Lots of great ideas! As a hypnotist, the suggestion I use is something along the lines of: "After the baby is born, the placenta delivers complete and intact, quickly and easily. After the placenta is delivered, the uterus contracts very firm, very tight, allowing for the normal postpartum processes." [the harder the uterus contracts the more it controls blood loss after the birth] An image that I've had great success when attending births was to have the...