I am a registered nurse, a birth doula support, a hypnotherapist, Hypnobirthing teacher and am trained in accupressure and massage for pregnancy and birth. I am passionate about everybody having a positive birth experience no matter what kind of birth they choose or which way their birth goes.
I have been teaching HypnoBirthing for 13 years and due to the results and the birth feedback I receive, I am a firm believer that everyone should be taught the relaxation and breathing techniques that HypnoBirthing teaches. It works! I don't teach that birth is pain free, I've had 4 children myself and you do feel birth but it can be controlled and embraced and enjoyed!
Group courses of 4 sessions are held in a room in Sale especially for relaxation and also at the Wythenshawe birth centre at a special request from the hospital to help normalise birth there.
I also offer a one off, hypnoBirthing taster, 'Relax, breathe and birth ' session if you are not sure about the full course but would like some breathing and relaxation techniques to help during your labour - only £25 and this is refunded if you join the full course afterwards.
I am also a birth doula and support couples throughout their whole experience, getting to know them and helping prepare for birth, a constant face at a time where security and trust is important. I am then on call for a month around your due date for constant support at this exciting but sometimes nervous time. I then support you at home so that you are confident to remain there as long as possible so your time in hospital is not too long, this in itself minimises interventions during your labour. I can use aromatherapy, accupressure, deep relaxation techniques and support you to birth with as minimal assistance as possible. I can also help you liase with the hospital on the day too. I don't just abandon you after the birth but offer support after the birth with feeding and general care. I also have an advanced breast feeding qualification and lots of experience.
I offer sessions to help turn breech/posterior babies, fears of hospitals/needles etc and have a lot of experience supporting couples who have had previous traumatic birth experiences.
I sell aromatherapy birth packs, hire TENS machines and if you are having a home birth i hire birth pools.
Please do visit my website and read the birth stories and feedback.