The Course - What you'll learn

  • The basic physiology of birth
  • The positive belief that giving birth can be the most wonderful experience a woman and her birth partner will experience
  • To look forward optimistically to a gentle, safe, calm comfortable and stress-free birth
  • How to release any fears that may in some way be associated with childbirth, and thus avoid the ‘Fear-Tension-Pain Syndrome’
  • How to relax deeply and quickly using breathing techniques, visualisations and deep relaxation
  • How to stay calm, relaxed and in control throughout your labour
  • How to promote the production of your birthing hormones
  • How to trust your body to work naturally and in harmony with your baby
  • How to prepare a birth plan so that you can be better informed and in control of birth
  • The knowledge and power to navigate birth should you require intervention or assistance
  • Positions to help you birth your baby more easily and comfortably
  • Breathing techniques that work with your body to maximise your body’s own natural expulsive reflex, so you may birth your baby more gently, rather than using forced and directed ‘pushing’ which is exhausting and less effective