“I think one of the best things we could do would be to help women/parents/families discover their own birth power, from within themselves. And to let them know it’s always been there, they just needed to tap into it.” John H. Kennell, MD
“Birth is not only about making babies. Birth is about making mothers- strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength” Barbara Katz Rothman, PhD
“In surrendering to birth, we also learn about our role on the earth: we are neither the rulers nor the architects of creation. Life comes through us, simply and gracefully, when we allow it.” Sarah Buckley
The Wonders Within provides quality Calmbirth® childbirth classes on the Central Coast, NSW
What is the Calmbirth® Childbirth Course?
The Calmbirth® childbirth course is a comprehensive program that provides you with a deep understanding of the birth process and practical skills to work with your body. The course involves 12 hours of education and practical exercises so that you and your partner feel emotionally, psychologically and physically prepared for your baby’s birth.
The strengths of the Calmbirth® program are that it is grounded in research. Research from obstetrics, midwifery, mind-body medicine and neuroscience underpin the course. This ensures that you are receiving the highest standard of education, which is critical when you are preparing for one of the most important events of your life.
Secondly the program is delivered by health professionals with a background in supporting pregnant couples. In fact, Kate director at The Wonders Within, has spent the last 14 years supporting families in health. She has worked as a paediatric nurse and as a midwife since 2007. She brings this wealth of knowledge along with her personal experiences using the Calmbirth® techniques to her courses.
Calmbirth® Childbirth Class Overview
The classes involve a combination of theory and practical skills and covers:
The powerful link between your mind and body and how this affects your labour and birth.
How the muscles of your uterus work during labour
How you can use your own inner resources of Relaxation, Visualisation and Breathing to best work with your body in labour.
The important role of partner or birthing companion.
The process of labour and birth.
The important relationship that you develop with your baby in pregnancy and how this influences their brain development and ultimately their life.
“My partner and I liked that it was factual and practical. We liked that there were different techniques offered and we were able to choose what was best for us. Kate was very friendly and knowledgeable. The techniques we learnt have also very useful post labour.”