A London hospital is trialling the use of hypnotherapy as a form of pain relief during labour.
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital says ante-natal workshops can help reduce people's fear of childbirth.
And it's rumoured the Duchess of Cambridge has also been using hypnosis to combat morning sickness. Liz Wickham reports.
For more about the method, visit the Natal Hypnotherapy website here
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