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  • Hypnobirthing courses

  • Antenatal classes

  • Counselling

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What we offer

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Hypnosis for Childbirth Practitioner Training accredited by

Royal College of Midwives

We help you feel better about birth - whether online or in person

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Zana Parker and Barbara Wyant are professionally qualified Antenatal Teachers and  Hypnobirthng Practitioners. In addition, Zana is a qualified accredited Counsellor and NCT teacher and Barbara is a Hypnotherapist and a former Midwife and NCT teacher. Between us we have over 40 years' experience of working with pregnant and new parents. We are based in South Hampshire so are well-placed to work with you if you're from Southampton, Romsey, New Forest, Salisbury, Winchester or beyond. We can also work with you online if it's your preference or if you live further away. Scroll down to see what we offer. If you can't find what you're looking for please get in touch to see if we can help. See contact page for details.

WOW! HYPNOBIRTHING COURSES - Private 1-1 courses either online or in-person if we can do so Covid-safely. Great choice if you're worried about birth. Sensible, down-to-earth practical skills combined with all the information and theory you need to help you work out what YOU want, so you and your birth partner can cope calmly, wherever you give birth. Independent course from highly experienced and well-qualified educators. Choose to work with either Zana or Barbara.

"We find Zana to be the perfect teacher. She's so enthusiastic and knowledgeable, makes the subject interesting, makes you feel relaxed and puts the information across clearly." Marisa

At Birthing with Confidence we want you to feel better about birth and skilled to deal with it. All our courses are designed with both theory and practice woven throughout, designed to boost your confidence, knowledge and skills. We listen to you to help you work out what you want from your course and your birth. We offer expert guidance and tuition to prepare you for the most positive birth possible, however and wherever it happens on the day.

TAILORED PRIVATE ANTENATAL CLASSES - Private 1-1 sessions either online or in person if we can do so Covid-safely. 1 to 4 hours to suit you. Can cover anything you'd like from pregnancy to labour and early days with your newborn baby. Informative, confidence-building, practical. Contact Zana for more information.

HYPNOBIRTHING AUDIO DOWNLOADS - When you take our WOW! Hypnobirthing course 5 audio downloads are included (3 for the pregnant woman, 1 for the birth partner and 1 is our specially composed background music alone to help you relax anywhere, anytime.) You can now buy Zana's pregnancy and birth-related downloads separately along with our unique background music. Click through for more details.

COUNSELLING - One-to-one counselling, near Totton, Hampshire. Zana is a qualified accredited counsellor. Rewind Technique also offered to help overcome specific traumatic memories/experiences. Currently offering in-person sessions with Covid health and safety considerations in place. Online sessions via Zoom also available.

HYPNOTHERAPY - Barbara offers hypnotherapy near Romsey, Hampshire. Helpful for overcoming fears & phobias (eg: needles, hospitals), giving up smoking, changing eating habits, etc. Email Barbara for info.

Not currently available due to Coronavirus restrictions

PREGNANCY RELAXATION HOUR - A weekly class just for pregnant women at New Forest Birth Centre, Ashurst, Hampshire. Increase your sense of well-being, confidence and connection with your baby during pregnancy. Sessions taken by Zana or Barbara. You can attend even if not planning to birth at the Centre. Online advance booking, payment on arrival.

2-HOUR BREATHING & RELAXATION WORKSHOP - Private 1-1 session either online or in person if we can do so Covid-safely. A popular request is for greater depth and focus on breathing and relaxation for labour and birth with actual practice included. Zana has put together this 2-hour workshop for just that. Theory and practice, tailored to you to help you find what works best for you. Contact Zana for more information.