Hypnobirthing course starts
A COURSE on hypnobirthing is being offered at Cossham Hospital.
It is an antenatal education programme that teaches the mother and her birth partner self-hypnosis, relaxation and breathing techniques for labour and birth.It costs £250 and is available either as a four-week evening course (7-10pm) or a weekend course (10am-5pm).
Midwife Wendy Proctor said: “While working on delivery suite I became interested in supporting women who used hypnobirthing.
"When I became pregnant myself I completed a course on hypnobirthing and used it to amazing effect Now as a community midwife I've had the pleasure of supporting many women in their home who choose to use Hypnobirthing.”
For more information visit www.nbt.nhs.uk/hypnobirthin