Hypnobirthing Scotland - Teachers' Directory
I have been a midwife for 5 years and first came into contact with hypnobirthing 2 years ago. I have worked in 2 different health boards. One of which is a standalone birthing unit. This unit provided care to women who had no complications and were keen to have as natural a birth as they could achieve. Therefore many women adopted that school of hypnobirthing as a method to allow a natural birth. I watched with wonder as many women came through our doors in so much control and with so much knowledge on pregnancy and birth. I watched gentle, calm, uncomplicated birth unfold with little to no aid from myself. It was inspirational even to be a part of; hence the reason I became a hypnobirthing teacher. I want all women to have this experience and be able to feel empowered for their pregnancy and most importantly birth.
My name is Clare and I am mother to two wonderful boys, Ruairidh and Oliver. I live in rural Aberdeenshire with my husband and two dogs. Having spent three years telling everyone about hypnobirthing, I decided that I would train to become a KGHypnobirth Teacher as it's something that I am so incredibly passionate about. I discovered hypnobirthing whilst pregnant with my eldest. I was unsure of what to expect from the experience of labour and birth, having attended hypnobirthing classes myself I can honestly say that all the fears and uncertainty I had completely disappeared.
Hello i am a mother of two young adults, a wife, a sister, a daughter, a loyal friend, a god mother, a qualified practicing midwife and a KG Hypnobirthing teacher. I am passionate about all my roles but especially excited to teach new and exsisitng parents the path to a empowering, calm and confident birth jounrney whatever shape or form it may take. Please feel free to contact me to discuss your individual needs and any questions you may have.
A big hello and congratulations on your pregnancy! I have a passion for helping women to realise their potential. All mothers have a natural inbuilt ability to birth their babies and I am keen to empower you to unlock this inner strength. I see too many women in pregnancy and labour who are afraid of the birth that awaits them and it is wrong for something so natural to cause such stress and anxiety. I want women to be excited to meet their unborn baby and I know that giving you the information you need to make choices and prepare will do just that. I am blown away by the power the mind has over the body and I want to share this power with you to show that if you can think it, you can do it. Giving birth calmly and confidently is no different to any other activity you have encountered in life. Having become a parent myself and working as a midwife I can relate to the uncertainty of what lies ahead, but also draw on my experiences to show that it can be done and it is done daily around the world because our bodies were designed to work with us not against us.
- Do you want to have a safe and calm birth without fear for you and your baby?
- Do you want to feel strength and power during pregnancy and labour?
- Do you want to sleep better, worry less?
- Do you want to gain confidence in yourself, your body, your precious baby?
- Do you want to learn how to reclaim this pregnancy as your own?
- Do you want to build an unpenetrable bond with your birth partner and ensure full support from them when in labour?
- Do you want to understand the statistics and how to avoid unneccesary interventions?
- Do you want tools like calmness triggers and pelvic balancing techniques in your birth tool box?
Welcome to Incredible You - Intuitive Birth. We are certified Clincal Hypnotherapists and chilbirth geeks, advocates of autonomy, empowerers of women and positive birth enthusiasts and will do everything we can to help you achieve your amazing birth! With our training in Hypnotherapy, KG Hypnobirthing, Hypnomothering, 3 Step Rewind and Biomechanics for Birth (for spinning those babies and pelvic balancing) we teach you everything we know so you can look forward to your birth with confidence.
You can find us on Facebook @incredibleintuitivebirth and Instagram incredibleintuitivebirth or have a browse on our website www.intuitivebirth.co.uk, or simply get in touch to find out more or ask any questions you may have - we LOVE to talk HypnoBirthing.
My name is Ellie and I am the mother to a beautiful little boy. When I was pregnant, I didn’t know much abut being pregnant and I knew even less about giving birth. I just thought I would ‘wing it’. I did pretty much that and although my induced labour wasn’t too bad all I thought about after was why? There were so many questions. Why was I really induced? Why was it needed or was it procedure? Why were my waters broken for me? So many whys. I realised that because I didn’t know very much, I was led through my labour and not given the opportunity to ask for what I wanted. As a keen yogi I started up my own successful YoagBellies business when my little boy was 6 months as I didn’t want to go back to work as a flight attendant. Through years of continual training and development in the pre and post-natal world I discovered that you actually have a voice (the very one I didn’t have in my own labour). With this ever growing knowledge gradually over the years my pregnancy yoga classes became antenatal classes with their own dose of Hynpobirthing without me even realising it. It was then I decided to train as a Hypnobirther to add that other little touch of magic to what I teach. So here I am helping women and their birth partners seek a calm and confident birth experience and be fully informed of their options. My goal is to empower you through confidence and knowledge by providing you with the all important pregnancy toolbox, and positive mindset you need.
Congratulations on your pregnancy! I'm delighted to offer KGHypnobirthing courses for expectant parents at this excitng (and sometimes nervewracking) time. As an experienced hypnotherapist, and practitioner/trainer of various energy healing therapies, my background is in holistic wellbeing, and I am fascinated by the mind's capacity to shape our experience. I'm also naturally quite sceptical, and enjoy research and learning in order to better understand and practice the most beneficial techniques available, which is what led me to use breathing and visualisation techniques during my first labours (many years ago), and to look for more specific training for birth preparation as part of my ongoing learning. I'm a mother of three (with a fourth baby due early autumn 2019), and have experienced both hospital and home births, and the varying approaches to pregnancy and labour over the 20-year span between my first and current pregnancies. I feel it is hugely important for parents-to-be to receive all the information, support and respect appropriate to a life experience as significant as the birth of a child, and see my role in offering the course as laying out as much information, and as many helpful techniques as possible to facilitate a truly positive experience of birth. Please feel free to get in touch with any questions you might have about the course, or hypnobirthing generally.
My name is Susan and I am the mother to two babies born calmly using Hypnobirthing so I know that it works! Both at home with no need for pain relief and no tearing. One of my favourite memories is being in my bed, with my husband and our baby girl beside us, sleeping away at 2 hours old. =) My background is in the IT industry so I was sceptical Hypnobirthing would work. I did some (lots!) of research and the logical conclusion was that it made sense. Nothing to lose and potentially a lot to gain and after training, we definitely did. To help put birthing back to being a happy even, not a traumatic one, I took the Royal College of Midwives accredited, KG Hypnobirthing training to become a qualified HypnoBirthing teacher to spread the word wider. My investigative nature means, that I am constantly updating my knowledge of birth and what others have found helpful with HypnoBirthing. I look forward to meeting you and discovering what works to help you to have the same fantastic experience of calm and informed birthing.
Hi, my name is Agnes, I'm a qualified mental health nurse and mindfulness teacher with 7 years experience. I started a wellbeing business in 2018, specialising in one-to-one anxiety management, self-compassion coaching and talking therapy. I was profoundly affected by the birth of my cousin's baby using hypnobirthing. Beautiful baby India was born gently and easily at home in September 2018. Following this experience, I decided to add hypnobirthing to my list of services. My Mum, Elizabeth and my good friend Kirsty and I decided to form a separate company dedicated solely to empowering parents. Combined, we have over 50 years health care experience and we're passionate about supporting parents. I am yet to have children of my own but hearing the wonderful stories of people who have used hypnobirthing it seems like a no-brainer. I'm very excited at the thought of putting the theory into practice at some point in the future. For now, I have the honour of teaching a fantastic birth preparation course.
I'm a hypnobirthing mum of 2 young boys and full-time yoga teacher specialising supporting women through pregnancy, birth and beyond.
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