Katharine Graves - Founder of KG Hypnobirthing
Katharine Graves, leading hypnobirthing teacher, is the founder of KGHypnobirthing the original UK Hypnobirthing.
She has personally taught KGHypnobirthing to over 2000 couples, and KGHypnobirthing has trained over 1000 teachers, a large number being midwives.
Katharine is the author of the best selling book, The Hypnobirthing Book, which sells internationally.
Katharine has developed the widely respected in-depth training course for hypnobirthing teachers. Uniquely, on this course you are trained by specialist hypnobirthing teachers often with a senior midwife in the hypnobirthing module, and the online Hypnotherapy for Hypnobirthing and Birthing Foundation modules are devised and presented by senior midwives and experienced hypnotherapists all of whom also have an impressive depth of knowledge in the other areas of the course. This means that you get the best in whichever area you are training.
Katharine is a member of the International Advisory Board of the HypnoFertility Foundation of America, the Maternity and Newborn Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine, the Association for the Improvement of Maternity Services (AIMS), the Association of Radical Midwives (ARM), and is an associate member of the Royal College of Midwives. She trained as a doula with Michel Odent, the internationally renowned obstetrician.
People have travelled from all over the world to train on Katharine’s courses, and she has trained KGHypnobirthing teachers internationally.
Katharine was invited to speak at the Royal Society of Medicine conference on Hypnobirthing, and she often gives talks about KGHypnobirthing at conferences, universities and hospitals, and has written many articles on the subject.
Katharine is a regular contributor to news publications and has offered quotes, content and opinion on a wide range of birth-related topics including of course, Hypnobirthing in leading parenting magazines Prima Baby, Gurgle, Mother and Baby and has contributed to The Guardian, Daily Mail, Femail Online, Metro and the Telegraph to name a few. She was interviewed on BBC Woman's Hour by Jenni Murray discussing Hypnobirthing.
She has four grown up children, and six grandchildren.