Self-hypnosis explained – an in-depth guide of how to reach a deep state of relaxation.

  Breathing techniques for the different stages of labour.

  Soft touch massage which stimulates the production of the body's natural pain relieving hormones.

  How the uterus works and how to ensure you maximise its potential.

  An overview of labour and the best things to do at each stage.

  Lots of practical breathing, visualisation and deepening techniques.

  ‘Active birthing’ – optimal positions for labour and birth.

  Recognising/releasing fears surrounding birth. Fear results in stress/muscle tension, causing pain.

  Empowering couples to feel confident in their role/ability to communicate with medical practitioners.

  Pre-birth bonding with your baby.

  After your baby is born – important decisions to consider in advance.

  Medical and natural intervention – your options and choices.

  Writing your birth plan.