Hypnobirthing Essex - Teachers' Directory
For over 24 years I have had the privilege of working with many women, supporting them through conception, pregnancy and in a post-natal capacity. I have also worked with new mothers and their babies immediately after their births. I am so excited to now be able to teach KGHypnobirthing, I know that the knowledge and information that unfolds during the course will be invaluable to the parents and to the baby. The skills they learn will enable them to have the most empowering birth and the effects of the course will continue to blossom through their relationship and the rest of their lives. I am a fully qualified Cranio Sacral Therapist, Reflexologist, Aromatherapist, Shiatsu Practitioner and KGHypnobirthing Teacher. I have three grown up children. I am empathetic have a great sense of humour and am a home maker too.
Hi. I'm Verity, a lawyer, birth aficionado and mum of two boys (and therefore proud owner of a terrifying number of toy cars, trains, tractors and diggers...)
After a difficult birth with my first baby, I did a hypnobirthing course and had an absolutely magical homebirth with baby number two with no pain relief apart from a birthing pool and a bit of swearing at my husband. And all this was despite being an absolute cynic and having a hefty 9lb 1 baby.
Before having children my take on giving birth was pretty accurately summed up by Miranda from Sex and the City: "When this gets going, don't let anyone get all cheerleadery on me. I don't want any of that, you can do it, push push" And actually I still have that view as with hypnobirthing YOU are your own cheerleader and doing a hypnobirthing course will equip you with all the tools you need to know that you CAN do it (without any overzealous support from the sidelines).
I consider it an immense privilege to empower women to have the best birth possible for them.
So if you want a no-nonsense course which gives you and your birth partner the facts about birth and the options open to you and think that I would be a good fit for you then get in touch. (And if your birth partner needs any encouragement then the good news is that the course I run from my home is only 150 yards from a pub...)
I cover the North Essex/Suffolk region including:
- Bury St Edmunds
Through my own birth experiences (an emergency caesarean, a planned caesarean, and a home water birth) and the births I have attended as a doula, I am constantly amazed by the intricacy of the human body, and how well and how delicately nature contrives what’s best for us and our babies, when we give it a chance. My goal is to ensure this perfect choreography, this dance of the hormones, which enables birth to proceed optimally, is protected and preserved. Hypnobirthing is a great tool to achieve this.
I am a registered midwife, KGHypnobirthing instructor, former university lecturer, mother of two girls, and resident of Highams Park.
I have a first class honours degree in midwifery from King’s College London. My dissertation was on women’s experience of a diagnosis of tongue-tie. My training was at St. Thomas’ Hospital, where I currently work part-time. I had a lovely homebirth with my second daughter while I was a student.
Before training as a midwife I was a university researcher and senior lecturer in education development. I have lots of experience of qualitative research – talking to people about their experiences – in the context of healthcare and learning, and learning for healthcare practice. I had my first daughter at Whipps Cross Hospital while I was a researcher, just completing a project looking at teamworking on delivery suites.
I am a feminist and am deeply passionate about supporting women, managing expectations, smoothing the transition to motherhood and helping women to make informed choices. By teaching couples with KGHypnobirthing I aim to empower women to have a calm, comfortable and positive birth.
As well as being a KGHypnobirthing teacher I am also a mother, midwife, doula and massage therapist.
I am passionate about helping women and their partners have a positive and empowering transition to motherhood.
I facilitate monthly Positive Birth Movement meetings in my home - all welcome. https://www.facebook.com/ThePositiveBirthMovementSouthEastEssex/
I also offer the 3 step rewind for birth trauma for healing past births - see my website here www.healyourbirth.com
Hello and a warm welcome to The Hypnobirth School in Chelmsford, Essex.
I am a mother of four including twins, a practicing NHS midwife and antenatal and hypnobirthing teacher at Bump and Baby club in London. I am also a qualified massage therapist with additional training in aromatherapy for childbirth.
I absolutely love teaching antenatal education and hypnobirthing. Good antenatal education and hypnobirthing can really encourage your journey to be more positive, more informed and for you to feel more confident about birth and parenthood.
Every mother to be deserves to enjoy their pregnancy and the birth of their baby and attending a KG hypnobirthing course really helps women to experience this.
I am a fully qualified Yoga Teacher, specialising in Pregnancy Yoga, and offering Parent & Baby Massage & Yoga classes. More and more of my Pregnancy Yoga clients had begun asking me about Hypnobirthing and the KG Hypnobirthing Training provided perfect course for me to be able to offer this. Pregnancy Yoga and Hypnobirthing compliment each other extremely well, both aim to promote feelings of calm and deep relaxation in addition to developing confidence and trust with the physical body throughout pregnancy, birth and beyond.
After birthing both my childen using hypnobirthing techniques, I now want to share my experience and knowledge with other expectant mums and help them have an enjoyable and mindful pregnancy. I want them to be aware of the miracle of nature and help them prepare for the birth that they want.
Hypnobirthing techniques are simple and very effective - anyone can do them. Everyone is entitled to a positive birth experience...call me to find out more. Read my story on www.magicalbabymoments.com/about-me
I am a qualified doula and hypnobirthing teacher. I have extensive experience in child and baby care as well as working as a maternity assistant in the NHS for over 5 years. I am a qualified breast-feeding counsellor and teach mothers how to cope with babies with sleep problems. I have passionate belief in natural childbirth, in which hypnobirthing plays a huge part.
I am Gina Potts, founder of ZenBirth, a leading provider of KG Hypnobirthing in Kent and South East London. I am a hypnobirthing mother of two beautiful hypnobabies, and I have been teaching hypnobirthing since April 2011.
I first found out about hypnobirthing from a friend late in my first pregnancy. I read the book, and I knew immediately that hypnobirthing was for me. I passed the book along to my husband and he was also enthusiastic about the hypnobirthing approach. We took semi-private classes and when on to have a beautiful 'zen' birth experience with our son. You can read all about it on my website (www.zenbirth.co.uk).
I am passionate about hypnobirthing and supporting couples to have positive birth experiences. I hold a Diploma in KG Hypnobirthing (accredited by the Royal College of Midwives) and a Certificate in HypnoBirthing (Mongan Method). Additionally, I am an NCT-trained Breastfeeding Peer Supporter. And I regularly undertake on-going study and continuing professional development. I am a member of the KG Hypnobirthing Steering Group, an active member of the Hypnobirthing Association (UK), and have also been member of the HypnoBirthing Institute (USA). I am registered and insured by FEDANT (the Federation of Antenatal Teachers).
Please feel free to contact me for a chat.
Accredited hypnobirthing classes in Essex are provided locally by our qualified teachers. Our directory includes a bit of information about them, contact details, a link to their websites and details of their courses. We trust each of them to help you towards having the birthing that is right for you and for your baby.
Why Choose a Hypnobirth?
More and more, hypnobirthing is becoming the method of choice for mothers preparing to give birth. It offers a calm and relaxing birthing for you and your baby, and helps your birthing partner give you real support.
All our teachers have trained in KG Hypnobirthing and accredited giving you reassurance that you will have a skilled hypnobirthing teacher. They have all been through thorough testing and assessment to ensure they have achieved the level of professionalism and expertise we have come to expect from our teachers.
Our Core Principles
Our members subscribe to our basic principles involving the promotion of good practice and training in relation to assisting mothers with childbirth. In addition, they are devoted to raising awareness of and knowledge about the use of hypnosis as an effective form of natural childbirth in order to increase its usage and popularity.