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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.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Refresher Course 3 hours |  £139

 

A completely bespoke course for couples or mums who have done a hypnobirthing course before and are looking to refresh their memories on the principles and techniques of hypnobirthing before their next birth. Usually held at my home in Winchester. 

What is included? 

  • Initial phone consultation 

  • 3-hour private hypnobirthing session completely tailored to your own needs. This may include:

    • Going over your previous birth experience

    • The physiology of birth and hormones: Recap 

    • The principles and techniques of hypnobirthing such as breathing and visualisations 

    • A fear-release exercise to release any negatives from your previous birth or fears of upcoming birth

    • A lovely relaxation

    • Any specific antenatal information you need

  • 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 

Questions? Don’t hesitate to get in touch via email or over the phone. I’m always very happy to have a chat (with absolutely no obligation to sign up afterwards)! 

Post 36 weeks Course 3.5 hours |  £139

The ‘OMG have I left it too late?’ Course. It is never too late to learn the Hypnobirthing techniques! This condensed course is for first-time mums or couples in the last weeks of pregnancy. It will equip you with the tools for a calm and positive birth experience. Held at my home in Winchester or over Zoom. 

 

What is included? 

  • Initial phone consultation 

  • 3.5-hour private course focusing on the hypnobirthing techniques, and 3 topics of your choice (to be decided at the initial phone consultation). 

  • 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 

 

What is covered? 

 

  • Physiology of Birth and Hormones 

  • Hypnobirthing techniques:

  • Breathing techniques: Up Breathing and Down Breathing

  • Visualisations

  • Relaxation Script

  • Short relaxations for labour

 

And 3 topics from the following list:

  • Fear Release relaxation  

  • Place of birth 

  • Due dates

  • Navigating the maternity system and Informed Decision-making

  • Birth Partner’s role 

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

  • Birth Preferences and the Golden Hour  

  • Breech/Back to Back/Optimal Positioning of Baby and Positions of mum for Birth

  • Preventing Tearing, Perineal Massage and Pelvic Floor Exercises 

  • Gentle Caesarean Birth 

  • Induction (includes ‘Natural’ Induction)

Questions? Don’t hesitate to get in touch via email or over the phone. I’m always very happy to have a chat (with absolutely no obligation to sign up afterwards)! 

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