The "Wise Hippo Birthing Programme," is a complete antenatal course, which will give you all the tools and knowledge you need to take control of your birth. Using education, hypnotherapy techniques and deep relaxation, you will learn how to birth comfortably and calmly. This in turn, will significantly reduce the need for intervention and pain relieving drugs.

4 simple sessions...


The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme is a complete 10 hour programme that runs as 4 x 2.5 hour classes. A workbook and 7 x MP3's are provided to our expectant clients, to support their practice at home. 

Class One
  • Defining Hypnosis

  • Acknowledging Pain

  • The Physiology of Birth and the Impact of FearMind / Body connection

  • The Impact of Others

  • Taking charge of your thoughts

Class Two
  • Relaxation – the antidote to discomfort

  • Self-Hypnosis and Eyes Open Hypnosis

  • Time Distortion

  • Anchoring

  • Birth Partners Script

Class Three
  • Prenatal bonding

  • Alternative options for promoting comfort

  • Medical intervention

  • Natural nudges of encouragement for your baby

  • Benefits of a natural birth

  • Writing your birth plan and making your birth choices

  • Physical preparations for birthThe mirror mantra

  • Fear release session

Class Four
  • Soothing strokes and the power of positive touch

  • Positions for birth

  • Humming your baby down – birthing your baby

  • Birth partner’s role

  • Using the techniques during labour

  • Sea of Serenity – Birth Hypnosis session


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