It is never too late to empower yourself for a calm, positive and inspired birth. However, I find the best time to attend my classes is between 20 and 36 weeks gestation. This gives you enough time to practice your skills. Whatever your timeframe and circumstances, please contact me and we can come up with a plan to meet your needs.
The Hypnobirthing Australia™ Positive Birth Program is comprehensive and evidence-based, empowering women and their partners to have a positive and calm birth. Hypnobirthing focuses on the power of the mind and the natural ability of the body to give birth. We are the leader in independent childbirth education in Australia and provide women and their birthing partners with the tools and techniques to achieve a safe, calm birth.
No, our classes are suitable for anyone wishing to have a calm, positive birth experience. We aim to equip women and their partners with the tools and techniques to achieve a natural birth, however understand special circumstances often arise. Empowered with confidence, knowledge and the right tools hypnobirthing parents are able to make the right decision at the right time no matter what turn their birthing journey takes. Knowledge is power.
Add an answer to this itThe name hypnobirthing makes some people think it's all about being quiet and still in labour. Some women do give birth that way, but lots don't!
We also give you plenty of effective, evidence-based tools to create a positive pregnancy, birth and bonding experience, including:
Add an answer to this itemThere are four units of approximately 3 hours each:
There is a mix of theory and practical, giving you a chance to get hands on and put the tools into action. We have several beautiful birth videos showing Australian and NZ couples who have done the course using the tools.
If you don't have a partner or your partner is unable to attend you may like to consider bringing along a friend or family member who might be able to support you in labour.
If your partner is the person who is going to be supporting you in labour, it is highly recommended that they do the course with you. A big component of the course is showing them how they can be a great support, keeping you feeling safe, loved and comfortable throughout labour and birth.