We teach the Wise Hippo Birthing Programme, to bring you relaxation and peace of mind. It includes evidence-based learning about pregnancy, labour & birth and teaches guided and self-hypnosis techniques to reduce anxiety and build confidence.

All women are individual, have different birth choices and experiences, we’re delighted to offer our Hypnobirthing Course that is adaptable to your needs – offering techniques you can use to support your birth choices.

Focusing on having The Right Birth on the Day provides you with the opportunity to create a positive mindset about birth, whilst building up your ability to make sure that everything that happens on the day (and beforehand) is what you believe is the right course of action for you to take.  

Our 10 hour Hypnobirthing Course comprises of 4 classes, each about 2.5 hours long and includes your Wise Hippo Book, MP3’s, online access to the Wise Hippo Video Library and Wise Hippo Hub Facebook Support Group.  

Class 1: Confident

  • Lay a great foundation upon which to grow in confidence
  • Defining Hypnosis
  • Acknowledging Pain
  • Physiology of Birth & effect of Fear
  • Mind Body Connection
  • Taking Charge of your Thoughts

Class 2: Calm

  • Learn how to become an expert in relaxation
  • Distractions
  • Breathing
  • Self Hypnosis
  • Eyes open Hypnosis
  • Time Distortion
  • Anchoring
  • Birth Partner’s Script

Class 3: Consider

  • It’s your birth, take the time to consider whats important to you
  • Prenatal bonding
  • Baby’s ideal position for birth
  • Birth Preparation & Planning
  • Medical Interventions
  • Releasing Fear

Class 4: Celebrate

  • Bringing it all together, so that you feel ready for birth
  • Soothing Strokes & Power of positive touch
  • Birth Positions
  • Ligaments & Pelvis
  • Humming – birthing your baby
  • Birth Partner’s Role
  • Techniques for Labour & Birth
  • When Baby Arrives

Designed to help you prepare mentally and emotionally, giving you the skills and techniques to birth calmly and confidently on the day. Suitable for Pregnant women, from 20-36 weeks of pregnancy (if you’re close to baby’s expected arrival date, a Private Hypnobirthing Course may be more suitable) and includes a space for your birth partner (pregnant women are welcome to attend alone).

Join a Group Course

Taught as 4 weekly classes, giving you space to read your Wise Hippo Book (which is also set out in 4 easy to follow classes) and practice before your next class. Our next 4 week Wise Hippo Birthing Programme begins on Saturday 7th March 2020 and is hosted in The Docklands Settlements, E14.  Please see the Class Schedule for dates & times, our Prices, Terms & Conditions. To join, please click on the link below:

Upon receipt of payment you’ll receive an email confirming your Booking with details to prepare for the Course (check your Junk Folder & contact us if you don’t receive this). If you have any questions drop us a line.

Join a Private Course

Courses are taught Privately (1-2-1) in the comfort of your home.  To join, please complete the Form below & we’ll email you promptly (check your Junk Folder & contact us if you don’t receive this after 24 hours) – our Terms and Conditions.

Our Hypnobirthing Course work in combination with our Antenatal Courses for labour & birth – Pregnancy YogaBirth Preparation Workshop and  Spinning Babies® Parent Class for expecting parents.

Hypnobirthing is not only about producing babies, it’s about creating strong, confident mothers who learn instinctively to trust themselves and, by using their inner wisdom to make choices that are right for themselves and their families.

The Wise Hippo Birthing Courses are accredited by the Royal College of Midwives and FEDANT.