Private Courses

The Core Hypnobirthing Course [2x 2.5 hours sessions]  | £179

 

What is included? 

  • 5-hour private course covering the essentials of hypnobirthing and more! This course will give you the knowledge and techniques to help you feel calm, prepared and in control of your birth, whatever path it may take. 

  • 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 

 

Please click here for up-to-date availability. I can deliver the course in the evenings, Mondays/Wednesdays/Thursdays daytime and on some weekends.

 

What is covered? 

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

 

2. Hypnobirthing and relaxation techniques:

  • Breathing techniques: Up Breathing and Down Breathing

  • Visualisations

  • Relaxation Scripts

  • Short relaxations for labour

  • Fear Release relaxation  

 

3. Feeling in control, calm and supported in the birth room:

  • Navigating the maternity system

  • Informed decision-making 

  • Birth Partner’s roles

  • Creating a relaxing birth environment wherever you are 

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

 

The Hypnobirthing and Antenatal course [4x 2 hours sessions]  |  £299

 

What is included? 

  • 8-hour private course (usually delivered as 4 x 2 hours sessions on weekday evenings). A complete birth preparation course combining hypnobirthing and antenatal education. All the content of the Core Hypnobirthing Course, plus additional topics like Your Birth Preferences, Induction and extra relaxations. 

  • 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 to guide your practice at home

 

Please click here for up-to-date availability. I can deliver the course in the evenings, Mondays/Wednesdays/Thursdays daytime and on some weekends.

 

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

 

*Items highlighted in green are the extra topics not included in the Core Hypnobirthing Course 

 

Please get in touch with any questions about the course! I’m very happy to have a chat over the phone too to discuss whether hypnobirthing is for you. You can also have a look at the KGH website which has lots of useful information.  

 
 
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