Training for Health Care Professionals

Continuing your professional development with The Mindful Birth Group® is so much more than gaining CPD points; although these are available! We support you to support your parent patients in a way that they will remember for life, and not just the birth.

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Our HCP vision

Every parent is an individual and birth can feel very daunting to many. The Mindful Birth Group® HCP course has been designed to support midwives and other pregnancy/birth related HCP’s to learn about the importance of inclusivity and incorporate Mindful Birth tools and techniques into their day-to-day care.

We provide antenatal courses to parents and so the HCP course aims to align both parent and care-giver approaches to birth.

These simple but effective tools can make an incredible difference to a parents’ birthing experience, which in turn, could impact their postnatal recovery and the rest of their lives.

Training Course


The HCP Course

  • Total time to complete: 8-12 hours
  • CPD hours awarded
  • 12 weeks to complete the online self-learning course and reading
  • Option to join live HCP focused 1 hour sessions on Zoom with The Mindful Birth Group® team for Q&A and experience sharing. These are held every 3 months and you are invited to join as many as you wish.
  • Includes access to the Mindful Birth HCP online community hub where we regularly update useful resources
  • The opportunity to join TMBG as a member teacher, should the interest arise in the future

The course content

  • Individualising support: Different backgrounds, preferences and paths to parenthood. Includes current books which are sent to you to keep
  • The mind-body connection
  • Supporting the stages of labour
  • Supporting caesarean birth
  • How to navigate any unexpected turns
  • Informed decision making
  • Birth preferences and choices

Individualising our support

Essential training resource books will be sent to you by post, for you to keep including:

  • Why Oxytocin Matters
  • Why Homebirth Matters
  • Why Caesarean Matters
  • The Good Ally by Nova Reid
  • Supporting Queer Birth by AJ Silver
  • In your Own Time by Dr Sarah Wickham
  • Big Fat Negative by Emma Haslett and Gabriela Griffith.


To ensure you have understood everything you need to begin implementing the tools and techniques you will learn, we include a written assessment which is not a pass/fail, but a basis for discussion if further support is required. You will also be asked to complete book reviews for each of the training books provided.


Training investment: £264 (inc. VAT)

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