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KGHypnobirthing

 
Reading Books

Course Content

Session 1 - The Logic of KGH:

  • Introduction to hypnotherapy

  • Introduction to hypnobirthing

  • Worries & what you want to achieve

  • The power of the mind & language

  • Sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems

  • Other Mammals & instinct

  • Physiology of birth

  • Practical exercise

  • Relaxation 

Session 2 – Techniques:

  • Breathing & visualisations

  • Relaxations & practical exercise

  • Physical Aspects of Pregnancy

  • The most usual position for birth

  • Back to Back babies

  • Breech Babies

  • Caesarean birth

  • Seeding the microbiome

  • Pelvic Floor Exercises

  • Perineal Massage

  • Preventing Tearing

  • Positions for Birth

  • Statements for an Empowered Birth (affirmations)

  • Books and AIMS

  • Robyn’s Birth

Session 3 – Before Birth:​​

  • Due Dates

  • Stress

  • NICE Guidelines on Induction of Labour

  • ‘Natural’ Induction

  • Am I “Allowed”?

  • B.R.A.I.N.S

  • Empowering Questions

  • Midwives and Obstetricians

  • Hospital protocols

  • Taking responsibility for birth

  • Onset of Labour

  • Fear release: Confidence and Power

Session 4 – Your Birth

  • Where to give birth: home / birth centre / consultant unit

  • Rates of intervention in different settings

  • Comfort Measures

  • Note to midwife

  • Birth Partners

  • Early Labour

  • Established Labour

  • Extra things to help you relax

  • Breathing and Visualisations

  • Developing Life Relaxation

  • MP3s and CDs

  • Birth Proposal

  • Information and Practice

  • Birth Report – Diana’s Birth

  • Birth story - Nancy & Sid

  • Story for Childbirth - The River Script

  • Conclusion

 

“We are born of love; Love is our mother”

Rumi

 
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