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Our hypnobirthing classes in Sussex, Surrey and London will provide you and your partner with information, knowledge, mindfulness and relaxation techniques to help guide you towards the best natural birth for you and your baby.
It is a priviledge to be a Midwife RM and a Hypnobirthing Teacher DipHb (KGH).
We care about making a positive difference to a mothers experience of birth and to her baby's life.
Our KGH qualified teacher will support you through your pregnancy journey, providing you with evidence based information to enable you make informed choices about your pregnancy and birth.
Our group classes UK wide, will empower you to release any anxiety or fears about pregnancy and childbirth.
You will learn to trust your body, your instinct, and your baby.
Our midwives provide antenatal care to ensure fetal and maternal wellbeing,
We are experts in antenatal conditions including hyperemesis.
Our appointments are conducted by a dedicated midwife, in your own home or a mutually agreeable place.
Our appointments are 4 weeks up to 28 weeks of pregnancy, then 2 weekly. until 37 weeks of pregnancy. We offer advice to our women 24/7 if required.
To ensure that you receive the best possible care for you and your newborn baby, our midwives will stay in close contact with you after your birth to provide postnatal care.
We will also provide you with breastfeeding support and answer any questions you may have.
All of these services can be provided to you in the comfort of your home or through our maternity support line.
Hypnobirthing is so much more than breathing, visualisations and relaxations exercises for birth. Sandy O’Donnell RM, Cipd, DipHb (KGH) the founder of firststorkclub group in Sussex has designed a modern course to empower, educate and offer parental support, This is in response to what mothers and their partners have described as their dream maternity journey.
Feedback on our Group and Online courses, from maternity staff, midwives, parents and birth partners speak for themselves. Our testimonials and birth stories are a true testament to how well relaxation and mindfulness can empower us, to release fear and build confidence in the natural process of birth.
You will probably have many questions about how to achieve the best possible birth. By attending our local classes you will learn about the physiology of birth and how the your mind plays a key role in your pregnancy and birth.
Sandy's experience and knowledge gained through her successful career as a Midwife, have resulted in a comprehensive, in-depth antenatal course being delivered. She was trained by Katherine Graves, founder of KGHypnobirthing a premier UK course for professionals and parents and accredited by the RCM.
Hypnobirthing Practioner DipHb (KGH) Accredited Teacher
Course accredited by Royal College of Midwives (RCM)
BSc Hons Midwife (RM) Cipd, DipHb (KGH)
Midwife in South East and Surrey
Experience of Antenatal, Intrapartum and Postnatal care.
Pregnancy support services.
Our experienced Midwives or Doula's can accompany you in labour, as an additional birth partner practising as your Doula. They will work alongside your hospital Midwife to be an advocate for you and your partner during your birth
The Firststorkclub Hypnobirthing course is designed to enable you use a variety of techniques to put you in control, so that you have a calm and effective birth experience.
Our complete antenatal course is simple, logical and profound. We help you and your birth partner prepare for one of the most significant and special moments of your life – regardless of how or where the birth takes place. It will help to give you and your baby the best possible introduction to life.
Firststorkclub hypnobirthing Sussex and Surrey provides 12 hours of face-to-face teaching. It gives you the knowledge and techniques to release any fear and tension you have around pregnancy and birth.
An in-depth explanation of the physiology of labour, to enable the body to work efficiently and comfortably
How your state of mind affects the hormones you produce, and how we can induce the right hormones for labour and birth
A variety of relaxation, visualisation and breathing exercises to ease anxiety and remain focused
The impact of Covid-19 on current maternity services and what to expect in pregnancy and labour
An overview, risks and benefits of medical procedures that may be offered during pregnancy and birth such as sweeps, induction and cord clamping. How to make an informed choice
A copy of “The Hypnobirthing Book” by founder of KGH and audio relaxations to accompany the course
A variety of tool’s including parent’s folder, affirmation cards, door signs, essential oils, and wave and mood lighting system.
Ongoing support from the firststorkclub team during your pregnancy and up to 28 days postnatal.
Firststorkclub Hypnobirthing UK Online course offers a hypnobirthing course, supporting you and your family to prepare for the most significant and special time of your life during pregnancy, labour and birth.
We provide information and teach you techniques to enhance your knowledge, learn relaxation techniques, and give you the confidence to make informed choices about your pregnancy and birth. This course is available worldwide!
What you learn in this course aims to focus on you having a profound and positive experience of giving birth with your partner.
You will learn how to release any fear you have about labour so you can approach the birth of your baby feeling informed, prepared and confident.
Sandy O’Donnell , founder of Firststorkclub Hypnobirthing will personally guide you through the online course in the comfort and privacy of your own home. The course includes:
The course is a complete antenatal and prenatal hypnobirthing course.
It is presented to you in an easy-to-access and structured format with various exercises, including breathing, visualisation and touch. We aim to release any fears you have around birth and know that your body is designed to give birth efficiently and comfortably.
The course is relevant to everyone - irrespective of maternal age, baby’s position (breech, back-to-back), multiple babies (twins or more) or any mother who may have a more complicated birth (c-section, IVF conception, Group B Strep etc). We cover all places of birth - from home to hospital and take you through all pain relief options. Sign up today to begin your preparation for the birth of your baby.
We have a variety of options to suit all couples. Please ask if you have any questions. We have a flexible approach to fit in with your needs.
Little Daux Farm RH14 9DB Billingshurst United Kingdom
Weekends 10.30 - 16.30
Private Couples Course
Group Classes (Face to Face)
Online Group Classes
Online Sessions (1-2-1)
Couples courses 1-2-1
Bump & Babies social walks
Private Parents group
We would like to re-assure all our parents that we are reviewing Covid-19 guidelines daily and we take you and your partner, and your baby's health seriously.
At Firststorkclub we are updating our Blog daily with current information on trending maternity issues, hypnobirthing and healthcare updates.
If you are currently pregnant, we have our amazing value parents course which you can sign up for. We offer online courses, as well as face to face group and 1-2-1 courses.
Once you sign up to our courses, you will have online access for 12 months and it is a great way to focus and stay calm during the time building up to your baby’s arrival. Join early to receive your relaxation pack and start antenatal hypnosis.
Your knowledge and practice of Hypnobirthing teaches you skills you can use for life, not just the birth of your baby! So you can join us from as early as 12 weeks for antenatal hypnosis, or earlier if you need additional support for any condition that would benefit from our many services. Contact us for a taster session to meet our teachers, and listen to one of our positive and relaxing audios.
There are so many ways to focus the mind towards your baby at this unusual time. If you need us, we are here for you, so do get in touch. We are just a phone call away!
Call or text us now on 07803 843618 to find out more!
Love, Sandy & the Firststork Team
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RH14 9DB, Billingshurst, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom
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Our group classes for June 2021 are now fully booked. Private classes are available or book now for the next group classes inn July and August 2021