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® Childbirth Educator 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.
  • USB stick 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 MP3, 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® Childbirth Educator Training does not automatically equate to Certification. 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

Segment 2:Introduction to Hypnosis for Birthing

  • 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 3: HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator

  • 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.  This is either a live course or a Home Study Course.  There is an additional charge of $120 for the study package.

Upcoming Practitioner Training Events

Nov 2019

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training (Español) - Hallandale, Florida, USA- November 14, 2019 - November 17, 2019
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Haymarket, Virginia, USA- November 20, 2019 - November 23, 2019
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Toronto, Ontario, Canada- November 21, 2019 - November 24, 2019
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Melksham, Nr Bath, UK- November 28, 2019 - December 1, 2019

Dec 2019

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Traverse City, Michigan, USA- December 3, 2019 - December 6, 2019
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Jacksonville, Florida, USA- December 5, 2019 - December 8, 2019
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator - Dartmouth, Canada- December 5, 2019 - December 8, 2019
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Littleton, Colorado, USA- December 6, 2019 - December 9, 2019
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia- December 17, 2019 - December 20, 2019
HypnoBirthing Practitioner Training - Guangzhou, China- December 28, 2019 - January 1, 2020

Jan 2020

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Houston, Texas, USA- January 8, 2020 - January 11, 2020

Feb 2020

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA- February 5, 2020 - February 8, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Haymarket, Virginia, USA (Near Washington D.C.)- February 5, 2020 - February 8, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - North Miami Beach, Florida, USA- February 13, 2020 - February 16, 2020

Mar 2020

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Koh Phangan, Thailand- March 1, 2020 - March 6, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Prague, Czech Republic- March 20, 2020 - March 23, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Brisbane, Australia- March 23, 2020 - March 26, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Seattle, Washington State, USA- March 26, 2020 - March 29, 2020

Apr 2020

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - El Cerrito, California, USA- April 2, 2020 - April 5, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Durbanville, Cape Town, South Africa- April 16, 2020 - April 19, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Portland, Oregon, USA- April 17, 2020 - April 20, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Melksham, Nr Bath , UK- April 25, 2020 - May 2, 2020

May 2020

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Kerem Maharal, Israel (IN HEBREW)- May 6, 2020 - May 27, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Albany, Auckland, New Zealand- May 12, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Jun 2020

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Perth, Australia- June 1, 2020 - June 4, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Haymarket, Virginia, USA (Near Washington D.C.)- June 10, 2020 - June 13, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA- June 11, 2020 - June 14, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Munich, Germany- June 12, 2020 - June 15, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Raleigh Durham, North Carolina, USA- June 25, 2020 - June 28, 2020

Jul 2020

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training (Español) - Madrid, Spain- July 6, 2020 - July 10, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Perth, Australia- July 20, 2020 - July 23, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - London, UK- July 23, 2020 - July 26, 2020

Aug 2020

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA (NGH Conference)- August 3, 2020 - August 6, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Melbourne, Australia- August 10, 2020 - August 13, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Glasgow, Scotland- August 27, 2020 - August 30, 2020

Sep 2020

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Glastonbury, UK- September 3, 2020 - September 6, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Adelaide, Australia- September 7, 2020 - September 10, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Haymarket, Virginia, USA (near Washington D.C.)- September 9, 2020 - September 12, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Portland, Oregon, USA- September 18, 2020 - September 21, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Bratislava, Slovakia- September 25, 2020 - September 28, 2020

Oct 2020

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA- October 19, 2020 - October 22, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Belfast, Northern Ireland- October 28, 2020 - October 31, 2020

Nov 2020

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Gold Coast, Australia- November 9, 2020 - November 12, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Austin, Texas, USA- November 11, 2020 - November 14, 2020
HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator Training - Melksham, Nr Bath, UK- November 12, 2020 - November 15, 2020