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HYPNOBABIES CHILDBIRTH CLASSES

 

What if…..

you could have a wonderful, joyous birth experience?

you could feel fully prepared for the greatest experience of you life?

you could feel a strong bond with your baby during pregnancy?

 

You can have all of that and more with Hypnobabies!

 

Hypnobabies is a very successful 6 week, 3-hours per week, complete childbirth education course that was adapted with permission from Gerald Kein’s “Painless Childbirth Program” techniques rather than using simple relaxation, breathing or guided imagery. This allows our Hypno-Moms to enjoy “eyes-open childbirth hypnosis”, easily remaining deeply in hypnosis while walking, talking and changing positions; being as mobile as they would like to be during childbirth. Hypnobabies is well-known for helping women to create much shorter, easier and more comfortable labors, making childbirth the joyful experience it was meant to be.

Hypnobabies was brought to Pittsburgh in 2008 by Vanessa Manz. Since then many women have discovered how the mind-body connection can help them to have an easier, more comfortable birth.

Course Content:

Materials Included: 218-page Hypnobabies workbook, 7 CDs for Hypno-mom, 1 CD for Birth Partner, Quick Reference & Birth Partner Guide, handout abdominal lift and tuck from Spinning Babies, 6 Hypnobabies scripts in a bound notebook, Perineal Massage booklet, Rights of Childbearing Women booklet, and assorted other handouts.
 

Week 1: Introduction to Hypnosis

 

Week 2: Staying Healthy and Low-Risk

 

Week 3: Your Options In Birthing

 

Week 4: The Onset of Labor

 

Week 5: Birth Partners, Transformation and Birth

 

Week 6: Birthing Your Baby and Beyond
 

Hypnobabies classes will now be held at Wellness Pittsburgh in the Regent Square area unless otherwise indicated.  Contact Amy at info@blessedarrivals.com for more information or to register for a series.

 

Classes can also be scheduled in the Butler/Kittanning area. If interested please contact Amy for more information.

Available to do a Home Study Advantage for Hypnobabies Home Study couples. Can be done as one or two classes in your home.

 

Scheduled classes coming up:

 

Hypnobabies Classes:

 

 Please contact Amy for details.

 2019 Schedule   

Sunday November 3rd at Wellness Pittsburgh, 1141 S. Braddock Avenue, Pittsburgh

 

 

 

 

From past students:

 

"For me Hypnobabies was the most comprehensive birthing course around.  My husband and I learned everything from relaxation techniques to the birthing process and anatomy.  Hypnobabies taught me how to prepare, relax and visualize the birth I wanted" – Lindsay
 

"Hypnobabies was the best decision we made for our son!  From thoroughly learning about pregnancy and our growing baby to creating a happy and joyful birth plan for the birthing of our beautify son, Hypnobabies was wonderful.  Having Amy as our instructor and doula was the second best decision, her help and guidance during our birthing time was priceless." – Carli

 

"Going into this pregnancy, I thought I knew it all.   By the third kid I should be an expert right?  Wrong!  Hypnobabies taught me more than just how to relax and open up.  It taught me to take control of my pregnancy and ultimately visualize the perfect birthing time for me.  That’s exactly what it was…perfect!" - Anonymous

 

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