Natural Childbirth Classes in Perth
Congratulations on your pregnancy! Would you like to know how to feel less anxious about your birth and instead feel informed, confident and empowered?
HypnoBirthing® is a comprehensive childbirth education program. It teaches mums and dads-to-be about the birth process with an emphasis on relaxation, easy and effective self-hypnosis and breathing techniques. The course also covers aspects such as role of the birth companion, bonding with your baby before and after birth, creating a great relationship with your caregiver and creating the right birth environment.
Benefits of HypnoBirthing®
Reduction or elimination of pain during childbirth
Shortens labour by several hours
Higher percentage of natural births with less likelihood of medical interventions
Reduces the risk of damage to the pelvic floor and tearing of the perineum
Increases bonding between mum, dad and baby
Reduction in postnatal depression and faster postnatal recovery
Creates an integral role for the dad or birth partner
Babies tend to be more alert and content
HypnoBirthing® can be used no matter what type of birth you have – home births, water births, hospital births. It’s your choice what kind of birth you have – HypnoBirthing® helps them all. What you’ll learn through HypnoBirthing® is how you can confidently approach a safe, easier and more comfortable natural birth.
HypnoBirthing® classes are taught over several sessions (usually once a week) and are offered as group or private classes. Hope & Honey also offers a one-off, 2.5 hour antenatal class which touches on the principles of HypnoBirthing®.
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The class fee includes 12 hours of tuition, a comprehensive workbook, the official Mongan method HypnoBirthing® Book and MP3 / CD of tracks as well as ongoing support throughout your pregnancy.
Group classes cost $575
Private classes $850 and I come to your home
($750 within Kalamunda area)
“I feel like I have given myself the best possible start on my birthing process by taking these classes and meeting Karenna.”
Karen & Rico, Currambine
“An empowering course! We loved it and can’t wait to have a wonderful birthing experience. Thank you!”
Heidi & Toby, Claremont
“Before Hypnobirthing I felt very anxious about the whole birthing experience. I am now very excited, stress free and looking forward to our journey.”
Becky & Pete, South Guildford
“I don’t think my partner would have learnt as much or responded as well either without this alternative, open-minded, non conventional and non medical approach.”
Debbie, Osborne Park
Frequently Asked Questions
HypnoBirthing® is proven to shorten labour, reduce or even eliminate pain, reduce tearing and the need for episiotomies, reduce the likelihood of medical interventions, reduce the rates of postnatal depression and improve bonding between you and your baby.
Private classes are tailored to you as a couple and your specific needs and take place in your home at a time to suit you. The cost is $750 per couple in the Kalamunda area or $850 across Metropolitan Perth and the classes can be scheduled around you, evenings or weekends.
For both group and private classes, the cost includes:
- Official Hypnobirthing® Book
- Official Rainbow Relaxation & Affirmations CD
- Comprehensive Hope & Honey HypnoBirthing® Information Book – including a draft birth plan, information on nutrition, exercise, positions, birth companion guide, additional scripts and much more.
Refresher courses or tailored sessions are charged at an hourly rate of $100 per hour plus materials