About calmbirth®

calmbirth® is a wonderful preparation for childbirth that will provide the skills, knowledge and understanding essential for a beautiful, calm and joyful birth

In my experience, many couples arrive at the labour ward ill prepared and fearful of labour. Fear and anxiety create a physiological response that impacts negatively on the birth process resulting in a need for pain relief and intervention. calmbirth® classes explore the fears and anxieties realistically to reduce their impact on your experience. You will leave the classes with a greater understanding of the birth process and confident in your ability to birth your baby.

The calmbirth® program was founded by Peter Jackson who first brought hypnobirthing to Australia and several years ago successfully developed calmbirth® by drawing on more contemporary research.

Find out more at the calmbirth® website

 

 

You will leave the classes with a greater understanding of the birth process and confident in your ability to birth your baby.

 
calmbirth® classes aim to:
  • Explore myths and realities related to fear of childbirth
  • Provide an understanding of the physiology of birth, the amazing cocktail of natural hormones produced and how you can work with the process rather than resist it
  • Discuss the concept of “conscious parenting” and the importance of communication
  • Promote awareness of your own natural resources eg. Effective breathing . relaxation / creative visualisation etc. How to apply them for birth and beyond
  • Give you the confidence to embrace the upcoming birth of your baby with joy and excitement

 
 
Benefits of calmbirth®
  • Builds confidence and a belief in your body to birth your baby with minimal intervention
  • By alleviating fear / tension, perception of pain is greatly reduced
  • Utilises your body’s natural painkillers – endorphins
  • Uterus works more efficiently often resulting in reduced length of labour
  • Promotes bonding between couples and their baby
  • Prepares couples for unexpected situations which may occur during labour and birth
  • Provides partner / support person with a meaningful and relevant role
  • Contributes to successful breastfeeding
  • Informs and empowers couples