Classes with Jackie

Hypnobirthing Australia™ Positive Birth Program

Hypnobirthing Australia™ Group Classes: $525

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  •  Course dates for 2022, each course held over 4 Sundays from 2-5pm: Feb 6-27; May 1-22, August 14-Sept 4; Nov 6-27
    12 hours of face to face training in the Go yoga studio
  • Afternoon tea included
  • Includes $120 worth of Certified Hypnobirthing Australia™ materials including the comprehensive folio of resources, two self-practice mp3s, ‘Little Book of Hypnobirthing’ ebook, and home practice video.
  • Ongoing email/phone support from Jackie until your birth
Photo credit: Michelle Mcfadyen @elc_michelle

No time to attend the courses listed? You can still learn hypnobirthing! We have so many other options including the Hypnobirthing Australia™ online course, private couples classes, half group/half online, half group/half private classes! Please get in touch to discuss what options are best for you.

What is covered in the 12-hour Hypnobirthing Australia™ Program?

Photo credit: Michelle Mcfadyen @elc_michelle

Unit 1: Creating & maintaining a positive mindset

  • Introduction to positive mindset of hypnobirthing
  • Causes of Fear (including history) and how it affects our labour
  • The role of our caregivers
  • Mind/body connectionWhat is hypnosis and how will we use it for birthing?
  • Fear-Tension-Pain Syndrome – how fear affects labour
  • My amazing uterus– understanding the physiology behind birthing
  • Our hormones are our friends
  • Re-programming the subconscious
  • Birthing Environment
  • The language for empowered birthing
  • Creating a Calm birthing space
  • The Power of Affirmations

Unit 2: Choices, knowledge & tools for empowered birthing

  • Conditioning techniques leading up to birth
  • Hypnosis tracks, birth music, aromatherapy
  • Releasing endorphins through touch
  • Choices in maternity care
  • Maintaining a healthy diet
  • Staying Active ” exercise during pregnancy
  • Tips for Optimal Foetal Positioning
  • Introducing our toolkit for birth
  • The importance of facial relaxation
  • Relaxation Breathing ” a skill for life
  • Surge Breathing – the best tool ever!
  • The ‘urge’ to push/bear down ” breathing down

Unit 3: Preparing mind and body for birth

  • Visualisations for pregnancy & birth
  • Pre-birth bonding
  • Bonding with baby at birth
  • ‘Guess date’ – a normal range of pregnancy
  • Artificial Inductions – things you’re not always told
  • Achieving a natural start to labour
  • Instant relaxation techniques
  • Self-hypnosis techniques to practice alone
  • Using triggers, anchors, suggestion, self – hypnosis during pregnancy & birth
  • Hypnosis/Relaxation Scripts & Prompts for partners

Unit 4: Birth – bringing it all together

  • Birth Preferences – the importance of open communication with your caregivers
  • Special circumstances
  • Membranes Releasing
  • Questions to help you make good decisions
  • Birth companion as advocate
  • Your rights as a child bearing woman
  • Breech or Posterior – options & positions
  • Hypnosis for releasing fears
  • What to expect through labour and birth
  • When to call the midwife/go to the hospital
  • Birthing positions
  • The birth partner’s role
  • Cord clamping & placenta delivery
  • Undisturbed bonding/breastfeeding time – skin to skin
  • Hypnosis – rehearsal for birth