Hypnobirthing Lancashire - Teachers' Directory
Hello, my name is Laura and I am a mummy of two and I live with my husband in Preston, Lancashire. I set up The better birthing company as I am passionate about working with women to enable them to believe that they can do it! They can have the best birth for them and be in control and knowledgeable and fully prepared. I use daily KGHypnobirthing with both my births which were both very different but I found it has made me enjoy and be able to look back on my births in a positive way and that's what I want for other women.
I am also a birth and postnatal doula and have an unhealthy obsession with cake and a fan of a gin or two xx
Hello, I’m Claire and I am a practicing midwife and qualified nurse. I work both in the community, seeing pregnant ladies in clinics and at home, but also at the hospital where I look after ladies and babies in delivery suite and on the ward. As a community midwife, I am so lucky to attend many beautiful homebirths and privileged to be able to share many magical moments.
As well as being a nurse and midwife, I am also a qualified KGHypnobirthing trainer and aromatherapy practitioner.
I am a mother of four children and was fortunate to enjoy all straightforward, vaginal births with no intervention. The emotional nature of birth and women’s powerful bodies fascinate me. The way the mind influences the body and how we can utilise tools for the most positive outcomes is a truly beneficial skill to learn in preparation for your special day.
I am energised and enthusiastic about the changes that can be made by using KGHypnobirthing techniques in the run up to birth and I would love to share my knowledge with you.
My name is Karen and I am mum to four children ranging from teenagers to toddlers. I am a Doula and KGHypnobirthing teacher. It is my passion to support and empower women and their families to birth their babies their way in a calm, relaxing and encouraging way. I have experienced hypnobirthing myself and wholeheartedly believe in its benefits to both mother and baby. My first experience with hypnobirthing was with my third birth and this helped me begin my journey of healing following my first two distressing births. My goal in delivering this hypnobirthing course to you is to enable women to release any fears or anxieties that have built up over time in relation to birth. I truly believe in encouraging women to discover their inner power and strength, especially when preparing for birth.
A BETTER WAY TO BIRTH.
Hello, my name is Leanne... I am a qualified KGH teacher, Hypnobirthing Mama & owner of The Lancashire Hypnobirthing Co.
I am an advocate for informed choice during birth and for supporting all women to have the best child-birth for them. By looking further in to HypnoBirthing and being here, you are already ensuring that you have all of the information, so that you can make informed decisions on what is best for you and your baby. The benefits of HypnoBirth for mum and baby are lifelong - so welcome! and remember, YOU'VE GOT THIS.
I always knew there had to be another way, a better way to approach child-birth. I found it frustrating that after announcing I was pregnant, more women would come to me with horror stories of birth than they would happy stories. So many spoke of the fear that I should be feeling about having to ‘push it out’. I felt deflated and a little scared. I hate the ‘one born every minute’ culture that has been created in today’s society…that somehow child-birth should be feared, that it isn’t natural and women’s hopes for it should be controlled and prohibited. I wanted to look back on the birth of Evelyn with amazement, pride and happy memories…and I do, thanks to HypnoBirth.
I went on to have the most INCREDIBLE experience welcoming Evelyn in to the world with my husband, Jason. I then went on to study with Katharine Graves and qualify as a KGHypnobirthing Practitioner (The KGH training course is accredited by the Royal College of Midwives and they are training many of our NHS Midwives across the country, too!)
My goal is to create a community, a safe haven where like-minded women can support each other through pregnancy, birth and beyond. I strive to deliver an informative, evidence based course in a calm, relaxing environment where parents feel supported, cared for and confident so that they can make positive choices throughout their birth journey. I am constantly developing our courses based on new research and evidence, client feedback and my personal interests, which at the moment is focused on supporting pregnancy after loss.
I can't wait to meet you! xx
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
Hi, I'm Jennifer, based in Aughton, Lancashire, mum to two small children and very flexible with my 1-2-1 sessions. I was a qualified midwife until just after my second child when I realised I wanted to assist women achieve a more positive birth exerience through birth preparation and hypnobirthing having experienced it myself.
Both of my children were born at home using relaxation and hypnobirthing techniques and I believe in choice, respect and options.
I have also recently qualified in the 3 Step Rewind Technique to help women and partners who have experienced traumatic birth or pregnancy events and am able to offer this technique as a stand alone service to help life the symptoms of PTSD for Traumatic Birth Recovery, or as part of Birth Preparation and Hypnobirthing Course.
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.