Antenatal & Hypnobirthing

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About this course

Being pregnant is one of the most exciting times that any Mum-to-be will ever experience. The excitement is usually accompanied by an array of other feelings that no one quite prepares you for. In this series I will explain why things happen the way that they do and also to give you some advice and solutions around some very common issues.

This course supports you to understand the role of a midwife and your antenatal care pathway, help you make a birth plan, fear dump and get ready to welcome your baby into the world. We hope you complete the course feeling calm, confident and in control.
I’m a qualified adult educator, proud patron of MAMA Academy a charity dedicated to reducing stillbirth and an Ambassador for The Lullaby Trust, a charity supporting parents to understand safer sleep and reduce SID’s.
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What's included

7 hours

Of expert content based on 11 years as a qualified midwife

Yoga class

Designed for all levels, a simple but effective pregnancy yoga routine, certified and safe for all trimesters

17 videos

Understand what happens to your body & why in our comphrensive video guide


Prepare for all birth + visual birth plan and learn how to navigate going ‘overdue’


Discover pregnancy safe work outs to keep yourself physically and mentally fit.


Hypnobirthing section and audio guiding you through what to do if you think you might be going into Labour.

Course breakdown

The Pregnancy Episodes

So much is changing and happening at this important time in your life. We look at what those changes entail and why they occur. This module will give you the confidence to know that what you’re experiencing is normal, how to ease symptoms and know when to seek help!
This lesson helps you ease into your new world and prepares you with the emotional changes you may experience and how to enjoy those first few hours with your baby. Such an important module (ideally) to be watched more than once ahead of birth!

Pregnancy is the most important time to look after your body to support the development of your healthy baby. This module prepares you on what you can do to look after yourself and keep you healthy post birth.

As with looking after yourself physically, it is as important to look after your mental health. Hormones increase significantly, rapidly these changes can feel daunting and unsettling. This module will provide you with tools to help you navigate this ever changing journey.
No one should fear birth. The female body is designed to give birth. Yet the process can feel very daunting, not knowing what to expect, seeing or hearing horror stories also increases fear. During this module we discuss in detail how to overcome fears and work towards a fear free birth – regardless of what happens during birth. You’re the boss and you call the shots.
Partners are often lost along the way during the pregnancy journey yet they experience huge shifts too, but the focus is typically on the pregnancy. Understanding one another is important alongside connecting together to foster a calmer pregnancy journey as you work together as a team.
Partners are often lost along the way during the pregnancy journey yet they experience huge shifts too, but the focus is typically on the pregnancy. Understanding one another is important alongside connecting together to foster a calmer pregnancy journey as you work together as a team.
If you are worried about what happens to your body during pregnancy and after birth this module helps to prepare you on what to expect and offers some top tips on how to care for your perineum after birth too.
Zoe Eggleton a womens health physio therapist joins us to chat through her top tips and address pains. Physiotherapy during pregnancy is crucial for promoting optimal musculoskeletal health, addressing discomfort, and enhancing overall well-being through tailored exercises and guidance.

Enjoy a gentle yoga session of Kundalini Yoga to help restore your natural rhythm. An excellent resource that you can use time and time again.

We understand that working out may not be at the top of the list of priorities when it comes to your pregnancy, however, keeping as active as possible does support a healthy pregnancy. This will strengthen you ready for labour but also help your mental wellbeing. There are various levels depending on how you’re feeling and what you feel able to do so have a watch and see what you can join with!

The Birth Episodes

During this module we look at what happens if you go ‘overdue.’ After all, approximately 80% of first time mums go overdue! What you need to look out for and how is best to navigate this time. We know this can be especially anxiety provoking but after watching this module you should feel calmer.
This module is one of the most important! It holds your hand through the early stages in labour and guides you through what to expect. We often think about birth as the ‘pushing’ part, in fact you spend the majority of your time in labour in the early phase.
As labour progresses you’re obviously less able to process information so this module prepares you with what to expect and what may or may not happen during birth. Alongside a run through of the physiology and how you can work with it!
Leading consultant obstetrician Florence Wilcox joins us to chat through the different types of assisted birth. Even the most well planned unassisted births sometimes require intervention. This lesson teaches you what to expect, why certain things are needed, and how to remain in control during all kinds of birth. Remember you,re the birth boss!
Leading consultant obstetrician Florence Wilcox joins us to chat through what to expect from caesarean section , whether it is planned or is required during your labour.
Helpful hypnobirthing techniques to practise throughout your pregnancy, and guide you into early and active labour. This is a light and lovely module.
How to utilise hypnobirthing breathing during the pushing phase and why you might ‘moo’ or poo! All good, all normal!
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