Course Structure & Outline

Here are some things you will learn in taking a course:

  • How to assist, rather than resist your natural birthing instincts
  • How the fear, tension, pain cycle is created and how that can affect the uterus’ function
  • How the mind, thoughts, and emotions can influence the body’s reactions
  • Several breathing techniques including Birth Breathing which allows a woman to gently breath her baby into the world without the strain and stress of directed pushing
  • The importance of pre-birth bonding with your baby and ideas of how to do so
  • Proper nutrition and toning exercises
  • Building trust with your birth partner, ways for your birth partner to support you in  labor, and how they play an integral part in your birthing journey
  • Understanding the stages of labor and the anatomy of birth
  • Techniques for instant and rapid self-relaxation
  • Massage techniques that release endorphins, enabling mom to feel even more relaxed during birthing
  • Different labor and birthing positions that can be beneficial and more comfortable for mom
  • Knowing how to respond if intervention is needed so you stay in full control of the situation..and much more!

In addition to the course, you and your birth partner will also receive:

  • A copy of the 4th Edition book HypnoBirthing®- The Mongan Method
  • A download card including the Rainbow Relaxation track (the cornerstone of this program), and positive Birth Affirmations track
  • Course booklet of handouts and information. Including a Birth Preference outline, birth affirmations, birth guide and prompts for your birth partner to support you while in labor, and more. 
  •  Relaxation sessions in eliminating fears, and building birth confidence
  • Small class size (2-4 couples) for personal attention (private classes are also available)
  • Email and phone support with me
  • And much more!

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View the Course Schedule  HERE and Registration Info HERE

 

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CLASS OUTLINE

Class 1 – Setting the Stage

  • About HypnoBirthing®
  • HypnoBirthing Philosophy
  • The Origin of Instinctive Birth
  • Resurgence of Instinctive Birth
  • Uterine Waves and Uterine Layers
  • ANS- Autonomic Nervous System
  • Ways of Dispelling Myths of Pain and Suffering During Birth
  • How Using Self-Hypnosis Creates Positive Birth Outcomes
  • Psycho-Physical Associations

Class 2 – Pre-Birth Family Bonding, Parenting and Preparing Your Mind and Body

  • Falling in Love with Your Baby
  • Selecting Care Providers and Your Birthing Environment
  • Preparing Your Mind and Body for Birthing Success
  • Relaxation
  • Releasing Limiting Thoughts
  • Preparing Your · Body for Healthy Birthing
  • Toning the Body

Class 3 – Self Hypnosis Visualization and Advanced Deepening

  • Deepening Practice Scripts
  • Our Birth Preferences
  • Hospital Tour, Records, and Registrations
  • Breech Presentation
  • When Baby is Nearly Ready
  • Looking At Your Guess Date (Due Date)
  • Special Circumstances
  • Avoiding Artificial Induction of Labor: Chemicals vs. Natural Induction
  • Using Natural Means to Initiate Labor- Relax
  • Your Body’s Perfect Design
  • Gifts That Come Prior to Birth
  • Nature’s Gifts for the Birth Phase
  • Releasing Emotions, Fears, and Limiting Thoughts

Class – 4 Overview and Summary of Childbirth

  • Possible Pre-Labor Signs
  • Thinning and Opening Phase
  • Arriving at the Hospital
  • Preparing Birth Companion for Hospital Role
  • Birth Companions Role for Labor
  • Birth Explained Simply
  • As Labor Moves Along
  • Labor Slows or Rests
  • Review Misconceptions about Labor
  • Hypothetical Situations for Class Role Playing
  • Hallmarks of Labor
  • What is happening as Labor Advances
  • Review Birth Breathing
  • Birth Rehearsal Imagery
  • The Power and Art of Doing Nothing

Class 5 – Birthing- The Final Act and Bonding

  • Childbirth – Breathing Love Bringing Life
  • Mother Nears Completion—Opening and Thinning Phase Ends
  • Optimal Positioning for Baby During Labor and Birth
  • Pelvic Station
  • Positions for Mom During Labor, Descent, and Birthing
  • Positioning and Repositioning of Baby
  • Birthing Phase, Descent, Birth Breathing, Review and Emphasize
  • Birth’s Perfect Design—The Final Act
  • The First Breastfeeding
  • The Birth Afterglow