What is it?
Two hours tailored specifically to your needs and requirements. Many couples who have already completed a hypnobirthing course just want a reminder of the key components for a second or third pregnancy. A refresher can really boost your confidence going into labour and remind you how awesome the female body is.
Topics can include but are not limited to:
- What the uterus and body does in labour – realising your body was built to give birth
- How to optimise your body and environment to produce good hormones such as oxytocin, while reducing stress hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol.
- Questions to ask in late stage pregnancy hospital appointments
- Relaxation scripts and visualisations
- Breathing techniques for pre, early and late stage labour
- Information about it the third stage of labour – birthing your placenta and Vitamin K injections
- Techniques to release fear, boost your confidence and encourage you to look forward to birth
- How to drastically improve your chances of a comfortable birth
- Breathing and deep relaxation techniques and visualisations
- Practical information for your birth partner: how to provide physical and mental support during labour, how to advocate for you, how they can bond with the baby.
- Different methods of pain relief
- Information about sweeps, induction and caesareans
- Home births, hospital births and birth centre deliveries
- Useful birth positions
- Information about turning breech babies
- How to write a birth plan
- How to confidently navigate maternity services
- Important questions to ask healthcare providers at maternity appointments
- What to pack in your hospital bag
- Where to access all the latest, most robust medical research about pregnancy and birth
How much does it cost?
An online two-hour session is £80.
A two-hour face-to-face session in Loughton, Essex is £90
A two-hour session at your house is £100. We can travel to Loughton, Buckhurst Hill, Chigwell, Woodford, Chingford, Epping, Walthamstow and other surrounding areas so please ask if your area isn’t listed.