Are you looking for hypnobirthing or antenatal classes in Wimbledon, London? Contact Barefoot Birthing

A very warm welcome to Barefoot Birthing. We run friendly and informative hypnobirthing and antenatal classes near Wimbledon, Southfields, or Morden. Whether you are pregnant for the first time or are growing your family, we are here to give you the tools you need so you can experience a more confident and positive birth.

Hypnobirthing is a birth preparation tool used by many and can equip you with the tools and knowledge so you can make informed and confident decisions about your birth and so you can feel empowered throughout pregnancy, birth, and parenthood.

You may be wondering, ‘Does hypnobirthing really work?’ Hypnobirthing is clinically proven to be an effective method of pain management and improve the birth experience for both the mother and baby.

Our local birthing courses are delivered by Rachel, an experienced hypnobirthing practitioner. Group courses are available in Morden and private classes can be arranged throughout Surrey or London. Our courses are suitable for any birth setting – be it a home birth or if you plan to have your baby at a birth centre or hospital. It can benefit all types of birth scenarios, including caesarean births.

For more information about our hypnobirthing courses, please contact Rachel at

What our happy clients in Wimbledon say

Following our hypnobirthing course with Rachel, my husband and I have been left feeling calm, in a positive mindset, informed and excited about the whole birth experience and ready to do this!

Rachel was very thorough, patient, and methodical in her approach, with great techniques to help you visualize what your body is capable of.

We loved the whole experience and would definitely recommend this course to anyone currently pregnant and thinking about hynobirthing. Thanks again Rachel and keep doing what you’re doing!

Joanna & Elliott,
Birth preparation near Wimbledon
Hypnobirthing refresher or full training course

What do our local birthing classes near Southfields cover?

Hypnobirthing includes relaxation and breathing techniques and mindfulness tools to lead to a more empowered and positive birth. If you are looking for birth education in Southfields, Wimbledon, or Raynes Park, consider taking one of our courses.

There are many benefits associated with hypnobirthing including reducing anxiety and fear around childbirth; learning tools and techniques to remain calm, and feeling confident and prepared.

What do our childbirth classes cover?

  • Hypnobirthing theory and techniques, including mindfulness tools, from the Mindful Birth Group syllabus
  • Understanding the mind-body connection and how fear can influence pain
  • Your birthing options and what different births look like, such as spontaneous labour at home or in a birth centre or a planned or unplanned abdominal birth in a hospital
  • Simple and effective breathing or visualisation techniques that can help you feel calm and relaxed
  • What happens to the body during labour and how you give birth
  • Exercises and movements you can practice during pregnancy and birth to support birth
  • The pelvis, the position of your baby, and optimal positions for labour and birth
  • The role of birth partners and how they can help you remain relaxed and support you through pregnancy, birth, and beyond,
  • Postnatal recovery and the fourth trimester
  • And more!

SW19 birth education: How can I have a positive birth?

Our hypnobirthing course near Wimbledon is an in-depth antenatal class, taught by Rachel, who is the mother of two.

Rachel qualifications include:

  • BSc Social Psychology
  • Biomechanics for birth with Molly O’Brien – RM BSc (hons) – of Optimal Birth, 2019
  • Katherine Graves Hypnobirthing – Practitioner Training (The Royal College of Midwives accredited course), 2019
  • Three-Step Trauma Rewind, 2019
  • LGBTQ+ Competency in Birth with The Queer Birth Club, 2021
  • Advanced Biomechanics for birth with Molly O’Brien – RM BSc (hons) – of Optimal Birth, 2021
  • Trauma Informed Hypnobirthing CPD with Simply Natal, 2021

See what our previous parents have to say about Rachel in our testimonials.

We also provide hypnobirthing and positive birth courses in nearby areas including;

  • Balham
  • Cheam
  • Mitcham
  • Morden
  • New Malden
  • Putney
  • Raynes Park
  • Wandsworth

Group hypnobirthing and private hypnobirthing classes near Wimbledon

Barefoot Birthing runs a range of antenatal classes near Wimbledon

  • In-person courses: If you are looking for group hypnobirthing classes or a hypnobirthing refresher near Wimbledon, we run a series of weekend courses run over two weekend mornings in nearby Morden.
  • Private courses: If you would like to learn more about hypnobirthing in the comfort of your own home, Rachel runs private hypnobirthing sessions in person in South London or Surrey.
  • Abdominal birth courses: For parents who are planning an abdominal birth, this six-hour course covers what will happen, visualisation and breathing techniques to help you relax during the process, massage techniques, and recovering from the birth.

Our classes can support all births – please see an example of Siobhan’s story.

Mindful Birth Courses in Wimbledon

To request more information about our hypnobirthing training near Wimbledon, get in touch

To speak to Rachel about mindful birth preparation near Wimbledon, please email or fill in an online contact form.

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