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.

Private KGH taster

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
  • $50 (deducted from your full/private course payment)

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
  • Dates negotiable. Please contact me for bookings.
  • $995 per couple (paid in 2 installments)

"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.

  • Brooklyn Scout Hall, 24 Harrison Street, Brooklyn, Wellington 6021 or Via Zoom
  • 2-day course spread over 2 consecutive Saturdays.
  • 3rd date kept as back-up
  • 09:15 – 17:30 (see below for 2021 dates and prices)
  • Small class sizes (6 pregnant people with or without birth partners) for a welcoming, informal and light vibe
  • Morning and afternoon tea provided
  • Bring packed lunch or visit great local cafes
  • Bring a plate shared lunch on day 2
  • $475 per couple. Online non-refundable deposit of $200 required to secure your space

KGH Refresher

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
  • Birth physiology
  • Tools to empower
  • KGHynobirthing practice
  • In the comfort of your own home
  • Dates negotiable. Contact me for bookings
  • Approximately 3 hours
  • $225 per couple

     

What's included

  • Unlimited phone and email support, during business hours from course competion up until your baby is born
  • Welcome Packs (provided on Day 1)
  • MP3s for relaxation and confidence building, provided before the course
  • The Hypnobirthing Book by Katharine Graves (provided on Day 2 of your course)
  • Access to my library of relaxation MP3 recordings
  • 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)
  • Access to a fantastic online KGH community
  • Follow-up Zoom chat at 38 weeks

Group course dates for 2022 (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 - Jan 15th and 22nd with 29th as back-up. SOLD OUT

Course 2 - March 12th, 19th, no back-up. REDUCED COURSE SIZE - NOW FULL

Course 3 - May 14th, 21st and 28th as back-up. SOLD OUT

Course 4 - June 25th, July 2nd and 9th as back up. POSTPONED

Course 5 - July 30th and Aug 6th.

Course 6 - Sept 10th, 17th. 4 SPACES LEFT!

Course 7 - Nov 5th and 12th. 5 SPACES LEFT!

Course 8 - Dec 10th and Sunday 11th. TAKING BOOKINGS!

Register your place here.