2018 Anticipated Schedule: Offering 5 weekly classes - 2 1/2 hours each - choice of private series or group class. 

Tuesday EVENING, 6:30 to 9:00 pm            

Millheim or Spring Mills TBA                                                                       

 June 19, 26, July 3 or 10, (concession for holiday if desired) last class July 17 or 24, 2018

Another series anticipted

Aug. 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18 (skip 25) last class Oct 2, 2018

SATURDAY AFTERNOON, 2- to 4:30 pm,

Bellefonte or Boalsburg, TBA

July 7, 14, 21, 28, (skip 8/4) last class 8/11, 2018

Another series anticipated

Aug 25, Sept 1, 8,15, (skip 9/22), last class Sept. 29, 2018               



Fees include book and downloadable recording - check with your health insurance for reimbursement potential

$350 (group class rate)

$525 (private series) Your home or mine!

What you will learn in 5 weekly, 2½-hour classes:

Unit 1

Building A Positive Expectancy

• Introduction to the remarkable HypnoBirthing® philosophy

• The History of Women and Birthing

• Why and how you can have an easier, more comfortable, and safer birthing

• How Nature perfectly designed women’s bodies to birth

• How to assist, rather than resist, your natural birthing instincts

• The vocabulary for calm and gentle birthing

• Visualizing gentle births by viewing beautiful birthing videos

Unit 2

Falling in Love with Your Baby, Preparing Mind & Body

• The remarkable mind of your newborn baby – prenatal bonding techniques

• Rapid and instant self-relaxation techniques and deepening techniques

• Breathing techniques for labor and birthing

• Hypnotic relaxation and visualization

• Selecting the right care provider

• The Birth Companion’s role in birthing

• Preparing your body for birthing with massage and toning

Unit 3

Getting Ready to Welcome your Baby

• Preparing Birth Preference Sheets

• Preparing the Body for Birthing

• Light Touch Labor Massage

• Your body working for and with you

• Avoiding artificial induction and achieving a natural start to labor

• Releasing negative emotions, fears and limiting thoughts

Unit 4

An Overview of Birthing – A Labor of Love

• Onset of Labor – Thinning and Opening Phase

• Birth explained simply

• Settling in at the hospital or birthing center

• Preparing for home birth – or baby’s choice of birth

• As labor moves along – passing time through labor

• Hallmarks of labor

• If labor rests or slows – Companion’s prompts and activities

• As labor advances – birthing with your baby

• Protecting the natural birthing experience

• Birth rehearsal imagery

Unit 5

Birth – Breathing Love – Bringing Life

• Moving into birthing

• Positions for descent and birthing

• Breathing baby down to birth

• Baby moves to the breast

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