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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!
310 views
Dear well meaning spectator
497 views
Who owns birth??
730 views
Women's instincts: When to listen and when to ignore, as dictated by the AMA
2246 views
A lesson in surrender
801 views
Can you fail at birth? My take on what I saw this Caesarean Awareness Month
697 views
Evidence based support - I don't think it means what you think it means
2714 views
The Australian Medical Association - blaming women for problems they created
1924 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 6: Where to from here??
355 views
Care that makes us feel unsafe or no care at all - the choice many pregnant women are facing
881 views
4 things we tell new mums that are really damaging
5094 views
My dream day
462 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 5: I did it!!
293 views
Obstetric violence - What happened to consent??
9382 views
Trust us - We're the experts
378 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 4: When the days are just shit.
390 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 3: Getting help to get shit done.
233 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 2: Blockages
157 views
Stretch and sweeps - The massive mindgame
3618 views
To myself - You need to know
866 views
Getting shit done - My journey through 100 days. Part 1: Deciding what shit I want to get done.
287 views
Trust - A crisis in maternity care
837 views
I could have died!
991 views
Gratitude Challenge: Z is for Zoo
101 views
Birthing Revolution - The fight against cultural conditioning
1608 views
But they supported me! - The risks of choosing a care provider simply because your friend felt supported by them.
644 views
Gratitude Challenge: Y is for Yesterday
68 views
You don't have to be grateful all the time
215 views
Gratitude challenge: X is for seX
86 views
Evidence based care - No thanks!
10676 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
1199 views
The Australian Medical Association: Breaching their own position on maternal decision making
990 views
Avoiding induction - without eating pineapple!
3754 views
Gratitude challenge: W is for Worms
110 views
The final weeks of pregnancy - What will you be doing??
2222 views
Gratitude challenge: V is for VBAC Australia Support Group
79 views
Stop telling me that I'm strong enough
958 views
Gratitude challenge: S is for Sleep in
71 views
The Australian Medical Association needs to get real
2904 views
Gratitude challenge: U is for Uterus
75 views
My birth journeys. Part 7: Becoming mum
337 views
Gratitude challenge: T is for Television
77 views
Gratitude challenge: R is for Revelations
72 views
My birth journeys. Part 6: Mine??
496 views
My birth journeys. Part 5: No big deal
532 views
My birth journeys. Part 4: What could possibly go wrong??
510 views
Gratitude challenge: Q is for Queenslander!
65 views
Gratitude challenge: P is for Power
64 views
My birth journeys. Part 3: Manipulation, coercion and bullying
541 views
Gratitude challenge: O is for Oxytocin
77 views
My birth journeys. Part 2: Fear and anxiety
424 views
My birth journeys. Part 1: Hope and Fear
533 views
Gratitude challenge: N is for Neighbours
93 views
Gratitude challenge: M is for Mission
70 views
Gratitude Challenge: L is for Lying in bed
74 views
My midwife betrayed me, giving me a beautiful gift
5718 views
Gratitude challenge: J is for Journeys
73 views
Gratitude challenge: K is for kindred spirit
72 views
Gratitude challenge: I is for Inspirational women
71 views
Gratitude challenge: H is for help
75 views
Gratitude challenge: G is for Grief
83 views
A letter to my midwife
16615 views
Gratitude challenge: F is for Feedback
139 views
Women's bodies aren't designed for birth...or are they??
836 views
Gratitude challenge: E is for evening
82 views
Gratitude challenge: D is for Diana Gabaldon
78 views
Gratitude challenge: C is for complimentary therapies
70 views
Holiday - Sprout family style. Part 2 - Hypnobirthing Australia Conference day!
97 views
Gratitude challenge: B is for Breastfeeding a toddler
266 views
Gratitude challenge: A is for Afternoons at the markets
87 views
Holiday - Sprout family style. Part 1 - the roadtrip
149 views
Too posh to push or too scared??
599 views
Hypnobirthing - Useful even if you want an epidural
223 views
5 things I wish partners knew about positive birth
622 views
5 things I wish all partners knew about birth trauma
2401 views
Hypnobirthing - Not just for homebirthers!
578 views
Finding balance for a work at home mum
168 views
Awesome parenting 101
160 views
The DOs and DON'Ts of vaccination conversation
1971 views
The DOs and DON'Ts of choosing a great maternity care provider
1034 views
I Love MY Baby The Most
955 views
Obstetric violence: Victim blaming, victim shaming
821 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about birth trauma
3431 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about positive birth
768 views
What good care does
353 views
Obstetric violence: Assigning responsibility
3674 views
A maternity care revolution for high risk women
2312 views
It's your decision - OWN IT!
206 views
Listen, learn, communicate, support - A man's place in birthing choices
644 views
Yes, your but looks big in that hypocrisy
1057 views
Birthing choices - No place for a man
6957 views
Help! My care provider said no!
835 views
A hospital not equipped for emergencies...Well I never!
597 views
No guarantee
574 views
Power, control, ethics and the MAC
271 views
Reasonable woman syndrome - An epidemic sweeping our maternity care system
11847 views
2015 - The year of growth
88 views
Trigger happy
976 views
Maternal Assisted Caesareans - Another exercise in critical analysis
953 views
Reading birth stories: The importance of critical analysis
212 views
2014 - A year of change and learning
132 views
Reading birth stories: An exercise in critical thinking
1540 views
How the hospital environment hinders physiological birth
3105 views
Pregnancy, birth and parenting in a patriarchal / capitalist paradigm
1263 views
Why we see caesareans as the easy way out
2564 views
From birthing trauma to birthing revolution
632 views
Motherhood: risk and sacrifice
502 views
Pregnancy, birth and mental health - why some women aren't seeking the help they need
1115 views
Homebirth hits the mainstream, but misses the mark
1262 views
Social media and birth
921 views
An awesome article about revolutionary friendships
181 views
Freaky Friday number 1
131 views
Just because I'm making different choices to you doesn't mean you can make fun of me!
1144 views
Respect is not just for people who make the same choices as you
884 views
Vulvas and Penises - Deciding what to call down there
1022 views
MamaMia - Here we go again
1401 views
Why come along to our birthing after caesarean support group meetings
150 views
Obstetric Violence: Stop Burying Your Head In The Sand!
7146 views
To myself, always remember
883 views
Living with crazy critters (AKA Toddlers)
213 views
My day of doing nothing
170 views
How to have a natural birth...or not
1677 views
Care providers - What women need to know before hiring you!
565 views
When breastfeeding sucks
440 views
Publicly funded homebirth and birth centres: How they connect to the maternity care revolution
806 views
But I don't want to birth in a hospital!
1251 views
Happy birthday to my best girl ever
129 views
What being bullied says about you
1238 views
Why I hate the term natural childbirth
1575 views
A Tale Of 6 Feminists
335 views
The Vessel
471 views
A birthing revolution for Australian midwives
4718 views
Why Australia NEEDS a maternity care revolution
1671 views
Dealing with adrenalin gremlins - birthing in an unsupportive environment
965 views
The Illusion of Choice in Australian Maternity Care
2250 views
Choosing a maternity care provider who works for you
1121 views
Birth Language - why it matters how maternity care policy is worded
732 views
Elective and emergency - they don't mean what you think they mean
3977 views
Birth Language - Telling it how it REALLY is
2107 views
 
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