As beautiful as pregnancies may be, it can be as challenging and difficult to handle. Kate Middleton has been quite open about her experiences with pregnancies. In a podcast interview, she reveals that she suffered from hyperemesis, a condition that can lead to severe nausea and vomiting. She said, “It was through hyperemesis that I really realised the power of the mind over the body because I really had to try everything and everything to try and help me through it.”
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“I didn’t even ask him about it, but it was just something I wanted to do for myself. I saw the power of it really, the meditation and the deep breathing and things like that – that they teach you in hypnobirthing – when I was really sick and actually I realised that this was something I could take control of, I suppose, during labour,” she went on to say.
“It was hugely powerful and because it had been so bad during pregnancy, I actually really quite liked labour,” she added.