Contemporary methods in hypnotic preparation for childbirth

CRNA. 2000 Nov;11(4):160-6.


Hypnosis is a viable adjunct to any medical procedure and is not intended to replace conventional medical techniques. In recent years, many of us who practice hypnosis have seen a re-emergence of interest in mind-body approaches to health care. Hypnotic methods for preparation for childbirth are a logical contribution to that mind-body perspective.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Anesthesia, Obstetrical*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypnosis*
  • Hypnosis, Anesthetic*
  • Labor, Obstetric*
  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Care*