Melanie has combined her extensive knowledge and experience in therapeutic interventions for mind and body in pregnancy and birth to deliver a very comprehensive antenatal birth preparation which includes hypnobirthing.
1:1 Complete Birth Preparation
This comprehensive antenatal course is facilitated in one day, usually 10am – 4pm. It can also be offered over 2 or 3 sessions if this is preferable. The course is intense but fully immerses you in your birth and baby preparation. The course format gives you dedicated space and time in a very busy world to devote yourselves fully to the knowledge and experiences offered. It is also super convenient for working parents and no late nights required! Limited weekend availability.
The session will cover:
Physiological changes in the last 6 weeks of pregnancy
What to do to optimise conditions for labour
Positions the baby may adopt and how to encourage optimal foetal positioning
Stages of labour
How labour may start – What about induction?
Your baby’s journey - Active birth positions to help the baby’s descent
Coping with the sensations and pain of labour
The very important role of the birth partner
Birthing the placenta
Welcoming your baby
Newborn parents emotional and physical well-being in early parenthood
During this session you will develop a toolkit of Practical skills for labour and birth including:
Hypnobirthing for pregnancy relaxation, labour and birth
Conscious affirmations for birth
Complementary therapeutic comfort measures
Spinning babies techniques for various stages of pregnancy and possible challenges in labour
Considerations for your birth plan – and your postnatal plan
Decision making during labour and birth
Overview of homeopathy
Acupressure points and massage
Receive expert insights about common medical interventions, and when to use them
When medical assistance is offered – using your BRAIN.
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You will have all the information, skills and techniques you need to ensure that you and your birth partner feel calm, confident and assured.