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Los Angeles, Ventura, and Ojai HypnoBirthing® Classes



Your Serene Birth

HypnoBirthing®, the Mongan Method,  is a unique method of relaxed, natural childbirth education, enhanced by self-hypnosis techniques. It provides the missing link that allows women to use their natural instincts to have a safer, easier, more comfortable birthing experience. Emphasis is placed on pregnancy and childbirth, as well as on pre-birth parenting and the consciousness of the pre-born baby. As a birthing method, HypnoBirthing is as new as tomorrow and as old as ancient times.
 

The HypnoBirthing® Premise
Practitioners
What You Will Learn in HypnoBirthing® Classes

Rate
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About Bailey
Contact
Testimonials


The HypnoBirthing® Premise  

For most of their lives, women have been inundated with the negative stories of other women’s birth experiences. Everyone, from their mothers, sisters, aunts, cousins, friends, and even strangers, wants to tell them the horrors of giving birth. They have been conditioned to believe that excruciating pain is associated with labor; and because of this, women today hold an unprecedented fear of giving birth. This extreme fear causes their bodies to become tense, and that tension prohibits their bodies from easily performing a normal physiological function. The result is exactly what they feared most--long, painful birthing or unnecessary intervention.

People who are drawn to this method of childbirth have long been searching for a way to give birth confidently and as calmly, safely, and gently as possible, whether they have chosen to birth in a hospital, a birthing center or at home. Until HypnoBirthing, this kind of birthing  almost seemed unattainable for the general population.

Through a very simple program of self-hypnosis and education, healthy, low-risk women, as well as women who need medical assistance because of special circumstances, learn to dismiss fear-based stories, misinformation, and birthing myths; and they are helped to see birth as normal. They learn to trust that their bodies know how to bring their babies into the world in the calm and gentle way that Nature intended.



HypnoBirthing® Practitioners  


HypnoBirthing Practitioners are highly qualified birthing professionals who have distinguished themselves through education, experience, motivation, and dedication to the principles and philosophy of HypnoBirthing® and mother-directed birthing. Additionally, each must meet the requirements as set down by the Executive Board of the HypnoBirthing Institute. 


What You Will Learn in HypnoBirthing® Classes  

HypnoBirthing® Classes are taught in a format of five, 2.5 hour classes.

Unit 1: Building A Positive Expectancy

• Introduction to the remarkable HypnoBirthing® philosophy
• The History of Women and Birthing
• Why and how you can have an easier, more comfortable, and safer birthing  
• How Nature perfectly designed women’s bodies to birth
• How to assist, rather than resist, your natural birthing instincts
• The vocabulary for calm and gentle birthing.  
• Visualizing gentle births by viewing beautiful birthing videos

Unit 2: Falling in Love with Your Baby/Preparing Mind & Body

• The remarkable mind of your newborn baby—Prenatal bonding techniques
• Rapid and instant self-relaxation techniques and deepening techniques
•    Breathing techniques for labor and birthing
• Hypnotic relaxation and visualization
• Selecting the right care provider
• The Birth companion’s role in birthing
• Preparing your body for birthing with massage and toning

 Unit 3: Getting Ready to Welcome your Baby

• Preparing Birth Preference Sheets  
• Preparing the Body for Birthing
• Light Touch Labor Massage
• Your body working for and with you
• Avoiding artificial induction and achieving a natural start to labor
• Releasing negative emotions, fears and limiting thoughts.

 Unit 4: An overview of Birthing – A Labor of Love

• Onset of Labor – Thinning and Opening Phase
• Birth explained simply 
• Settling in at the hospital or birthing center 
• Preparing for home birth – or baby’s choice of birth  
• As labor moves along – passing time through labor
• Hallmarks of labor
• If labor rests or slows – Companion’s  prompts and activities
• As labor advances – birthing with your baby
• Protecting the natural birthing experience
• Birth rehearsal imagery

 Unit 5: Birth – Breathing Love - Bringing Life

• Moving into birthing
• Positions for descent and birthing
• Breathing baby down to birth
• Baby moves to the breast 
• Family bonding with your baby


Rate  

$350 for complete class series 

•Attendance for you and your birth companion (husband/partner, friend, relative)
•HypnoBirthing® textbook & 2 CDs
•Additional materials & exercises including: numerous hypnosis scripts,  
   comprehensive Birth Preference worksheet, class handouts, and telephone & email
   support as needed from Bailey after class 

Photos of 'Private Class' Room 




About Bailey  

Bailey has been in the business of assisting in the creation of healthy, happy, and organized families for many years; working as a HypnoBirthing® Practitioner, Professional Organizer, Egg Donor & Surrogacy Coordinator, and most importantly a Mother to her son Hudson. 

As a HypnoBirthing Practitioner, Bailey assists pregnant women in the process of moving through ​the barriers that are preventing them from having a peaceful and satisfying pregnancy and birthing experience. Bailey helps pregnant women and couples navigate through these new waters and come out on top, with a new, healthy and happy baby! 


Contact Bailey now to sign up for a class series!  
Email:
bailey@serenelivingspaces.com
Phone: 626.676.0509


Testimonials 

View the beautiful birth video of one of Bailey's HypnoBirthing couples. A successful VBAC home birth!

'I am so grateful to have taken Bailey's hypnobirthing class. She is such a wonderful, generous, peaceful teacher. It was a beautiful way for me and my husband to connect before our birth. Bailey was always willing to support us even beyond what we did in the class to make sure we felt confident going into our birth. I know that everything we learned from the class helped us to have the amazing birth we always wanted. Thank you Bailey for making our experience so special.'

-Nadia Salamanca and Mikki Willis, Ojai, CA


'Giving birth to my first child was a harrowing experience. I labored at home for 30 hours and pushed for 12. Long story short, my dear son had a giant head and got stuck. Admittedly, I panicked and wore myself out early on. If it were not for 3 brilliant midwives, I would have certainly transferred and had a C-Section. I was so happy when it was all over but, it in the long run, it left me traumatized and fearful of having another child. When I got pregnant the second time, I decided to give Bailey's Hypnobirthing class a try, hoping for a more positive labor experience.  It made all the difference. Most importantly she taught me how to trust my body and relax. This had a profound effect on the birth of my second child. I faithfully used the Hypnobirthing techniques during labor and I am happy to report, it made for a wonderful and empowering experience. My total labor was only 5 hours and I only pushed 8 minuets. Big difference! I highly recommend this class to anyone who wishes to gain confidence in their ability to give birth naturally. Bailey herself is also impressively organized, very articulate and a source of calming energy.'

-Cassandra Jones and Mikael Jorgensen, Ojai, CA


'Bailey's class provided critical tools and coaching - but more than that - her commitment to us having an amazing birth experience was powerful. She is a gifted teacher, an amazing hypnotherapist, and an incredible, critical part of any birth. We used the practices she taught from pre-labor to the moment of birth and needed absolutely no drugs. Our baby was born aware, alert, and perfect. We are so grateful we took her class and will take it again should we choose to bring another life into this world.'

-Josh and Rebecca Tickell, Ojai, CA


'The  peace that I found through Bailey's class not only changed my pregnancy and birth experience, but my life as well. I feel free of the fears I didn't even know I was harboring, and felt excitement, rather than fear, when my birthing began. I have also noticed a beautiful calmness in my baby, which I largely attribute to the calm manner in which he was brought into this world.'

-Madeline, Ventura, CA


'Can I get an 'Ommm' for HypnoBirthing! What a normal, natural, beautiful, happy, and healthy way to experience your pregnancy and birth journey. Bailey helped me chill out and see this extraordinary life change in a new, and brighter light. I still listen to the 'Rainbow Relaxation' every night with my little one.'

-Tatiana, Ventura, CA



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