French doctors at Lille Hospital obtain surprising results when applying hypnotherapy for aiding childbirth.
Hypnotherapy appears useful specially when drugs are not enough, or when the mother or patient present contraindications to particular medications or anesthetics.
Have a look at this 2 minute report and see the graphic showing the difference between the brain activation of a normal state of awareness and that of the hypnotic state.
With the aid of science and technology we are becoming increasingly aware of the particular state of consciousness created by hypnosis. This gives us a clearer idea of its functioning and its therapeutic applications.