Antenatal classes: A guide to options
Hypnobirthing Australia Full program
The full program (12 hours)
Want to have a calm birth, a confident birth and a great support person? This is the program!! IDEAL TIME for the pregnant woman to participate in the course is between 25-32 weeks of pregnancy
Hypnobirthing Australia Intensive Program
An Intensive program option (6 hours) for clients who cannot attend the full program (option 1). This may be due to work, travel and timing reasons, but want to have a calm confident, supportive and positive birthing experience.
Hypnobirthing Australia Refresher program
A 3 hour program for those who have already completed the Hypnobirthing full or intensive program from a previous birthing experience. Ideal for those wanting to refresh the techniques and skills. The IDEAL TIME for the pregnant woman to participate in the course is between 25-32 weeks of pregnancy
Active labour & birth session
Ideal for those who are limited for time and cannot attend a workshop. Having a calm birth is possible. Preparation is the key. This session (3 hours) provides an overview of how labour and birth stages occur, the roles of hormones, the importance of preparing a calm conducive environment for the mother, practical skills for the support person, birth skills, birthing positions, medical pathways should that arise. Preparation builds self esteem and confidence which helps the mother and support person look forward to birthing.
Skype online course options
The hypnobirthing Australia program can be provided via skype session. Ideal for those that cannot make face to face, live outside of Melbourne or Australia. The sessions can be organised to suit you and your partner. For more details, contact me.
Struggling to get to a class? this is an excellent option. This is completely an online option. Training is available 24/7.
The session (2 hours) provides an overview of breastfeeding after birth, the primary and recommended food source for your baby for the first 6 months. However, statistically, in Australia only 15% of mums are still breastfeeding by 6 months. Breastfeeding can be challenging for many women. It can be challenging to comprehending what your care providers are telling you when you've just had a baby. This session provides an introduction to successfully breastfeeding.
Create your own
Ideal for those who are limited for time and cannot attend a workshop. Having a calm birth is possible. Preparation is the key. This session allows you to make time in the privacy of your own home to discuss topics about childbirth that is important to you. Please contact me.
All birthing classes run weekdays in the evenings and weekends.
Organise the workshop in your home with another couple, make it fun and get the sessions at a reduced price.
Sessions are held in Docklands Melbourne & Williamstown.
Session run every month
Please call to arrange private and Skype classes.
* Childbirth classes are great way to get prepared and gain confidence towards labour and birth.