Calmbirth® is a pre-natal course run over 4x 3hr weekly sessions for women and their partners/support person which prepares them mentally, emotionally and physically for the birth of their baby. Calmbirth® gives couples knowledge, confidence and skills to work with their labour and birth however their day unfolds.

What do you learn?

The amazing design of women’s bodies and how they grow and birth their babies.

The strong connection between the mind and body, and how pre conceived ideas and beliefs about labour can impact on our labour

Practical skills such as breathing techniques, relaxation methods, creative visualisation to help in achieving a calm and enjoyable experience

The important role partners play and practical tools they can learn in helping their partner through their labour and birth

To feel confident, empowered and excited about the upcoming labour and birth

How hormones play a part?

Fear and tension incites the fight or flight response and remaining calm incites the relaxation response. Learn about the most productive hormones for labour and how to remain calm and in control throughout your labour and birth by tapping into your subconscious resources such as breathing techniques and creative visualisation.

Choosing the right caregiver for you

This is also an important part of your birthing journey. Choosing a caregiver that is right for you and your ideals about your birth preferences and choosing someone that supports your informed choices is an important part of your journey. Whether it’s public hospital, private hospital, homebirth or birth centre you need to do your research into caregivers that you feel will support your choices, ask friends and family for personal referrals and find the right support for you.

For more information contact Martine  or 02 8406 0679



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