Rachel Cunliffe
Format: In PersonBirth Preference: Vaginal Birth

Wimbledon Village Starting 28/06/2023

This course is taught by Rachel Cunliffe from Barefoot Birthing in Wimbledon Village, South West London. Rachel is also a Birth and Postnatal Doula. The course venue is Allington Therapy, Suite 2, 2 Allington Cl, London SW19 5AP.


Course Schedule

Session 1

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Session 2

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Session 3

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Session 4

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The course content covers everything you need to have a calm and confident birth experience, however birth happens:


A Calm and Confident Pregnancy and Birth

  • Introduction to the hypnobirthing philosophy
  • Learning how to release fear
  • The power of reframing anxious thoughts
  • The science behind the mind body connection
  • Breathing and relaxation techniques
  • How a body is designed to give birth

Birth Choices

  • Birth place choices
  • Pain relief options / comfort measures
  • Care providers and birth team options
  • Making informed decisions
  • Packing lists and practical preparation tips

Preparing your mind and body for birth

  • The stages of labour – applying hypnobirthing tools and supporting your physiology in all scenarios
  • Creating an oxytocin-friendly environment
  • Induction methods

Welcoming your baby into the world

  • Moving through unexpected turns- Assisted birth & caesarean birth
  • Meeting your baby and the options you have
Bonding with your baby
  • Writing your birth choices and preferences


Included with the course:

  • 8 hours of ‘live’ learning over 1, 2 or 4 sessions
  • A printed course guide
  • Affirmation card pack
  • Relaxation audios
  • Birth preference sheets
  • Extensive online resource library covering all aspects of pregnancy care

Ongoing support:

  • WhatsApp support from your teacher for any questions about your personal pregnancy situation, right up until you meet baby
  • Access to the Parent Hub for up to one year post birth.

We keep the courses small so there is a minimum of 2 families and a maximum 6 families per course – the cost is for 2 people per booking, birth partners are encouraged to join too.


£384 for 2 people

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