Hypnobabies Course Outline

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, “Back Labor No More”
• 6 Hypnobabies scripts in a spiral bound book
• Your Perineal Massage Booklet
• Your “Rights of Childbearing Women” booklet
• 16 Handouts

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!

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