HypnoBirthing classes offer a gentler birthing method.  It teaches pregnant women to intuitively birth, tap into and follow thier own body’s wisdom.

Women learn how to follow their body’s own instincts, while birthing partners learn to support mums for an easier and calmer birth.

Our HypnoBirthing classes are taught from experience by a HypnoBirthing certified educator, Midwife and mother.

This is one of the most comprehensive birth classes available, with class times running over 5 weeks x 2.5 hours.  Our HypnoBirthing classes are taught in person in Brisbane’s West/Ipswich.

The original HypnoBirthing® program was founded by Marie Mongan in 1989 and continues to grow with ever increasing positive results.

The now award winning gentle childbirth education program, HypnoBirthing® The Mongan Method has stood the test of time with over 26 years of experience, research and impressive results in over 50 countries around the world.

Designed with not only mum in mind but also dad/partners taking an active role in welcoming their new addition.  Both parents become educated, confident and informed welcoming their baby with joy, calm and comfort.

Benefits of HypnoBirthing Classes:

  • Fewer interventions and surgical births
  • No cases of post-partum depression reported
  • Decreased use of oxytocics or artificial rupture of membrane
  • Shorter first and second-phase of labour
  • Fewer pre-term and low-weight babies
  • Lessened or eliminated need for analgesia
  • Happier and content mothers and babies
  • Babies alert; able to nurse almost immediately
  • Fewer cases of pre-eclampsia and dehydration
  • Infants with higher than average APGAR scores
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Upcoming Classes for 2021

ONLINE VIA ZOOM or Bellbowrie         Saturday 9:30 to midday         

November 13th – December 4 (4 week)     9am – midday

January 8th – February 5 (5week)

February 19th – March 12 (4week)             9am – midday

April 23rd – May 21st (5week)

June 4th – June 25th (4 week)                   9am – midday

July 9th – August 6th (5week)

August 27th – September 17th (4week)     9am – midday

October 8th – November 5th (5 week)

November 19th – December 10th (4 week)  9am – midday

HypnoBirthing Classes Ipswich and Brisbane West

Hypnobirthing® Classes are two and half hours and run over 5 weeks.

Group Course $599 (in person) per couple,  or $950 for private classes.

Private Refresher Courses available 3 classes $480.

Payment plans available.

If you are further along in your pregnancy, past 28 weeks, or you are going to struggle with attending the 5 week program please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss a specially designed course for your family.

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Charlotte helped me achieve an even better birth than I could have imagined.
Birthing seemed scary so I'd always imagined having an elective c-section. After meeting Charlotte for the first time, I was suprised by how quickly she'd put my fears to rest. She is funny, patient, understanding and very easy to talk to. I was actually excited when my contractions began (would have been terrified previously). I welcomed my baby into the world, drug free. I couldn't recommend Charlotte and the HypnoBirthing course more!
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We were delighted to attend Charlotte's HypnoBirthing Classes in our second trimester of our first pregnancy. The course was filled with interesting information,and more importantly, the classes were fun and interactive. Charlotte focused not only on the core class material but also has the ability to blend it with your own personal situation. Charlotte built up our knowledge for what we were about to go through, enabling us with different methods and tools to approach the birth (cesarean or natural) calmly. My husband in particular found the factual information to be insightful and built his confidence and 'toolbox' for what he could to do assist me for the delivery of our baby boy. He also felt the knowledge armed him with what our 'rights' are to be able to question, speak up and have a voice in the labour room. We would highly reocmmend Charlotte's classes. Charlotte is not only a qualified midwife, she is a personable, down-to-earth, caring and friendly teacher, and has the added essential elements of humour and fun in her character. Charlotte continued supporting me throughout my pregnancy and still continues to be there for me whenever I need.
This wonderful experience is a MUST!
Nicole and Paul Hiley
HypnoBirthing Couple

HypnoBirthing Course Outline

Unit 1 – Setting the Stage

Dehypnotizing & Building a Positive Expectancy
Philosophy and Beginnings of HypnoBirthing®
History of Women and Birthing
How the Uterus Works in Birthing
What’s Wrong with Labour
How Fear Affects Labour
The Origin of Fear and Pain in Labour
The Power of the Mind
The Laws of the Mind and Change
Mind/Body Connection
Psycho‐physical Association
Breathing and Relaxation
Building Positive Images of Birth

Unit 2 – Falling in Love with Your Baby

Pre‐Birth Parenting, Preparing Your Mind and Body
Pre‐Birth, Perinatal, and Postnatal Bonding
Background of Fetology Studies
Selecting Care Providers
Preparing the Mind for Birth
Hypnosis Deepening and Visualisation
Releasing Fear
Preparing the Body for Birthing
Building a Partnership with Care Provider

Unit 3 – Advanced Visualisation and Deepening

Labour and Birthing Visualisations and Deepening’s
Turning Breech‐Presented Babies
Looking at the “Estimated Due Date”
Avoiding Artificial Induction
Preparing Birth Preference Sheets
How the Body Prepares for Birth
Initiating Labour Naturally
Your Body’s Perfect Design
Releasing Fears & Limiting Thoughts

Unit 4 – Overview and Summary of Childbirth

Prelabour Tricksters
The Onset of Labour
Birth Companions Support Role
Thinning and Opening Phase
Labour Slows or Rests
Misconceptions about Labour
Birth Companion Advocates for Mother and Baby
Hallmarks as Labour Advances
Birth Rehearsal Imagery

Unit 5 – Birthing
The Final Act and Bonding
Mother Nears Completion
Optimal Positioning for Baby in Labour & Birth
Positions During Labour, Descent and Birthing
Birthing Phase, Descent, Birth Breathing
Births Perfect Design
Breathing Through Labour
Breathing with Birth
The Magical First Hour
Bonding with Baby
Fourth Trimester

For those who simply wish to discuss the specifics of birthing – What is involved? What particular interventions are? The benefits and choices available to you in labour. Please check out  Birth Preparation Service.