Definition of hypnobirthing in US English:

hypnobirthing

noun

  • A method of managing pain and anxiety during childbirth that involves the use of deep breathing, visualization, and other relaxation techniques of a type used in hypnosis.

    ‘the hypnobirthing worked all through my labor’

Origin

1990s: from hypnosis + birthing.

Pronunciation

hypnobirthing

/ˈhɪpnoʊˌbərθɪŋ//ˈhipnōˌbərTHiNG/