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
  • 2-day course spread over 2 consecutive Saturdays.
  • 09:15 – 17:00
  • 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
  • $475 per couple. Online non-refundable deposit of $200 required to secure your space

NEW weekend Group courses for 2024:

✨ 23rd and 24th March
🍃 4th and 5th May
✨ 22nd and 23rd June - CANCELLED
🍃 17th and 18th August - NEW DATES!
✨ 14th and 15th Sept
🍃 2nd and 3rd Nov
✨ 7th and 8th Dec

Register your interest on the contact link or Register your place here.

 

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

KGH Refresher - $225 per couple

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