The Course

Pregnant Woman Walking With Partner

The Programme

The HypnoBirthing antenatal course consists of 4 classes lasting 2 hours, and includes a book and CD/MP3 of relaxation music. Group classes are available to no more than 6 couples to maintain an intimate atmosphere. Private sessions are available in the comfort of your own home in Cork City and surrounding area.

What you will Learn:

Session 1 – Building A Positive Expectancy

  • Education surrounding HypnoBirthing and its philosophy
  • Why and how you can have an easier, more comfortable, and safer birth by understanding how the female body is perfectly designed for birthing
  • How to assist, rather than resist, your natural birthing instincts and work with your body to support the birthing process
  • Visualising gentle births by viewing gentle, calm and beautiful birthing videos

Session 2 – Falling in Love with Your Baby/Preparing Mind & Body

  • How you influence the physical and psychological development of your unborn baby with prenatal bonding techniques
  • Rapid and instant self-relaxation techniques
  • Essential and empowering Breathing techniques for a comfortable labour and birth
  • Hypnotic relaxation and visualisation techniques
  • The Birth companion’s role in birthing- the birth companion is an active participant and plays a vital role in supporting mom
  • Preparing your body for birthing with massage and toning

Session 3 – Getting Ready to Welcome your Baby

  • Preparing Birth Preference Sheets
  • Preparing your Body for Birthing
  • Light Touch Labour Massage
  • Education surrounding Natural induction of labour and medical induction of labour
  • Releasing negative emotions, fears and limiting thoughts
  • Visualising gentle births by viewing gentle, calm and beautiful birth films.

Session 4 – An Overview of Birthing – A Labour of Love

  • Onset of Labour – Thinning and Opening Phase
  • Birth explained simply, hallmarks of labour
  • Options to consider if labour rests or slows
  • What to expect as labour advances – birthing with your baby
  • Birth rehearsal imagery

Birth, Breathing Love, Bringing Life

  • Overview of the birthing phase
  • Positions for descent and birthing
  • Breathing baby down to birth
  • Breastfeeding
  • Skin to skin contact and Family bonding with your baby

 

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