Hypnobirthing Australia group course  - 22nd & 23rd October 2022 - SYDNEY

Hypnobirthing Australia group course - 22nd & 23rd October 2022 - SYDNEY

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The Sunlight Factory

7 Rosebery Place

Balmain, NSW 2041


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Prepare for a really POSITIVE birth for you and your baby with the Hypnobirthing Australia program.

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Taught by award-winning practitioner Kerry Sutcliffe, this course provides you with the KNOWLEDGE, TECHNIQUES, & SUPPORT you need to know to prepare for birth.

This comprehensive course is offered in Sydney's Inner West over a full weekend so you can immerse yourself in all things birthy and get excited about giving birth to your baby!

Includes 12 hours of course content, comprehensive parent folio of resources, MP3 downloads, birth rehearsal video, e-book and is for both mum and her birth partner.

You will also watch a minimum of 6 real-life birthing videos where hypnobirthing is being used by Hypnobirthing Australia parents – the footage is amazing, the births are beautiful, and it is compelling viewing – it really has to be seen to be believed!

Below is an outline of what we cover in the course:

Unit 1: Creating & maintaining a positive mindset

  • Introduction to the positive mindset of hypnobirthing
  • How our brain is wired to birth
  • The role of our caregivers
  • Mind/body connection
  • What is self-hypnosis and how will we use it for birthing?
  • Our hormones are our friends
  • My amazing uterus – understanding the physiology behind birthing
  • Fear-Tension-Pain Syndrome
  • Causes of Fear (including history) and how it affects our labour
  • Re-programming the Subconscious
  • The language for empowered birthing
  • The power of affirmations
  • Birthing environment

Unit 2: Our toolkit for birth

  • Self-hypnosis tracks
  • Birth music
  • Conditioning with scent
  • Hypnotic anchors and triggers
  • Releasing endorphins through massage and touch
  • Acupressure techniques for pregnancy, birth & breastfeeding
  • Visualisations for pregnancy, labour & birthing
  • The importance of facial relaxation
  • Relaxation Breathing – a skill for life
  • Surge Breathing – the best tool ever!
  • Techniques to help make your surges more comfortable
  • The ‘urge’ to push/bear down – Breathing/Bearing down

Unit 3: Preparation & choices for empowered birthing

  • Bonding with baby
  • Choices in maternity care
  • Birth Preferences – having open communication with your caregivers
  • Knowledge is power – researching common interventions and procedures
  • Questions to ask, to assist in making informed decisions
  • Birth partner as advocate
  • ‘Guess date’ – a normal range of pregnancy
  • Inductions – things you’re not always told
  • Achieving a natural start to labour
  • Maintaining a healthy diet
  • Preparing the body – staying active
  • Optimising baby’s position
  • Breech or Posterior – options & positions
  • Instant relaxation techniques
  • Self-hypnosis, meditation and deep relaxation techniques & scripts

Unit 4: Birth – bringing it all together

  • What to expect in the weeks and days leading up to birth
  • Signs that labour is starting
  • What to expect through labour (membranes releasing etc)
  • When to call the midwife/go to the hospital
  • Accidental home/car birth – what to do!
  • Birth partner’s role
  • Common procedures
  • Using water during labour and birth
  • Upright positioning, movement and birth positions
  • Special circumstances (including caesarean birth)
  • Fear release
  • Vocalisation
  • Cord clamping & placenta delivery
  • Undisturbed bonding & breastfeeding time – skin to skin
  • What to expect afterwards
  • Self-hypnosis – Rehearsal for Birth
  • A practice routine – preparation for birth

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