HypnoBirthing® Childbirth Educator

Build a career as a HypnoBirthing® Childbirth Educator and enjoy the rewards that come from preparing parents for joyful, empowering birth. A 4-day complete childbirth educator certification designed for: nurses, physicians, midwives, doulas, chiropractors, hypnotherapists and anyone else with a strong interest in creating better birthing.

Course Information

  • You can achieve your Certification as a HypnoBirthing® Practitioner by attending a four-day workshop. You will receive:
  •  Syllabus – well organized, easy to use, step by step guide to teaching for each segment you attend.
  •  CD of forms and handouts, and other accessories.
  •  HypnoBirthing®–The Mongan Method textbook with a CD of Relaxation, pre-birth parenting, and Birth Rehearsal Imagery.
  •  The Rainbow Relaxation CD, the cornerstone of our program’s relaxation component.
  •  HypnoBirthing Videos- You will be fascinated as you view these births and witness the beauty of mothers who are free of the Fear-Tension-Pain Syndrome and free of unnecessary interruption as they bring their babies into the world calmly, gently and in joy.

Certification Training Dates

Grand Rapid, Michigan, April 19-22, 2018

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Sedona, Arizona, May 22-25, 2018

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Delray Beach, FL. July 12-15, 2018

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Course Content Segment 1:

Prerequisite Courses Introduction to Birth Basics—for all persons who do not have a professional background in birthing.

  • Anatomy of The Female Reproductive System -Labor Signals.
  • Conception and Early Fetal Development -Characteristics of Managed Labor.
  • Characteristics of the Uterus -Characteristics of HypnoBirthing Labor.
  • The Baby’s Support System -Labor Stages as Defined in Typical Birthing.
  • Physical Changes during Pregnancy -Labor Phases as Defined in HypnoBirthing.
  • Fetal Positioning during Pregnancy -Mother Directed Birthing.
  • Turning Breech Presented Babies.

Introduction to Hypnosis for Birthing—for all persons who do not have certification in hypnosis

  • Understanding Hypnosis -Mind/Body Association and Application.
  • Applications of Hypnosis -Judging Trance Depth.
  • Attitudes about Hypnosis -Guidelines for Achieving Change.
  • Basics of Brainwave Activity -Elman—Ericksonian—Shanti Leads.
  • Laws of the Mind -Eye-lift Conversion Lead.
  • The Rationale for Hypnosis in Birthing -Deepening Techniques.
  • Understanding Client’s Learning Styles -Posthypnotic Suggestions.
  • Steps to Achieving Hypnosis -Alerting Techniques.
  • Dangers of Unqualified Therapy -Practice Exercises.

Course Content Segment 2:

HypnoBirthing Practitioner Essentials

  • HypnoBirthing Philosophy and Beginning -Looking at the “Due Date”.
  • How the Uterus Works in Birthing -Avoiding Artifcial Induction.
  • What’s Wrong with Labor -Preparing the Birth Preferences Sheets.
  • How Fear Affects Labor -How the Body and Baby Work Together.
  • Origin of Fear and Pain in Labor -The Onset of Labor.
  • Pre-Birth Parenting and Fetology -Breathing Through Labor.
  • Selecting the Care Provider -The Hallmarks of Labor.
  • Preparing The Mind and Body for Birth -Perinatal Bonding.
  • Relaxation Techniques -Bonding with Baby.
  • Releasing Fear and Limiting Thoughts -Labor Management Styles.
  • Building a Partnership with Care Providers.

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