Class Outline

Prior to your first class, after enrolling you will receive ““Your Special Place” & “Easy Comfortable Childbirth” hypnosis tracks on CD.

Class 1: Introduction to Hypnobabies

  • Introduction to Hypnobabies Philosophies and Positive Mindset
  • Pregnancy Anatomy and Physiology
  • Belief Systems
  • The Power of Words and How They Affect Us
  • How Your Mind Works – The Conscious and Subconscious
  • The Mind/Body Connection
  • What Hypnosis is and is NOT
  • Demonstrations of Hypnosis
  • How Fear Affects Comfort and Length of Labor
  • Fear Clearing for Childbirth
  • The Importance of Daily Birthing Affirmations
  • The Gifts Your Body Gives You – Your Beautiful Uterus and How it Works
  • Creating Your Mental Lightswitch
  • Partner Communication Exercise and the Contract of Trust

Hypnosis Script: Learning Self-Hypnosis. (Entering hypnosis on your own and controlling all sensations in your body.)

Class 2: Staying Healthy and Low Risk

  • Importance of Diet in Pregnancy
  • Nutritional Guidelines
  • The High Protein Advantage
  • Eggs, Salt and Calcium in Pregnancy
  • Drinking Water for Two
  • Avoidance of Harmful Substances
  • Safe and Comfortable Prenatal Sleeping and Resting Positions
  • Natural Comfort Measures for Pregnancy
  • Introduction of the Stages of Labor including the Baby-Kindness Stage
  • New Baby Sensitivity Through Bonding
  • Using Hypnosis for Pregnancy Discomforts and Health
  • Prenatal Exercises for Birth
  • Birth Partner Assistance

Hypnosis Script: Creating Anesthesia.(Modifying your hypnosis to include Hypno-anesthesia and Eyes-Open Childbirth Hypnosis.)

Class 3: Your Options in Birthing

  • Birth Partners Relax and Feel Confident CD
  • The Importance of Making Excellent Birthing Decisions
  • The Big Secrets
  • Detailed Childbirth Choices – Risks, Benefits and Alternatives for Common Procedures
  • Getting Informed Consent and Your Rights
  • Questions for Caregivers – Consumer Issues and Positive Communication
  • Creating your Birth Preferences
  • Big Babies
  • Packing Your Birth Bag
  • Touring Your Place of Birth
  • Benefits of a Professional Labour Assistant (Birth Doula)
  • Hypno-Doulas
  • Introduction of the book Back Labor NO More

Hypnosis Script: Hypnotic Childbirth # 1 – Birth Hypnosis Tools (Learning cues for deepening hypnosis and anesthesia instantly.)

Class 4: The Onset of Labor

  • Your Guess Date and Normal Length of Pregnancy
  • Preparing for your Birthing Day
  • Signs of Birthing Beginning
  • Amniotic Membranes Breaking – Your Safe Choices
  • True vs. False Labor
  • How to Time Your Birthing Waves (contractions)
  • Your Birth Log
  • When to go to the Birth Place
  • Automatic Comfort and Relaxation on The Drive and Arrival at Your Place of Birth (if out of your home)
  • Hypno-Guardians
  • Nurses – the Unsung Heroes
  • Using Hypnosis for Comfort During Internal Exams
  • Dilation, Effacement, Position and Station of Baby
  • The Beautiful Progress of Labor, Including Fast, Average and Slow or Stalled Labor
  • Artificial Induction and Natural Induction Techniques
  • Creating a Safe and Serene Birthing Environment
  • Nausea Elimination
  • Optimum Fetal Positioning

Hypnosis Script: Hypnotic Childbirth # 2 – Deepening Your Hypno-Anesthesia. (Birth Partner Cues for instantly deepening hypnosis and moving anesthesia around to different areas of your body.)

Class 5: Birth Partners, Transformation and Birth

  • Birth Partners Training: Your Role During Pregnancy and Birthing Reviewed
  • How a Doula Can Help the Birth Partner
  • 4 Pages of Verbal Birthing Cues
  • Physical Comfort Techniques; the Change of Plans Hypnosis Script
  • Late First Stage Labour – Transitionor Transformation
  • Hypnosis Deepening techniques
  • Trusting in Your Body, Your Mind and your Baby
  • Protecting the Hypno-Mom!
  • Effective Positions for Birthing
  • Benefits and Use of the Birth Ball
  • Exhale Pushing and Avoiding the Ring of Fire with Hypnosis
  • Safe Birthing of the Placenta
  • Cord Traction, Oxytocin, Post-Partum Choices
  • Review: Membranes Releasing, Hypnobabies Tools, Using Your Mental Lightswitch, Fear Clearing for Childbirth
  • Avoiding a Cesarean Section

Hypnosis practice: Using Hypnobabies in the Moment! Full practice of our Hypnobabies Lightswitch techniques, Peace cue, Release cue, Birth Partners cues, and Moving Hypno-Anesthesia around Your Body.

Class # 6: Birthing Your Baby and Beyond

Hypnosis Script: Visualize (Create!) Your Birth (a mental practice of labor and birthing that creates your childbirth experience for you exactly as you desire it to be.)

Followed by our In-depth Birthing Rehearsal using all Hypnobabies Techniques, Birth Balls, Walking, Positional Changes and Eyes Open Childbirth Hypnosis where our Hypno-Moms and Birth Partners practice their Hypnobabies cues and techniques together, in hypnosis, culminating with giving birth using Hypno-Anesthesia.

New Baby Care: Baby Kindness, Apgar Scores, Normal Newborn Appearance, and Choices for Babys Care including Hospital and Homebirth Newborn Procedures, Bathing..or Not?, Vaccinations, Circumcision and Rooming In. A Good Start with Breastfeeding, Latching, Non-Schedules, BF Resources, Attachment Parenting Information, Slings and Carriers, and much more!

Jennifer Ivans - Beautiful Beginnings - (970) 420-8999 - jennifer@beautifulbeginningsllc.com