Childbirth is a natural, physiological process that has the potential to be one of the best experiences of a woman’s life. However childbirth is also feared by many and, along with pregnancy and the post-natal period, it can feel beset with many physical and emotional problems. Easibirthing® hypnosis for pregnancy and childbirth is an enjoyable evidence-based course specifically developed to empower Mums and Dads-to-be to embrace their unique individual experience, not to fear it.

Easibirthing® is a UK based model which was developed in conjunction with midwives, therefore complementing UK birthing practices.

Easibirthing® will teach you advanced self-hypnosis, relaxation, visualisation and breathing methods to prepare your mind and body for birth. The Easibirthing® method enables pain management and aims to boost your trust in your body so that you enter labour feeling calm, confident and in control.

The sessions are focussed around learning to reach a state of deep relaxation, maintaining perception of control over the process and developing a positive attitude. It is about changing your expectation of birth so that you help rather than hinder the natural process. The Easibirthing® techniques are also designed to be valuable life skills for use in the ante-natal and post-natal periods.

Our Hypnotherapist / Easibirthing® Practitioner

Gouri Lal
PhD Dhyp, CHBPP, Reiki Master


Hours at the Clinic:

Please ring the clinic for appointment availability.

To make an appointment, please call 0161 446 2533.


Course Structure and Costs
Basic course (approx 3½ hours): £115
Full course (approx 7 hours): £220

If you have any specific issues or worries or just wish to do parts of the course, individual sessions covering these particular matters only can be undertaken.

Please feel free to contact the clinic to speak with Gouri. You can also book a free consultation to discuss if Easibirthing® is suitable for you and which course structure is most appropriate for your needs.

There is a 10% discount on the hypnotherapy & Easibirthing® fees for students / those on a low income.

How can Easibirthing® help me?

Easibirthing® can:

  • Help you create an experience which has positive memories attached
  • Reduce or eliminate fear
  • Produce pervasive relaxation
  • Significantly diminish or eliminate the need for medication and its risks
  • Increase the rate of spontaneous vaginal birth, reducing the need for intervention
  • Make it possible to manage and control sensations during labour
  • Promote a steady recovery
  • Foster and increase positive emotions during the entire birth process
  • Reduce incidence of post-natal depression
  • Stimulate and maintain energy levels into the post-delivery phase
  • Help promote lactation for breast-feeding
  • Help you to have a calmer, more laid back baby
  • Help to turn breech babies
  • Reduce morning sickness
  • Overcome needle or hospital phobia
  • Help eliminate ante-natal depression
  • Help PTSD
  • Overcome post-natal insomnia, stress and breast discomfort

The courses are tailored to your specific needs, past experiences and your ideals.

How does Easibirthing® work?

Hypnosis is about harnessing the mind-body connection. A relaxed and positive state of mind sends a message to the body to encourage the production of oxytocin and endorphins – the body’s natural painkillers. This results in a labour which is natural, progressive and likely to be more comfortable. When women are calm during labour, they often talk of being able to enter a flow or their zone and can be totally absorbed in what they are doing with their awareness merged with their actions. Attention becomes so focused that people are aware only of the narrow range of perception related to the immediate task, losing track of time and space. The sheer pleasure of the act of childbirth itself is what motivates them.

Is Easibirthing® suitable for everyone?

Easibirthing® is suitable for women who are at least 16 weeks pregnant. Birth partners are encouraged to attend too as this helps the father to bond with the newborn baby and also feel that he has played an important part in the birth of his child.

Whether you are planning a hospital or a home birth, or you are planning a natural birth or cesarean-section Easibirthing® courses will be tailored to your needs. The course is suitable whether this is your first pregnancy or if you have given birth before.