A childbirth education class that doesn’t leave you thinking about pain, long labors or hospital protocol.
We’ll teach you all you need to know to achieve a safer, easier and more comfortable birth! The history of birth/ birth culture, up to date practices and policies in our current culture (including current local hospital policy), how the birthing anatomy works, the mind/ body connection relating to birth, writing birth preferences, setting up your birth team, nutrition for pregnancy, physical movement for comfort & optimal baby position during pregnancy and birth, breastfeeding, and more!
With each class, a couple receives a book, 4 relaxation tracks, handouts including extra relaxation and visualizations not found in the book, limited labor support, and inclusion in our Postpartum Gatherings and private Facebook group.
For more information on HypnoBirthing, visit HypnoBirthing- The Mongan Method.
Relaxation. Self-Hypnosis. Affirmations. Breath Work. Visualizations.
A great way to meet like-minded growing families like yourself, who also think there is a better way to birth.
$250/ couple + $50 DEPOSIT
Free for Doula families
Offered as needed. This option is a hybrid of 2 private classes, and 3 group classes.
$500/ couple + $50 DEPOSIT
$250 + $50 DEPOSIT for
Offered as needed. This option is available on a first come, first serve basis.
$650/ couple + $50 DEPOSIT
$350 + $50 DEPOSIT for
* Group classes are held via Zoom weekly for 5 weeks. Each session is 2 1/2 hours long.
See enrollment form for available dates.
Anytime after your first trimester! This course is designed for pregnancy, labor, birthing and tools for the rest of your life. The latest you’d want to start a series is 33 weeks since it’s a 5 week course.
HypnoBirthing® will not put you in a trance or a sleep, but rather will be an experience of hyper focus, similar to when you are engrossed in a book or a movie or staring into a fire. You will be aware of your body’s surges and your baby’s progress; but because you will have trained yourself to reach complete relaxation, your endorphins will more efficiently act to relieve tension and pain.
ALL types of families are welcome in class! Partners are encouraged to attend as it will make a significant impact on their confidence in supporting your labor and birth, however it is not required. If a partner can only attend a few classes, that is better than nothing and the first class is especially important. No partner? No problem – feel free to bring any other support person such as family, friend, doula, etc.
YES!! The relaxation tools learned in class allow you to stay calm and focused prior to receiving planned medications and also to make confident decisions if your birthing necessitates a need for medication. Even the daily relaxation practice you will engage in will help baby be happy and healthier, regardless of how their birth story unfolds. HypnoBirthing is also a set of life skills – key techniques that will serve you well on your continued journey into parenthood!
The knowledge gained in this class can be used by ANYONE. We all enter into a state of hypnosis 10-15 times a day, so it’s something your mind and body are already used to doing. One of the huge benefits of an in person class is that I can customize the program to the way you learn best, and troubleshoot with you if things aren’t quite clicking!
No one can make any guarantees about the way your birth will unfold, including how much pain you experience. It has been proven, however, that Hypnobirthing classes greatly REDUCE the amount the pain you experience as well as transform the way you experience pain in labor. In fact HypnoBirthing students report using an epidural only 23% of the time compared to the national average of 71%.
Maybe! You can use FSA/HSA accounts to pay for class. Call your insurance carrier and ask if your plan covers patient education classes.
Yes! We offer scholarships for free and reduced cost services on a limited basis. Reach Out for information on our scholarship application.
It’s best if you can enroll in a series where you can attend each class live, so sign up as soon as possible during your pregnancy to allow for the most flexibility! If an emergency arises, alternate arrangements may be able to be made.