have to be grateful all the time
205 views
Gratitude challenge: X is for seX
82 views
Evidence based care - No thanks!
10636 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
1179 views
The Australian Medical Association: Breaching their own position on maternal decision making
952 views
Avoiding induction - without eating pineapple!
3082 views
Gratitude challenge: W is for Worms
97 views
The final weeks of pregnancy - What will you be doing??
2198 views
Gratitude challenge: V is for VBAC Australia Support Group
72 views
Stop telling me that I'm strong enough
953 views
Gratitude challenge: S is for Sleep in
56 views
The Australian Medical Association needs to get real
2872 views
Gratitude challenge: U is for Uterus
71 views
My birth journeys. Part 7: Becoming mum
318 views
Gratitude challenge: T is for Television
61 views
Gratitude challenge: R is for Revelations
66 views
My birth journeys. Part 6: Mine??
470 views
My birth journeys. Part 5: No big deal
515 views
My birth journeys. Part 4: What could possibly go wrong??
491 views
Gratitude challenge: Q is for Queenslander!
58 views
Gratitude challenge: P is for Power
55 views
My birth journeys. Part 3: Manipulation, coercion and bullying
523 views
Gratitude challenge: O is for Oxytocin
73 views
My birth journeys. Part 2: Fear and anxiety
400 views
My birth journeys. Part 1: Hope and Fear
499 views
Gratitude challenge: N is for Neighbours
84 views
Gratitude challenge: M is for Mission
60 views
Gratitude Challenge: L is for Lying in bed
65 views
My midwife betrayed me, giving me a beautiful gift
5544 views
Gratitude challenge: J is for Journeys
64 views
Gratitude challenge: K is for kindred spirit
66 views
Gratitude challenge: I is for Inspirational women
59 views
Gratitude challenge: H is for help
54 views
Gratitude challenge: G is for Grief
74 views
A letter to my midwife
16433 views
Gratitude challenge: F is for Feedback
67 views
Women's bodies aren't designed for birth...or are they??
826 views
Gratitude challenge: E is for evening
53 views
Gratitude challenge: D is for Diana Gabaldon
64 views
Gratitude challenge: C is for complimentary therapies
58 views
Holiday - Sprout family style. Part 2 - Hypnobirthing Australia Conference day!
78 views
Gratitude challenge: B is for Breastfeeding a toddler
263 views
Gratitude challenge: A is for Afternoons at the markets
76 views
Holiday - Sprout family style. Part 1 - the roadtrip
129 views
Too posh to push or too scared??
589 views
Hypnobirthing - Useful even if you want an epidural
207 views
5 things I wish partners knew about positive birth
608 views
5 things I wish all partners knew about birth trauma
2389 views
Hypnobirthing - Not just for homebirthers!
564 views
Finding balance for a work at home mum
162 views
Awesome parenting 101
157 views
The DOs and DON'Ts of vaccination conversation
1942 views
The DOs and DON'Ts of choosing a great maternity care provider
1024 views
I Love MY Baby The Most
948 views
Obstetric violence: Victim blaming, victim shaming
813 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about birth trauma
3409 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about positive birth
744 views
What good care does
350 views
Obstetric violence: Assigning responsibility
3628 views
A maternity care revolution for high risk women
2278 views
It's your decision - OWN IT!
201 views
Listen, learn, communicate, support - A man's place in birthing choices
631 views
Yes, your but looks big in that hypocrisy
1034 views
Birthing choices - No place for a man
6912 views
Help! My care provider said no!
827 views
A hospital not equipped for emergencies...Well I never!
581 views
No guarantee
570 views
Power, control, ethics and the MAC
261 views
Reasonable woman syndrome - An epidemic sweeping our maternity care system
11701 views
2015 - The year of growth
82 views
Trigger happy
953 views
Maternal Assisted Caesareans - Another exercise in critical analysis
935 views
Reading birth stories: The importance of critical analysis
207 views
2014 - A year of change and learning
121 views
Reading birth stories: An exercise in critical thinking
1522 views
How the hospital environment hinders physiological birth
2909 views
Pregnancy, birth and parenting in a patriarchal / capitalist paradigm
1257 views
Why we see caesareans as the easy way out
2550 views
From birthing trauma to birthing revolution
619 views
Motherhood: risk and sacrifice
491 views
Pregnancy, birth and mental health - why some women aren't seeking the help they need
1105 views
Homebirth hits the mainstream, but misses the mark
1252 views
Social media and birth
913 views
An awesome article about revolutionary friendships
171 views
Freaky Friday number 1
124 views
Just because I'm making different choices to you doesn't mean you can make fun of me!
1132 views
Respect is not just for people who make the same choices as you
873 views
Vulvas and Penises - Deciding what to call down there
1014 views
MamaMia - Here we go again
1359 views
Why come along to our birthing after caesarean support group meetings
144 views
Obstetric Violence: Stop Burying Your Head In The Sand!
6981 views
To myself, always remember
871 views
Living with crazy critters (AKA Toddlers)
209 views
My day of doing nothing
166 views
How to have a natural birth...or not
1671 views
Care providers - What women need to know before hiring you!
538 views
When breastfeeding sucks
437 views
Publicly funded homebirth and birth centres: How they connect to the maternity care revolution
795 views
But I don't want to birth in a hospital!
1169 views
Happy birthday to my best girl ever
119 views
What being bullied says about you
1227 views
Why I hate the term natural childbirth
1563 views
A Tale Of 6 Feminists
324 views
The Vessel
448 views
A birthing revolution for Australian midwives
4664 views
Why Australia NEEDS a maternity care revolution
1655 views
Dealing with adrenalin gremlins - birthing in an unsupportive environment
931 views
The Illusion of Choice in Australian Maternity Care
1906 views
Choosing a maternity care provider who works for you
1102 views
Birth Language - why it matters how maternity care policy is worded
721 views
Elective and emergency - they don't mean what you think they mean
3856 views
Birth Language - Telling it how it REALLY is
2078 views
 
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