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.

Private taster sessions, $50 (deducted from your full/private course payment)

Designed for you (with your partner/birth partner) to get a first-hand taste of what KGHypnobirthing is about.

When and where? Arranged at a mutually convenient time and place (either your home/via zoom).

  • 1 hour duration
  • 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, $995 per couple (paid in 2 installments)

Dates negotiable. Please contact me for bookings.

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, $475 per couple (paid in 2 installments)

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.

  • Brooklyn Scout Hall, 24 Harrison Street, Brooklyn, Wellington 6021
  • 2 day course spread over 2 consecutive Saturdays.
  • 09:30 – 17:00 (see below for 2020 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 vibe
  • Morning and afternoon tea provided
  • Bring a plate shared lunch on day 2
  • Total cost $475 per couple. Online non-refundable deposit of $200 required to secure your space and receive your MP3 download, so you can start enjoying the benefits straight away! Anna will invoice you privately for remaining fee ($275)  ahead of your course start date.
  • Please book early to avoid disappointment.

Refresher course, $155 per couple

Dates negotiable. Contact me for bookings.

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's included

  • Unlimited emotional and informational phone and email support, during business hours from booking, up until your baby is born
  • MP3s for relaxation and confidence building (emailed to you a week ahead of your course)
  • The Hypnobirthing Book by Katharine Graves (provided on Day 2 of your course)
  • Welcome Packs (provided on Day 1)
  • 13 hours of teaching time with a passionate, friendly and knowledgeable teacher and birth doula, who has 1st hand experience of using the techniques and helping others to use them
  • 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 - aromatherapy, yoga mats, throws, cushions and swiss balls
  • Complementary morning and afternoon tea (group course only)
  • Bring a Plate shared lunch on Day 2
  • 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 $80)

Group course dates for 2021 (over 2 consecutive Saturdays):

(*I respectfully ask and appreciate that back-up (BU) dates are also put in your diaries in the event that I am at a birth for either of the first 2 dates)

Course 1 - January 30th and Feb 6th SOLD OUT

Course 2 - March 13th and 20th (BU 27th) SOLD OUT

Course 3 - April 24th and May 1st (BU 8th)

Course 4 - June 5th and 12th (BU 19th)

Course 5 - July 24th and 31st (BU 7th)

Course 6 - Sept 4th and 11th (BU 18th)

Course 7 -October 16th and 23rd (BU 30th)

Course 8 - December 4th and 11th (BU 18th)

Register your place here.