I am an
Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the State University
of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor
of Family Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and
I am a full time member at the Atlanta Medical Center's Family Medicine
Teaching Program who train residents to use HypnoBirthing®- The Mongan
Method as an option for patients.
delivering babies in 1983. I believed in the use of drugs to manage
obstetrical pain. I saw lots of complications including babies with
compromised breathing in spite of my best efforts to use good sound
medical judgment. I believed that Epidurals were a medical blessing. I
had a 25% C-Section rate.
used visual imagery to manage pain. I occasionally still had to use
narcotics and a rare epidural. I still saw exhausted babies who were not
fully able to bond. I still had a C-Section rate of 25%.
made the transition to HypnoBirthing®- The Mongan Method. I now believe
that birthing involves no pain. I have attended over 250 births that
have used the techniques and philosophy of HypnoBirthing®- "The Mongan
Method". I realize that I no longer perform deliveries; I attend births
and observe the miracle of HypnoBirthing®- The Mongan Method.
mother has been excited about the birth event. Support people become
involved in a meaningful way. I have had no complications. No babies
have needed Oxygen or any support other than warming by mother's body.
My C-Section rate is 3%. I have given absolutely no analgesic drugs
since I have used HypnoBirthing®- The Mongan Method with mothers.
routinely lecture to medical group about HypnoBirthing®- The Mongan
Method. I have a number of patients and Husbands who love to talk about
Campbell Sr. M.D.
Atlanta Medical Center Family Residency Program