Heath Hypnotherapy

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Welcome to Heath Hypnotherapy West London and congratulations on finding HypnoBirthing® classes

My name is Alex Heath and I had such an amazing experience using hypnobirth techniques for the birth of my son 9 years ago that it inspired me to find out more about hypnosis and retrain as a Clinical Hypnotherapist.

You’ve probably found this page because you are interested in learning more about this powerful program that enables women world wide to have calm and comfortable natural births.

Here are some of the common questions mums ask about the course:

Is HypnoBirthing for me?

If you are considering a calm, comfortable, easier and natural birth then yes. People often assume that HypnoBirth is an ‘alternative’ antenatal method but actually it is a common sense method and is so effective that it is currently being trialled by the NHS.

Can I find out more about HypnoBirthing?

Yes! The next free taster session is at Mothercare Kew is

now fully booked for July.

However I will be running the session again on Sunday, August 23rd, 11am

The session will be free but booking is essential.

Please call or text 07739 849731 to secure your place.
All those attending receive 15% off the group course fee.

Do you doula?

Yes I do!

After completing my doula training with the amazing Kicki Hansard last month I am now a mentored birth doula. This means I am still going through a period of training but as part of this training I can attend births. I am taking bookings for due dates post May 1st so please click here if you are interested in booking in.

As a mentored doula my birth doula fee is much reduced at just £300 and includes two antenatal classes and one post natal visit too. Please visit Doula UK to find out more about the benefits of having a birth doula.

Research in 1993 by Klaus, Kennell & Klaus found that:

  • Shortens first-time labour by an average of 2 hours
  • Decreases the chance of caesarean section by 50%
  • Decreases the need for pain medication
  • Helps fathers participate with confidence
  • Increases success in breastfeeding

  • Do you offer packages for HypnoBirthing classes and Doula services?

    Yes, click here and scroll down to find out more about package prices combining both services.

    Does HypnoBirthing mean a pain free birth?

    Not necessarily, but the course aims to empower mums and dads with techniques that if practiced daily can make natural birth an easier and enjoyable experience.

    Will hypnosis during birth mean that I am out of control?

    Often our experience and knowledge of hypnosis is informed by what we may have seen on TV or stage and because of this we can be concerned that we will act strangely or against our will. Self hypnosis techniques are nothing like this. When practiced and mastered they can empower a person to control different systems within the body from relaxation levels to blood pressure. In this sense hypnosis is an incredibly empowering technique for those who practice it. It is often assumed that under hypnosis people lose consciousness however this is not the case (although people often appear ‘out of it’) and it is always possible for a person to break their hypnotic state whenever they choose.

    What if I have a C Section?

    Read about Danielle and Darren's experience when a surprise breach meant a change of plan to the water birth they had envisioned.

    'I loved the sessions we did with Alex, every week i became more and more excited by my impending labour, I couldn't wait to feel those early contractions and my husband and I had a very definite plan about when we would use each stage, when we would leave for the hospital, how we would welcome our baby into the world..' Read more here

    What is the best time to take a HypnoBirthing course?

    There is no ‘best time’ as the benefits will be felt at anytime during pregnancy. However at 28 weeks there is plenty of time to take the 5 week course and also have time to practice the hypnobirth techniques afterwards too.

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    What is the difference in a 2 day intensive Hypnobirth course and a 5 week HypnoBirthing course?

    The Marie Mongan Method that I teach is only available as a 5 week course. The reason for this is because the hypnobirth techniques can take a while to learn and bed in. A 5 week course allows time for practice and feedback in between the weeks so I am able to be sure that mums feel really confident about what they have learnt and how to apply that to their birth experience.

    Where and when does the course take place?

    I currently offer a Saturday morning course with sessions that are spread out over 5 weeks.

    These sessions are held at a private residence in Hounslow, West London in a purpose built therapy studio every Saturday morning from 10am to 12.30pm.

    This venue is close to Twickenham Rugby ground and is walking distance from both Whitton and Hounslow BR Stations. There is plenty of free parking outside for anyone driving. Click here for a map of where we are.

    Group classes in Ealing are no longer available but this area is still served for private classes.

    This is where the group classes are held. A comfortable, purpose built studio in Hounslow, West London.

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    How much is a HypnoBirth course?

    The group course fee is £295. The private class fee is £395.

    The course includes the official Marie Mongan HypnoBirthing® book, Rainbow Relaxation CD and all course materials.

    Telephone support and additional sessions are always available for those who need it.

    If you and your partner are interested in finding out more about a calm and peaceful childbirth then please click here to email me for more information and for the next available course dates.

    NICE guidelines to recommend home as safe for normal pregnancies & births

    NICE guidelines are to be amended to recommend more home births and midwife led birth centres for normal pregnancies and births.
    Labour wards can lead to unnecessary interventions.
    Click here to read more

    YouTube Video: An excellent explanation of HypnoBirthing

    Heath Hypnotherapy is proud to be Affiliated with the HypnoBirthing® Institute


    HypnoBirthing Classes are available for the Richmond, Twickenham, Teddington, Isleworth, Brentford, Chiswick, Hounslow, West Ealing, North Ealing, South Ealing, and surrounding West London areas.
    Natural childbirth classes Ealing, Natural childbirth classes West Ealing, Natural childbirth classes South Ealing, are no longer available for groups.

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