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The Hypnobirthing Course

"When you change the way you view birth, the way you birth will change" - Marie Mongan

 

The aim of the hypnobirthing course is for you to feel prepared, relaxed and confident about your upcoming birth, and to provide you with tools and knowledge that will help you cope with labour and create a positive birth experience for everyone involved. 

 

The course is thought in English and consists of five sessions of approximately 2-2,5 h each, once a week during five consecutive weeks. They are spread like this to give you time to practice and integrate the techniques you will learn.

The HypnoBirthing Advantage:

  • Eliminates the Fear-Tension-Pain Syndrome

  • Reduces the need for chemical anesthesia, episiotomy, and other interventions

  • Lessens fatigue during labor

  • Often shortens labor 

  • Reduces risk of pelvic floor damage

  • Brings the mother, the baby, and the birthing partner together in a wonderful bonding experience

  • The birthing partner is an integral part of the birth, not an onlooker

  • Gentle birth leads to easier emotional and physical post-partum recovery

  • Babies are better adjusted and happier

  • Birthing is returned to the safe, beautiful, peaceful experience that nature intended

Some of the topics we cover

  • How the uterus works

  • The birthing body's design

  • Birth hormones

  • Pre-birth bonding

  • The maternity system in the Netherlands 

  • Your birth plan/preferences​​

  • Positions for birth

  • Comfort techniques for labour 

  • Special breathing techniques​

  • Affirmations

  • Visualization

  • Relaxation/Self hypnosis

  • The role of the birth partner

  • The Golden Hour

  • Breastfeeding

  • Postpartum

Included

  • Approximately 12,5 hours of live teaching (5x classes)

  • In-class demonstrations and practice

  • The book HypnoBirthing - The Mongan Method

  • Audio downloads with affirmations and a relaxation track

  • Workbook with additional material

  • Continuous contact with Veronika via phone, e-mail or WhatsApp as needed

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