What You Will Learn

  • Breathing and visualisation techniques that will help you to relax during your pregnancy, labour and birth
  • How to be confident and informed when working with, not against, medical staff
  • How to break the fear-tension-pain cycle
  • Understanding how the birthing muscles work in perfect harmony to aid the birthing process
  • The effects of the birthing hormones and how they effect labour
  • Light touch massage to release the body’s natural pain relief endorphins
  • Gentle birthing techniques that allow you to breathe your baby into the world without the need for violent forceful pushing
  • Natural techniques to bring labour on when you have exceeded your ‘estimated due date’
  • Positions for labour
  • Signs of labour
  • What to pack in your hospital bag
  • Bonding techniques
  • Natural 3rd stage delivery of the placenta
  • Breastfeeding tips