HypnoBirthing® - The Mongan Method.

Childbirth Education Class Outline - presented in 5, 2 & 1/2 hour classes


UNIT I Discovering and embracing HypnoBirthing® for easier, more comfortable birthing

· The philosophy of HypnoBirthing®
· Background of HypnoBirthing®
· Exploding the myth of pain in labor - Uterine surges/waves - muscle response
· What's wrong with labor - Why it hurts; why it doesn't have to
· The origin of a pain concept that is no longer valid -- a look at other cultures
· How fear affects the length and discomfort of labor
· Introduction to principles of hypnosis and self-hypnosis for birthing
· How the mind determines the body's response - class exercises
· Films of HypnoBirthing® labor and birth


UNIT II Prenatal Bonding -- Preparing Your Mind and Body for Birthing

· Film of HypnoBirthing®
· Prenatal bonding - discussion and exercises
· A Mother's Conversation with Her Unborn Child
· A Father's Script
· Rainbow Relaxation tape and script
· Breathing for labor: Sleep Breathing, Slow Breathing, Birth Breathing
· Rapid progressive relaxation/deepening techniques for labor
· Visualizations for labor


UNIT III Getting ready to welcome your baby
· Film/testimonials of HypnoBirthing®
· Stretching inner thigh muscles
· The nutrition your body and baby need
· Avoiding episiotomy - perineal massage - favorable labor positions
· Light touch massage
· Preparing your birth plan
· Daddy's promise
· Making hospital, home, or birthing center plans
· Looking at your estimated due date
· How to achieve a natural onset of labor, free of drugs or intervention


UNIT IV Understanding the simplicity of the birthing miracle


· Film/testimonials of HypnoBirthing®
· How your body works with you and for you
· Settling in at the hospital
· The two phases of labor - opening/thinning and birthing
· Special circumstances
· Early signals and hallmarks of labor
· The birthing companion's integral role in labor - prompt sheet
· How labor proceeds
· Releasing limiting emotions and fears


UNIT V Birthing -- Breathing love; bringing life
· Film/testimonials of HypnoBirthing®
· Comfort measures through labor
· Meeting a slowed or stalled labor
· Birth breathing for smooth birthing - Breathing your baby down to birth (review)
· Meeting, feeding, and bonding with baby - birthing of the placenta
· The fourth trimester


"My dream is that every woman, everywhere, will know the joy of a safe, satisfying birth for both her baby and herself - one she'll not need to forget."
~ Marie F. Mongan, Founder HypnoBirthing® Institute, 1999


Tammy Lawrence-Cymbalisty and TLC Services are afilliated with the HypnoBirthing® Institute and have been since 2001
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