What is it?
Education, tools, techniques and support that give you the best chance at the birth you want
Group classes currently delivered online
"I was nervous and anxious about giving birth when I first found out I was pregnant.
I felt excited and so much more educated about birth after the course... I felt a lot more comfortable, it gave me a lot more confidence in knowing I could do it and that my body was made for this." - Kathy
Are you feeling anxious, unsure or nervous about giving birth?
Excited to meet your baby, but heard so many horror stories?
Are you ready to ditch the fear, and find out what birth ACTUALLY looks like?
Are you ready to get armed up with a complete kit of tools and techniques that will help you manage the intensity of birth and have the experience you want?
Are you ready for your partner to know they have an important role to play and to learn how to support, encourage and reassure you?
If you answered YES to any of these, then welcome! I’m Melissa and I work with expecting mamas and their support team to get prepped and pumped for birth.
Your body is perfectly equipped to give birth — HypnoBirthing shows the way
Childbirth is an instinctual and natural process and your body, and your baby, already know what to do.
HypnoBirthing cuts through myths, fears and anxieties that surround birth and deliver evidence-based education, tools and techniques.
So you can have complete faith in your body, your instincts and the birthing process.
And so you can have the best chance at experiencing a calm, gentle, joyful birth for you, your baby, and your birth partner.
HypnoBirthing classes teach you and your birth partner
the physiology of birth and how your body is naturally designed to birth your baby including exploring the gifts nature has given you
how fear impacts the birthing experience
how to greatly reduce the need for drugs and other interventions, by utilising your body’s own natural pain relief
deep relaxation, massage, visualisation and self-hypnosis techniques that eliminate fear and tension through pregnancy and birth
a range of tools and techniques that can be used to manage the intensity of birth
In short, everything you need to know to achieve a positive, comfortable and calm birth, including the role of your birth partner in supporting and advocating for you and the baby.
Register for the HypnoBirthing course for just $575 per couple
The HypnoBirthing course includes:
5 x 2.5 hour classes delivered live online every week
Guided relaxation and music MP3’s to create calm vibes during pregnancy and labour
Parent’s birth handbook including class notes, hypnotic scripts, visualisation posters, and birth preferences template
Additional birth video viewing sessions
Ongoing phone and email support through your pregnancy for all those weird and wonderful questions and concerns that pop up
Post-birth debrief and support
Private HypnoBirthing Course — $1,100 per couple
If you can’t find a time that works or you’re looking for personal support we can schedule classes for a time that works best for you and your partner for $1,100 per couple (payment plans available).
And if you’re in Rowville or surrounding suburbs I can come to you and deliver the classes from your home so you don’t have to get out of your pjs (and we’ll keep it totally Covid-19 compliant).
Benefits of HypnoBirthing
Empowers parents with techniques to achieve a gentle, calm birth for themselves and their baby whatever turn their birthing takes.
Gives birth partner an integral role in the birth
Teaches you and your birthing partner how to work alongside your caregivers to achieve the birth you desire
Allows you and your partner to approach birth and parenting informed and empowered
Teaches you deep levels of relaxation to eliminate the fear that causes tension and pain
Leaves you feeling alert, fresh and awake with energy during your labour
Reduces labour time and the need for an episiotomy
The HypnoBirthing program and antenatal class is now used in six Australian hospitals, is recommended by midwives and obstetricians, and has over 180 certified practitioners because it is evidenced based, and it works!