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 contact me directly for available dates. I can deliver the course at weekends, in the evenings (over 2 sessions of 2.5 hours each), and Mondays & Thursdays daytime.

 

What is covered? 

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

  • Introduction to Hypnotherapy

  • The Power of Words

  • Introduction to Hypnobirthing

  • The Power of the Mind 

  • Physiology of Birth

  • 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 role 

  • 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 Caesarean Birth, 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 contact me directly for available dates. I can deliver the course at weekends, in the evenings, and Mondays & Thursdays daytime.

 

What is covered? 

 

DAY 1

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

  • Introduction to Hypnotherapy

  • The Power of Words

  • Introduction to Hypnobirthing

  • The Power of the Mind 

  • Physiology of Birth

  • Hormones

 

Hypnobirthing techniques (Part 1):

  • Breathing Techniques: Up Breathing 

  • Visualisations

  • Relaxation Scripts

  • Short Relaxations for labour 

 

Physical preparation:

  • Breech/Back to Back/Optimal Positioning

  • Pelvic Floor Exercises and Perineal Massage

  • Preventing Tearing 

  • Gentle Caesarean Birth 

  • Positions for Birth

 

DAY 2

Choices and options for and after birth, how to navigate any surprises, make informed decisions and get the most out of your care providers: 

  • Due dates

  • Navigating the maternity system

  • Informed decision-making

  • Induction 

  • ‘Natural’ Induction

  • Place of birth 

  • Birth Partner’s role 

  • Creating a relaxing birth environment wherever you are 

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

  • Golden Hour  

  • Birth Preferences

 

Hypnobirthing techniques (Part 2):

  • Fear Release Relaxation

  • Breathing Techniques: Down Breathing

  • Visualisations

  • Extra Relaxation Scripts

 

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

 

Don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions about the content, cost or anything else! 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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