"I can be very tightly wound and get myself into a panicky state, I knew I couldn't get that way during labour.
"I can suffer from anxiety, particularly in new situations. I didn't want that to happen during labour. My sister's friend had just had a baby and recommended Hypnobirthing.
"Twins have a tendency to come early and in my case they did. I went into labour on last day of work [before maternity leave] … I went home and got into bed and my water broke, I was 34 weeks.
"I was so emotional and all over the place … I was in a lot of pain and everything was really up in the air. I used the audios to block out the noise. They really helped," Sadhbh tells us.
"I went into labour at home at 1.50am. My support team was my mum and my sister. I thought, 'I'll ring them in a few hours, there's no point in us all getting no sleep.' Source: Journal.ie