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Baby's Clutch


A brief summary of what you'll learn on my hypnobirthing courses, which equip you with an antenatal education, PLUS all the hypnobirthing and mindset tools for an positive birth experience.

Session 1:

A chance to talk about your journey so far, how you’re feeling and what your worries and hopes for birth are.

What is hypnobirthing?

What is hypnotherapy?

The connection between mind and body and how this influences labour.

How other mammals birth and what we can learn from them.

The nervous systems and their connection to birth.

How to create an optimal birth environment and how your birth partner can help with this.

How the uterus works.

A fear release relaxation.

Session 2:

A calming breath to use anytime you’re stressed.

Breathing techniques for early labour. 

Relaxation techniques.

Visualisation techniques.

How mantras work and how we can use them for birth.

How to make birth affirmations.

How to prepare physically for birth.

How baby’s position can affect labour and birth.

What you can do to change baby’s position or if you’re expecting a breech baby.

Session 3:

Due Dates and how they can influence your pregnancy and birth experience. 

What you can do to keep things positive.

Decision making tools.

What is induction? Why you might need one. What to expect.

How to prepare emotionally for anything unexpected in your birth journey.

Positive induced birth stories.

What the types of medical pain relief are and their pros and cons are.

What types of monitoring are available.

What to do if things are going differently to how you’d hoped.

Confidence building relaxation.

Session 4:

What the different birth settings available are like and how they differ from each other. 

What research says about different birth settings.

What is a Caesarean and what you can do to make it a gentle, calm birth for you and your baby.

Breathing and relaxation for second stage of labour.

What does labour feel like?

The journey of physiological labour.

How your birth partner can help you.

How to use your skills to make your birth a calm and positive experience. 

Birth choices and preferences.

Courses available online and across Leicestershire including Loughborough, Shepshed, Quorn, Ashby and some parts of Derbyshire, Nottingham, Cambridgeshire and Huntingdon.

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