Regardless of the exact plans you have for birthing your baby, you probably hope (or dream) of a calmer more comfortable birth, with little or no pain relief required.
HypnoBirthing® the Mongan Method is a comprehensive antenatal program which provides you and your partner with skills, understanding and techniques to tap into the age old idea that women’s bodies are designed to birth with minimal assistance.
Hugely beneficial for first time parents, HypnoBirthing® childbirth and antenatal classes are ideally attended between 20-34 weeks of pregnancy and birthing couples are encouraged to attend together.
The comprehensive five week HypnoBirthing®course (suitable for both new and experienced parents) will ensure you and your partner are fully prepared and educated on how to achieve a calmer birth, how to work together as a team, how to breathe and stay relaxed, and what to do if things don’t go to plan.
Most couples find over a HypnoBirthing course that they learn so much about natural birth and parenting that the tools and approaches gained become invaluable, not only for the birthing experience, but also throughout parenthood with a newborn and toddler.
reduces the need for drugs or pain relief in labour
reduces the rate of episiotomy, stitches and perineal tearing at birth
ensure mum is more calm and refreshed after birth, so she can connect and breastfeed her baby
increases birth satisfaction and in doing so, reduces the chances of post natal depression
The HypnoBirthing tried and true five week format will give you many things including:
being empowered and educated on how to achieve a gentle, calm birth for you and your baby
you will learn how your body is made to birth your baby, and how to work with it
you will learn techniques to prepare yourself for a calmer birth
you will learn how to relax for a less painful labour and birth
your partner will be given an active role during labour and birth
What does a course include?
Your HypnoBirthing preparation includes:
tuition in a group or privately
your class folder
“HypnoBirthing the Mongan Method” book
handouts for preparing your Birth Plan
the latest Australian relaxation for birth Mp3
healthy afternoon tea / refreshments
ongoing phone and email support
a post birth relaxation for breastfeeding
Options for HypnoBirthing preparation
There are two options for you to use HypnoBirthing for your babies birth.
1. Group classes over five weeks.
2. Private sessions; conducted at your home after hours for convenience
As an experienced birth educator + coach + therapist, I can’t currently offer group classes for HypnoBirthing in Brisbane.
However my wonderful colleagues can assist you with local Brisbane HypnoBirthing group classes. These usually cost $600-$660 per five week course.
If you wish to work with me, it is my pleasure to offer you private in-home sessions /private refreshers (for a second or third HypnoBirthing birth). Private sessions are naturally more expensive, but are ideal if you need a more flexible teaching approach or less structured teaching times than a group course.
Private HypnoBirthing sessions with me vary but are around $375 per 3 hour session conducted in your home. A full course usually involved 4 x sessions, but please do contact me for a personalised quote.
Anytime from 25 weeks onwards is a great time to begin your birth preparation journey.
Whichever preparation option you choose (private or group) HypnoBirthing is a wonderful way to welcome your baby’s into the world with calm and confidence. As long as your HypnoBirthing teacher is certified and suitably experienced then you are in good hands.
If you are interested in private sessions please get in touch with me via the enquiry form further down the page.
Yours in support of gentle birth + parenting from the heart for our beloved children.
Why do HypnoBirthing with me?
I am a fully certified HypnoBirthing® Practitioner Affiliated with the International HypnoBirthing® Institute, am a member on the Australian HypnoBirthing International Steering Committee, and have been teaching HypnoBirthing® classes since 2010.
Additionally I am trained Clinical Hypnotherapist + coach who specialises in teaching you the theory and techniques that you need in an experiential way. I work with you and your partner to ensure you both get benefit from the entire HypnoBirthing, family oriented approach to birth.
These days I teach mostly via private sessions, which are conducted from your home during the evening or on the weekend by prior arrangement.
These enable you to get flexible education, in a more timely manner if group classes are not convenient for you. You can obtain more details about what private sessions cover by providing your details in the form below, or call me for a chat on 0409 615325.
Coming back for a HypnoBirthing refresher session??
For couples who have already used HypnoBirthing® for a previous birth, I offer a single in-home session of 3-4 hours.
This session covers whatever you need which is typically :
- a recap of the breathing techniques
- re-practising the self-relaxation and partner techniques
- discussion about birth preferences and dads role
- ideal positions
- a fear release to prepare both parents for another great birth.
A refresher is ideally booked between 28-34 weeks of pregnancy and is fully tailored to your needs including 3.5 hours of private in-home tuition, updated class materials etc.
Private refreshers cost $325, and you can contact me to book yours via the contact form below.
Some HypnoBirthing birth stories
I'm just writing to say 'thank you' again for all of your guidance and support during my second pregnancy. Clover arrived on October 28th in a way that I can't even describe in words. (I've attached a photo for you!) The refresher HypnoBirthing session that we did was...read more
The HypnoBirthing International Program gets the thumbs up from Australian families as the BEST HypnoBirthing and premium childbirth program on offer. When choosing an antenatal class for the birth of your baby, you want to be sure that you are getting the very best...read more
As a HypnoBirthing practitioner since 2010, I have experienced and taught many different couples in many different birthing situations. What HypnoBirthing provides is a wonderful opportunity for nearly all birthing couples, so I thought it would be nice to explain my...read more
Birth of Dominic Hi Bree! I've birthed at 39+1! I went into labour at about 5am yesterday and birthed Dominic at 12:04pm today. Drug free! Things were very slow to begin with, the only intervention was having my waters broken but at that point I was very comfortable...read more
Hi Bree Just popping you a quick email to let you know we had a healthy Boy on the 13th October, and his birth was just as perfect as his sisters birth 🙂 Labour started at 1am and labored at home for 3 hrs. We then headed to the hospital, went straight to the...read more
Just wanted to let you know John and I had our baby girl Okeroa on Friday, she weighed 7.1 pounds. I also wanted to thank you for the HypnoBirthing classes. It all came down to the breathing techniques that got me through the labour. I arrived at the hospital at 11pm...read more