Hypnobirthing does not just teach you some techniques to use during your birth, it prepares you for a calm and gentle birth. Therefore YOU will be asked to practice the techniques and tools you will learn in the course during your pregnancy. If you sign up for the course prepare yourself for about 10 to 15 minutes of practice daily!
I teach the KG hypnobirthing method, which was developed by Katherine Graves in the UK.
The Hypnobirthing course is taught in a combination of a group setup and an individual session. During the group workshop you will meet other expectant couples, exchange ideas, learn from each others views, questions and ideas and - of course - have fun. During the individual session you ave time to ask specific questions and we will discuss your own personal expectations and experiences.
Hypnobirthing courses are for first time, second time, and third time moms. They are for couples with a positive attitude towards birth as well as for moms who are afraid of giving birth. They are for VBAC moms, moms with twins, moms with breech babies. The courses are for all parents-to-be, who would like a natural birth or like to prepare best for a cesarean section.
The best time for the course in the second trimester of your pregnancy so you can enjoy the benefits during your pregnancy as well as at the birth of your baby. It is not so much a matter of learning facts so they are fresh in your mind, but more a matter of absorbing the information so that it becomes second nature, but Hypnobirthing works whenever you do it. One lady did the course just two days before she gave birth, and it worked perfectly well.
As soon you booked (and paid) your course you will receive your first relaxation script as an audio (MP3) from us so you can start practicing straight away!
During the course you will receive the Hypnobirthing Manual as well as the Audio CD with two KG hypnobirthing relaxations and birth affirmations.
The KG Hypnobirthing Book by Katharine Graves with introduction by Michel Odent is available for sale. If you like to have a preview of the KG Hypnobirthing book, you can already download the first chapter for free.
After your Hypnobirthing Course there will be a personal follow up session (of about half an hour) where we can discuss any questions which might have come up after the course. In addition we will offer you continues support via email, phone or WhatsApp in case your baby is in breech position, you need a cesarean section or in any other unforeseen event.
If you have any questions, you are most welcome to contact us! We are happy to hear from you.
The hypnobirthing course is NOT a complete pre-natal birth-preparation class. It is an addition to your Lamaze (or any other birth preparation) class. Therefore we do offer hypnobirthing courses for first time moms who will also attended a full birth preparation class and second (third, fourth,... ) time moms. We will teach you all main aspects of hypnobirthing to release your fears and to build confidence in your birth.
The hypnobirthing course is held in two parts. Part 1 is a group course of four hours, which will take place on a Saturday afternoon. I love the group dynamics which gives you the option to share your experiences and concerns, meet other parents-to-be and realise that you are not alone with your fears, worries and challenges. Please contact us for the next course dates or check our events on Facebook (Positive Birthing Workshop).
Part 2 is held in a set of two individual sessions (one to two sessions) of about 2 hours each. In the private session, you get individual support or your own personal challenges. In the second part we will get more in depth, you will gain more profound knowledge about giving birth and your body, you will learn more breathing and relaxation techniques.
If you like to start right away, you can interchange the order and do part 1 before you do part 2.
If you are not available on Saturday afternoons or you have little time before your baby arrives, please contact me for more details on the hypnobirthing crash course.
The full basic hypnobirthing package is 50,000 Ksh and includes hypnobirthing part 1 & 2, the hypnobirthing manual, the audio CD with KG hypnobirthing relaxations and birth affirmations and a personal half an hour follow up session (before or after baby's birth - as you prefer). The course also includes tea and refreshments and is designed for you and your birthing partner. You could come alone or with your birthing partner (the fee remains the same), but we recommend that the father will attend as well.
If you like to see first if you like the hypnobirthing concept, you can also attend part 1 first and then sign up for hypnobirthing part 2. Your investment for the four hour group session of part 1 is 10,000 Ksh only.
Most fathers arrive at the course utterly skeptical and leave extremely enthusiastic. We don’t expect you to believe in it. Why should you? We do ask you to listen to the facts and the logic so you understand how important it is and the difference you as a father or birth companion can make. A knowledgeable and supportive father is a huge asset in the birthing room, and many mothers say, ‘I couldn’t have done it without him.’
But you can also come alone (or with your sister or mother - if you choose them as your birthing partner) if your husband is away on business, or you are a single mum, or any other reason. Hypnobirthing works, and you are very welcome.