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The full birth-hood hypnobirthing course has a 4 session structure, whether you complete these 1 per week a weekend course or over a bespoke time frame (121) you will follow the same syllabus (but slightly personalised (obvs)!

Session Outline

Session 1

  • ·       Current mindset and why?

  • ·       Uterus

  • ·       Science

  • ·       Fear Tension Pain

  • ·       Mind Body Connection

  • ·       Positive mindset

  • ·       Breathing techniques

  • ·       Hypnosis

  • ·       Anchoring

  • ·       Visualisation

  • ·       Affirmations

  • ·       Mp3s

Session 2

  • ·       Birth Plans

  • ·       Hormones

  • ·       The Performance

  • ·       Positioning in Pregnancy and Birth

  • ·       Birth Partners

  • ·       Birth Bag

  • ·       Where to have your baby

  • ·       Birthing environment*

  • ·       Pelvic Floor

  • ·       Perineal Massage

Session 3

  • ·       Your Rights

  • ·       Language and Birth Rights

  • ·       Is Intervention Making Us Safer?

  • ·       Risk

  • ·       Our Own Stories

  • ·       Chilled Out Breathing

  • ·       Brain Tool

  • ·       Decisions and Advocacy Tips

  • ·       Distraction Techniques

  • ·       Induction

  • ·       Estimated Due Dates

  • ·       ‘Natural’ Induction Methods

  • ·       Braxton Hicks

  • ·       Signs Your Body is Getting Ready

  • ·       Early Labour

Session 4

  • ·       Making Contact with a Midwife

  • ·       The Journey

  • ·       Arriving There/Them Getting to You

  • ·       Active Labour

  • ·       Slow Or Stopped Labour

  • ·       Working With Your Care Provider

  • ·       If Decisions Need to Be Made

  • ·       Transition

  • ·       Second Stage

  • ·       Birth Breathing

  • ·       Crowning/Tearing

  • ·       Birthing The Placenta

  • ·       What To Do With It

  • ·       Golden Hour & Skin-Skin

  • ·       Vitamin K

  • ·       Postnatal Expectations

  • ·       The 4th Trimester

  • ·       Womb-World

  • ·       How Can We Help Our Babies?

  • ·       How Can We Help Ourselves?