Hypnobirthing Explained

Hypnobirthing easibirthing®

Hypnobirthing using the easibirthing® method is available in Kidderminster and the local area on a one-to-one basis with a qualified hypnotherapist.

Childbirth is a natural process that a woman's body is equipped for but for some it evokes feelings of fear and tension. Do you feel anxiety is stopping you from looking forward to your baby's birth?  Are you eager to experience a natural childbirth either at home or in hospital? Would you like to approach child birth feeling calm and confident?

easibirthing® at Breathe Holistic Therapy: designed for you.

Training is delivered over five sessions of one hour each which can also be booked as three longer sessions for your convenience. Five hours is recommended for the full course, but this is flexible to suit your time scale.  Both mum-to-be and her birth partner are encouraged to attend together although this is not essential.  easibirthing® is ideally commenced after around your 24th week of pregnancy. If, however, you pregnancy is more advanced this does not necessarily exclude you from starting hypnobirthing.  

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All sessions are available at the Kidderminster home treatment room with free parking available.

Please contact me for more information and to discuss you needs.  Call 07531 121199 or e-mail me

£55.00 - One hour training for individual or couple.

£100     - Two hours training.

Easibirthing® empowers you to manage your own unique individual birthing experience without fear.  Through easibirthing® you will learn advanced self hypnosis, relaxation, visualisation and breathing techniques to prepare you body and mind for birth. Hypnosis for childbirth teaches skills for pain management and boosts your trust in your body, enabling you to approach labour feeling calm, confident and in control.  easibirthing® training can change your expectation of birth so it helps rather than hinders the natural process of childbirth. The techniques also enhance the whole experience of pregnancy and can be carried through to the post natal period and parenthood.

Women who approach labour feeling calm and confident are better able to enter the "flow" of the natural process. They become absorbed in the activity of giving birth paying undivided attention to the messages from their body, their instinct to birth their baby.  

Hypnobirthing helps you to enter this birthing zone without being distracted by fear or negative expectations. Hypnosis harnesses the powerful mind-body connection;  a positive, relaxed state of mind sends signals to your body that labour is a natural process. Child birth is likely to be more comfortable and progress  well as the production of your body's natural painkillers and  labour hormones is enhanced.  There are many research studies that support the benefits of hypnosis for childbirth and highlight the importance of reducing anxiety and fear in childbirth.

easibirthing® can be used for all birthing situations; hospital or home and can also be beneficial for women who have a planned c-section. There are many hypnobirthing videos which demonstrate how unique and special each hypnobirth is. 

Why Choose easibirthing®?

easibirthing® is a UK based model which has been developed in conjunction with midwives. This foundation ensures easibirthing® compliments UK birthing practices.  As easibirthing® is a registered trademark you can be assured that practitioners are fully trained and accredited with only qualified hypnotherapists being accepted for training.  This enables easibirthing® to truly deliver a programme of hypnosis for childbirth that meets your own unique needs.  If, for example, you have specific anxieties related to child birth , perhaps from a previous traumatic event, then easibirthing® can include techniques in addition to the hypno birthing training.

 

Additional issues which can be addressed with in one-to-one appointments:

  • Turning breech babies
  • Tokophobia: childbirth phobias
  • Hyperemesis and pregnancy sickness
  • Needle or hospital phobia
  • Stress Management in ante-natal period
  • Mental preparation for parenthood
  • PTSD from previous birth experience
  • Postpartum anxiety
  • Postpartum insomnia, headache and breast discomfort

Hypno birthing is used in conjunction with antenatal education and midwifery care and is not a substitute.  If you have any medical concerns about your pregnancy or childbirth please do discuss these with your midwife or doctor.

For more information on the content of the hypnobirthing course please visit: easibirthing course

More information about hypnotherapy is available here: Hypnotherapy explained

At Breathe Holistic Therapy  pregnancy therapies are available to promote positive pregnancies and calm, confident child birth.