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Do you have a fear of uncertainty?

Do you have a fear of uncertainty?

A fear of uncertainty comes up a lot in my work with my clients. This is because there is so much potential for uncertainty on the journey to pregnancy, birth and motherhood. From figuring out whether you actually want kids or not, to playing the waiting game until...

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Should I wait until I’m pregnant to address my fears?

Should I wait until I’m pregnant to address my fears?

A common question I get from those who suffer with strong fears or tokophobia is this: should I wait until I'm pregnant to address my fears? My answer to this is NO. And here's why. It could take longer than you think Uncovering and addressing our fears is not always...

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When the thought of losing control terrifies you

When the thought of losing control terrifies you

The idea of losing control is terrifying for many. Deep down we believe that we need to be in control to survive so when our sense of control is threatens it can undermine our sense of safety and security. Many don't realise that a fear of flying is often linked to a...

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Hate the thought of something growing inside?

Hate the thought of something growing inside?

The idea of something growing inside or having a baby move in the belly is the stuff of nightmares for many women. It’s not all angels singing and babies coo-ing when some women imagine pregnancy. For many it’s downright terrifying and this is often one of their...

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6 reasons why we’re not a good fit to work together

6 reasons why we’re not a good fit to work together

1. You want to be fixed I’m not a fixer. And I have no interest in fixing you. Asking someone else to fix us is handing over our power to others. It’s like saying “I can’t do this, you do it”. But I’m saying you CAN do it. Sure, you might not know WHAT to do. But...

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I don’t want kids – do I have tokophobia?

I don’t want kids – do I have tokophobia?

There seems to be a lot of confusion about what tokophobia IS and what it ISN’T which I’d like to clarify. At a very basic level tokophobia is this: the pathological fear or pregnancy and/or birth. But, this touches on so many other aspects that sometimes it gets...

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Which tokophobia program is right for me?

Which tokophobia program is right for me?

Making the decision to tackle tokophobia is not always easy. It can be scary facing up to our biggest fears. But once you've decided to, then you're faced with another hurdle; deciding who you'd like to work with. And this isn't always easy either. Mainly because...

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Who’s the Tokophobia Support Group for?

Who’s the Tokophobia Support Group for?

My Tokophobia Support Group program is the group version of my Tokophobia Support Program. What is Tokophobia Support Group program? It’s an online program where I personally support you in overcoming tokophobia to that you can look forward to pregnancy and birth free...

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Overcoming Tokophobia: it IS possible!

Overcoming Tokophobia: it IS possible!

Tokophobia is the extreme fear of pregnancy and birth. It affects around 14% of women so you would think that it was reasonably well known and that help was available. But it isn't, and help or support is hard to come by. Overcoming tokophobia is the kind of thing...

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I’m scared of birth – what can I do?

I’m scared of birth – what can I do?

Feeling scared of birth is very common and is not necessarily something to worry about. It’s a time of massive change so it’s normal for us to feel fear on some level. Fear gets a bad rep, but actually it's a good thing. Our fear is alerting us to possible danger and...

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