Training & workshops to expand your horizons and delve deeper to the wisdom within
Pregnant? Tired of feeling like you can’t trust your body to have the birth you want? Want to feel confident, empowered and calm about giving birth?
I’m going to help you restore this trust in your body and have you feeling confident, empowered and calm as a woman to do anything you want with your life.
Rather than giving away our power and following the masculine model of hard work and striving we’re going to do this the feminine way by embracing ease, grace and beauty. As you might be realizing this is different to many other kinds of childbirth preparation.
All workshops are held in small groups or one-to-one, are three hours long and cost £60.
Partners come free to antenatal workshops, and the price includes a course manual and all refreshments.
Private courses are available by personal arrangement and can be individually tailored to suit your personal requirements.
Three hour workshops
- The Birth Path part 1: Labour and birth – a walk through the steps from pregnancy to parenthood
- The Birth Path part 2: Creating your own toolkit of comfort measures (this is designed to lead on from part 1)
The Birth Path part 1: Labour and birth – a walk through this incredible journey from pregnancy to birth
You will leave this workshop understanding how birth works and how amazing the human body is! We go through the natural birth process step by step, looking at the physical changes as well as the psychological ones from pre-labour through to holding your baby in your arms. This is essential knowledge for all people as modern culture seems to portray birth as something dangerous and certainly painful. In these three hours you will learn about the reasons behind labour pain and the role of hormones in the birth process. We look at birth from the perspective of mum, dad and baby as this is a team effort! This course is suitable for everybody, whatever kind of birth you are planning.
The Birth Path part 2: Creating your own toolkit of comfort measures (this is designed to lead on from part 1)
Part two builds on the understanding you have built up from doing part one. In this workshop we work together to create a unique toolkit of techniques and comfort measures based on your own preferences and situation. Whether you are planning a home birth or hospital, planned caesarian or going for a VBAC these are comfort measures to take anywhere. We look at the difference between writing birth plans and birth wishes. We take a look at current birth culture, family culture and belief systems. You will leave this workshop feeling confident and calm about how you will cope with the intensity and changing tides of labour.
Want more individual support? Read about my Doula Services HERE