Welcome to Aspirations Hypnobirthing

What is Hypnobirthing?

Hypnobirthing uses your ability to prepare your mind and body to work in harmony to achieve a calm and peaceful birth. Hypnobirthing allows you to remain relaxed and empowers you to be in control of your body and your birth.

The course encompasses easy to learn and use techniques including breathing, visualisation, deep relaxation and massage. Together we will use hypnosis to release any preconceived worries or fears you may have of birthing your baby.

Hypnobirthing provides you and your chosen birthing partner with the tools, resources and knowledge to achieve the best possible birth for you all. Empowerment and confidence are built as we explore together, how the body functions during birth, and how you can use the techniques to achieve a more efficient comfortable birthing experience.

Hypnobirthing actively involves the birth partner. The role of the birth partner is an integral and important part of the process. It can be immensely empowering to know you have played a positive role in the birth of the baby, and can be a wonderful starting point for bonding.

Lesley Strabel Aspirations Hypnobirthing

About Me

I am the mother of two beautiful daughters, age 6 and 3, both of which I birthed using hypnobirthing. I was so amazed by my experience of birth, being quite sceptical initially, I found myself desperately wanting to share the empowering experience I had with other expectant mothers. What better way than to teach others what I had learnt.

I therefore chose to train as a practitioner. I am an enthusiastic, friendly and patient teacher. I am passionate about empowering couples to achieve the best possible birthing experience they can. I am a warm and compassionate person who can support you through the training process and beyond.

As a mother who has used hypnobirthing to deliver two beautiful baby girls into the world I know it works and have confidence that it is truly possible to achieve a personally satisfying birth for all involved.

My Qualification

I hold a Diploma in Hypnobirthing.

My training has been provided by KG Hypnobirthing Association, and covers three elements hypnosis for hypnobirthing, hypnobirthing, and birthing foundation.

KG is the UK training of choice for midwives, birth professionals, and hypnotherapists.

The Hypnobirthing Association has been set up to be the professional body for Hypnobirthing teachers and practitioners. I am a registered member of the Association.

My profile can be found on the KG Hypnobirthing website

The KG Hypnobirthing course has received accreditation from the Royal College of Midwives; the highest accolade that vouches for the high standard, professionalism and quality of the course.

KG Hypnobirthing
RCM accredited

Course Information 

I provide private one to one courses in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan in the comfort of your own home.

The course is run over four 3 hour sessions at your convenience.

Included in the price is the Kathryn Graves Hypnobirthing Book and the Relaxation for Birth CD.

Course Price: £300

If you happen to have a couple of friends expecting at the moment you could think about hosting a hypnobirthing group from your home. The course price reduces to £200 per couple (Min 3 couples) and you would receive a host discount of £50.

I recommend beginning the classes from 20 week onward.

Hypnobirthing Couple

Session Information

Session One 

Covers the basic principles and the theory of hypnobirthing.

Session Two

Teaches the breathing techniques, visualisation techniques, massage techniques and explores birth preparation.

Session Three

Explores your parental rights and responsibilities, looks at the physiological aspects of birth and birthing positions.

Session Four

Examines the stages of birthing and post birth.

After the Course

I provide telephone support from the end of the course up until the birth of your baby.

You will also be invited to become a member of the Aspirations Hypnobirthing Facebook Group. The purpose of the group is to create a supportive community of past and current Aspirations Hypnobirthing parents. I hope you will use the group to share your experiences of hypnobirthing, encourage those setting out on their exciting journey and share your fabulous birth stories with each other.

To arrange a course, request further information or to provide additional feedback, please use this form.

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Contact us

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Tel: 07749 469 894