HypnoBirthing® Childbirth Education

Five weekly 2 ½ hour classes

For the mother-to-be and her birthing companion

A complete childbirth education program that empowers expecting parents to create the birth they desire

Learn about nature's perfect design for birth and how to assist this instinctive, natural process instead of resisting it

Learn powerful relaxation techniques to give your baby a calm, gentle, and safe welcome into the world

Rid yourself of fear while creating a more comfortable birthing experience as you avoid the cycle of fear, tension, and pain

Achieve birth fulfillment- awake and alert- in a totally relaxed state of mind and body

Course Fees

Group HypnoBirthing® Five-Week Class Series $315

Private HypnoBirthing® Five-Week Class Series $445

Course Fee includes:

  • 318 pg. book, HypnoBirthing® The Mongan Method

  • Five professionally written birth hypnosis scripts

  • Guided hypnosis and birth affirmations tracks

  • Additional birth handouts


Make the birth you want! As with all things in this life, you will get out what you put in. For optimal results, active participation of mother and birth companion is necessary during:

  • Each class session

  • Daily practice at home

HypnoBirthing Advantages

Returning birthing to a calm, beautiful and peaceful experience. HypnoBirthing® will teach you the art of using your own natural birthing instincts.

HypnoBirthing Moms Typically Experience: 

  • Deep relaxation to eliminate the fear that causes tension and pain

  • Reduction of or no need for chemical painkillers and drugs

  • Shorter first phase of labor

  • Greater oxygenation for her and her baby

  • Reduced incidence of episiotomy and tearing

  • Reduction or elimination of fatigue during labor

  • Deep connection with birth companion and baby

  • Embrace of the concept of pre-birth parenting

  • Ability to gently breath her baby into the world without the violence of hard, physical pushing

Course Format

Unit 1

Building A Positive Expectancy

Introduction to the remarkable HypnoBirthing® philosophy
Why and how you can have an easier, more comfortable, and safer birthing
How Nature perfectly designed women’s bodies to birth
How to assist, rather than resist, your natural birthing instincts

Unit 2 

Falling in Love with Your Baby/Preparing Mind & Body

The remarkable mind of your newborn baby—Prenatal bonding techniques
Breathing techniques for labor and birthing
Hypnotic relaxation and visualization
Selecting the right care provider
The Birth companion’s role in birthing

Unit 3

Getting Ready to Welcome your Baby

Preparing Birth Preference Sheets
Preparing the Body for Birthing
Your body working for and with you
Avoiding artificial induction and achieving a natural start to labor
Releasing negative emotions, fears and limiting thoughts.

Unit 4

An Overview of Birthing – A Labor of Love

Birth explained simply
As labor moves along – passing time through labor
Hallmarks of labor
If labor rests or slows – Companion’s  prompts and activities
As labor advances – birthing with your baby
Protecting the natural birthing experience

Unit 5

Birth, Breathing Love, Bringing Life

Moving into birthing
Positions for descent and birthing
Breathing baby down to birth
Baby moves to the breast
Family bonding with your baby

© 2017 by Iowa HypnoBirthing

Tel: 515-505-3521


Ashley Ladroma BSN, RN, HBCE

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Des Moines, IA

Disclaimer: The information presented and shared on this website, does not constitute medical advice. It is for educational purposes only. Please contact a qualified health care provider for more specific information about your or your baby's health.