Hypnobirthing Lancashire - Teachers' Directory
I am Lucy, mum of two boys, registered nurse and KGHypnobirthing practitioner. To be continued.
I’ve been working and volunteering in the birth, breastfeeding and parenting fields since my eldest was born in 2016. My background is in teaching and maternity nursing – I’ve worked with infants, children, young people and adults. My experience with such a variety of clients has taught me a lot about how everyone is so individual, especially when it comes to parenting styles. That’s why I’m really passionate about supporting families on their own journey, through the absolute rollercoaster that is parenthood. My aim is to give families all the evidence-based information they need to make their own best decisions.
My background is in mental health, having worked in an array of different areas, yet specialising in my passion for pre and postnatal mental wellbeing.
I graduated university with a First Class Honours in Counselling & Psychotherapy and went on to study as a Parent & Baby Wellbeing Consultant with classes in
- Pregnancy Relaxation & Baby Confidence
- Baby Massage
- Postnatal Wellbeing
My hypnobirthing journey started with my own personal experience, having utilised it throughout my pregnancies and birth journeys with my children, and welcoming this to my clients is truly exciting.
My personal journey was one of overwhelm and anxiety as I started my journey as a young Mum. My own experience of pre and postnatal anxiety and depression led me to advocate for women to become more educated and informed around their pregnancy journeys and birth choices. I have dedicated my professional development to just that and I am honoured to be part of such a great organisation with KGHypnobirthing who encompasses the birthing experience to be that of women's empowerment and choice.
I’m Katie and I trained with KG Hypnobirthing in 2020. I am a trained and qualified baby massage and baby yoga instructor and first aid trainer. I am based in Bury, where I also run baby massage and yoga classes and first aid sessions for parents at local venues through my business Blissful Babies.
Having come across lots of mums that didn’t have positive birth experiences, it made me want to do something to help and to get the message of hypnobirthing out to my local community. As a mental health practitioner, wellbeing is really important to me and I want to help parents prepare for the birth of their baby in the most positive and supportive way.
I have worked with children and families for over 15 years and I continue to work in a senior management position within a large primary school.
I am passionate about supporting parents and love the work I do.
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!
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.
I'm Jo Taylor, a hypnobirthing mum myself to Aaron in 2014 and Julia in 2018, KGH made a profound difference to my knowledge, understanding, mindset and belief system surrounding birth, so I qualified to pass it on!
On a personal level I chose and experienced two beautiful home water births. On a professional level, I advocate for education and choice and women trusting their own intuition in knowing what is right for them.
Having supported dozens of pregnant women and partners for a couple of years now, I have seen the positive impact my classes have in helping couples take ownership of what they want for their birth experience.
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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.
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!
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