Understanding labour and birth so that you don't fear the unknown, so that you have trust in your body's ability to birth, and so that you know how best to support your birthing body. Hypnobirthing equips you with all the tools you need to make your birth calmer, shorter and more comfortable.
Understanding the mind-body connection so that you can prepare mentally for birth. This ensures that you are feeling calm and confident throughout labour and birth - whichever route your journey takes. Hypnobirthing empowers you to make the right decisions for you and your baby, so that you are in the driving seat - you are the one in control of your birth experience.
Simple, effective tools to help you feel more confident and relaxed about giving birth. A whole host of important jobs for your birth partner - so that they feel as valuable as they are. And top tips on things like where to get a second opinion, what to pack in your hospital bag and when to call your midwife.
Hypnobirthing really is a game changer when it comes to giving birth.
My full hypnobirthing and antenatal course consists of 3 x 3 hourly sessions, covering the following:
What hypnobirthing is and how it works, the mind-body connection and the impact of mindset on labour and birth, the importance of language, your birthing hormones, how your uterus works, 'Up breathing' and visualisations, and relaxations and how they work.
Further relaxation techniques, different positions for your baby to be in, how you can influence your baby's positioning, preventing tearing, navigating the maternity system, sweeps and induction, caesarean birth, and the role of your birth partner.
Place of birth and your options at each, 'natural' induction, the 'Up' stage of labour, transferring to hospital / birth centre, birth pools, the 'Down' stage of labour, 'Down breathing' and visualisations, the Golden Hour, birthing your placenta, your birth plans and your post-natal plan.