Welcome to the Training Academy.

Would you like to earn an income in a socially impactful way? Or are you a midwife with the desire to enhance your parent care and gain CPD hours?

Our CPD & FEDANT accredited training courses equip you to support parents-to-be with evidence based, up-to-date and inclusive education and mindfulness/hypnobirthing tools and techniques. Training to teach courses? The teacher membership program then supports you to grow your business in a mindfully sustainable way.

Be someone who changes how a parent experiences birth and postnatal recovery.

We train teachers and midwives to
support expectant families, and we support you too.

There are two routes to training with us:

Teacher Training

Train to become a Mindful Natal® antenatal & hypnobirthing teacher in your local area and join the membership for ongoing teaching, business & marketing support.

£2450Payment plans availableWhat's Included
  • FEDANT & CPD accredited course
  • Exclusive ownership of a local town to teach your group courses and build your local business (private courses are not restricted).
  • Be fully supported in your marketing and client booking process. Allowing you the space to do what you do best- teach and support parents!
  • Train to teach a fully inclusive course and provide parents with evidence based information
  • Business, marketing and teaching support with ongoing training provided
  • Ongoing training included in the membership with our partners Birth Rights, Teddy's Wish Baby Loss Charity, Black Mothers Matter, Transparent Training Ltd , Neurodivergent Birth and more.
  • Inclusion of resource books including Why It Matters series (home birth, caesarean birth and oxytocin), The Good Ally by Nova Reid, Supporting Queer Birth by AJ Silver, In your Own Time by Dr Sarah Wickham and Big Fat Negative by Emma Haslett and Gabriela Griffith
  • Access to the online community and resource hub for Mindful Natal® teachers

The course is approximately 45 hours of self paced learning and 1:1 coaching as required.

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Training for Midwives

Enhance your skills as a health care professional caring for expectant parents, with Mindful Natal® short course for midwives training. There is no cost for this training.

£0.00For NHS midwives and student midwivesWhat's Included
  • Mindful Natal® accredited course
  • Learn Mindful Birth tools and techniques to incorporate into your day-to-day care
  • Support families to make the best decisions for their own personal circumstances
  • Recommended reading list included to ensure inclusivity and diversity is a part of your learning

The online course is 4 hours long and is 100% self-paced learning.

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Industry-leading training standards

The teacher training courses are accredited by the Federation of Antenatal Educators and CPD. We provide the highest standard of course content which is continually reviewed to ensure it is up-to-date with the latest guidance and evidence available.


When I can I start the teacher training course?

You can start the self-paced course at any time! The first step is to book a 1:1 Zoom call with our team to ensure all details of the training and membership are understood and the location your will cover (for group courses) is agreed before you pay. You can find the booking link on the information pack and welcome email when you register to download the pack here.

We are also on hand to provide 1:1 coaching as needed (included in the membership at no extra cost).

How much is the training course and membership for teachers?

£2450 (inc. VAT), which can be paid in one payment or in quarterly or monthly instalments. Instalments will incur a £100 additional admin and interest charge (£2550 total).

£2450 one time fee

£637.50 per quarter x 4

£212.50 per month x 12


Marketing Pot Contribution

Each year we ask that the teachers contribute £600 to a marketing pot for events and PR campaigns. This is to collectively benefit from economies of scale and we will ensure that the areas we spend this on will benefit everyone. For example, if we run our own events, we will ensure these are regional and not just London-based.

The first contribution is due 1 year after your assessment has been passed (ie. when you join the membership). The contribution is payable for the year and is not refundable if you decide to leave the membership.

Am I employed by you or do I set up my own business?

When you train with us, you do so as an independent business owner but become a member of The Mindful Birth Group®. It is comparable to a franchise model where you ‘own’ your local town location as long as you are adhering to the contract agreement and paying the annual fee. Please see the teacher training page to find out more.

I'm a midwife and I would love to use Mindful Birth tools in my practice, but not teach courses. Is this possible?

Yes! Head to the midwife training page for more information.

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