Over the past 6 weeks our Hypnobirthing expert, Jackie Heffer-Cooke has been sharing with our social media followers some of the essential top tips she covers in her Hypnobirthing courses and in the Birthing Toolkit. Now they’ve come to an end, what better way to help you on the birthing journey, than to include them as a series of videos all in one place. So here they are…
Hypnobirthing – What’s it all about?
Starting first with Jackie’s introduction to hypnobirthing, where it originates, Jackie’s experience and how the tools learned will help you feel prepared, empowered, calm and in control.
Sleep Breathing During Labour
Learn some simple and effective techniques to breath during labour. In this video, Jackie talks Sleep breathing or relaxation breathing. To build up your endorphins to create a calmer you during birthing your baby.
Find out about the birthing muscles and in particular the uterus muscle – where it is, what it does, how it works and surge breathing
Golden Thread Breathing
Established labour – when those muscles are working super hard, Jackie explains how Golden Thread Breath, or Bubble Breathing can help deal with established labour pains.
What to do if your midwife tells you to pant during labour when you’re close to or are fully dilated. Jackie explains how to breathe at this point. Don’t pant but try Feathering breathing.
Finally, you’re in the final stage of labour and you’re ready to push your baby out. Jackie talks about the optimum positions to birth baby.
We hope that you’ve enjoyed Jackie’s series of Hypnobirthing introduction videos. If you like what you’ve seen and want to learn more through our face-to-face course come along to our 2 or 5 week, 12 hour Hypnobirthing courses, find out more or book here.