Relax, Breathe and Birth Session


This is a 2 hour teaching session that has been written as an introduction to The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme, its intention is also to provide some very useful breathing techniques, to help keep you calm and relaxed during labour.


During this class you will learn why it is so important to focus positively on birth and how practising two simple breathing techniques can support your body and mind in working at its most effective.


Class Outline


  • Breathing for the birthing process

  • Fear and the negativity surrounding birth

  • The physiology of birth

  • Building your confidence for birth

  • The impact of negative conditioning

  • Mind and body connection

  • Relaxation techniques for birth

  • Waves of relaxation breathing to be during surges (contractions)

  • 54321 relax breaths to be used between surges

  • The full Wise Hippo experience


The cost of the course is £50.00

Currently running via Zoom.

Venue when not in lock down is:

The Oasis Room, United Reformed Church, Mill Lane, Broxbourne, EN10 7BQ




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