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Hypnobirthing allows you to experience birth in an atmosphere of calm relaxation, free from the fear and tension that can prevent you birthing your baby the way you would like to.

Shakti Birthing (formerly Bath Hypnobirthing Centre)  will help you prepare physically and psychologically for childbirth, one of the most natural and wonderful processes that a woman can experience. This powerful hypnobirthing course focuses on deep relaxation, breathing  and visualisation techniques to help you achieve a more relaxed, comfortable and fulfilling natural birth experience.

As a ‘Certified Hypnotic Birthing Process Practitioner’ by the National College of Hypnosis & Psychotherapy, and a fully qualified 'Cognitive Behavioural  Hypnotherapist', the Shakti Birthing course provides the best possible information and techniques to prepare you for the birth of your child (click here for more about your therapist).

Hypnobirthing courses are regularly held in Bradford on Avon, Bath & Frome. London hypnobirthing courses will be available in mid 2019. Pregnancy relaxation classes also coming soon as well as C Section preparation classes.

The Benefits of Hypnobirthing

Hypnosis for childbirth can help you:


  • Eliminate or reduce fear & anxiety during pregnancy & labour

  • Learn deep relaxation & breathing techniques

  • Feel calm, confident & in control during pregnancy & childbirth

  • Significantly reduce the need for medication/intervention

  • Experience a shorter labour

  • Effectively manage/control any discomfort

  • Have an empowered & positive birth experience

  • Reduce the possibility of post-natal depression

  • Enhance lactation for breast feeding

  • Have a calm, laid back baby!


There are many other benefits too, you learn how to change unhelpful thinking to helpful thinking, this is beneficial not only for childbirth but is great for day to day life too! You learn to work with yourself, learning deep breathing and these powerful techniques help you connect with your inner self, your body and your baby.

Have a look through 'client stories' to read about the experiences of mum's who have attended the Shakti Birthing course.

For more details on what to expect on a Shakti Birthing course, please click here to look at the 'course content'.

Benefits of Hypnobirthing
Upcoming Events


Due to the current situation I will not be offering group hypnobirthing courses. I am however able to see individual clients (on your own or as a couple) whilst following government guidelines on social distancing so please email me or use the contact form below and I'll get back to you with available dates and details.


I am also in the process of creating a digital version of the Shakti Hypnobirthing course which you will be able to download from this website. It will include all of the information offered by the current course with audio files, graphics and videos.

If you would like to be emailed as soon as the course is available then please fill out the contact form at the bottom of the page and I'll let you know when it is ready.

Paid time off work for antenatal classes

Great news! Did you know you are entitled to fully paid time off work for antenatal care? This  not only includes medical examinations/appointments, but also includes antenatal classes, birth preparation courses and relaxation classes.

For more information and helpful resources click through to our FAQ's



Please feel free to contact me by phone or email. Or alternatively fill in the form below, and I will get back to you as soon as I can.

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