KGHypnobirthing

I teach KGHypnobirthing; a programme designed by Katharine Graves; one of the leading figures of Hypnobirthing worldwide. You can find out more about KGHypnobirthing here. Accredited by the Royal College of Midwives, KGH and is designed to equip and prepare parents with the knowledge, tools and techniques for a confident and more comfortable birth experience.

Taster Sessions

Designed for you to attend solo, or with your partner/birth partner to get a first-hand taste of what KGHypnobirthing is about.

Up and coming dates to be confirmed.

  • 1 hour workshop
  • 20 minute presentation followed by KGHypnobirthing practice and video
  • Opportunity for Q and A
  • Recommended to attend any time in pregnancy. Not pregnant but want to know more? You're welcome too!
  • Easy to book – just flick me a message to register your place
  • Leaves you more informed about KGHypnobirthing and better able to decide if it’s right for you

Private KGH Course

Private KGHypnobirthing courses covers the same elements as the group course, but in the comfort of your home and at a time that suits you.

  • Great option for those looking for a more tailored, personal and flexible option
  • Sessions might be shorter in the absence of as group discussion (or longer if we start chatting!)
  • Suitable for people with extremely busy schedules
  • Great for those nearing the birth of their baby who can’t wait for the next group course

"We are the only species that can doubt its capacity to give birth. Think about that."

Ina May Gaskin

Group KGH Courses

Designed for you to attend with your partner and/or birth partner. Single parents also very welcome and I can let you know how best to engage your birth team.

  • St Matthews Church, 96 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, Wellington.
  • 2 consecutive Saturdays
  • 10am – 4pm (see below for 2019 dates and prices)
  • Suggested time to do a course is 20 – 34 weeks (although parents still benefit from doing it earlier, or late in the day!)
  • Small class sizes (with or without birth partners) for a welcoming, informal and light atmosphere
  • Please book early to avoid disappointment.

Refresher course

One off refresher workshop designed for 2nd, 3rd or 10th time parents who have used KGHypnobirthing (or other methods) for previous births and have their own MP3/CD/book.

  • Refresh your knowledge how KGHypnobirthing works
  • KGHynobirthing practice
  • In the comfort of your own home
  • Approximately 2 hours

What you get for your money

  • Unlimited phone and email support from booking, up until your baby is born
  • MP3s for relaxation and confidence building (emailed to you at the time of booking so you can start straight away)
  • The Hypnobirthing Book by Katharine Graves (which you get on Day 1 of your course)
  • An well stocked and exciting Welcome Pack of treats, coupons and information
  • 10 hours of teaching time with a passionate, friendly and knowledgeable teacher who has 1st hand experience of using the techniques at both her births
  • Inspiring, enabling, educational, up to date and accessible course content
  • Supplementary course notes, relaxation scripts and guidelines to support practice at home
  • Options for comfort during guided hypno practice - yoga mats, throws, cushions and swiss balls
  • Complementary morning and afternoon tea (group course only)
  • Access to a fantastic online KGH community
  • The option to have a one-to-one hour session in your own home, nearer the time of baby's arrival (extra cost of $65)

Investment

Taster Sessions: $30 (if you enroll, this is then this is deducted from your full course payment)

When? Dates of group tasters are to be confirmed. Please contact me if you'd like a free phone consultation.

Group Courses: $450 (paid in 2 installments)

2019 Courses-

Saturdays 16th and 23rd February Saturdays 24th and 31st August
Saturdays 13th and 20th April (27th back-up)* Saturdays 5th and 12th October (19th back-up)*
Saturdays 8th and 15th June (22nd back-up)* Saturdays 14th and 21st December (TBC)

(*back-up dates in place in the unlikely event that I am at a birth for either of the first 2 dates)

Private Courses: $795 (paid in 2 installments. Payment plan negotiable)

Dates negotiable

Refresher: $130

Dates negotiable