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In our Holistic Birth Preparation courses, we teach modern knowledge about birth and ancient wisdom. You will learn what you need for this unique and great moment.

Course content

  • The natural birth process as a gift of the female body
  • Breathing techniques and massages during birth
  • Mental birth preparation (relaxation, self-hypnosis and visualization techniques) for deep relaxation during childbirth
  • Opportunities to stimulate the body’s own happiness hormones (endorphins)
  • Dealing with fears
  • The role of the birth partner during birth
  • Physical preparation (dam massage and body exercises)
  • First weeks after childbirth and breastfeeding

This group course is a comprehensive birth preparation course. There is no need to visit a conventional course.
Your health insurance company pays part of the costs of a group course (basic insurance covers approximately CHF 150.-). Some supplementary insurance also reimburses part of the costs.

Course location
Geburtshaus Matthea, Klybeckstrasse 70, 4057 Basel

Courses for couples
Each course is led by a HypnoBirthing instructor in close collaboration with a midwife. A course includes 12 hours of birth preparation. Your partner or a person of your choice can accompany you.
You will receive our comprehensive course booklet. After the course, we are there for you and advise you by phone until after the birth.
Course price: CHF 560.- per couple including course material. The group courses take place with a minimum of from two couples onwards. Group size maximum six pairs.

Individual course
The scope and content of the course will be discussed individually with you. You can also attend the midwifery part of one of our group courses within the individual course.
You will receive our comprehensive course booklet. After the course, we are there for you and advise you by phone until after the birth.
Course price: For individual courses calculation depending on effort.

Course dates  2020

January monday, 18:30 21:30 pm
– 6./ 13./ 20./ 27. January    Course Location: Geburtshaus Matthea

February monday, 18:30 – 21:30 pm with Franziska Weber
– 3./ 10./ 17./ 24. February    Course Location: Geburtshaus Matthea

March monday, 18:30 – 21:30 pm with Franziska Weber
– 9./ 16./ 23./ 30. March    Course Location: Geburtshaus Matthea

with Franziska Weber

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