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Hypnobirthing Bristol and Bath - Teachers' Directory


Emma Farrell (read more)
Location: Bath, Bristol and Somerset
Phone: 07980 648 892
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Emma started teaching hypnobirthing after requests from her pregnancy yoga students, gained her hypnobirthing qualification with the Hypnobirthing Association and Katharine Graves and then put what she had learnt into practice during her own pregnancy and labour.

 

She completed her yoga teacher training with the Sivananda organisation and pregnancy training with Yoga Campus. She is also a qualified reflexologist, trained to the highest qualification level with the Central London College of Reflexologists and is also an Emergency First Response (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) Instructor Trainer.

 

She is fully insured and a member of the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council, the national voluntary regulator for complementary healthcare practitioners in the UK.

 

She is passionate about informing and empowering couples through her hypnobirthing courses to have a positive birthing experience which is uniquely right for them.

Wendy Proctor (read more)
Location: Cossham Hospital
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Whilst working on delivery suite I became interested supporting women who used Hypnobirthing, and was amazed how women were able to cope using the techniques.  When I became pregnant I completed a course on Hypnobirthing and used it to amazing affect, I can honestly say that I don't think I would have coped as well without it.  Now as a Community Midwife I've had the pleasure of supporting many women in their home who choose to use Hypnobirthing to further aid their relaxation.  

Charlotte Brown (read more)
Location: Bath
Phone: 07722619441
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My name is Charlotte Brown, a qualified and experienced nurse and midwife.  I became a Registered General Nurse in 1990.  This led me to further train and qualify as a Midwife - a job that I found very fulfilling. 

I worked in three leading hospitals - two of them in London - as well as benefiting from a years experience working in Australia.  Before relocating from London I was a Band 7 Sister Midwife at the prestigious and world famous Lindo Wing in St Marys' Hospital London.

I have helped many women through pregnancy and birth. My experience of childbirth is very diverse and includes home birth, water birth, breach and twin deliveries.

Having moved to Bath I then decided to train as a doula.  I undertook two courses - one with British Doulas and one with Doula UK.

After having several clients who had used hypnobirthing successfully, I decided to train with KG Hypnobirthing, achieving my Diploma.

Lisa Thompson (read more)
Location: Risca, Blackwood, Newport. Nailsea & Backwell.
Phone: 07413 117277
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I'm a Registered Midwife and have worked in all areas of the maternity services.  I am passionate about supporting women's choices and helping them to achieve the birth that's right for them. 

I'm a mother of two adult boys and slave to a naughty dog and a haughty cat.

I love teaching and feel enormous gratitude that I am able to witness the transformation that women and their families go through as they journey through pregnancy, birth and beyond.

In addition to teaching and training KGH I am also an Interntional Board Certified Lactation Consultant so I can support families postnatally however they are feeding their baby, and a Certified Women's Coach helping women feel confident, powerful and excited by their journey through motherhood and beyond.

Vicki Youdan (read more)
Location: Keynsham
Phone: 07738599696
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I'm an experienced psychologist and Hypnobirthing mum of 3 with personal experience of birthing, both with and without hypnobirthing training.

I built my hypnobirthing practice following ten years plus NHS experience of course facilitation, specialising in CBT and Mindfulness based groups for all types of anxiety.

I can work with parent pairs, individual parents or with groups of parents and birth partners to overcome past experiences, fears and phobias and build confidence in your personal choices and unique birth preferences. 

Please take a look at my website for detailed information about my skills and practice. 

 

Laura Turner (read more)
Location: Bristol and Somerset
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Hi, I’m Laura, a qualified KGHypnobirthing teacher DipHb (KG), proud hypnobirthing mum, registered midwife BSc (Hons) working within the NHS in Bristol and the founder of Little Passengers. I now live in the stunning surroundings of the Mendip Hills in Somerset with my husband and little boy, after 12 years of loving life in vibrant Bristol.

With years of experience of caring for women in labour in both midwife-led and high-risk obstetric settings, and attending home births as a community midwife, I see teaching KGHypnobirthing as a natural extension of this wonderful role. I am passionate and skilled in supporting women and their families to have a calm, positive birth experience and transition to parenthood and I know first-hand that hypnobirthing helps to achieve this. I see that those women (and partners) that have practised hypnobirthing are different. They are confident and empowered. They are open-minded and trusting of their bodies, able to let labour progress as nature intended it, gently but powerfully. It led me to seek out & use hypnobirthing for my own pregnancy and experience a birth that I can enthusiastically say I enjoyed. I feel so lucky to be able to say I loved giving birth, despite not all circumstances surrounding my pregnancy being ‘low risk’ and despite all the ‘baggage’ around birth complications and intervention that I carry as a midwife! I teach KG Hypnobirthing because I want others to feel about their birth the way I do about mine. And if it worked for me, then it can work for you!

I believe every pregnant woman needs to know about the difference hypnobirthing can make. I so commonly care for couples who arrive in labour already fearful of what’s happening and the ‘things’ that may go wrong. So it makes sense to me to reach out to couples during pregnancy and help enable women to eliminate those anxieties and doubts, to trust their instincts and be able to leave all the ‘what if’s’ to the midwife in the labour room. What an enormous a privilege it is to teach KGHypnobirthing and be able to help make such a truly special time for couples even better.

Melody Allsop (read more)
Location: 9 Lyndhurst Road
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I'm a trained nurse and midwife and mother of three. As a midwife of 28 years I have experience in working in hospitals and Midwife led Units. For the last fourteen years I've worked as a Community midwife and have cared for many women having home births. I wish to help and support women and couples through the wonderful, awe inspiring, life changing event that childbirth is, however that is achieved.

Laura Meredith-Hobbs (read more)
Location: Bristol
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I have been a midwife for several years, my passion lies with giving women individual care tailored to their needs. 

I have experienced the joy of attending several hypnobirths. I have witnessed many beautiful and peaceful births through this process.   The practice, gives women the tools and the confidence to return to the art of birthing naturally. They are able to call on their own natural birthing instincts, and experience a level of relaxation and calm, which allows them to have a much more comfortable, enjoyable and natural birthing experience. 

   What I have taken from the experience is watching women be more in control of their own birth, they have more information and are able to make decisions with confidence. As a result, many mothers find birth empowering and life-changing – something that carries over into their new role as mother, and often instils a greater confidence in other areas of their life too. Women are more often calmer and so birth a calm baby. It truly is a beautiful experience

 I find that hypnobirthing is a shared experience for the couple and the baby. Partners have a huge role to play in the birth experience guiding the mother into deep states of relaxation, and protecting the birthing environment. I believe that this helps build confidence in a birthing couple, giving each a strong role in welcoming their baby to the world.

  

Ali Burlingham (read more)
Location: South Bristol & North Somerset
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Having worked in the pregnancy and postnatal industry for the past five years I took the opportunity in 2018 to build my own business, centred around women’s health.

My own pregnancy journey to motherhood was a steep learning curve but one I thrived in, so much so that my interest in pregnancy, birthing and motherhood grew. Over the past 15 years I have been combining the experience of having three children, my own professional expertise and passion for education, into a career centred around women.

I am passionate about educating women about their bodies, capabilities and choices throughout the main stages of their lives – pregnancy and birth being a huge part of the journey a woman goes through.

I teach KGH Hypnobirthing ® classes either 1-2-1 or in a group, as well as refresher courses for those that have experienced this incredible journey before. My work is based in North Somerset and South Bristol.

I will always be happy to chat to you about the classes or any questions you might have about Hypnobirthing, so please feel free to contact me via the link on my FaceBook page (Ali Burlingham: Womens Wellbeing) or email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jenny Minton (read more)
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My name is Jenny and I am a KGHypnobirthing practitioner based in Bath. I attended hypnobirthing classes when pregnant with my son and the impact it had was so great that I decided to train as a teacher myself.

My aim is that this course makes you look forward to the birth of your baby with excitement and fills you with the confidence you need to have a wonderful birth.

Looking forward to hearing from you!

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Hypnobirthing Bristol and Bath

Looking for a trusted, qualified hypnobirthing teacher in Bristol, Bath or the surrounding area?  Local members are listed below, including their contact details, biographies, course dates and websites.  Each of them is trusted by us to help you have the birthing you wish for.

Why Choose a Hypnobirth?

Hypnotherapy during birth makes an easier and more relaxed experience, and all of our members  are committed to training expectant mothers in these methods.

Accredited Teachers

All our teachers are trained in our RCM accredited KG Hypnobirthing Teacher Training course and have been through our rigorous testing programme to ensure their competency.  This also means that you can be reassured that any teacher will meet our demanding standards and give you the service and support you are looking for.

Our Core Principles

All of our teachers have signed up to our set of principles to promote quality training and practice in this field, with a view to enhancing the childbirth experience for mothers.  Core to this is the promotion of natural birth techniques to ensure it reaches a wider audience and becomes better understood as an alternative method of childbirth.

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