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Hypnobirthing Lancashire - Teachers' Directory


Julie Karen Scholes (read more)
Location: Lancashire - Blackpool Fylde and Wyre area
Phone: 07790 759 528
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I have been a midwife for 26 years and respect the entire process of birth absolutely. I have helped at the birth of many hundreds of babies in many settings. The mind is the most powerful organ in the body and by easing the way for a peaceful mind, Hypnobirthing will allow women to have a positive birthing experience. 

 

Through listening to all the mothers I have met I have found that around the time of childbirth women often seek therapies and techniques that will help them to remain calm and focussed during pregnancy and birth. I believe that Hypnobirthing is the most powerful technique that a woman can learn.

Nicole Rajan-Brown (read more)
Location: Oldham, Tameside, Rochdale & surrounding villages
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Hi, I’m Nicole! KGHypnobirthing teacher, Mum and birth fanatic!

I used hypnobirthing during my pregnancy and the birth of my son. My husband and I found it made a massive difference to our outlook on the experience, and it empowered us to be in control and confident. Despite a difficult pregnancy, we had the most wonderful experience. 

My background is in language, having studied and researched linguistics for many years.  As such, I understand the importance of the words that we choose, and the impact, both good and bad, that language can have an our experiences and relationships.  I’m passionate about changing the language we use surrounding birth to positive

Having been involved in local maternity services, I have seen first-hand the difference hypnobirthing makes. I’m excited to support you in your pregnancy through hypnobirthing. Every parent is entitled to a calm, confident and empowered birth experience! I look forward to working with you to achieve that. 

Kati Edwards (read more)
Location: Manchester
Phone: 07967622884
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I'm based in the gorgeous northern town of Ramsbottom, I'm a Doula UK Recognised Birth Doula  and the Northern Teacher Trainer for KG Hypnobirthing. My clients live throughout Manchester, parts of Lancashire and Cheshire and further afield via skype or zoom.

Meeting your baby for the very first time has the power to be one of the most magical and transformative events in your life. Setting up your birth so that you feel love and calmness helps the birth hormones flow effectively. Your body takes over and you can tap into your instincts that know how to birth a baby. That is what I can help you with.

In general, people know so little about birth and I am on a mission to change that!

I leave no stone unturned so you'll know everything you need to know to have the best experience possible. If you have a birth partner (which, these days, is usually but not always dad), I have a strong emphasis on teaching them what to do so they are not just a spare part. They will know what best to do to help you faciliate your baby's birth in the best way.

This helps you all bond together and start parenthood feeling strong.

Please get in touch. In the first instance, we can chat to see what it is you are looking for and what I can do to help you achieve that and we go from there.

Sending you Love,

Kati x

 

Bev Partington (read more)
Location: Bolton
Phone: 07867416309
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After 37 years as a practising midwife, I remain as passionate as ever about promoting birth as a natural and very special event. I have recently retired so have been able to channel my skills and experience in helping ‘soon to be mothers’ like you best prepare for birth. Experience has taught me a mother’s body is perfectly designed for birth, yet mothers have a tendency to work against it. I believe KGHypnobirthing is the perfect way for me to empower you with knowledge and skills to help you achieve the best birth for you.

I am professional in my approach, trustworthy, warm and friendly (so I’m told!). I will support you from first contact on enquiry, throughout pregnancy and for the first month after birth. I will provide you with a chance for birth reflection within my support period, both as a positive means of birth recovery and as a celebration. We will also have fun along the way

I hold both a teaching and counselling qualification and have extensive experience in teaching Antenatal Education, Active Birth and Relaxation, along with providing De-brief, Birth Reflection and Breastfeeding Support.

Please don't hesitate to ring me should you have any questions at all,  or wish to discuss a tailor made session.

Michelle Bromley-Hesketh (read more)
Location: East Lancashire
Phone: 07931214574
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I have 3 children and have worked in famiy support all my adult life. I have been a Doula since 2011 and set up as a not for profit in 2014. I have recieved various pots of funding in order to provide support to all families. Running Snowdrop Doula CIC providing free support across Lancashire and the UK. 

I am also a qualified Counsellor/Psychotherapist, specialising in Trauma and perinatal mental illness. 

Karen Colquitt (read more)
Location: St Helens, Wigan.
Phone: 01744894380
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I  have two grown up sons who are now married  and 3 grandchildren. I became interested in hypnobirthing when my daughter in law became involved with hypnobirthing to help her with her second pregnancy.  I was able to witness how hypnobirthing helped her and how calm and relaxed she was.

 

I was fortunate to undertake the KGH Hypnobirthing diploma and assisted the local NHS maternity service to develop a service for the pregnant women in the Wigan area.

 

I saw at first hand how women enjoyed the sessions with their partners and who they reported their positive birth stories.

I am looking forward to leading more sessions with women to meet their individual needs.

 

I am able to offer

   one to one sessions in the comfort of your own home

   group sessions

   Special “BabyMoon” sessions  at local Spa

   Talks to local groups

   Mother and baby and pregnancy events

Emily Sheppard (read more)
Location: Lancashire, Cumbria, North West
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I am the mother of two wonderful sons who were both born quickly and calmly in birth pools at home using hypnobirthing.

 I came to hypnobirthing on a parents course while pregnant with my first. I always knew I wanted a home birth and I was fairly confident about giving birth, but I had heard a few “horror” stories and so I wanted to ensure I full prepared myself so I knew what to expect.

Everything in the course made perfect sense and I loved taking the time out each day to relax knowing that it was going to help me achieve the calm, comfortable birth I wished for. And it worked!! 

The course also opened my eyes as to how society in general perceived birth and to how the ‘system’ worked in the maternity care services and I was saddened by the facts that women often feel nervous or even scared about labour/birth when it should be one of the most exciting times of a womans life and that some women do have a very negative experience of childbirth and this just didn’t sit well with me. We all know that birth can deviate from our “ideal” but whichever path a birth takes, whether it be completely natural, an induced labour, instrumental birth or even a C-section, it can still be and should be a very positive experience, where the woman feels in control, is given all of the information and options and is supported in all her decisions. These thoughts and feelings are what gave me the incentive to want to do more. To be able to inform and empower women and to help them achieve a birth experience that they will treasure for the rest of their lives is the reason why I love doing what I do and I am so privileged to be a part of their journey!

Jo Taylor (read more)
Location: Lancashire, Merseyside and North West England
Phone: 07884494304
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I'm Jo Taylor, a qualified KGH Practitioner and a dedicated and passionate teacher in positive birth and women's empowerment in birth. As a two-time hypnobirthing mum, to Aaron in 2014 and Julia in 2018, KGH made a profound difference to my knowledge, understanding, mindset and entire belief system surrounding birth.

My courses with Wonder Wombs Hypnobirthing bring birth education, information, positivity and deep confidence to pregnant women and their birth partners across Lancashire and the North West.  I offer additional support packages within my course prices which are designed to benefit you further on your journey into motherhood.

They include;

  • my unlimited 1:1 support via phone or email for the duration of your pregnancy
  • a KOMU post-natal digital kit with expert midwife guidance to help you during the first six months after birth
  • ongoing access to the members area of my website packed with additional resources.

Hypnobirthing is designed for all women and all births and fully prepares you for every aspect of labour both mentally and physically. It releases fear and tension and builds confidence in your ability to birth your baby feeling calm and in control. Teaching a simple physiological approach to birth and recognising the ways the mind affects the body in labour, hypnobirthing enables our bodies to produce the hormones we need so our birth muscles can work in harmony with them and birth can progress comfortably.

Benefits of hypnobirthing include reduced intervention rates, reduced use of analgesia, increased natural births and increased positive birth experiences. 

I teach private classes, group courses and online courses as well as refresher sessions if you have taken a recognised hypnobirthing course in the past.   

  • Group courses take place at Heskin Pemberton Primary School in Heskin, near Chorley.
  • If you would like to book a private or refresher course I can either travel to your home or you can visit me at my hypnobirthing office space or  home if you prefer.

Any time from 20 weeks is ideal to attend so feel free to get in touch for a no obligation chat or to book or register your interest for a course. Full details are also on my website.

Laura Monti (read more)
Location: Merseyside, Lancashire, Cheshire
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I am passionate about supporting individuals and couples to prepare for their birthing journeys and to tap into their own instincts and resources, whatever circumstances surround their pregnancies. 

My passion for hypnobirthing was first ignited during the birth of my first child, my daughter, who is now 5.  I was introduced to  the hypnobirthing techniques by a friend, who gave me a book to read, and this was the basis of my birth preparation for my first child. Whilst I admit that at this stage I  was a little sceptical, the techniques that I had learnt helped me to achieve a natural, calm water birth in a midwife led unit, which left me feeling in awe of the whole process and more importantly, my own strength.  For my subsequent births I totally embraced the concept of hypnobirthing, having seen and experienced the benefits first hand. The relaxation technique, calm state of mind, and belief in my body, that i had developed during my second pregnancy helped me to achieve the most beautiful water birth in the comfort of my own home and surrounded by my beautiful family.

The birth of my third child was also just as beautiful- a drug free water birth, during which (as cliche as it sounds)  I felt almost elevated onto another level. Completely empowered! I cannot say my births were pain free, but manageable and not at all dominated by pain or fear.

I now want to help other women feel the same way about the birth experiences,  and it is so simple to achieve. It is about becoming connected to ourselves as women and trusting what and who we are.

I am passionate about helping women to see the strength and capability within them during pregnancy and birth.  Deep down we already know how to birth our babies and have been doing so for centuries.  It is our divine feminine power within us. I simply want to support you to tap into this power and knowledge.  

Kirstie Harrison (read more)
Location: Cumbria, Lancashire, Furness, North West
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Hi! I’m Kirstie, a qualified KG Hypnobirthing teacher and owner of feelgood parenthood. I’m also a mama of two hypnobirthed babes, and a huge advocate for informed, positive birth.

My own experience of hypnobirthing led me to train as a teacher, because I truly believe that EVERY woman (and birth partner) has the right to a positive birth experience – however that looks to them – and that means feeling informed, calm, and empowered to birth the way they want to. That’s where KG Hypnobirthing comes in; it’s the first step on your way to feelgood parenthood!

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