Course Outline

0112060.jpg“I just want to thank you for your great hypnobirthing class and making my first labour experience a positive one. Now looking back on how it got me to handle labour and delivery of Emerson is just absolutely amazing!!!!!!!!! So effective and the best part was that I did it without any pain medication! Thank you Thank you Thank you!!”  Elisha Guest, mom to Emerson

Class 1 : Inspire

  • Introduction to HypnoBirthing®
  • How Nature Perfectly Designed Women’s Bodies to Birth and How We’ve Gone Wrong with Labour
  • Anatomy of Birth
  • Choosing a Supportive Care Provider
  • Hypnosis, Laws of the Mind, and the Power of Language
  • How Hypnosis and Deep Relaxation Create Positive Birth Outcomes

 

Class 2 : Falling in Love with Your Baby/Preparing Mind & Body

  • Prenatal Bonding Techniques
  • Rapid and Instant Relaxation Techniques
  • Breathing Techniques for Birthing
  • Hypnotic Relaxation and Visualizations

 

Class 3 : Getting Ready to Welcome your Baby

  • Birth Preferences
  • Preparing the Body for Birthing
  • Light Touch Birthing Massage
  • Naturally Encouraging Labour to Start
  • Your Body Working For and With You
  • Steps to Self-Hypnosis

 

Class 4 : A Labour of Love

  • Onset of Labour – Thinning and Opening Phase
  • As Labour Moves Along – Role of Birth Companion
  • Protecting the Natural Birthing Experience
  • Birth Rehearsal Imagery
  • Releasing Negative Emotions, Fears and Limiting Thoughts.

 

Class 5 : Birthing – Breathing Love, Bringing Life

  • How to Use the HypnoBirthing Techniques during Labour
  • Acupressure, Movement and Positioning for Labour
  • If Labour Rests or Slows
  • Breathing Baby Down
  • Birth of the Placenta
  • Bonding with Your Baby

 

Optional Class 6 : Ready Set… Baby! 

  • Breastfeeding (Laid-Back Nursing and Biological Nurturing Made Easy)
  • Understanding Your Newborn’s Needs or the “Fourth Trimester”
  • Soothing Your Baby: Hands-On Techniques to Calm the Crying
  • Interpreting Your Baby’s Cries
  • Solutions for Creating an Easier First Month with Baby

 

“I have to say that I entirely credit Hypnobirthing with how wonderful the last half of my pregnancy was. I can go back and pinpoint the time I started practicing the breathing and listening to the CDs with when my morning sickness stopped and my aches and pains subsided. Hypnobirthing gave me a reason to concentrate on my pregnancy and baby before he even arrived. It also showed me that I am in charge of my birth experience, and allowed me to feel fully empowered during the birth. Now that my son has arrived, I am proud to say that I have a calm, content baby, which I also believe is because of Hypnobirthing. So thanks to you and Hypnobirthing for making pregnancy and the early days of motherhood such a wonderful experience.” Tiffany Wolf, mom to Edward

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