Hypnobirthing Essex - Teachers' Directory
Hello - my name is Hannah and I run Harmony Hypnobirthing. I am a fully qualified hypnobirthing teacher having trained with the Royal College of Midwives accredited KG Hypnobirthing course. My group classes take place in Colchester, and I offer private sessions across Essex and Suffolk. I can be flexible on venues, dates and timings.
I'm really excited about meeting lots of new mums-to-be and helping you to feel excited about welcoming your baby into the world!
Are you hoping for a calm, comfortable and more enjoyable birth? Do you want to feel more in control of the birth of your baby?
Whatever kind of birth you’re planning – home birth, hospital, birthing centre – I can help.
I have a degree in English Literature and work as a publicist. I have over a decade’s worth of knowledge and experience in how words and language can be incredibly powerful tools in creating positive messages – a vital tool for hypnobirthing.
In 2016, while pregnant with my first child, I came across hypnobirthing. I was nervous about giving birth, having heard a lot of negative stories from relatives and friends, and was keen to try anything that might help. I loved hypnobirthing - it was incredibly relaxing, helped me to sleep well during the latter stages of pregnancy, and made me feel really excited about having my baby. Everything it taught made complete sense, and no part of it felt odd or strange. It also made a real difference for me on the day my daughter arrived.
I became a fully qualified hypnobirthing teacher in 2017, training with the Royal College of Midwives accredited KG Hypnobirthing programme. KG Hypnobirthing is the original UK Hypnobirthing course, which is designed especially for mothers in the UK. The course is constantly evolving to keep up-to-date with the latest evidence and research.
I'm Verity, a KGHypnobirthing teacher, Birth & Postnatal Doula working in Essex, Herts and North London. I am also a proud mum of one.
Hypnobirthing allowed me to have a calm, confident and empowered birth through mindfulness and relaxation. Like many newly pregnant women I was fearful of birth and was very anxious through the first half of my pregnancy. After practising Hypnobirthing I was surprised to find that as my due date approached I was completely relaxed and calmly excited at the thought of giving birth.
Giving birth was the most empowering experience of my life. I was left in awe of the process of birth and what our bodies can achieve. When I started to meet other new parents I slowly discovered how important our birthing experiences are to us. I heard many mothers describe the impact their negative experiences had on them and their partners and how this had affected the first precious days, weeks and even months with their baby.
I had taken my positive experience for granted as I realised that my birth wasn’t just one amazing day to look back on with fond memories, it moulded me as a mother.
I decided to become a Hypnobirthing teacher and Doula because I am passionate about helping parents to feel in control of the birth of their baby no matter what direction it may take, to guide them in making informed decisions about their birth preferences, and ultimately give them the best possible start to life with their new baby.
I provide group and 1-2-1 KGHynobirthing classes in Harlow, Sawbridgeworth and surrounding areas. I also offer a Birth Doula with KGHypnobirthing package.
My name is Charlotte and I am a practicing midwife, KGH hypnobirthing teacher and a proud mum of one hypnobirthed baby. I have years of experience as a midwife and have had the pleasure to be at many different types of birth during my career so far. I have seen how hypnobirthing can help women feel prepared and in control during their pregnancy and go into their labour and birth with a positive mind set. I am passionate about pregnancy, birth and parenthood and believe that antenatal preparation is vitally important. I feel privileged to be able to teach women and their birth partner the techniques of KGH hypnobirthing to enable them to have the birth they want. I experienced personally how powerful hypnobirthing can be when I gave birth to my own baby and I want you to feel the same!
I am a mum to two gorgeous girls, wife to my lovely husband and before training to become a hypnobirthing teacher I worked as a Marketing Manager. Hypnobirthing truly changed my life. I always imagined I'd be unable to cope when I was giving birth, that it would be a terrible, painful experience - this is what lead me to hypnobirthing. I wanted to take control of the only thing I could - my mind! Both of my labours were incredible, both were calm and relaxed and two of the best experiences of my life. Having these experiences made me want to help others achieve the same. It is so rewarding and enjoyable teaching my lovely couples and helping them on their journey to what is their ideal birth.
I am available to teach throughout Southend and Essex.
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 have recently completed a post graduate course, Ante-natal Wisdom accredited by FEDANT
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 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.
I’m a mum of three with a background in performance. Pre-kids life consisted of auditions, occasional acting jobs and a lot of temping! I was a stay at home mum for a good chunk of my three little poppets’ lives. 2017 saw my last little one embark on school life; cue Mummy’s chance to retrain and re-enter the world of work. Teaching Hypnobirthing ticks all the boxes for me; I get to talk all things birth and positivity; I can work around my family life AND I have the pleasure of meeting and working with parents during the most beautiful and exciting time in their lives - lucky me!
I had a positive birth experience when my son was born but felt challenged in my antenatal care by an overly medicalised approach to childbirth, as well as the popular notion that childbirth is an inevitably painful experience.
I used Hypnobirthing techniques suggested to me by a friend and it was these small pieces of advice that really helped me to navigate the medical system and to have a positive birth experience.
Realising after my son’s birth how integral these techniques had been, I looked into Hypnobirthing in more detail- reading books and speaking to people about their own Hypnobirthing experiences - and realised that the techniques I had used were just the tip of the amazing iceberg that is Hypnobirthing. I was astounded by the way that the skills that Hypnobirthing provides, along with the knowledge of how the body works in childbirth, can free women from the fear often felt about childbirth, enabling them to look forward to the birth of their child and to have incredibly empowering, positive birth experiences.
And so I knew I had to be part of it! I carried out my training with Katherine Graves and began in my mission to empower women and their partners to experience childbirth as the wonderful, natural experience it is.
As well as being a KGHypnobirthing teacher I am also a mother, midwife 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 TBR 3 step rewind for birth trauma for healing past births and find that combining these practices can lead to powerful changes and positive birth experiences for second and subsequent births
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.
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