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Course Information

There are 4 sessions per course with an option of an extra session if requested.

Below you’ll find a list of the topics I cover at each session.

Session 1

Introduction to Hypnobirthing
  • An introduction to hypnobirthing
  • Exploring your thoughts around birth
  • Fear tension pain cycle
  • Impact of word and language
  • Exploring the power of your mind
  • Muscles of the uterus
  • Hormones and your nervous system
  • Relaxation and visual practice scripts

Session 2

Hypnobirthing Techniques and the First Stage of Labour
  • Early labour and the first stage of labour
  • Breathing up exercise
  • Visualisation and up breathing
  • Anchors for relaxation
  • Positive affirmations
  • Physical aspects of pregnancy, babies position pelvic floor, perineal massage
  • Active positions for birth
  • C sections releasing fears and building confidence in all types of birth
  • Relaxation and visualisation scripts

Session 3

Second Stage of Labour Birth Choices and Decision-making
  • Due dates
  • Induction
  • Encouraging labour naturally
  • Informed choice and decision making
  • Taking responsibility for your birth
  • Second stage of labour
  • Options for you in labour
  • Breathing techniques
  • Down breath and visualisation
  • Relaxation and visualisation scripts

Session 4

The Third Stage of Labour and Place of Birth
  • Discussing place of birth and choices
  • What to pack for a planned hospital birth
  • Planning a home birth
  • Birth partner’s role
  • Birth preferences-birth proposal
  • The third stage of labour
  • The fourth stage of labour
  • The golden hour
  • Relaxation and visualisation scripts

Session 5
(optional extra)

Preparing for Afterwards
  • Postnatal preparation
  • Breast-feeding
  • Normal newborn feeding needs
  • Positioning and attachment
  • Common breast-feeding issues
  • Basic newborn care
  • Normal newborn behaviour
  • Physical and emotional aspects of new parenthood
  • Relaxation