"Personal and exclusive tuition, inspiring and thought provoking. Lucy is a centred woman who awakens confidence and self belief in pregnant women and their partners". Stephanie.
I offer Private, Group, Top up, and hypnobirthing for Caesarian births.
Some of these sessions can be delivered over Skype or Zoom.
Have a look below for more details:
I offer one-to-one, (couple) teaching using my depth of knowledge as a nurse and experience as a hypnobirthing teacher and doula since 2009.
The charge for a individual class is £250 per couple.
As your private Hypnobirthing teacher, in the comfort of your home, or here in the Doula Den, I will show you how to use self-hypnosis to relax, along with your partner, using the Katharine Graves Hypnobirthing technique.
This takes 10-12 hours and covers the following:
I recommend starting your hypnbirthing course around about your 23/24th week of pregnancy. This allows time to fix up dates into your pregnancy which are evenly spaced, ideally 2 weeks apart, but within sight of your 'guess dates'. This means you can really focus on the practise and benefit from the result. It will take daily practise to establish the trust and belief in yourself to enable the 'switch off' button when you go into labour. The daily practise will become like cleaning your teeth, the more you do it, the more you will want to do it as you feel the positive changes happening in you, around you and for your baby.
It is always possible to tailor-make a Hypnobirthing course to suit you and your life style, so just contact me for a chat about your particular situation.
TOP UP CLASS
£55/session 2 hours.
If this is your second or subsequent birth, or if you are familiar with hypnobirthing, or if you are having group classes and would like to focus on specific things, a 'top-up' session can refresh your mind and body.
We can always arrange a free informal chat before you commit. An opportunity to share information, drink tea, eat cake to see how Hypnobirthing can fit into your birth.
The charge for a group class is £200 per couple.
Ten hours of hypnobirthing instruction delivered uniquely and imaginatively.
My name is Lucy Shutes; I bring my deep experience as a hypnobirthing instructor, as well as my skill and knowledge as a qualified nurse and birth doula. In an informal relaxed atmosphere you will learn Katherine Graves Hypnobirthing techniques which will help you relax and keep you focused during the birth of your baby.
For more information, either call me on 07526116850 or send me an email via my contact page.
My classes are small, but perfectly formed, up to 3 couples per class.
Each Saturday will be 4hrs starting from 1030am - 3pm with a half hour lunch.
Plus - a 2 hour 'top up' later on in your pregnancy, usually just before 38 weeks when we really focus on labour, positions, post labour etc
There is plenty of tea and coffee, biscuits, fruit, home baking on both days. Please bring along a light lunch.
I will be inviting a previous Hypnobirthing Mum and Dad to come along and speak to us about their birthing experience. This will be on the second Saturday and is always a really successful addition to the day. The day can be slightly longer because of this i.e. half an hour or so.
These classes are small so please book in so as not to miss out!
Lots of women are choosing caesarian births and learning hypnobirthing can help you remain calm, for example using breathing and anchoring techniques. Specific information on what happens before during and after the caesarian along with practical advice can all help keep you informed as to the best way to birth your baby when choosing a caesarian.
I invite another couple who have previously had a gentle caesarian to get in touch and share their experience.
£55/2 hour session.
In the comfort of your home we can do sessions over the magic of the internet either using Skype or Zoom. It doesn't matter where you are in the world, all you need is your laptop and a comfy sofa!
with Lucy Shutes
with Lucy Shutes