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Antenatal & Hypnobirthing Course

What Does The Course Include?

This 10 hour course uses a combination of hypnotherapy techniques and practical antenatal education​, providing you and your birth partner with a complete birth preparation package.

What are the benefits?

  • You are likely to experience a more comfortable birth and shorter labour

  • Your baby will arrive into a calm and relaxed environment

  • Less drugs and medical interventions are often used in Hypnobirthing births

  • Mums often recover more quickly after birth as the physical impact of giving birth is reduced

  • Birth partners will learn how to support you and have a central and active role in the birth

  • Hypnobirthing can support all types of births, including Caesareans and induced labours​​​

Pregnant

What will I learn?

​Session 1: Intro to Hypnobirthing

  • Hopes and  fears

  • The combination of science and hypnotherapy

  • The power of words

Session 2: The Mind & Body

  • How the mind works

  • Reframing birth

  • Learning from other mammals

  • The cervix

  • The uterus

  • The hormones of birth

Session 3: Preparing for Birth

  • The nervous system

  • The fear/tension/pain cycle

  • The traffic light system

  • Aromatherapy for birth

  • Up breathing and visualisations

  • Baby's position

  • Physical preparation

Session 4: A More Empowered Birth (Part 1)

  • Due dates and stress

  • Induction​

​Session 5: A More Empowered Birth (Part 2)

  • Caesarean birth

  • Using your BRAIN

  • Positive affirmations

  • Birth place choices

  • Pain relief

  • Taking control of your birth space

Session 6: The Birth

  • The onset of labour

  • Techniques and positions for different stages of labour

  • What to take to hospital

  • Birth partner comfort techniques

  • Massage techniques

  • Birth pools

  • Down breathing and visualisations

  • The 3rd stage of labour

  • The golden hour

Session 7: Planning for Birth & Beyond

  • Creating a birth plan/preferences

  • Postnatal planning

Plus each session includes a hypnotherapy guided relaxation designed to release fear and anxiety, and cultivate a more positive outlook on birth. You will also benefit from access to the members area of this website, which includes virtual pregnancy yoga classes, birth preference templates, downloadable MP3 relaxations and much more.