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Antenatal Hypnobirthing Classes in Newcastle Upon Tyne

The Ultimate group birth preparation course in central Newcastle

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Pregnant and living in Newcastle?

Come and join me, Jessica Ord - hypnobirthing expert, childbirth author & professional doula for 2 fun, relaxed afternoons carefully designed to help you feel calm, in control and ready for your baby's birth. 

 

 Over the past 6 years I've taught many antenatal and Hypnobirthing classes across the North East. I'm delighted to now bring my multi award winning, 5* rated birth preparation classes to John Lewis, Newcastle. 

Nestled within Newcastle's favourite department store, come join me and a group of other North East based parents to be in 'The Space' - a welcoming, tranquil room complete with private terrace. 

My classes sole purpose is to empower, nurture and prepare you for your baby's birth...

I know it's incredibly important that you're able to access reliable, evidence based information about birth in order to make the decisions which feel right for you, so you can go into (and out of!) birth feeling empowered, confident and in control. 

 

You deserve to feel seen and understood as individuals, not simply 'another couple' on the conveyor belt of antenatal care. I've been there; feeling overwhelmed by so much information around pregnancy and birth, and ultimately burying my head in the sand out of overwhelm. That's why I created Positively Pregnant.

 

Over the past 6 years I've worked with hundreds of couples just like you, to work towards the birth experience that THEY want. Having someone who regularly attends birth as a professional doula to guide and support you as you find the path which is right for you can feel invaluable. 

These multi award winning antenatal birth preparation courses are limited to no more than 6 couples, so that you get the very best in service, attention and information - it also means you'll have plenty of opportunities to ask questions & get to know your classmates well. Many of the couples who have embarked on a course together remain great friends years down the line! 

Held across 2 Saturday afternoons, and including a special 'bonus' hour to help you plan for the time AFTER baby is born (extra hour held online & free to attend with your birth prep booking). 

NEXT NEWCASTLE ANTENATAL COURSE DATES: 

MAY - FULLY BOOKED

JUNE - FULLY BOOKED

AUGUST - Saturday 3rd & Saturday 10th - 1pm - 4pm each day 

OCTOBER - Saturday 5th & Saturday 12th - 1pm - 4pm each day

DECEMBER - TBC

 

Your tailored experience begins right here...

With a complimentary 15 minute discovery call, should you wish...

Lets get to know each other...

Either over a quick call, or email you can help me get to know you a little better & you can get a feel for whether I'm the right Hypnobirthing teacher for you. 

Most couples tend to book in between 12 - 32 weeks & it's worth noting that group classes tend to fill up at least 1 month in advance. 

Tailoring your course to you

Once you have booked in on your chosen group course date, you'll receive your Hypnobirthing tracks via email so that you can begin your journey to a more confident birth right away.

You'll also receive a brief questionnaire so that you can let Jessica know of any worries, hopes or uniqueness to your pregnancy ahead of your course.

 

This means your classes can be perfectly tailored to your needs. 

It's time for your course!

Positively Pregnant group courses are spread across 2 full days - usually 2 consecutive Saturdays.

 

Classes are held in John Lewis, Newcastle in a beautiful private room (The Space). 

 

Timings are typically 1pm - 4pm each day. Courses run every other month (June/August/October) 

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Newcastle Group Birth Prep course pricing... 

£195 per couple 

You can secure your space for you & your partner with a non refundable deposit of £50. 

You can also pay 3 monthly payments of £65 via Clearpay or Paypal 'Pay in 3' - subject to approval from those sites.

T&Cs apply - if paying in 2, the full balance of your classes must be paid at least  2 weeks prior to your first class. 

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Just wanted to say a massive thank you for preparing me for the birth of my daughter. Labour was more intense than I could ever have imagined, however I was able to let me body take over & ride out the sensations. I am so happy I did your course & I will be recommending you to every pregnant woman I meet

Rachel, 1st time Mum - Group class 2022

I recieved my box for the online course in the post this morning! I wasn't expecting it to be this beautiful! It even smells amazing! Such a luxurious touch to what is already an amazing course.
I've only watched the first 2 classes and already so much has shifted for me. 

Sarah, 1st time Mum - Online Hypnobirthing member

Feb 2023

Labour was so magical. Towards the end the whole world just went still...I didn't feel pain, just total sublime joy & awe.
 
I still don't fully have the words for what this birth meant for me, but it was like a gift from the Universe to experience such a primal joy.
You helped me to fully prepare so that fear & pain never took over. 

Rebecca, 2nd time Mum following a traumatic 1st birth - Private Course

Meet your antenatal teacher...

Hi! I'm Jessica Ord, Doula, award winning birth educator, pregnancy mindset author & hypnobirthing specialist. 

I pride myself in providing the very best in depth, evidence based but heart centred care to women across the North East of England. 

 

Over the past 6 years, supporting women in the childbaring year,  I have won several major awards, including 'Best Antenatal course - England', 'Hypnobirthing Specialist of the Year' and 'Best in pregnancy support services'. 

I'm a registered Doula with Doula UK, the country's leading accreditation body for professional Doulas. 

As well as having trained with some of the world's leading midwives, hypnotherapists, researchers & doulas (including Dr Sara WIchkam, Dr Rachel Reed, Evidence Based Birth & a RCM approved Hypnobirthingtraining course , I have also had two incredibly positive and empowering natural births of my own (one a 'high risk' hospital birth with our son Monty & a free birth with our 2 year old daughter Primrose).

 

I know what you really need to know, understand and have access to in order to have a beautiful experience of birth. I know the ways in which a woman and her partner need to feel supported and heard as they make this journey.  

I have extensive training and experience in the physical, emotional & pyschological aspects of birth and my specialisation is in supporting home births & helping women & their partners approach birth on THEIR terms. 

My skills include: Hypnobirthing (of course!), pregnancy & labour massage, Rebozo for birth & aromatherapy for birth.

 

I have additional training and experience in supporting women having/ with: Home birth, Free birth, VBAC birth, Strep B, High BMI, Low PAPP A, Gestational Diabetes, IVF conception and so much more.  

Do get in touch and you can get a feel whether I'm the right doula for you. 

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What will you learn?

  • About your birth Hormones & how they effect labour

  • Hypnobirthing  - 5 original and uniquely simple techniques . These techniques are designed to help you feel calm and in control during labour, and to help you manage the intensity of contractions.

  • The physical side of Birth - Learn about the different stages of labour, what's ACTUALLY happening during a contraction, waters going, pushing - everything you could possibly need to know to feel prepared and confident! 

  • Your Birth Room (and getting there!) - making a perfect birth 'nest' that will help labour to progress smoothly​

  • Birth Partner - Forget sitting in the corner feeling like a 'spare part' - your partner will leave the day feeling confident and happy in how they can fully support you & be an essential part of your baby's birth. ​

  • Focussing on how you want to FEEL in the coming weeks, months & during labour & thinking about what you can be doing to make that a reality. 

  • Birth Options & decisions - there can be so many different options when it comes to birth and interventions around birth. I'll help you start to look at these options & figure out whats right for YOU.

  •  Common birth fears & how we can avoid them

  • Creating your Birth Plan(s)! We don't purely focus on you're 'plan A' here - we take a look at how you can make a birth plan which covers every eventuality - from water birth to Caesarean birth, we can make any situation a calm, loving and positive one. 

  • Finding evidence, research & reliable information to make your decisions around pregnancy & birth. 

  • Birth Rights - We take a look at these and give you the confidence to take your birth experience into your own hands. ​​

  • The 'fourth trimester' - those first few hours, days and weeks - and how to make them as stress free as possible! 

What's included in the Positively Pregnant Newcastle Birth Prep course? 

Here's what you can expect when you embark on one of my award winning, 5* rated Hypnobirthing classes...

9 hours

 8 hours spread across 2 afternoons with Jessica at John Lewis, Newcastle

Hot & cold drinks & snacks are complimentary throughout the day.

1 hour special online 'Postpartum Planning' session is included too. 

Complimentary access to the PP Online Course

Worth £48 on it's own, you'll get complimentary access to the full Positively pregnant Online Hypnobirthing course. 

Includes a private members area of the PP website, a file full of birth related research, a private Facebok community & lots more!

Luxury pregnancy box

Full to the brim with gorgeousness!

 

Including a class workbook, learning materials, pregnancy bath salts, aromatherapy body oil, luxury parenting magazines & lots more

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Award Winning Hypnobirthing

I'll be sharing with you my highly effective, but incredibly 'easy' Hypnobirthing techniques for labour. 

You'll learn 5 different techniques, and will also get 10 exclusive hypnobirthing MP3 tracks to listen to at different times through your pregnancy & birth. 

Community

Not only will you have the amazing benefit of embarking on a course with other parents who you're *bound* to have things in common with (I mean you've all ended up on this bespoke, unique course!) 

You'll benefit from a private 'team' Whatsapp group, a private Facebook community full of other Mums who have embarked on the course AND you'll have complimentary access to my monthly online 'postpartum planning' session. 

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