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Group Courses

Hypnobirthing and Antenatal education

4 x 2.5 hours  |  £250

Next In-person Group Courses:

  • Wednesdays 6, 13, 20 and 27 October   |  7.30 - 9.30pm  

  • Wednesdays 3, 10, 17 and 25 November |  7.30 - 9.30pm  

 

What is included?

 

  • 10-hour group course (usually delivered as 4 sessions of 2.5 hours). A complete birth preparation course combining hypnobirthing and antenatal education, so you don't need to attend any other antenatal course if you don't want to. Delivered in a small group setting at my home in Winchester

  • Ongoing support via email and phone right up to the birth of your baby

  • The bestselling The Hypnobirthing Book by Katherine Graves

  • Hypnobirthing MP3 pack (2 Relaxation scripts and Statements for a positive birth)

  • A folder of course handouts 

  • Tea and a great choice of biscuits during the classes! 

 

Know another couple who'd like to do the course? I also offer a Bump Buddies’ Group Course just for you, in your own home/virtually (at a discounted rate of £199 per couple). 

What is covered? 

 

SESSION 1

What is happening to our bodies during birth and what can help:

  • Hypnobirthing

  • Hypnotherapy

  • The importance of language  

  • The Power of the Mind 

  • Physiology of Birth

  • The Birthing Hormones

  • Relaxation

 

SESSION 2

Your Hypnobirthing Toolkit:

  • Breathing Techniques: Up Breathing 

  • Visualisations

  • Relaxation Scripts

  • Short relaxations for labour 

 

Physical preparation:

  • Breech/Back to Back/Optimal Positioning

  • Pelvic Floor Exercises

  • Perineal Massage

  • Preventing Tearing 

  • Positions for Birth

 

SESSION 3

Choices and options for birth - how to navigate any surprises and make informed decisions: 

  • Due dates

  • Induction 

  • ‘Natural’ Induction

  • Gentle Caesarean Birth 

  • Navigating the maternity system

  • Informed decision-making

  • Fear Release Relaxation

 

SESSION 4

Feeling calm and supported in the birth room:

  • Birth Place Options

  • Pain Relief in Labour 

  • Birth Partner’s role(S) 

  • Creating a relaxing birth environment wherever you are 

  • Stages of Labour (1st/2nd/3rd) and staying relaxed 

  • Down Breathing & Visualisations 

  • Golden Hour  

  • Your Birth Preferences

 

Please get in touch via email or phone with any questions about the course. I’m always very happy to have a chat (with absolutely no obligation to sign up afterwards)! You can also check out the KGH website which has lots of useful information.