Positive Birth Program Group Course

  • Starts Apr 9
  • 495 Australian dollars
  • Sawtell, NSW

Service Description

The Hypnobirthing Australia™ Positive Birth Program group course held over 2 Saturdays in Sawtell. What you will learn: Unit 1: Creating & maintaining a positive mindset Introduction to the positive mindset of hypnobirthing How our brain is wired to birth The role of our caregivers Mind/body connection What is self-hypnosis and how will we use it for birthing? Our hormones are our friends My amazing uterus – understanding the physiology behind birthing Fear-Tension-Pain Syndrome Causes of Fear (including history) and how it affects our labour Re-programming the Subconscious The language for empowered birthing The power of affirmations Birthing environment Unit 2: Our toolkit for birth Self-hypnosis tracks Birth music Conditioning with scent Hypnotic anchors and triggers Releasing endorphins through massage and touch Acupressure techniques for pregnancy, birth & breastfeeding Visualisations for pregnancy, labour & birthing The importance of facial relaxation Relaxation Breathing – a skill for life Surge Breathing – the best tool ever! Techniques to help make your surges more comfortable The ‘urge’ to push/bear down – Breathing/Bearing down Unit 3: Preparation & choices for empowered birthing Bonding with baby Choices in maternity care Birth Preferences – having open communication with your caregivers Knowledge is power – researching common interventions and procedures Questions to ask, to assist in making informed decisions Birth partner as advocate ‘Guess date’ – a normal range of pregnancy Inductions – things you’re not always told Achieving a natural start to labour Maintaining a healthy diet Preparing the body – staying active Optimising baby’s position Breech or Posterior – options & positions Instant relaxation techniques Self-hypnosis, meditation and deep relaxation techniques & scripts Unit 4: Birth – bringing it all together What to expect in the weeks and days leading up to birth Signs that labour is starting What to expect through labour (membranes releasing etc) When to call the midwife/go to the hospital Accidental home/car birth – what to do! Birth partner’s role Common procedures Using water during labour and birth Upright positioning, movement and birth positions Special circumstances (including caesarean birth) Fear release Cord clamping & placenta delivery Undisturbed bonding & breastfeeding time – skin to skin What to expect afterwards Self-hypnosis – Rehearsal for Birth A practice routine – preparation for birth!

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule please email admin@coffscoastchildbirth.com.au or call Tanya on 0402 854 029. All cancellations will result in a forfeit of the $150 deposit.

Contact Details


First Avenue, Sawtell NSW, Australia

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