what's included in the Hypnobirthing Place course?
Physiological understanding of labour
Role of different hormones in promoting or inhibiting labour
How to help the uterus muscles work effectively and efficiently
How your mind affects your body
Practical relaxation tools and techniques to practice
Two simple and profoundly effective breathing techniques
Self-hypnosis relaxation scripts that programme the subconscious to look forward to giving birth, to tune into your instincts and to remember that your body was designed to give birth naturally
Looking after your body
Pelvic floor exercises that you remember to do
Perineal massage – how to do it and how NOT to do it!
Ways to help with baby’s positioning
Helpful positions during labour
Releasing fears associated with pregnancy and birth so that they don’t get in the way of a smooth labour
Letting go of ‘limiting self beliefs’
How to ask care providers the right questions to ensure you make choices that are right for you and your baby
How to create the perfect environment for labour
Practical tips, whether you are at home, in a birthing centre or on a labour ward
preparation for all eventualities
What to do if your baby is breech
Self hypnosis script to help baby turn
Cesarean prep - Relaxations to help you prepare mentally and physically
The power of positivity (and the role of fear)
Ways to build new habits and thought patterns
How to focus on what you want so the midwives can worry about the ‘what ifs’
Embracing uncertainty and going with the flow to cope with whatever comes your way
STAYING CALM WHEN BABY IS 'DUE'
Letting go of stress around due dates
Avoiding induction and what you can do to go into labour naturally
Strategies for coping well with induction, if needed
After the birth
The ‘golden hour’ after baby is born, what to expect and how to help the placenta come naturally
Guide for life with a newborn
NO ONE SIZE FITS ALL
I ensure the course content reflects what my couples want to achieve from their pregnancy and birth, which is why we always start with where you want to get to.Your way is best!
There is no doubt that Hypnobirthing works best when a couple makes it their own.
LETTING GO OF PRESSURE