And then one way or another, conception happens! During the transition period of pregnancy, there is much to celebrate. But what if it is not plain sailing?
Feeling anxious or low during pregnancy can be confusing and debilitating. Therapy can help you explore your thoughts and feelings and help you to enjoy the adjustment period towards becoming a parent.
And then all too soon, you are preparing to meet your baby for the first time. This can be exciting but also overwhelming for some men and women.
Our client services include face-to-face or video sessions for:
- Antenatal anxiety
- Antenatal depression
- Relieving morning sickness/hyperemesis gravidarum
- Turning breech/posterior babies
- Overcoming tokophobia (extreme fear of pregnancy and birth)
- Preparing for Elective (Planned) Caesarean Section
- Previous birth trauma
- Help with bonding with your baby during pregnancy
- Adjustment to becoming a parent
- Relationship counselling
Do you suffer from tokophobia? If so, you are not alone. We can help.
Tokophobia is a pathological dread and avoidance of childbirth. It is a distressing condition which can often be overlooked by medical professionals. As well as specific phobias and anxiety, tokophobia may be associated with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Altogether 13% of women who are not pregnant report fear and 6% describe a fear that is disabling.
Altogether 13% of women who are pregnant report fear of childbirth sufficient to postpone or avoid pregnancy.
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