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    A complete course for mind-body birth preparation.

    LEARN TO WORK WITH YOUR BODY FOR A CALMER BIRTH

     

    This approach combines deep relaxation techniques with antenatal basics, including massage and movement for labour, offering you a broad range of accessible tools to access during different stages of labour.

     

    • REDUCE YOUR WORRIES AROUND BIRTH

    • GAIN CONFIDENCE IN YOUR OPTIONS AND CHOICES

    • WORK WITH YOUR PARTER AND BEGIN PREPARING TOGETHER.

  • "Thank you so much for the birth workshop, it came in so handy during labour! The counter pressure on hips and a few other moves were just a life saver at the time. It really gave my husband confidence to support me in the moment."

  • Why hypnobirthing?

    Hypnobirthing is a childbirth preparation method that uses self-hypnosis, deep relaxation, and breathing techniques to manage pain and fear during labour and delivery.

     

    The idea is that by managing levels of stress hormones, you can give yourself the best chance of allowing the body's in-built system to set you up for a good birth. Techniques are simple and adaptable to different people and different birth situations, you don't need to have any particular skills, knowledge or experience already.

     

    I'm Emilie, a doula, antenatal and yoga teacher with over 15 years experience of working with birthing families.

    Through this course, we'll explore how the mind and body work together in ways that help you understand what's happening when and why. You'll get practical experience of a range of tools that can be used at different satges of labour, plus access to a bank of resources that you can use to explore and deepen your learning at home.

  • "Hypnosis-based interventions improved women's emotional experiences and outlook towards birth, with less anxiety, increased satisfaction, fewer birth interventions, more postnatal well-being and better childbirth experience overall."

     

    - Hypnosis-based interventions during pregnancy and childbirth and their impact on women's childbirth experience:

    A systematic review (Castaros & Wendland)

  • What's included?

    LEARNING

    This course includes over 12 hours of learning:

    • mindfulness

    • hypnobirthing

    • massage

    • active birth

    • antenatal education

    RESOURCES

    • 30 minute 1-2-1 with Emilie

    • Access to themed info packs

    ACCESS

    An online bank of videos covering:

    • movement in pregnancy

    • hypnobirthing

    • birth anatomy

    PLUS

    + audio for mindfulness + hypnobirthing files

     

    COMMUNITY

    access to our WhatsApp group

    • monthly meetups

    DISCOUNTS

    Client discounts on massage and movement sessions with Emilie.

  • ‘Being fully present from one moment to the next during labour requires courage, concentration and the love and support of the people around you.’

    Jon Kabat-Zinn

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    This course is perfect for you if you have worries

    about giving birth and would like a practical approach you can start now.

     

    ANSWERING YOUR QUESTIONS...

  • "You can't stop the waves,

    but you can learn how to surf."

    Jon Kabat-Zinn

  • Summer 2024

    in-person in Frome (Somerset, BA11)

    SUNDAY 30th JUNE + SUNDAY 14th JULY

    10am - 4pm

     

    early booking - save 30% use the code 'JUNEARLY'
    (limited availablity - code won't work when early booking places are full)
     

    NEW: You can now use Klarna when booking to pay in installments, just select the option when you pay.

     

    NB If there aren't sufficient bookings for a group course to run you'll be transferred to a private course.

  • Autumn 2024

    in-person in Frome (Somerset, BA11)

    SATURDAY 7th SEPTEMBER

    + SATURDAY 21st SEPTEMBER

    10am - 4pm

     

    early booking - save 30% use the code 'SEPTEARLY'
    (limited availablity - code won't work when early booking places are full)

     

    NEW: You can now use Klarna when booking to pay in installments, just select the option when you pay.

     

    NB If there aren't sufficient bookings for a group course to run you'll be transferred to a private course.

    NEXT COURSES:

     

    EARLY AUTUMN • SEPTEMBER 8th & SEPTEMBER 15th - all in person in Frome.

    AUTUMN • SUNDAY 20th OCTOBER (in Frome) • 27th OCT / 3rd NOV / 10th NOV (online)

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    Private courses available

    Prefer a bespoke course?

    If you need something to work around your availability, access or timings - this could be a good option for you. Packages can be tailored to include massage, yoga, biomechanics or embodied coaching options.