The Wise Hippo Birth Programme

Are you pregnant and finding the journey a challenge? Does everybody want to share their experience with you….even the negative ones? Has this left you feeling overwhelmed and not sure of what matters to you?

Have you had one or more previous birth experiences that have left you feeling that this time needs to be different? More on your terms, based on informed choice and that your birth experience truly matters?

If you have answered yes to any of this then The Wise Hippo birthing programme can help you. 

The Wise Hippo is a fully comprehensive antenatal programme encompassing hypnobirthing, taught over 4 sessions totalling 10 hours. The course is accredited by the Royal college of Midwives and FEDANT approved. The Wise Hippo will teach you how to achieve the right birth for you and your baby through the skills, knowledge, hypnobirthing and relaxation techniques contained within the course.

Areas covered within the course are:

  • The picture of childbirth today
  • Defining hypnosis
  • Acknowledging pain
  • The physiology of birth and the impact of fear
  • Mind and body connections
  • Relaxation
  • Time distortion
  • Birth choices
  • Medical intervention
  • Birth planning
  • Fear release
  • The power of positive touch
  • Birth positions
  • Humming your baby down
  • The role of the birth partner

The full course content can be found here.

Free introduction workshops

These workshops run on the second to last Saturday of each month between 12 and 1:30pm.

Group course £249

(discount available if you’d like to host the course at your home)

Group classes are taught in classes of up to 6, they are suitable for individuals or couples. These classes are held on weekday evenings and Sunday Mornings. Group classes offer you the opportunity to meet other parents to be, these relationships can be an invaluable part of your journey into parenthood.

Private course £399

Private classes are held on weekdays during the day and evening and on Saturday mornings. Private classes might benefit you for the ease of selecting a time convenient for you or if you prefer the one to one support it will offer. The course content is the same whichever course you choose.

Refresher Class £75

The refresher class is suitable for those that have completed the full programme with a previous baby. The class will be a private class held over one 3 hour session.

All course fees can be paid in instalments.

Discounts on a Hypnobirthing course are available for my booked Doula clients.

To enquire about The Wise Hippo birth programme please use the contact me form.