Warm and welcoming 1 to 1 personalised Birth Preparation Course led by an experienced local Birth & Postnatal Doula.
Would you like to start a deep & meaningful journey of birthing and mothering/parenting?
The aim of this course is to support you to have an empowering birth experience for you and your family.
A birth experience is not an one-off life event - it has an ongoing impact on you and your family.
If you have an empowering birth experience, that experience helps you confidently make your choice in your parenting journey too - actually, birth is the start of a long journey of constantly making choices as a parent.
Whether you choose a home birth, birth with epidural or Caesarean, you CAN feel EMPOWERED by the experience.
How is it different from a NHS Antenatal Class?
You will learn about YOU in this course as well as useful knowledge about birth because each birth is different and unique.
In this course...
You will LEARN and EXPLORE how YOU give birth in YOUR own way.
You will gain more than just knowledge about birth.
There will be lots of fun ACTIVITIES to explore WITHIN YOURSELF.
It includes helpful elements of HYPNOBIRTHING.
Who is it for?
Currently pregnant (usually 26-37 weeks pregnant at the timing of attending the course)
If you want to have an empowering birth experience that has a positive impact on your life
If your partner wishes to be well-prepared for the birth and parenting journey
If you want to have a positive birth experience even in unpredicted situation
Those that want to have a tailored birth preparation course for you.
Partners are welcome to join!
In this course, your partner will also deeply learn how to support you better.
What are the benefits?
Empowering yourself with knowledge about birth
Understanding you and your partner's worries and fears and feeling more confident to deal with them during the birth
Better communication with caregivers toward the birth you want
Your partner can know how he/she can support you
You and your partner can feeling well-prepared for your journey ahead
You will interactively and practically learn about…
Your RIGHTS to make your experience empowered
Great COMMUNICATION TOOLS to make informed choices
How to process your worries & fears
Pain management and relaxation techniques (that can be used after birth too!)
Working WITH your powerful hormones
How your PARTNER can help you at birth
Your options when you are offered Induction of Labour
Your options when you have Caesarean
The mothering/parenting journey as well as YOUR PARTNER'S parenting journey
Who is running the course?
Tomoko is a local birth & postnatal doula based near Aberaeron. She herself has experienced both home birth and waterbirth and she has supported mothers/parents from homebirth, birth at Midwifery-led unit to Caesarean. She loves empowering mothers/parents to make their own choice confidently in their journey of birth and beyond.
I will travel to YOU and offer my Birth Preparation Course just for you (and your partner).
A course will be arranged on request (usually 26-37 weeks pregnant at the timing of attending the course.)
To arrange, contact me ASAP.
It will be 3 x 3 hours sessions.
They can be arranged as you wish (e.g. 3 weekday evenings over a month, 3 weekends etc.)
£200 for 3 weeks course per couple
Payment by instalment is available.
There will be my travel costs to be reimbursed. (50
If finance is a barrier,
I am happy to consider alternative payment arrangements, such as work/skills/farm produce exchange or instalment plans. Let's discuss what works best for you.