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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
245 views
Who owns birth??
527 views
Women's instincts: When to listen and when to ignore, as dictated by the AMA
2032 views
A lesson in surrender
593 views
Can you fail at birth? My take on what I saw this Caesarean Awareness Month
503 views
Evidence based support - I don't think it means what you think it means
2469 views
The Australian Medical Association - blaming women for problems they created
1725 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 6: Where to from here??
197 views
Care that makes us feel unsafe or no care at all - the choice many pregnant women are facing
665 views
4 things we tell new mums that are really damaging
4697 views
My dream day
289 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 5: I did it!!
189 views
Obstetric violence - What happened to consent??
8959 views
Trust us - We're the experts
305 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 4: When the days are just shit.
340 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 3: Getting help to get shit done.
166 views
Getting shit done - my journey through 100 days. Part 2: Blockages
119 views
Stretch and sweeps - The massive mindgame
2690 views
To myself - You need to know
817 views
Getting shit done - My journey through 100 days. Part 1: Deciding what shit I want to get done.
241 views
Trust - A crisis in maternity care
767 views
I could have died!
920 views
Gratitude Challenge: Z is for Zoo
88 views
Birthing Revolution - The fight against cultural conditioning
1569 views
But they supported me! - The risks of choosing a care provider simply because your friend felt supported by them.
637 views
Gratitude Challenge: Y is for Yesterday
57 views
You don't have to be grateful all the time
200 views
Gratitude challenge: X is for seX
79 views
Evidence based care - No thanks!
10581 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
1174 views
The Australian Medical Association: Breaching their own position on maternal decision making
943 views
Avoiding induction - without eating pineapple!
2866 views
Gratitude challenge: W is for Worms
97 views
The final weeks of pregnancy - What will you be doing??
2161 views
Gratitude challenge: V is for VBAC Australia Support Group
71 views
Stop telling me that I'm strong enough
946 views
Gratitude challenge: S is for Sleep in
54 views
The Australian Medical Association needs to get real
2807 views
Gratitude challenge: U is for Uterus
68 views
My birth journeys. Part 7: Becoming mum
313 views
Gratitude challenge: T is for Television
59 views
Gratitude challenge: R is for Revelations
61 views
My birth journeys. Part 6: Mine??
468 views
My birth journeys. Part 5: No big deal
512 views
My birth journeys. Part 4: What could possibly go wrong??
488 views
Gratitude challenge: Q is for Queenslander!
53 views
Gratitude challenge: P is for Power
49 views
My birth journeys. Part 3: Manipulation, coercion and bullying
520 views
Gratitude challenge: O is for Oxytocin
69 views
My birth journeys. Part 2: Fear and anxiety
397 views
My birth journeys. Part 1: Hope and Fear
496 views
Gratitude challenge: N is for Neighbours
81 views
Gratitude challenge: M is for Mission
57 views
Gratitude Challenge: L is for Lying in bed
61 views
My midwife betrayed me, giving me a beautiful gift
5526 views
Gratitude challenge: J is for Journeys
61 views
Gratitude challenge: K is for kindred spirit
61 views
Gratitude challenge: I is for Inspirational women
54 views
Gratitude challenge: H is for help
47 views
Gratitude challenge: G is for Grief
74 views
A letter to my midwife
16405 views
Gratitude challenge: F is for Feedback
52 views
Women's bodies aren't designed for birth...or are they??
818 views
Gratitude challenge: E is for evening
49 views
Gratitude challenge: D is for Diana Gabaldon
60 views
Gratitude challenge: C is for complimentary therapies
54 views
Holiday - Sprout family style. Part 2 - Hypnobirthing Australia Conference day!
76 views
Gratitude challenge: B is for Breastfeeding a toddler
260 views
Gratitude challenge: A is for Afternoons at the markets
72 views
Holiday - Sprout family style. Part 1 - the roadtrip
127 views
Too posh to push or too scared??
580 views
Hypnobirthing - Useful even if you want an epidural
175 views
5 things I wish partners knew about positive birth
605 views
5 things I wish all partners knew about birth trauma
2365 views
Hypnobirthing - Not just for homebirthers!
560 views
Finding balance for a work at home mum
159 views
Awesome parenting 101
149 views
The DOs and DON'Ts of vaccination conversation
1936 views
The DOs and DON'Ts of choosing a great maternity care provider
1020 views
I Love MY Baby The Most
943 views
Obstetric violence: Victim blaming, victim shaming
803 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about birth trauma
3384 views
5 things I wish every woman knew about positive birth
741 views
What good care does
338 views
Obstetric violence: Assigning responsibility
3579 views
A maternity care revolution for high risk women
2044 views
It's your decision - OWN IT!
201 views
Listen, learn, communicate, support - A man's place in birthing choices
626 views
Yes, your but looks big in that hypocrisy
965 views
Birthing choices - No place for a man
6899 views
Help! My care provider said no!
821 views
A hospital not equipped for emergencies...Well I never!
567 views
No guarantee
557 views
Power, control, ethics and the MAC
261 views
Reasonable woman syndrome - An epidemic sweeping our maternity care system
11177 views
2015 - The year of growth
79 views
Trigger happy
934 views
Maternal Assisted Caesareans - Another exercise in critical analysis
900 views
Reading birth stories: The importance of critical analysis
204 views
2014 - A year of change and learning
115 views
Reading birth stories: An exercise in critical thinking
1512 views
How the hospital environment hinders physiological birth
2842 views
Pregnancy, birth and parenting in a patriarchal / capitalist paradigm
1228 views
Why we see caesareans as the easy way out
2514 views
From birthing trauma to birthing revolution
616 views
Motherhood: risk and sacrifice
483 views
Pregnancy, birth and mental health - why some women aren't seeking the help they need
1098 views
Homebirth hits the mainstream, but misses the mark
1250 views
Social media and birth
909 views
An awesome article about revolutionary friendships
170 views
Freaky Friday number 1
120 views
Just because I'm making different choices to you doesn't mean you can make fun of me!
1130 views
Respect is not just for people who make the same choices as you
865 views
Vulvas and Penises - Deciding what to call down there
1005 views
MamaMia - Here we go again
1344 views
Why come along to our birthing after caesarean support group meetings
141 views
Obstetric Violence: Stop Burying Your Head In The Sand!
6615 views
To myself, always remember
868 views
Living with crazy critters (AKA Toddlers)
206 views
My day of doing nothing
160 views
How to have a natural birth...or not
1663 views
Care providers - What women need to know before hiring you!
464 views
When breastfeeding sucks
436 views
Publicly funded homebirth and birth centres: How they connect to the maternity care revolution
776 views
But I don't want to birth in a hospital!
1161 views
Happy birthday to my best girl ever
115 views
What being bullied says about you
1217 views
Why I hate the term natural childbirth
1536 views
A Tale Of 6 Feminists
318 views
The Vessel
426 views
A birthing revolution for Australian midwives
3511 views
Why Australia NEEDS a maternity care revolution
1626 views
Dealing with adrenalin gremlins - birthing in an unsupportive environment
924 views
The Illusion of Choice in Australian Maternity Care
1841 views
Choosing a maternity care provider who works for you
1093 views
Birth Language - why it matters how maternity care policy is worded
702 views
Elective and emergency - they don't mean what you think they mean
3841 views
Birth Language - Telling it how it REALLY is
2062 views
 
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