Courses

How much does a Full Group Course cost?

$495 (12 Hours)

Small groups of up to five or six couples (maximum) at the beautiful Hotel Richmond.  We will be hosting the sessions in The Balcony Room on Level 2. There is a lift available for your convenience. Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be provided for your enjoyment.  We will also be offering a pre-order form before the course from The Hotel Richmond kitchen for the full day courses only. This will allow meals to be fast, fresh and convenient.  (This extra cost of food will be your responsibility)

The course will be configured either 4 x 3 hour sessions (over 4 days 1 week apart) OR 2 X 6 hour days 1 week apart.

How much does a Full Private Course cost?

$770 (12 Hours)

This is an intimate one-on-one class in the comfort of a home, perfect for couple’s  who require more flexibility to attend to children/work/life/play.

These sessions can be attended  4 x 3 hour sessions with 1 week between each session OR 2 x 6 hour sessions with 1 week between each session.

Half Group/Half Private Course

$690 (12 Hours)

This is a good option if parents can only attend part of the group course.

The Positive Caesarean Birth Course

$400 (4 Hours)

Our world first positive Caesarean course helps you to build the knowledge, tools, support team and mindset to help you to achieve a very calm and positive caesarean birth experience. One that you will ALWAYS remember!

The Positive Caesarean Online Course

$199

Can’t make it to Caesarean hypnobirthing classes? No worries; we have a fantastic online option now available for you. Our online course is the next best thing to face-to-face classes. It’s flexible, easy to follow and it works!

 

The caesarean online course includes mp3 tracks, e-book, videos, sample birth preferences, worksheets and support. And the best of all, you receive access to the whole course straight away; easily accessible on  a secure online platform via your computer or mobile device 24/7.

How much does a Refresher Hypnobirthing Course cost?

$270 discount for existing  Enhanced Hypnobirthing Clients- $290 for new Enhanced Hypnobirthing Clients

This is a 3 hour course which is run privately.  We recommend you to purchase a folio and downloads if you have not attended a Enhanced Hypnobirthing course or it has been a long time between births, as our course is different to other courses and is always being upgraded with new information.

HypnobubsTM

$199 Hypnobubs Online course

$150 (Private Session upgrade – 90 Minutes)

Can’t make it to Hypnobirthing classes?  Just another option for you. We just need proof that you have enrolled in the online course. This includes 10 x video tuition and practice sessions, 5 x long-play hypnobirthing mp3s, an e-book, handouts and worksheets. The training is accessible on a secure online platform, via your computer or mobile device 24/7.

Other Options Are Available

Course Outline

Unit 1

Creating and 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

Choices, knowledge & tools for empowered birthing

  • 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

Preparing the mind & body for birth

  • 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
  • Vocalisation
  • 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!

Important Information

Enhanced Hypnobirthing only provides general information that may or may not apply to personal conditions or circumstances.  The content of this course should not be construed as constituting medical advice of any kind whatsoever, whether from a licensed medical professional or otherwise; nor is it a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, and treatment.

 

It is not a substitute for the relationship between a medical professional and her or his patient. Consult a qualified health care provider regarding any questions you have about medical conditions. No information found provided in this course should be relied or acted upon without first consulting a healthcare provider.  Please do not listen to recordings when operating a moving vehicle, operating machinery or when engaged in an activity that requires attention.