Rhonda Hales
Format: OnlineBirth Preference: Caesarean Birth

Online Zoom Course

This course is taught by Rhonda from Mindful Beginnings who is also a practicing NHS midwife.


Course Schedule

Session 1

Date: Time:

Session 2

Date: Time:

The fully tailored abdominal birth course & support package include:

  • 9.5 hours of ‘live’ learning (8 hours as a group + the 1.5 hour postnatal preparation session which is held on Zoom each month and you can choose which month you attend)
  • A printed Mindful Birth course workbook
  • Affirmation card pack
  • Relaxation audios
  • 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 6 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 abdominal birth experience:

  • The science behind the mind body connection and the hormones of parenthood
  • What you can control vs what you can’t control and how to overcome feelings of anxiety
  • The day you meet baby, a step-by-step walk through on what to expect and how to prepare
  • What to pack in your hospital bag
  • How to stay calm and in control using mindfulness tools and techniques
  • Making your environment oxytocin friendly during pregnancy, the birth and postnatally too
  • Postnatal recovery preparation
  • Navigating unexpected turns including going into labour before the planned birth date
  • Writing your birth preferences and communicating them with your care providers