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Wise Hippo Birthing Programme

Are you worrying about your baby’s upcoming birth?

Do you want to learn tools and techniques that ensure you will have a calm, relaxed, empowered birth?

If so, the Wise Hippo Birthing Programme is for you.

The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme is a full antenatal education programme which includes hypnosis and relaxation techniques. It differs from the ‘traditional’ hypnobirthing classes in that the emphasis is not on a drug-free homebirth, it is on THE RIGHT BIRTH ON THE DAY. The right birth for you and your baby.

The course is taught over 4 x 2.5hr sessions which cover:-

Class One:- Confident

  • The physiology of birth
  • Defining hypnosis
  • How the brain interprets pain
  • The impact of fear on the birthing woman
  • The mind-body connection
  • Taking charge of your thoughts

Class Two:- Calm

  • Relaxation
  • Positions for relaxation
  • Distraction techniques
  • Breathing techniques
  • Self-hypnosis
  • Time Distortion
  • Anchoring

Class Three:- Consider

  • Prenatal bonding
  • Baby’s ideal position of birth
  • Physically preparing for the birth
  • Birth planning
  • Fear release

Class Four:- Celebrate

  • Positive touch
  • Positions for birth
  • Your pelvis and its ligaments
  • Birth partner role
  • When your baby arrives

Along with the classes you will receive:-

  • A Wise Hippo Birthing Programme workbook which will enable you and your partner to continue your practice at home
  • Client access to the Wise Hippo website
  • You will be invited to join the Hip Club Facebook group, which is full of expectant mums and Wise Hippo instructors for advice and support
  • Downloadable MP3s read by the Wise Hippo founder Dany Griffiths for your birth preparation
  • Continued support from your instructor right up to and after your baby’s birth

Packages and Prices

The full Wise Hippo Birthing programme one to one in the privacy of your own home £275

The full Wise Hippo Birthing programme with 2 or more couples (perfect if you have a group of friends who are pregnant) £250 per couple

Gift vouchers (perfect gift for a baby shower!)

Introductory Relax, Breathe and Birth course (1.5hrs) £25 which can be redeemed when booking on to the full course.

FREE Calm and Relaxed pregnancy MP3, my gift to you and your baby

"Rachael is an inspirational mother and has helped me a lot with my last pregnancy keeping me motivated. Her knowledge is outstanding and I couldn’t think of anyone better for this job xx"

"We would definitely recommend Mamatoto Birthing. Rachael is an amazing, friendly and welcoming instructor and all the lessons were great.
The course really helped us for our first birth, especially the breathing techniques as it was a very fast birth with minimal pain.
She was very reassuring about going into labour (Taking away the negative thoughts) and was able to answer a lot of questions we had based on her own experience."