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HYPNOBIRTHING

If you're expecting a baby, you've probably spent a fair amount of time thinking about giving birth. It's completely normal to feel apprehensive about what to expect or worried about how you'll cope. This is where hypnobirthing can really help!

What is Hypnobirthing?

In a nutshell, hypnobirthing is an evidence-based* set of tools and techniques which you and your partner can use to help you to relax your mind and body and reframe the way you think about birth.

Hypnobirthing has nothing in common with stage hypnosis – you will be in control all of the time, conscious of your surroundings but able to reach a state of deep relaxation to help you in labour.

By using hypnobirthing to prepare for the birth of your baby, you’ll also be getting to know your body, your mind, your baby and all of the options available to you. Sounds amazing, doesn't it?! I'm not going to promise that my hypnobirthing course will guarantee you have a 'perfect' birth but it definitely stacks the odds in your favour of having the birth you would like. And the fab thing is that even if your journey to birth changes, which we know it can sometimes do, everything you've learnt can help you to stay calm and to have a really positive experience. 


If you'd like to know about about the hypnobirthing courses I offer, scroll down to find out more...

​* Research shows that using hypnobirthing techniques in labour may shorten the length of the first and second stages, shows less need for pharmacological pain relief and a lower rate of interventions.

CLASSES I OFFER

I offer The Little Birth Company Full Hypnobirthing Course (8 hours) or the 3-hour Hypnobirthing Workshop.

Both are 1:1 courses at my home in High Wycombe or at your home if you would prefer.

** Due to many pregnant women self-isolating because of Coronavirus, I am currently offering these courses online 'face-to-face' via Zoom, Skype or Google Hangouts for 10% off **

FULL HYPNOBIRTHING COURSE (8 HOURS)

£290 (PRIVATE 1:1 CLASSES)

What will you learn?

The physiology and process of birth and the hormones involved

How to release any fears around childbirth

How to relax deeply using breathing and visualisation techniques

How to stay relaxed, calm and in control during labour

How to trust your body to work naturally and in harmony with your baby

How to prepare a birth plan

The knowledge and confidence to navigate any interventions should you need them

Positions to help your feel comfortable during labour and birth

The role of birth partners and how they can provide invaluable support during labour

You will also receive: 

A course booklet

7 relaxation MP3s 

A pack of positive affirmation cards

Support from me via phone/email

3-HOUR HYPNOBIRTHING WORKSHOP

£120 (PRIVATE 1:1 CLASS)

This workshop is perfect for anyone who would like to learn the fundamentals of hypnobirthing to prepare for birth but may not be able to commit to an 8-hour course. It's a great add-on if you're already doing antenatal classes such as NCT or as a refresher if you've done hypnobirthing before. I will chat with you before the workshop so that I can tailor the content to suit you.

The workshop includes:

Key hypnobirthing techniques including breathing and relaxation

How to release any fears around childbirth

The physiology of birth

Birth plans

 

You will also receive:

3 MP3 recordings to use at home in the lead-up to birth

A course workbook

Support from me via phone/email