HypnoBirthing Group Course

Group courses are offered live on selected dates and locations in the Netherlands. You will find details on dates and locations below.

 

Note: Due to Covid-19 regulations and everyone's safety I currently offer to teach group courses live via Zoom instead of face-to-face.

 

The group courses consists of five sessions of approximately 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.

If you prefer a more private setting or if you have already taken a HypnoBirthing course in the past and just wish to freshen up your memory, I also offer private courses and refresher sessions by request. Read more here

You can start the course at any point in your pregnancy, but I recommend starting somewhere between week 20-30.

Price

Face-to-face group course: 325 EUR (incl. VAT) 

Live group course via Zoom during Covid-19: 295 EUR (incl. VAT)

Note: Many insurance companies will reimburse part of the cost for a course. Please check directly with your provider to know what their policy is.

Included in the price for each group course

  • Approximately 12 hours of live teaching

  • In-class demonstrations and practice

  • The book HypnoBirthing - The Mongan Method

  • Relaxation audio download

  • Class handouts

  • Refreshments (for face-to-face courses)

  • Phone/Email/Text support before/during/after birth if desired

  • The opportunity to meet other parents

  • Option to join Facebook group to connect and ask any questions

Bonus sessions upon request, without additional costs​

  • If you are feeling worried or tense prior to the birth, an extra fear release/relaxation session can be arranged.

  • If the baby is breech in late pregnancy, an extra session can be requested where we will use a special breech relaxation script to help the baby turn. This is often found to be very effective!

Teaching language

English

Who is it for?

The course is for pregnant mothers and their birthing companions/partners. The partner plays an important role in HypnoBirthing®, and it is strongly recommended that they attend the entire course together with the mother.

The course is beneficial for everyone, regardless of what type of birth you are planning to have. It will provide you with tools and knowledge that will leave you prepared to handle whatever comes your way.

Pregnant Belly

During the course we will cover these 5 units 

Setting the stage

Introduction to the HypnoBirthing® philosophy

History of Women and Birthing

Why and how to have an easier, more comfortable, and safer birthing

How Nature perfectly designed women’s bodies to birth

How to assist, rather than resist, your natural birthing instincts

The vocabulary for calm and gentle birthing

Visualizing gentle births by viewing beautiful birthing videos

Pre-birth family bonding and preparing your mind and body

The mind of your newborn baby - Prenatal bonding

Self-relaxation techniques and deepening techniques

Breathing techniques for labor and birthing

Hypnotic relaxation and visualization

Selecting the right care provider

The Birth companion’s role in birthing

Preparing your body for birthing

Self-hypnosis, visualization, and advanced deepening

Preparing Birth Preference Sheets

Preparing the Body for Birthing

Light Touch Labor Massage

Your body working for and with you

Avoiding artificial induction and achieving natural start to labor

Releasing negative emotions, fears and limiting thoughts

Overview and summary of childbirth

Onset of Labor - Thinning and Opening Phase

Birth explained simply

Settling in at the hospital or birthing center

Preparing for home birth - or baby’s choice of birth

As labor moves along - passing time through labor

Hallmarks of labor

If labor rests or slows

As labor advances - birthing with your baby

Protecting the natural birthing experience

Birth rehearsal imagery

Birthing - The final act and bonding

Moving into birthing

Positions for descent and birthing

Breathing baby down to birth

Baby moves to the breast

Family bonding with your baby

 

Register for a course

To register for one of the group courses please press Registrer for the relevant event below, or contact me directly at info@calmmama.nl.

 

Registration will only be complete once paid and confirmed. You will receive an invoice with payment details upon registration. 

For any questions you can contact me via e-mail or call +31(0)645051666

Upcoming Events

HypnoBirthing Group Course - October
Online Live Course via Zoom
FREE HypnoBirthing Info Session (November)
Via Zoom
HypnoBirthing Group Course - November
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