GentleBirth Childbirth Preparation Classes
GentleBirth combines brain science, birth science and technology to empower positive birth through preparation. Our program, which includes training and education in mindfulness, hypnosis, CBT and sports psychology is well established, backed by evidence based research and the successful positive births and testimonials of thousands of women around the world. Founded in 2006 by Tracy Donegan, GentleBirth has grown to become a global leader in childbirth education. GentleBirth has offices in Dublin, Ireland and Mountain View, California, certified instructors that hail from more than a dozen countries and our mobile app is available on iOS and Android in 155 countries.
GentleBirth will guide you to become more resilient and present for a positive birth experience and give you coping strategies that you will continue to use in daily life and throughout your parenting journey.
Each day the GentleBirth app guides you through our unique brain training program tailored exactly to your circumstances. You’ll have access to the GentleBirth community for emotional support and the advice of GentleBirth experts.
Why you should follow The GentleBirth Program:
GentleBirth optimizes brain plasticity in pregnancy and the postpartum period
Daily use of the GentleBirth program rewires your brain for calm and confidence
Improve your emotional resilience and bounce back from stressful events faster
Reduce activity in the limbic part of the brain in labor to feel emotionally in control
Make informed decisions by increasing connections in the prefrontal cortex
Reduce baby brain symptoms by increasing connections in the hippocampus
Feel happier and more stable as you become more gentle with yourself
Build a buffer to stressful events in labor reducing potential birth trauma
Change pain perception for a more comfortable birth experience
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We completely understand that making time is hard! This is why we offer a variety of different workshop schedules to fit your needs. If neither of these group settings work for you, contact us today for a private class!
One Day Hybrid Workshop from 9:30 AM- 6:30 PM
Weekend Workshop Saturday & Sunday from 9:30 AM-3:30 PM
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Topics Covered in a GentleBirth Workshop:
Pain definition and perception
Biology of Fear
Fight/Flight, Challenge Response
Mindset & Priming
Power Pose / Power Positions
Intro to Mindfulness
Intro to Hypnosis
Hormones during birth
Hacking your hormones
Physiological process of birth and positioning
Physical comfort measures
Signs of labor/Activities for labor
Hospital admissions process, Active Management of Labor, BRAIN
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