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HypnoBirthing Education Ipswich and Brisbane West

A Gentle Birth Method

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HypnoBirthing International - Gentle Birth Classes

The original HypnoBirthing® program founded by Marie Mongan in 1989 and continuing now with ever increasing positive results. Providing HypnoBirthing Education in Ipswich and Brisbane West, this gentle birth method teaches birthing mothers to tap into and follow thier own body’s wisdom. Mothers learn how to follow their body’s own instincts, while birthing partners learn to support mums for an easier and calmer birth.

This 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 so both parents can become educated, confident and informed welcoming their baby with joy, calm and comfort.

Benefits of HypnoBirthing Education

  • Fewer cases of pre-eclampsia and dehydration
  • Fewer interventions and surgical births
  • 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
  • No cases of post-partum depression reported
  • Infants with higher than average APGAR scores

To view the Australian HypnoBirthing® International website or US HypnoBirthing International website:


Upcoming Classes

Location: Bellbowrie                                 Saturdays 9.30am to midday 5 weeks

Nice and central for those looking for HypnoBirthing Education Ipswich and in the Brisbane  Western Suburbs

March 23th – April 27th (no class on the 20th)

May 18th – June 15th

July 20th – August 17th

September 21st – October 20th (Oct 20th Sunday instead of Saturday)

November 17th – December 15th

HypnoBirthing Education Ipswich and Brisbane West

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

Group Course $600 per couple or $800 for private classes in your home or my classroom space.                                 Payment plans available.

Private Refresher Courses available 3 classes $480.

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

HypnoBirthing Education Course Outline

(important to note that classes are each individual and discussion is encouraged, therefore while the outline is below, sometimes information may be presented in an alternate class due to time constraints. All information is covered throughout the program)

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
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 Providers

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 and can be involved, what particular interventions are. To discuss benefits and risks of choices and thoroughly chat about what is involved with birth preferences and why they are important please check out my Birth Preparation Service.


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