Here is a very positive news report with a great video, on the use of hypnosis in managing pain of childbirth.
Here is a bit of how the article starts, "GROVETOWN, Ga. – Imagine a pain free child birth without the help of medication. One Grovetown woman is instructing expectant mothers on a technique she says can offer that and more."
"It was really painful. I felt really out of control. I couldn’t deal with the contractions towards the end especially," Kristie Press said. After one painful childbirth, Press was terrified of what was to come when she heard she was expecting again.