FAQ

Where are Bump & Beyond classes held?

Classes take place in the comfort of your home or in hobart.

What will I learn at  Bump & Beyond hypnobirthing birth class?

  • To be calm and confident about birth
  • Relaxation, self hypnosis and breathing techniques
  • The importance of hormones in birth
  • The role of the birth partner and how they can help
  • Why some women are able birth better than others
  • Ways to be in control and let go of any fears
  • Why your birth environment matters and how to create your best birth space
  • How to communicate effectively with your obstetrician or midwife
  • How to write your birth plan
  • How to look forward to your special birth day

Who are mindful hypnobirthing classes for?

I offer classes aimed at any-one who wants to give their baby a gentle and loving start in life. If you want to have a positive experience of birth that you can look back and treasure – for the rest of your life, then this classes is for you. It’s as simple as that. We are bombarded with images of labour as a medical and difficult event. During these classes, you will regain your faith in natural labour – and look forward to this potentially wonderful experience.


What are the benefits of hypnobirthing?

Hypnobirthing is a childbirth method that focuses on preparing parents for birthing their way. In Hypnobirthing classes, you will learn proven techniques in a well-thought-out program of deep relaxation, visualisation, affirmations and self-hypnosis. All of these are designed to help you achieve a more comfortable birth. Hypnobirthing encourages a calm, peaceful birth.


What is the Mindful Mamma Hypnobirthing birth class?

Mindful Mamma Hypnobirthing is the original one day Mindful Hypnobirthing™ class.  All Mindful Mamma practitioners have been handpicked and are already well established as health professionals in their own right. This means that we are confident your class will be backed up with experience and professionalism.  The Mindful Mamma hypnobirthing class is based on the most up to date research and is constantly evolving to include simple techniques that reflect this. It is unlike any other hypnobirthing class, it’s not just relaxation but powerful hypnosis and mindfulness taught by the best. It is the first class to combine mindfulness with hypnobirthing. You will learn practical mindful hypnobirthing techniques to help you feel more relaxed and in control on the day, whatever birth you choose to have.


When should I attend the birth class?

You can attend birthing classes whenever it suits you. It is recommended that between 20 – 34 weeks is a good time to attend. This gives you plenty of time to practice and keeps your new skills fresh in your mind for the birth of your baby. You can do classes after 30 weeks with excellent results. so please contact Sara to discuss this further and arrange a class.


Can I attend Bump & Beyond birth classes if an induction or cesarean is likely?

Yes! Of course you can. The skills you learn on a Bump & Beyond birth class are for whatever turn your birth takes. The skills are very helpful for an induction as well as a caesarean birth and once you have your baby in your arms. Please contact Sara to discuss this more.


Can my birth partner come with me?

Yes, the workshop is for birth partners as well. You learn together the way they can best support you during your birth. Birth partners love learning how to be a help at this exciting time and really benefit from being involved.