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Hypnobirthing is a popular method teaching you and your birth partner powerful techniques for a calm and relaxed birth. Clinical research shows that hypnosis in childbirth results in reduced pain, shorter labour and less surgical intervention.

Mamaserene’s SereneBirth Preparation packages include a book, manual, hand-outs and downloads and cover the following:

  • Natural ways to manage pain in childbirth

  • Self-hypnosis hypnobirthing skills to overcome fear and increase your confidence and trust in your ability to give birth

  • Effective breathing and deep relaxation techniques

  • How fear or anxiety have a negative impact on your body during birth and how to reduce them

  • Ways in which your birth partner can help you achieve a deeply relaxed state

  • Practical techniques to help you stay calm and relaxed during birth, including massage, use of a birth ball and different birth positions

  • How your body works during labour and what you can do to help it

  • The importance of the birth partner’s role and practical tools and techniques they can utilise to keep you calm, relaxed and ease discomfort during birth

  • How your emotions change during the physiological process of labour and the signs to look for to get a clearer idea of when to go to the hospital / call the midwife

  • Effective ways to work with the medical team supporting you

Aromatherapy at The Natural Gateway Clinic Borehamwood

These courses can be taken as day course in Bushey, Hertfordshire or as three, two hour sessions at The Natural Gateway Clinic in Borehamwood either privately or in small groups.

The SereneBiteSize birth preparation is a mini hypnosis for birth session catering for those who have already completed a form of antenatal education and are purely seeking techniques to aid relaxation during birth.  This is a two hour session where you will learn how important the role of the subconscious is during birth and how to ensure, via practice and preparation, that the hypnosis techniques become a very valued and useful tool to add to your natural resources.  Downloads are included in the price of this course.

The SereneElements birth therapy sessions cover the following:

  • Individual therapy sessions for women or men, either to de-brief previous birth experiences or to talk about specific fears or concerns relating to your birth experience.

  • An opportunity to discuss tools and techniques to help you feel in control of your birth whether you are planning to birth with or without medicated pain management

  • A personalised birth preference to give to the team caring for you during your pregnancy and childbirth.

  • Choice of birth place

  • Relaxation techniques

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