One to One Hypnobirthing Courses

Private Hypnobirthing Courses In York & Harrogate - At A time to suit you

Hypnobirthing is a complete form of birth preparation and antenatal education. It teaches you real effective tools and techniques that will help you have a confident, positive and calm birth. It also gives you confidence in your choices and options, provides evidence based information, and shows you how you and your partner together can be such an effective team in pregnancy, labour, birth and in parenthood. It’s an amazing course, and you can find out more about what hypnobirthing is here (and isn’t - no ‘look into my eyes’ or swinging pocket watches!!)

In my hypnobirthing classes you will learn all you need to prepare you for a positive birth, including all of this:

  • Hypnobirthing breathing & relaxation techniques for calm pregnancy, birth and beyond.

  • How fear can increase pain and slow down birth, and how it is 'contagious'.

  • To identify and release fear and build calmness using self hypnosis techniques. 

  • Massage and acupressure techniques to boost your body's endorphins and oxytocin.

  • The whole science and biology of labour and birth - so you REALLY understand your body and how your mind can hugely influence this.

  • Deep relaxation techniques, including the use of visualisationpositive affirmations and yoga nidra.

  • Using Mindfulness to help you both in pregnancy, labour and into parenthood.

  • How to cope with the unexpected, and keep calm in all situations.

  • How to best navigate the NHS system and their protocols and guidelines.

  • How your partner can become your ultimate birth support, and give the the encouragement and support you need no matter what happens on the day.

My For Modern Mothers Hypnobirthing course can be done to suit your own schedule and can take place in your own home (this can be particularly beneficial as you will associate the relaxation techniques you learn with the place you will hopefully spend the most part of your labour) or possibly at mine if you're in the middle of the inevitable renovation/moving dramas that can so often accompany pregnancy! 

Private Course Investment

The one to one private hypnobirthing course costs £395, and this includes a space for both you and your birth partner. It INCLUDES:

  • 10 hours of face to face time learning with me.

  • your own copy of the hypnobirthing book (RRP £12.99)

  • three KG hypnobirthing MP3 guided relaxations.

Brilliant Extras Included:

I want to make my courses as effective and useful as possible. So as well as the 10 hours of face to face contact with me, the book and MP3's, you get ALL these brilliant extras INCLUDED in the price of the course, that you don't get with other hypnobirthing courses (worth £120 in themselves!):

  • My special 'For Modern Mothers' pregnancy workbook and journal that I've designed to accompany our sessions and help focus your energies (worth £12)

  • My 'For Modern Mothers' Active Birth Guide (worth £5)

  • My 'For Modern Mothers' Yoga For Pregnancy Guide (worth £5)

  • A set of my 'For Modern Mother' positive affirmation cards (worth £14)

  • An amazing deep yoga relaxation for pregnancy MP3 (worth £7)

  • A special relaxation and unique recording MP3 for Birth Partners (worth £7)

  • A lovely yoga meditation MP3 for mum for the post natal period (worth £7)

  • A specific fear release guided relaxation MP3 for a more confident pregnancy (worth £7)

  • My 'For Modern Mothers' Aromatherapy For Childbirth Guide, online mini video course + two aromatherapy roll-ons for pregnancy and labour (worth £19)

  • A special discount on my Pregnancy Yoga weekly classes (worth up to £1o)

  • FREE hire of a TENs machine for labour (worth £25)*

  • Learn techniques on how to align and position your baby and your pelvis to encourage a quicker, easier and more comfortable birth.

  • My support after the course until the birth of your baby by email/Facebook/phone/Skype.

  • A dedicated 'closed' Facebook group of other Hypnobirthing parents to be, to keep in touch and support each other (priceless!)

  • A brilliant reading list of recommended resources, links and other helpful resources for pregnancy and the postnatal period.

  • I can also provide additional hypnobirthing recordings for you if you have specific requirements. You'll never be short of reading material and useful information!

The course can be tailored in time and duration to suit your individual needs, and fit in at a time to suit you. This can be done in the comfort of your own home at a time to suit you both. Great for busy people to fit in with schedules, or people who want to focus on specific areas, fears or concerns.

Travel to your home or place of work may be at an additional cost, depending on location.

*subject to availability

Payment Plans

I understand that having a baby can be costly! If you need to pay in two installments (or more) then that’s no problem. Just get in touch and we can work out a plan that works for you.

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Bespoke ‘essentials’ Hypnobirthing courses.

Perhaps you have already completed a local NCT or Antenatal class, and you, or a group of you, have realised you could do with some actual practical tools to support your through labour? Or you don’t really understand how your mind is the absolute key to labour and birth and how to access this effectively. I am available to run short individual or group sessions from your home to cover anything you feel is missing. Please contact me for details and to discuss how I could help you with something bespoke for you. These are charged at the rate of £45 an hour, per couple.

This includes everything from the full course (all the MP3’s, the three guides etc), with the exception of the following - the Hypnobirthing book, the workbook & journal, the positive affirmation cards. These can be purchased separately from me, or you can loan the book from me free of charge.

Whatever your need may be, please get in touch and I will see how I can help!

Skype based Hypnobirthing Courses

If you are a little further afield, but still want to benefit from my course I am delighted to offer my hypnobirthing course via Skype from the comfort of your own home - wherever you are in the world. Contact me for more details of this option.


When to attend hypnobirthing classes?

You can come along anytime from 20 weeks - it's never too early to start (so earlier if you would like it is actually fine). It's recommended that you are not over 36 weeks on the last day of the course (but I HAVE taught couples over this number of weeks, who have benefited hugely, so email me for a chat if you have reached this stage and still would like to come).#

You also get my ongoing support right through your pregnancy, so any questions that come up after the course we can email, chat or Skype so you feel fully supported and that you really have got all the techniques sorted. So you can relax into your pregnancy, and really feel ready for labour and birth.

Other Hypnobirthing options

I offer my For Modern Mother Hypnobirthing Courses in lots of different options, so you can find the right one that works for you and your partner.

My Hypnobirthing classes are available in 4 formats:

For more information & Booking:

If you would like to get in touch to discuss the different options available, or check which course may suit you, then please do get in touch with Susan.