Hypnobirthing and Antenatal education
How will the course help you?
Release any fears or negativity that you have around birth and actually feel excited about giving birth!
Remain relaxed, calm and in control during your birth experience with a toolbox of relaxation techniques
Feel supported by your birth partner and care providers
Feel prepared, know your options and make informed decisions - even if things don't go to plan!
Feel equipped to navigate the NHS maternity services to create the best possible experience for you and your baby
Make local friends with babies due at around the same time as you - Great support (and fun!) in the early days of parenthood and well beyond
Courses fill up quickly so book as soon as you can.
What is covered?
What happens to the body during birth & what can help:
-The logic of Hypnobirthing
-Positive not perfect birth
-Introduction to Hypnosis
-The importance of language
-The Power of the Mind
-Physiology of Birth
-The Birthing Hormones
Your Hypnobirthing Toolkit:
-Pelvic Floor Exercises
-Positions for Birth
Choices and options for birth - how to navigate any surprises and make informed decisions:
-Navigating the maternity system
-Planning for alternative scenarios
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
-Stages of Labour and staying relaxed
-Down Breathing & Visualisations
-Your Birth Preferences
What do you get?
The full Hypnobirthing & Antenatal Course, delivered as 4 sessions of around 2-2.5 hours each. Sessions are usually held weekly, over the course of the month. The group course is a complete birth preparation course combining hypnobirthing and antenatal education, and it's a great way to meet like-minded people in a relaxed setting (absolutely no awkward ice-breakers, promise!). Delivered in a small group setting at my home in Winchester or a venue in town.
Ongoing support via email and phone throughout pregnancy and following your baby' s birth
The Hypnobirthing Book by Katharine Graves
Three Hypnobirthing relaxation tracks
Your course workbook
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).
Please get in touch with any questions about the course. I’m always very happy to have a chat (with absolutely no obligation to sign up afterwards)!