Creating Better Birthing

Build a career as a HypnoBirthing® Childbirth Educator and enjoy the rewards that come from preparing parents for joyful, empowering birth. A 4 day complete childbirth educator certifcation designed for: nurses, physicians, midwives, doulas, chiropractors, hypnotherapists and anyone else with a strong interest in creating better birthing.

Course Information

HypnobirthingPractitionerCertificationYou can achieve your Certifcation as a HypnoBirthing® Practitioner by attending a four-day workshop. You will receive:

  • Syllabus – well organized, easy to use, step by step guide to teaching for each segment you attend.
  • CD of forms and handouts, and other accessories.
  • HypnoBirthing®–The Mongan Method text book with a CD of Relaxation, pre-birth parenting, and Birth Rehearsal Imagery
  • The Rainbow Relaxation CD, the cornerstone of our program’s relaxation component.
  • HypnoBirthing Videos- You will be fascinated as you view these births and witness the beauty of mothers who are free of the Fear-Tension-Pain Syndrome and free of unnecessary interruption as they bring their babies into the world calmly, gently and in joy.

Certifcation also includes a listing on our on-line referral system, access to our Resource files, a copy of our quarterly newsletter, regular updates, and membership to our Facebook page.

Attendance at a HypnoBirthing® Practitioner Certifcation Workshop does not automatically equate to Certifcation. Each candidate must submit a successfully completed set of Course Reviews following the workshop. Requests for refund will be granted up until two weeks prior to the date of the workshop. No refunds will be granted following that date.

When a refund is appropriate, an administrative fee of $75.00, in addition to the cost of any materials received by the enrollee, will be deducted from the refund.

In cases where a student withdraws and is entitle to a refund, he/she may choose to apply the tuition to a later class with the same instructor with no penalty.

Course Content

Segment 1: Prerequisite Courses

Introduction to Birth Basics—for all persons who do not have a professional background in birthing

  • Anatomy of The Female Reproductive System -Labor Signals
  • Conception and Early Fetal Development -Characteristics of Managed Labor
  • Characteristics of the Uterus -Characteristics of HypnoBirthing Labor
  • The Baby’s Support System -Labor Stages as Defned in Typical Birthing
  • Physical Changes during Pregnancy -Labor Phases as Defned in HypnoBirthing
  • Fetal Positioning during Pregnancy -Mother Directed Birthing
  • Turning Breech Presented Babies

Introduction to Hypnosis for Birthing—for all persons who do not have certification in hypnosis

  • Understanding Hypnosis -Mind/Body Association and Application
  • Applications of Hypnosis -Judging Trance Depth
  • Attitudes about Hypnosis -Guidelines for Achieving Change
  • Basics of Brainwave Activity -Elman—Ericksonian—Shanti Leads
  • Laws of the Mind -Eye-lift Conversion Lead
  • Rationale for Hypnosis in Birthing -Deepening Techniques
  • Understanding Client’s Learning Styles -Posthypnotic Suggestions
  • Steps to Achieving Hypnosis -Alerting Techniques
  • Dangers of Unqualifed Therapy -Practice Exercises

Segment 2: HypnoBirthing Practitioner Essentials

  • HypnoBirthing Philosophy and Beginning -Looking at the “Due Date”
  • How the Uterus Works in Birthing -Avoiding Artifcial Induction
  • What’s Wrong with Labor -Preparing the Birth Preferences Sheets
  • How Fear Affects Labor -How the Body and Baby Work Together
  • Origin of Fear and Pain in Labor -The Onset of Labor
  • Pre-Birth Parenting and Fetology -Breathing Through Labor
  • Selecting the Care Provider -The Hallmarks of Labor
  • Preparing The Mind and Body for Birth -Perinatal Bonding
  • Relaxation Techniques -Bonding with Baby
  • Releasing Fear and Limiting Thoughts -Labor Management Styles
  • Building a Partnership with Care Providers

Course Cost

Tuition for the 4 day training is $1395.00.

Please note:

*Introduction to Birth Basics: this is a pre-requisite for those attendees with no birthing background.

**Introduction to Hypnosis for Birthing: this is pre- requisite for those attendees with no hypnosis background.

Those candidates who need both pre-requisites will need to arrange to take the Introduction to Birth Basics as an at home study, prior to the workshop. There is an additional charge of $120 for the study package.

Upcoming Practitioner Training Events

Apr 2017

HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Pewsey, Wiltshire, England- April 29, 2017 - May 14, 2017

May 2017

HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Elyria, Ohio, USA- May 2, 2017 - May 5, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Chicago, Illinois, USA- May 4, 2017 - May 7, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Vernon, British Columbia, Canada- May 4, 2017 - May 7, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Vernon, British Columbia, Canada- May 4, 2017 - May 7, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Christchurch, New Zealand- May 8, 2017 - May 11, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Brisbane, Australia- May 15, 2017 - May 18, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training- Harrisburg, Pennsylvania- May 15, 2017 - May 18, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - San Antonio, Texas, USA- May 18, 2017 - May 21, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia- May 27, 2017 - May 30, 2017

Jun 2017

HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Torrance, California- June 1, 2017 - June 4, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Kfar Monash, Israel (IN HEBREW)- June 5, 2017 - June 26, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Antwerp, Belgium (IN DUTCH)- June 7, 2017 - June 11, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Bonnac, France (IN FRENCH)- June 8, 2017 - July 2, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Toronto, Ontario, Canada- June 8, 2017 - June 11, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Dublin, Ireland- June 15, 2017 - June 18, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Sydney, Australia- June 19, 2017 - June 22, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Haymarket, Virginia, USA- June 21, 2017 - June 24, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Delray Beach, Florida- June 22, 2017 - June 25, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Springfield, Missouri- June 22, 2017 - June 25, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - London, England- June 29, 2017 - July 2, 2017

Jul 2017

HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Berkeley, California- July 6, 2017 - July 9, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Huntsville, Alabama- July 20, 2017 - July 23, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Perth, Australia- July 24, 2017 - July 27, 2017

Aug 2017

HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Melbourne, Australia- August 14, 2017 - August 18, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Buffalo, New York- August 17, 2017 - August 20, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Helsinki, Finland- August 17, 2017 - August 20, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Pine, Arizona- August 21, 2017 - August 24, 2017

Sep 2017

HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Adelaide, Australia- September 4, 2017 - September 7, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Auckland, New Zealand- September 5, 2017 - September 8, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Columbus, Ohio- September 7, 2017 - September 10, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Stirling, Scotland, UK- September 14, 2017 - September 17, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - West Valley City, Utah- September 21, 2017 - September 24, 2017

Oct 2017

HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Manchester, England, UK- October 12, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Nov 2017

HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Richmond, Virginia- November 2, 2017 - November 5, 2017
Infant Massage Instructor Training- November 4, 2017 - November 5, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Gold Coast, Australia- November 6, 2017 - November 9, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Pewsey, Wiltshire, UK- November 11, 2017 - November 26, 2017
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Bonnac, France (IN FRENCH)- November 20, 2017 - November 26, 2017