Hypnobirthing Classes with Lydia

Hypnobirthing Classes with Lydia

HypnoBirthing is an antenatal course taught in North West London. It prepares women for an easier, more comfortable, calmer birth.

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My name is Lydia and I’m a certified HypnoBirthing® practitioner and mum of 3. I gave birth to all of my children using HypnoBirthing® and feel incredibly positively and excited about birth. I experienced that birth can be elating and wonderful. I live with my husband and children in North West London.

I am really looking forward to working with you and your birthing companion. I can help you understand how birth works, from the physiology of pregnancy and birth to the intricate workings of the mind-body connection.I want to educate and help women think about birth in all of its’ natural wonder as something unique, perfectly designed and empowering. Birth is something which is to be experienced and embraced. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any further questions.- LydiaWhat is HypnoBirthing®?HypnoBirthing® is a well-thought out, tried, tested and proven philosophy and educational program. Through the teachings and practice of deep relaxation, self-hypnosis, special breathing techniques, visualizations and affirmations, it prepares a woman and her birthing companion for an easier, more comfortable birth as intended by nature.Women’s bodies and babies know how to birth, as they always instinctively have, and HypnoBirthing® helps return to each woman her birth right, which is her ability to call upon these natural instincts and, with the confidence, empowerment, knowledge and peace that HypnoBirthing instils, give birth in a stress-free and fearless way, regardless of whatever turn her birthing may take.

The cornerstone of the program is understanding how fear physiologically affects labor. In the course you will learn what physiologically happens within a mother’s body and the effect upon her birthing experience and baby when fear is present. HypnoBirthing® teaches you how to let go and release your birthing fears and apprehensions.

Through the HypnoBirthing® program, you should be able to let go of any negative birth narrative you are holding onto and refill your mind with positive, loving, happy thoughts and stories about birth. The program gives you the tools you need to be able to do this, including; an in-depth understanding of how your body operates during birth, elimination of counter-productive negative birthing language replacing it with birth-positive language and specially designed birthing affirmations and visualisations to listen to regularly and practice.

Above all, you and your birthing companion will walk away from the course with confidence, feeling that you are in control of your own thoughts and birthing experience.

What will you learn?

- How to reach a deep state of relaxation and implement self-hypnosis.
- The physiology of pregnancy and birth. How a woman’s body and birthing muscles are designed to give birth easily, comfortably and efficiently.
- Light touch massage techniques, which promote relaxation, comfort and pain-relief.
- An in-depth understanding of the fear-tension-pain syndrome. How fear hinders our body’s ability to birth easily and fluidly.
- Fear release techniques.
- Optimal pregnancy nourishment and self-care.
- 3 different breathing techniques for your birthing experience.
- A variety of optimal birthing positions for the different stages during your birthing experience.
- How to write your birth plan, express your birthing preferences to your care provider and have your birth companion step in as your advocate during birth.
- How to include your birthing companion as little or as much as is desired by either of you in your birthing experience.

Course Info

The full HypnoBirthing® The Mongan Method course is optimally taught as 5 classes, once a week for 5 consecutive weeks. Each class is 2.5 hours. I offer both group and private classes.

Group classes:

Group classes run from my home in Edgware either in the morning or in the evenings.

In order for you to get the most out of your HypnoBirthing® class I have a maximum of 5 couples per group class.

Private classes

Private classes are taught from my home, however depending on location, I can come to you.

For more information please e-mail on lydia@happyhypnobirth.com or call me on 07934598779.

 

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