Class Outline

Class One: Introduction to Hypnobabies

  • Introduction to Hypnobabies’ Philosophies and Positive Mindset

  • Pregnancy Anatomy and Physiology

  • Belief Systems

  • The Power of Words and How They Affect Us

  • How Your Mind Works – The Conscious and Subconscious

  • The Mind/Body Connection

  • What Hypnosis is and is NOT

  • Demonstrations of Hypnosis

  • How Fear Affects Comfort and Length of Labor

  • Fear Clearing for Childbirth

  • Mindfulness for Peaceful Birthing – Part 1

  • “Becoming Dad” – Part 1

  • The Importance of Daily Pregnancy Affirmations

  • The Gifts Your Body Gives You – Your Beautiful Uterus and How it Works

  • Creating Your “Mental Lightswitch”

  • Partner Communication Exercise and the “Contract of Trust”.

Hypnosis Script: “Learning Self-Hypnosis”. (Entering hypnosis on your own and controlling all sensations in your body.)

Class Two: Staying Healthy and Safe

  • Importance of Staying Healthy and Safe in Pregnancy

  • Nutritional Guidelines

  • The High Protein Advantage

  •  Eggs, Salt and Calcium in Pregnancy

  •  Hydration for Two

  •  Avoidance of Harmful Substances

  •  Safe and Comfortable Prenatal Sleeping and Resting Positions

  • Natural Comfort Measures for Pregnancy

  • Mindfulness for Peaceful Birthing - Part 2

  • "Becoming Dad" - Part 2

  • Introduction of the Stages of Labor including the “Baby-Kindness” Stage

  • New Baby Sensitivity Through Bonding

  • Using Hypnosis for Pregnancy Discomforts and Health

  • Prenatal Exercises for an Easier Birth

  • Birth Partner Assistance

Hypnosis Script: “Creating Anesthesia” (Modifying your hypnosis to include Hypno-anesthesia and “Eyes-Open Childbirth Hypnosis”)

Class Three: Your Options in Birthing

  • Birth Partner’s “Relax and Feel Confident” audio track

  • Mindfulness for Peaceful Birthing – Part 3

  • “Becoming Dad” – Part 3

  • The Importance of Making Excellent Birthing Decisions

  • The “Big Secrets”

  • Detailed Childbirth Choices – Risks, Benefits and Alternatives for Common Procedures

  • Getting Informed Consent, Hospital Forms and Your Rights

  • Questions for Caregivers – Consumer Issues and Positive Communication

  • Creating the Birth Plan of your Dreams

  • “Big” Babies

  • Packing Your Birth Bag

  • Touring Your Place of Birth

  • Benefits of a Professional Labor Assistant

  • “Hypno-Doulas”

  • Introduction of the Abdominal Lift and Tuck Birthing Techniques

  • Preparation for Comfortable Pushing

Hypnosis Script: “Hypnotic Childbirth # 1 – Birth Hypnosis Tools”  (Learning cues for deepening hypnosis and Hypno-anesthesia instantly)

Class Four: The Onset of Birthing Time

  • Mindfulness for Peaceful Birthing – Part 4

  • “Becoming Dad” – Part 4

  • Your “Guess Date” and Normal Length of Pregnancy

  • Preparing for your Birthing Day

  • Signs of Birthing Beginning

  • Amniotic Membranes Breaking – Your Safe Choices

  • True vs. “False” Labor

  • How to Time Your Birthing Waves (contractions)

  • Your Birth Log

  • When to go to the Birth Place

  • Automatic Comfort and Relaxation on “The Drive” and Arrival at Your Place of Birth (if out of your home)

  • Hypno-Guardians

  • Nurses – the Unsung Heroes

  • Using Hypnosis for Comfort During Internal Exams

  • Dilation, Effacement, Position and Station of Baby

  • The Beautiful Progress of Labor, Including Fast, Average, and Slow or Stalled Labor

  • Artificial Induction and Natural Induction Techniques

  • Creating a Safe and Serene Birthing Environment

  • Nausea Elimination

  • Optimum Fetal Positioning

Hypnosis Script: “Hypnotic Childbirth # 2 – Deepening Your Hypno-Anesthesia”  (Birth Partner Cues for instantly deepening hypnosis and moving anesthesia around to different areas of your body)

Class Five: Birth Partners, Transformation, and Birth

  • Birth Partner Training- Your Role During Pregnancy and Birthing Reviewed

    • How a Labor Assistant Can Help the Hypno-Partner

    • 4 Pages of Verbal Birthing Cues

    • Physical Comfort Techniques

    • The Change of Plans Hypnosis Script.

  • Late First Stage Labor – Transition…or “Transformation”

  • Hypnosis Deepening techniques

  • Trusting in Your Body, Your Mind and your Baby

  • Protecting the Hypno-Mom!

  • Effective Positions for Birthing

  • Benefits and Use of the Birth Ball

  • Exhale Pushing and Avoiding the “Ring of Fire” with Hypnosis

  • Safe Birthing of the Placenta

  • Cord Traction, Pitocin, Post-Partum Choices

  • Review: Membranes Releasing, Hypnobabies Tools, Using Your Mental Lightswitch, Fear Clearing for Childbirth

  • Avoiding a Cesarean Section

  • Mindfulness for Peaceful Birthing – Part 5

  • “Becoming Dad” – Part 5

Hypnosis techniques practice: Using Hypnobabies in the Moment! Full practice of our Hypnobabies Lightswitch techniques, Peace cue, Release cue, Birth Partner’s cues, and Moving Hypno-Anesthesia around Your Body

Class Six: Birthing Your Baby and Beyond

An in-depth Birthing Rehearsal using all Hypnobabies Techniques, Birth Balls, Walking, Positional Changes and Eyes Open Childbirth Hypnosis where our Hypno-Moms and Birth Partners practice their Hypnobabies cues and techniques together, in hypnosis, culminating with “giving birth” using Hypno-Anesthesia.

 

  • “Becoming a Parent/Dad” – Part 6

  • Support for the New Family during the First 2 Weeks Postpartum

  • Care for the New Mother

  • Baby Kindness

  • Normal Newborn Appearance

  • Creating a Newborn Baby Care Plan

  • Choices for Baby’s Care including Hospital and Homebirth Newborn Procedures

  • Bathing … or Not?

  • Vaccinations, Circumcision and Rooming In

  • Breastfeeding, an Overview

  • Breastfeeding and Jaundice, Latching, Non-Schedules, Laid-Back Breastfeeding

  • BF Resources, Attachment Parenting Information, and much more!

 

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