The complete birth preparation course

The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme is a complete 10 hour antenatal programme that runs as 4x 2.5 hour classes. Offered as a private course, sessions take place in the comfort of your own home and can be arranged evenings, weekends or weekdays to suit your diary. The cost of the course is £395 per couple.

what you get:

  • 7x MP3s from the Wise Hippo to help you relax during pregnancy & prepare for the birth
  • handout pack and Wise Hippo handbook
  • access to the online course so that you can review all the info in your own time
  • course tuition from a highly experienced Royal College of Midwives accredited hypnobirthing instructor
  • ongoing support via email and the BabyBien facebook support group until your baby is born

all in the relaxing comfort of your own home.

The Wise Hippo Birth Programme

Busting negative beliefs.

Becoming an expert in relaxation.

Building plans that are right for you.

Bringing it all together for birth.

class one

  • The picture of childbirth today
  • Defining hypnosis
  • Acknowledging pain
  • The physiology of birth and the impact of Fear
  • Mind/body connection
  • The impact of others
  • Taking charge of your thoughts

class two

  • Relaxation - remember to breathe
  • Self-hypnosis techniques
  • Time Distortion
  • Anchoring
  • Birth Partners script
  • The importance of establishing a practice routine

class three

  • Prenatal bonding
  • Choosing where to have your baby
  • Choosing who will be with you when you have your baby
  • Alternative options for promoting comfort
  • Understanding the impact of interventions & the benefits of a natural birth
  • Writing your birth plan and making your birth choices
  • Physical preparations for birth
  • Fear release session

class four

  • Soothing strokes and the power of positive touch
  • Positions for birth
  • Humming your baby down - birthing your baby
  • Birth partner's role
  • Using the techniques during labour
  • When baby arrives
  • Your practice and preparation diary

'I'm feeling really positive about giving birth and was surprised by how supportive my husband was of this method as had previously been sceptical.

I thoroughly enjoyed the course and found the whole experience extremely informative and empowering.'


For more info or to arrange a wise hippo course please get in touch to discuss.