Hypnobirthing Australia, Positive Birth Program Course Information

The Hypnobirthing Australia, Positive Birth Program is a unique and informative birth education course that aims to reduce any fear you have related to your birth and provide you and your birth partner with the knowledge and confidence to make informed decisions about your pregnancy, labour and birth.

Do you want to ...

Approach your birth feeling calm & confident?

Release any fears & doubts you may have relating to your pregnancy & birth?

Learn what a normal, physiological birth can look like?

Gain tools and techniques to help you manage the sensations of labour?

Have your birth partner play an active role in your birth and feel confident in your birth space?

Then this is the birth education course for you!


Topics covered in the positive birth program;

Unit 1: Creating & Maintaining a positive mindset:

  • Positive mindset of Hypnobirthing
  • How our brain is wired to birth
  • The role of our care givers
  • Mind/body connection
  • What is self-hypnosis and how do we use it for birthing
  • Our hormones are our friends
  • My amazing uterus- understanding the physiology behind birth
  • Fear-tension-pain syndrome
  • Causes of fear (history) and how it affects labour
  • Re-programming the subconscious
  • Our support team
  • Language for an empowering birth
  • The power of affirmations
  • The 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
  • Surge breathing
  • Techniques to help with labour sensations
  • The 'urge' to push/bear down, breathing/bearing down
  • Instant relaxation techniques

Unit 3: Preparation & choices for an empowered birth

  • Bonding with baby
  • Birth preferences- having open communication with your care providers
  • Knowledge is power- researching common interventions and procedures
  • How to make informed choices
  • Birth partner as an advocate
  • Guess date- normal range of pregnancy
  • Inductions - things your not always told
  • Achieving a natural start to labour
  • Maintaining a healthy diet
  • Preparing your body & staying active
  • Optimising baby's position
  • Breech or posterior options & positions
  • Instant relaxation techniques
  • Self-hypnosis, meditation & deep relaxation techniques and scripts

Unit 4: Bringing it all together

  • What to expect in the weeks & days leading up to birth
  • Signs that labour is starting
  • What to expect during labour
  • When to call the midwife/goto the hospital
  • Accidental home/car birth & what to do
  • Birth partner's role
  • Common procedures
  • Using water during labour & birth
  • Upright positioning, movement & birth positions
  • Special circumstances including caesarean birth
  • Fear release
  • Vocalisation
  • Cord clamping & birth of the placenta
  • Undisturbed bonding & breastfeeding
  • Skin to skin
  • What to expect postpartum


    I am so excited to help support and guide you towards your positive birth experience!

    A positive birth experience looks different for everyone, Hypnobirthing Australia will give you the strategies and skills you need to achieve that positive birth

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