HypnoBirthing - Childbirth Education Classes

Witnessing the incredible power of women giving birth as a Doula has been truly remarkable. Each family I have supported has their own unique birth story. Reflecting on these experiences, I have realized that education is the key to offering better support to future moms-to-be. By gaining a deeper understanding of the natural processes the body undergoes during labor and learning how to assist rather than resist them, moms can make a significant difference in their birth experience.

In my journey of learning and growth, I eagerly enrolled in Childbirth International’s childbirth education instructor course, driven by my passion to empower and support expecting parents on their journey to parenthood.

In my journey of learning and growth, I wholeheartedly embraced the opportunity to enroll in Childbirth International’s childbirth education instructor course. Fueled by a burning passion to empower and uplift expecting parents on their transformative journey to parenthood, I eagerly embarked on this transformative journey. However, while the course offered a comprehensive curriculum, replete with challenging tests, extensive reading materials, and enlightening seminars, its approach did not completely resonate with me It felt too medical-focused, solely preparing for potential complications, hospital policies, and procedures, rather than embracing the beautiful experience of childbirth, embracing the natural process, and exploring pain management alternatives.

Then, during the challenging times of Covid, I came across a childbirth education instructor course called HypnoBirthing International, The Mongan Method. This course, I realized, was the missing link I had been searching for. It emphasizes the power of mindset in birth, educating individuals on how their body’s hormonal symptoms work in harmony, how the body is the action component of the mind, and how our thoughts and actions play a crucial role. Through breathing techniques and relaxation practices, HypnoBirthing allows you to embrace your birthing body, working with your muscles instead of resisting them.

Join me on a journey of empowerment and education, where together we can change the way you approach childbirth. Let’s create a positive, informed, and joyful birth experience for you and your baby.

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    As a Doula, my role is to provide physical and emotional support, as well as evidence-based information to help you make informed decisions. I am here to hold that sacred space for you and bring in tools to ensure a gentle and empowering birth experience for you and your baby. However, as a Childbirth Educator, I take it a step further. I am here to teach you the physiological process of pregnancy and childbirth, empowering you with the knowledge you need to navigate this transformative experience.

    Discover the Power of HypnoBirthing®: A Path to Peaceful and Beautiful Birth

    Experience the transformative technique and philosophy of HypnoBirthing®, designed to guide and empower women to birth in a peaceful and extraordinarily beautiful manner This proven program prioritizes both the mental and physical well-being of the mother, her birth partner, and the newborn, regardless of the birth setting – be it the tranquility of home, a hospital, or a birth center.

    Through a comprehensive educational process, HypnoBirthing® equips you with specialized breathing techniques, relaxation methods, visualization exercises, meditative practices, nutritional guidance, and positive body toning. Most importantly, it cultivates a culture of respect and harmony between the birthing family and the healthcare provider, whether in a traditional healthcare system or an alternative setting.

    With countless options available for your birthing journey, I understand the importance of making informed decisions. From selecting the right care provider to choosing the perfect birth environment, every choice matters. And when it comes to childbirth education, HypnoBirthing® stands as the premier program that will truly prepare you for the magical moment of welcoming your baby into the world.

    Release the Fear: Experience Calm and Gentle Birth with HypnoBirthing®

    Women everywhere have been bombarded with horror stories about childbirth; with tales of traumatic birth experiences. From family members to care-providers and even strangers, everyone seems to revel in sharing horror stories about labor. This constant onslaught has instilled in women a deep fear of childbirth, believing it to be agonizingly painful. This fear, in turn, causes their bodies to tense up, hindering the natural birthing process. Unfortunately, the outcome often aligns with a moms-to-Be’s worst nightmares – lengthy, painful deliveries or unnecessary interventions. instilling a deep fear within them. But it’s time to break free from this mindset. HypnoBirthing® offers a revolutionary approach to birthing that empowers women to give birth confidently and peacefully, regardless of the setting.

    In a world where birth has become medicalized, this natural and gentle method of birthing may seem out of reach for many. But it’s not. Through a simple program of self-hypnosis and education, women learn to discard fear-based stories and myths, reclaiming birth as a normal process.

    Enter HypnoBirthing®, a simple program that combines self-hypnosis and education. It empowers healthy, low-risk women, as well as those with special circumstances requiring medical assistance, to reject fear-based stories, misinformation, and birthing myths. Instead, they embrace birth as a natural occurrence.

    They learn to trust that their bodies possess the innate wisdom to bring their babies into the world in the serene and gentle manner that nature intended. HypnoBirthing® can guide you towards a calm and gentle birth. Trust in your body’s innate ability to bring your baby into the world the way nature intended.

    Attention Dads and partners: You play a crucial role in the amazing journey of pregnancy and childbirth. Welcoming a new life into the world is a beautiful and transformative experience, but it’s okay to feel unsure and unprepared at times. Rest assured, you are an important part of this journey and your support is invaluable. Your passion and support are vital in helping your partner bring your baby into the world confidently and peacefully. With HypnoBirthing, we provide you with a powerful set of tools to actively participate and support your partner through pregnancy, birth, and parenthood. Together, we will navigate this incredible adventure with love and confidence.

    It’s time to liberate yourself from fear and embrace the transformative power of HypnoBirthing®. Experience a birth that is empowering, calm, and joyful.

    WHERE DOES HYPNOBIRTHING ORIGINATE?

    HypnoBirthing® – The Mongan Method is the work of Marie F. Mongan, Founder and Creator of the HypnoBirthing® Institute. However, this program is based on philosophies and publications from past pioneers in natural birthing, Dr. Gregory White & Dr. Gantly Dick-Read.

    Marie developed the HypnoBirthing Childbirth Education program over 3 decades ago when she saw a need in the birthing industry to return back to an intuitive and calm birth. HypnoBirthing was created to allow a mother’s body to birth the way it was intended, without interruptions and interference.

    The program is based on the idea that healthy women experiencing healthy pregnancies without complications can birth without pain or peril, and should be respected in their decision to birth naturally.

    Today, HypnoBirthing is recognized as the Gold Standard of Childbirth Education throughout the world, with classes taught in over 46 countries. 

    HypnoBirthing Educators are required to follow the HypnoBirthing® Institute code of ethics in order to maintain their Gold Seal. This Gold Seal assures families that the information they receive is the most relevant, evidence-based, up-to-date, and follows the HypnoBirthing curriculum guidelines.”

    Prepare to be empowered and inspired as you embark on a journey of learning in our Birth Class! Discover what awaits you in this transformative experience.

    What You Will Learn In Childbirth Class

    WEEK #1: THE HYPNOBIRTHING ADVANTAGE
    • INTRODUCTION TO THE HYPNOBIRTHING® PHILOSOPHY
    • HOW YOUR THOUGHTS AND BELIEFS AFFECT LABOR AND BIRTH
    • HOW YOU CAN HAVE A SAFER MORE COMFORTABLE BIRTH
    • YOUR BODY’S PERFECT DESIGN FOR BIRTH
    • PROMOTING THE NATURAL BIRTH HORMONES
    • THE 5 TOOLS FOR A COMFORTABLE AND EFFECTIVE LABOR
    • CALM BREATHING
    • SURGE BREATHING FOR THE FIRST STAGE OF LABOR
    WEEK #2: FALLING IN LOVE WITH YOUR BABY
    • BONDING WITH BABY IN THE WOMB
    • RAPID AND INSTANT SELF-RELAXATION AND DEEPENING
    • HYPNOTIC RELAXATION AND VISUALIZATION
    • THE AMAZING FEMALE PELVIS
    • EXERCISES FOR PREGNANCY AND BIRTHS
    • PELVIC FLOOR EXERCISE
    WEEK #3: THE CHOICES THAT MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE
    • SELECTING YOUR BIRTH TEAM
    • SHOULD YOU HIRE A DOULA?
    • LIGHT TOUCH LABOR MASSAGE
    • NUTRITION FOR A HEALTHY PREGNANCY
    • BIRTH BREATHING VS PUSHING
    WEEK #4: PREPARING MIND & BODY AS THE BIRTH TIME APPROACHES
    • ACHIEVING A PEACEFUL BIRTHING
    • RELEASING NEGATIVE EMOTIONS AND FEARS
    • HELPING YOUR BABY MOVE INTO THE IDEAL POSITION
    • BIRTH COMPANION DEEPENING EXERCISES
    • PERINEAL MASSAGE
    • SYMPTOMS WHICH ARE NOT TO BE IGNORED
    • AS YOUR BIRTH TIME APPROACHES
    • ONSET OF LABOR – THINNING AND OPENING PHA
    • BIRTH STAGES EXPLAINED SIMPLY
    • NATURAL WAYS TO STIMULATE LABOR
    • BIRTH IMAGERY
    WEEK #5: BIRTH REHEARSAL
    • PRACTICE LABOR AND SIGNS OF EARLY LABOR
    • WHEN TO GO TO THE HOSPITAL/BIRTHING CENTER
    • WORKING WELL WITH THE BIRTH FACILITY STAFF
    • COMMON HOSPITAL PROCEDURES
    • BIRTH COMPANION GUIDE TO ASSISTING LABORING MOM
    • FOLLOWING YOUR NATURAL BIRTHING INSTINCTS
    • EASING BACK LABOR
    • POSITIONS FOR DESCENT AND BIRTHING
    • BREATHING BABY DOWN TO BIRTH
    • BIRTHING THE PLACENTA
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    When you enroll in the HypnoBirthing Childbirth Education Series, here's what you'll receive:

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    HypnoBirthing Group In-Person Series

    $ 450 /5 sessions

    Mondays | February 12th 2024 - March 11th 2024

    | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Lehigh Valley Area-HypnoBirthing Group In-Person Series

    $ 450 /5 sessions

    Saturdays | February 24th 2024 - March 23rd 2024 | 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

    HypnoBirthing Group In-Person Series

    $ 450 /5 sessions

    Saturdays | April 6th  2024 - May  4th 2024

    | 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

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