Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Hypnobirthing classes in Kuwait

Couple and practitioner classes will be held from 6th-8th of May 2011 by Hypnobirthing specialist and Doula Katherine Graves from the UK. Please check for more information about hypnobirthing and Katherine  Course timings and location are yet to be determined. If you are interested please contact and we will get you in touch with the organizer.
Sneak peak:
"Hypnobirthing is a completely logical and extremely effective established method that lets you discover the joy and magic of birth, and is much more than just self-hypnosis or hypnotherapy.

 It is deeply relaxing and effective, and allows your mind and your body to work in harmony, the way nature intended.  Hypnobirthing is your ante-natal training of choice."

Working With Your Body - Not Against It

  1. With HypnoBirthing you are likely to experience a natural, calm, comfortable birth.
  2. You may find you don't need any pain relief at all.
  3. It often shortens the length of labour.
  4. You will be more alert and in control.
  5. Hypnobirthing lessens the physical impact of childbirth.
  6. The father is actively involved.
  7. He knows that he has played an important role in the birth of his child.
  8. Allows your baby to enter the world drug free and in an atmosphere of calm and gentleness.

Evidence based practice: Benetits of prenatal education

Latest researches show that prenatal education has many benefits for the mother and the baby in terms of improved outcomes of childbirth and overall satisfaction. It is adviced to attend them.

" A systematic review examining factors that are most consistently associated with women’s satisfaction with the childbirth experience found that four conditions overrode the many other factors that have been examined: amount of support from caregivers, involvement in decision making, quality of mother-caregiver relationship, and having high expectations for the childbirth experience or experiences that exceeded those expectations (Hodnett 2002). "
Carol Sakala and Maureen P. Corry : Evidence-Based Maternity Care: What It Is and What It Can Achieve

".. to improve breastfeeding practice (Mattar et al., 2007),initiation and duration of breast feeding.. Compared with routine hospital care, one RCT showed that there is a significant increase in exclusive breastfeeding if pregnant women have antenatal or postnatal education (Lin-Lin Su et al. 2008)

2009 Annual Evidence Update on Antenatal and Pregnancy Care - Provision of information and antenatal education


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