Group classes:

Held at PAUSE yoga studio, in Leyton E10.

Sessions are held every month, the next courses are listed below:

July 6th and 20th / 1:30-6:30 (FULL)

August 10th and 17th / Limited spaces available

September 7th and 21st / Spaces available


What:  

Hypnobirthing is a complete ante natal education, preparing you for the physical, emotional and mental aspects of childbirth.

2 sessions, 2 weeks apart. They take place on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month.

See below for what each session will cover.


When:

Anytime from 20 weeks but the sooner the better, as it gives you more time to practice.


SESSION 1:

Your current fears and anxieties, and what you would like from your birth.

What hypnobirthing is and isn’t.

How the mind works, and its effects on the physical body.

Muscles of the uterus, what is physically happening to you.

The hormones of labour, and how we access the good ones and reduce the bad ones.

Breathing techniques, and which ones to use depending on your stage of labour.

Visualisation techniques to help you trust and work with what your body is already designed to do.

Relaxations to release fear.

Positions for birth- baby positions and positions for labour.

How hypnobirthing can (and will) work in all types of birth.

Preparing for birth physically.

Positive birth videos.

Decent music, good snacks and even better chats.


SESSION 2:

Who will be at your birth?

How to work with your caregivers.

The importance of the birth partner.

How the birth partner can help in pregnancy, birth and after.

How labour starts (naturally or induced).

How to ask questions, and get personalised care for you.

What to expect in each stage of labour.

How to stay relaxed in each stage of labour.

Your rights in labour.

Relaxations to release fear.

Where your birth may be.

Pain relief options at each birth setting.

Optimal cord clamping.

Birth preferences.

What to pack in your hospital bag, for baby, Mum and birth partner.

Positive birth videos.

The Golden Hour.

Free book library- borrow as many as you need!


COSTS:

The cost for the course is £330.

This includes a space for you and your birth partner. It also includes the Katharine Graves Hypnobrithing book, a blume tote bag, lots of relaxation audios, a work booklet, access to our birth playlists, loads of discounts for affiliated brands, and unlimited support from me throughout pregnancy and postnatally via email or telephone.