Calm Confident Birth Fife

Removing Fear, Empowering Women in Birth and Beyond…

Calm Confident Birth Fife

Calm Confident Birth Fife

Removing Fear, Empowering Women in Birth and Beyond…

HypnoBirthing – the Mongan Method…

HypnoBirthing – the Mongan Method

Mum Dad and Baby

UPDATE: All classes and services are currently being offered online due to restrictions of Covid-19 

Five 2.5 hour classes
Teaching mothers and birth companions techniques for safe and satisfying birthing through guided imagery, visualisation, and special breathing. Classes are suitable to commence from 14 weeks although many commence around 24-34 weeks.

YOU WILL LEARN:

  •  Everything you need to know to achieve safer, easier and more comfortable birth
  •  To explode the myth that pain is a necessary accompaniment to labour
  •  What’s wrong with labour as it exists with most other childbirth methods
  •  Techniques of deep relaxation to help you eliminate the Fear-Tension-Pain Syndrome
  •  How your body is naturally designed to conceive, nurture and birth your baby with ease and comfort
  •  To create your body’s own natural relaxant, the only safe labour enhancement
  •  Natural ways to bring your body into labour without artificial chemical induction
  •  How you and your birthing companion can create a birthing environment that is calm, serene and joyful, rather than tense and stressful
  •  Gentle birthing techniques that allow you to breathe your baby into the world without the violence of hard physical pushing
  •  To use your natural birthing instincts to birth your baby in a way that most mirrors the way that nature intended

“My dream is that every woman, everywhere, will know the joy of a safe, satisfying birth for both her baby and herself—one she’ll not need to forget.”Marie F. Mongan, 1999

Details on What You Will Learn in HypnoBirthing™ UK Classes:

Unit 1: Building A Positive Expectancy

• Introduction to the remarkable HypnoBirthing™ philosophy
• The History of Women and Birthing
• Why and how you can 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

Unit 2: Falling in Love with Your Baby/Preparing Mind & Body

• The remarkable mind of your newborn baby—Prenatal bonding techniques
• Rapid and instant 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 with massage and toning

Unit 3: Getting Ready to Welcome your Baby

• Preparing Birth Preference Sheets
• Preparing the Body for Birthing
• Light Touch Labour Massage
• Your body working for and with you
• Avoiding artificial induction and achieving a natural start to labor
• Releasing negative emotions, fears and limiting thoughts.

Unit 4: An overview of Birthing – A Labour of Love

• 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 labour moves along – passing time through labor
• Hallmarks of labour
• If labour rests or slows – Companion’s  prompts and activities
• As labour advances – birthing with your baby
• Protecting the natural birthing experience
• Birth rehearsal imagery

Unit 5: Birth – Breathing Love – Bringing Life

• Moving into birthing
• Positions for descent and birthing
• Breathing baby down to birth
• Baby moves to the breast
• Family bonding with your baby