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WHAT'S INCLUDED?

  • 5 information-packed & interactive sessions

  • MP3 download card

  • Parent handout spiral notebook

  • Professionally written hypnosis scripts for your home practice

  • A set of birth prompts for your birth companion

  • Demonstration and practice of optimal birth positions

  • A guide to great pregnancy nutrition

  • Several deep relaxation techniques for use in daily life and during birthing

  • Special breathing techniques for use throughout labor and during birthing

  • ​A guide to successful breastfeeding and postpartum recovery

  • Tools and resources for pregnancy, labor and breastfeeding in the age of COVID-19

  • Support and guidance during your pregnancy, during labor and during your postpartum period. 

UNIT ONE

Setting the stage

  • Introduction to the remarkable HypnoBirthing philosophy

  • The History of Birthing

  • Why and how you can have an easier, more comfortable, and safer birthing

  • How Nature perfectly designed women’s bodies to birth

  • How to assist, rather than resist, your natural birthing instincts

  • Birth Hypnosis & Laws of the Mind

  • The vocabulary for calm and gentle birthing.

  • Visualizing gentle births by viewing beautiful birthing videos

UNIT TWO

Prenatal Bonding + Preparing Your Mind and Body

  • The remarkable mind of your newborn baby—Prenatal bonding techniques

  • Rapid and instant self-relaxation techniques and deepening techniques

  • Breathing techniques for labor and birthing

  • Hypnotic relaxation and visualization

  • Birthing options & Selecting the right care provider

  • The Birth companion’s role in birthing

  • Preparing your body for birthing with nutrition, massage and toning

UNIT THREE

Self-hypnosis visualization and advanced deepening

  • Labor & Birthing Visualizations

  • Deepening Techniques

  • Preparing Birth Preference Sheets

  • Preparing for your Birthing Day

  • Light Touch Labor Massage

  • Your body working for and with you

  • Releasing negative emotions, fears and limiting thoughts

"This course was transformative for me. It gave me the knowledge and tools I needed to be empowered, excited, and confident in my pregnancy and birthing journey.  

I realized a lot of my fear came from lack of knowledge about the labor and birthing process. The course taught me that by mentally preparing I can more easily work with my body to bring my baby into the world in a calm and joyful way."

 ~Breanne

UNIT FOUR

Overview and summary of childbirth

  • Avoiding artificial induction and achieving a natural start to labor

  • Onset of Labor – Thinning and Opening Phase

  • Birth explained simply

  • Settling in at the hospital or birthing center

  • Preparing for home birth – or baby’s choice of birth

  • As labor moves along – passing time through labor

  • Hallmarks of labor

  • If labor rests or slows – Companion’s  prompts and activities

  • As labor advances – birthing with your baby

  • Protecting the natural birthing experience

  • Birth rehearsal imagery

UNIT FIVE

Birthing – The final act and bonding

  • Moving into birthing

  • Positions for descent and birthing

  • Breathing baby down to birth

  • First latch and placenta birth

  • The Birth Afterglow & Family bonding

  • The Fourth Trimester: Breastfeeding and Postpartum