Barefoot Birthing

Rachel is an accredited Hypnobirthing Practitioner and founder of Barefoot Birthing, offering group, private, and bespoke courses. Classes are taught online and in person, across South London and North Surrey.

The Barefoot Birthing course is unique in that it offers a full antenatal education alongside the incredibly powerful and effective Hypnobirthing theory and techniques.

The course is for expectant parents looking for a positive and practical birth preparation course, in a relaxed atmosphere, gaining an all-round knowledge and learning tools to support a calmer, smoother, and more comfortable birth.

All group and private courses also include an additional full postnatal course – the KOMU Beyond Birth Postnatal Online Course – providing lifetime access to expert advice ranging from your baby’s sleep, feeding, baby massage, to even introducing your baby to a pet.

The full Barefoot Birthing course includes:

– Full Hypnobirthing and Antenatal education
– 10 hours of live teaching, plus on-going support over phone/email
– Hypnobirthing theory and relaxation techniques, building confidence around birth, and understanding the mind body connection, and hormones in birth.
– Understanding your birthing options, the what-ifs of birth, and how your partner can support you every step of the way.
– How to prepare your body for birth, including how to create space in your pelvis, and supporting labour from start to finish.
– Prepare for all types of birth, including induction and abdominal birth should this be your journey.
– Pre-recorded KOMU Beyond Birth Postnatal Online Course.
– All courses include a goodie bag and access to a library of online resources
– Opportunity to hire a birth pool (free for couples completing a full course)

Barefoot Birthing also offers bespoke courses should be looking for a more tailored birth preparation.

For more information please get in contact or visit the Barefoot Birthing website.

Hypnobirthing & Antenatal

Group Courses

- Full Hypnobirthing and Antenatal Course
- Currently online (and hoping to be in-person from February 2021)
- 10 hours teaching (taught over 4 x 2.5 hours on Tuesday evenings via Zoom, or 2 x 5 hours on a Saturday/Sunday)
- Meet other like-minded parents expecting their babies at a similar time to you
- A chance to discuss and ask questions with Rachel as well as other parents on the same journey
- Includes KOMU Beyond Birth Postnatal Course (pre-recorded online course that you can watch before and after your baby is born)
- Courses are for expectant mum and one birth partner


Private Course - including Beyond Birth Postnatal Course

- Full Hypnobirthing and Antenatal Course
- Can be at your home or via Zoom (in-person sessions subject to Covid-19 policy)
- 10 hours teaching taught over 2, 3, or 4 sessions at a date and time to suit you.
- Able to discuss and explore topics specific to your pregnancy and circumstances.
- Includes KOMU Beyond Birth Postnatal Course (pre-recorded online course that you can watch before and after your baby is born)
- Courses are for expectant mum and one birth partner


Monthly Taster Sessions

Monthly taster sessions hosted via Zoom, typically on a Sunday morning.
Taster Session are great for:
- Understanding more about Hypnobirthing, or maybe introducing a partner who isn't familiar with hypnobirthing.
- What is meant by a positive birth and how to have one.
- Learn your first hypnobirthing tools to use for birth.
- Hear more about the Barefoot Birthing Course and what it uniquely offers.
- A chance to meet Rachel and get a feel for if she would be a right fit as your Hypnobirthing teacher.


Bespoke Hypnobirthing Course

- For parents who have perhaps done a different antenatal course and feel something is missing from their birth preparation or maybe want to learn more about the 'Hypno' elements of Hypnobirthing.
- For parents who have done hypnobirthing before and want a refresher.
- For parents that are looking for something specific, such as preparing for a certain element of birth, such as releasing fear, or preventing tearing.

Please get in touch for an informal, honest, and open chat to explore these options.

Starting from £95.00

CONTACT Barefoot