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Reading Antenatal & Hypnobirthing Course

All group, private and online courses are a full Antenatal and Hypnobirthing education based at The Little Play Lounge in Padworth, West Berkshire

Each full 10 hour course includes a free £80 full body massage from The Thames Lido in Central Reading

Hypnobirthing and antenatal group course in Reading

Group  face to face Course

~ Intimate groups of 4 -5 families held in the Beautiful grounds at The Little Play Lounge in Padworth, West Berkshire

~ 10 hours of face to face class time split into 4 consecutive weekday evenings. 2.5 hrs each session

~ Interactive, workshop style for a more immersive learning experience

~ Up to 2 birth partners included in booking

~ Takeaway activities specifically for Birth Partners

~ Plenty of opportunity to build connections with local parents

~ personalised guidance and support tailored to your specific needs and concerns.

£275 per couple

Private 1:1 Course

~ Held in your own home for total relaxation and convinvence

~ Scheduling to fit around your needs, Daytime, evening and weekends available on discussion

~ Can be delivered in between 5 - 10 hours depending on your needs

~ Fully tailored to your learning style, experience level, and birthing goals

~ Option to include as many birthing partners as desired for comprehensive support

~  Enjoy privacy and discretion while discussing personal topics and concerns,

~ Cover within 30 miles of Reading. Including: Newbury, Thatcham, slough, Windsor, Henley, Pangbourne and all surrounding villages

Private 1:1 Hypnobirthing class held in your home in Berkshire

£187.50 - £375 depending on needs

Online Hypnobirthing Class

Online group course

~ Held via zoom in small groups of 4 to allow plenty of discussion time

~ All resources, including printed booklet sent to you ahead of time (no need for home printing)

~ Sessions recorded if Birth partner cannot attend

~ Real time feedback unlike pre recorded classes for better learning experience

~ Full 10 hour Antenatal and Hypnobirthing topics covered

£175 per couple

Essentials Hypnobirthing workshop

~ Intimate groups of 4-5 held in the beautiful grounds at The little Play lounge, Padworth, West Berkshire

~ Held in 1 weekend morning

~ Focuses on essential hypnobirthing techniques and principles, providing comprehensive yet streamlined learning 

~ Start implementing hypnobirthing techniques and practices immediately for enhanced retention

~ Great for first introduction or Hypnobirthing refresher 

Group face to face hypnobirthing class in Reading, Berkshire

£69 - £89 per couple

new mum meet up in reading

Mum to be coffee mornings

COMING SOON

~ Held on Saturday mornings at The Little Play Lounge and Harrys Coffee shop in Burghfield

~ Chance to meet other expecting mums to be in your local area

~ Chance to discuss birth preparation and pregnancy with Qualified Hypnobirthing coach

~ Opportunity to learn some simple techniques to help you have a more positive birth experience

What is covered in a n Antenatal & hypnobirthing course?

Trust me its not all breathing and I promise I won't make you cluck like a chicken. There are too many Myths about Hypnobirthing to mention so below I break down what I actually cover in my full 10 hour programme

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The Physiological Bit

To understand birth, we first need to understand how your body actual works in birth. We learn how your uterus works, what hormones promote or slow down labour and how to recognise stages of labour plus how to handle them

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The Psychological bit

This is where we spend most time. The mind is the most powerful tool we own and has the biggest impact on how birth progresses and how we feel about birth. We delve deep into the mind and body connection, exploring the Fear, Tension pain cycle and dig deep into how your mind control the hormones that are released. This helps you understand what you can do to direct birth

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The Practical bit

I work in an interactive workshop style, so expect to get involved. I believe that by building a healthy toolkit you can prepare for any type of birth. We look closely at the vital role of the birthing partner, key positions and use several scientifically backed frameworks to build on your knowledge and empowerment. We also focus on how to make informed decisions and navigate the NHS

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The Relaxing bit

Do you truly know how to relax? Like really relax? Learning how to slow your heart rate, quieten your neocortex and release tension takes practise. Here we learn the evidence behind the techniques and the practise key breathing, massage and visualisation techniques. 

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The Medical bit

Understanding all of your options for intervention, both pharmaceutical or not is an important way to prepare for your birth, you certainly don't want to make a decision on whether or not to have an intervention on the day of your birth without knowing the pros and the cons. Here we discuss in detail your options and help you make decision. 

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The free bit

When you join our tribe, you will gain access to a host of guided visualisation MP3s, join our private Facebook group and be given a number of guides and frameworks to help in your preparation. I am also on hand all the way through until the end of your 4th Trimester (that's 3 months after your baby is born)

Upcoming Hypnobirthing and Antenatal courses in Reading

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