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“After the birth of my son I was convinced that there was a better way to deliver naturally. Thankfully during my second pregnancy I found Dr Swencionis and HypnoBirthing(R). My husband and I looked forward to our relaxing training sessions with Dr Swencionis and the practice even helped with my third trimester insomnia. When my labor started the surges were so mild I told my husband we should try to get some rest. Using the breathing and relaxation techniques Dr Swencionis taught me, I was able to relax and even fall asleep during the majority of my labor. I woke up at 1 am and even though my surges were not any stronger, they were more frequent and I knew it was time to get to the birthing center. I asked my husband to call the ob and to get ready to go to the hospital. He suggested we wait at home a little longer until my surges became more regularly spaced. My calm demeanor was such a sharp contrast to my first labor experience (I was sore for days after because I tensed every muscle in my body and squeezed my husband's hand white from fear) that my husband didn't believe my labor had progressed significantly while he slept. Fortunately he wasn't able to convince me to wait. We arrived at the hospital and twenty minutes later our daughter was born. I was absolutely shocked when my husband put her on my lap. I just could not believe how quickly and calmly the entire labor progressed. I whole-heartedly recommend Dr Swencionis' HypnoBirthing(R) course!” T.N.