Session 1: The science behind the mind body connection and the hormones and muscles of birth. What you can control vs what you can't control and how to overcome feelings of anxiety. Learn how to stay calm and in control for all births using mindfulness and hypnobirthing tools and techniques. Birth place options and optimising your birth space.
Session 2: The stages of labour, induction, assisted birth and caesarean abdominal birth. Navigating unexpected turns, making informed decisions about your birth and writing birth preferences
The course & support package include:
9.5 hours of ‘live’ learning (8 hours as a group in-person + the 1.5 hour postnatal preparation session which is held on Zoom)
A printed Mindful Birth course workbook
Affirmation card pack
WhatsApp support from your teacher for any questions about your personal pregnancy situation, right up until you meet baby.
The full Mindful Birth online support package, worth over £1000* which you can read more about here.
There is a maximum 8 families per course – the cost is for 2 people per booking, birth partners are encouraged to join too.
We cover everything you need to have a calm and confident birth experience, however birth happens:
The science behind the mind body connection and the hormones and muscles of birth
What you can control vs what you can’t control and how to overcome feelings of anxiety
Learn how to stay calm and in control for all births using mindfulness and hypnobirthing tools and techniques
Birth place options
Your birth team including your birth partner/s and care team options
Optimising your birth space
Comfort measures and medicated pain relief options
The stages of labour
What to pack in your birth bag
Induction methods and what your options are
Assisted birth including forceps, ventouse, episiotomy
Unplanned caesarean abdominal birth
Navigating unexpected turns
Making informed decisions about your birth
Writing birth preferences for all scenarios
Postnatal recovery – what to expect and how to prepare