Hypnobabies is a 18 hour course presented over 6 weeks; we meet for three hours each week.

The total cost for the course is $397, which includes the student materials listed below ($140 value!) 

(Make up classes are done depending on the schedule of the instructor 

and at an additional cost of $100 per make up class.)

Classes are ongoing. Contact the Calendar for the session that best suits your birthing time. 

Hypnobabies Course Materials

● Your 218 page Hypnobabies workbook
● 7 CDs for the Hypno-Mom
● 1 CD for the Birth Partner
● The Hypnobabies Quick Reference Guide for Labor
● The Birth Partner’s Guide Booklet
● Techniques from the book, “Spinning Babies"
● 6 Hypnobabies scripts in a spiral bound book
● Your Perineal Massage Booklet
● Your “Rights of Childbearing Women” booklet
● 16 Handouts

Course Outline

Class 1: 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

● The Importance of Daily Birthing 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 2: Staying Healthy and Low Risk

● Importance of Diet in Pregnancy

● Nutritional Guidelines

● The High Protein Advantage

● Eggs, Salt and Calcium in Pregnancy

● Drinking Water for Two

● Avoidance of Harmful Substances

● Safe and Comfortable Prenatal Sleeping and Resting Positions

● Natural Comfort Measures for Pregnancy

● 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 Birth

● Birth Partner Assistance

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

Class 3: Your Options in Birthing

● Birth Partner’s “Relax and Feel Confident” CD

● The Importance of Making Excellent Birthing Decisions

● The “Big Secrets”

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

● Getting Informed Consent and Your Rights

● Questions for Caregivers – Consumer Issues and Positive Communication

● Creating your Birth Preferences

● “Big” Babies

● Packing Your Birth Bag

● Touring Your Place of Birth

● Benefits of a Professional Labour Assistant (Birth Doula)

● “Hypno-Doulas”

● Introduction of the book “Back Labor NO More”

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

Class 4: The Onset of Labour

● 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 5: Birth Partners, Transformation and Birth

● Birth Partners Training: Your Role During Pregnancy and Birthing Reviewed

● How a Doula Can Help the Birth Partner

● 4 Pages of Verbal Birthing Cues

● Physical Comfort Techniques; the Change of Plans Hypnosis Script

● Late First Stage Labour – 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, Oxytocin, Post-Partum Choices

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

● Avoiding a Cesarean Section

Hypnosis 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 # 6: Birthing Your Baby and Beyond

Hypnosis Script: “Visualize (Create!) Your Birth” (a mental practice of labor and birthing that creates your childbirth experience for you exactly as you desire it to be.)

Followed by our 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.

New Baby Care: Baby Kindness, Apgar Scores, Normal Newborn Appearance, and Choices for Baby’s Care including Hospital and Homebirth Newborn Procedures, Bathing..or Not?, Vaccinations, Circumcision and Rooming In. A Good Start with Breastfeeding, Latching, Non-Schedules, BF Resources, Attachment Parenting Information, Slings and Carriers, and much more!