We teach hypnobirthing classes in Manchester.

From the comfort of our apartment in Stoneclough, close to Bury and Bolton.

We teach both Group Hypnobirthing Classes and Private Hypnobirthing Classes at dates and times that suit you.

We also have a Brand New Intensive Workshop, a 2 week intensive class designed for couples who are short of time or even close to your due date.

Our Birth Stories

  • positive review  Carly is an amazing support and teaches hypnobirthing in a super easy way to understand and get excited about! I haven’t had my baby yet but thanks to Carly I’m super excited for the life changing event to happen 💕

    thumb Emma Wilson
    July 4, 2019
  • positive review  Very friendly and informal setting, a one off session packed with information and follow up with material to practice with at home. Worth the time and expense, if you're debating on whether it's for you or not I'd definitely say give it a try!

    thumb Alina Cristiana Radu
    February 26, 2019
  • 5 star review  I’ve had one class with Carly on my road to hypnobirthing and I loved it. I feel soooo much more in control and I feel so justified in my decision. I’ve definitely done the right thing and can’t wait for the rest of the course.

    thumb Chloe Elizabeth
    August 16, 2018
  • 5 star review  We decided to take a Hypnobirthing course because we wanted our birth to be as calm and relaxed as possible - and it was! Our birth didn't quite go to plan but the techniques that Carly taught us made sure we had the right birth on the day. The Wise Hippo programme helped me to stay calm during my induction and I believe it helped me to give birth using just gas and air! Thank you Carly! Xxx

    thumb Jessica Frances
    June 20, 2018
  • 5 star review  The hypnobirthing really helped keep me calm and relaxed throughout my pregnancy. Although I didn’t get to have the water birth I wanted it was still really helpful. Carly is very informative.

    thumb Natalie Jayne Thurstans Ferreira
    May 3, 2018
  • 5 star review  We booked on the course after I'd read a book on hypnobirthing, and felt it appealed. Due to work commitments we couldn't make a group session work so took a private class which was great - it meant we could focus in on parts we were more interested in and less worried about asking silly questions in front of others etc! We found the course really helped my partner feel involved in all aspects of pregnancy and birth, and that it encouraged us to do our research on techniques and drugs used throughout to really work out what we did and didn't want and put together a plan of what we really wanted. My birth didn't go to plan (who's does?!) but I was still able to steer it more in the direction I wanted it to go rather than down the standard NHS timescales and pathways that were being pushed on me every step of my late pregnancy and labour. I would highly recommend the course to anyone nervous about labour, looking to get their partners more involved, or looking for an alternative way to birth. Don't assume it's all holistic - there's a heck of a lot of common sense and practical advice in there too!

    thumb Gemma Cooper
    August 1, 2017
  • 5 star review  I decided to do hypnobirthing after hearing horror stories from friends and family and being scared that I wouldn't be able to cope. From the offset Carly was friendly and helpful and made me feel at ease as soon as I met her. The classes taught me great techniques to keep calm and relaxed and they were a chance to talk through my fears and anxieties. Carly was always quick to reassure me and I came away from the course knowing I could have a nice birth experience. Carly was always on hand to offer support outside of sessions if I had any questions too, which I thought was great. Unfortunately I ended up having a cesarean as my baby was breech, but I was still able to use the breathing techniques to keep myself calm throughout the surgery, and beforehand! I would recommend Carly to anyone. Thank you so much. I'll definitely be back for a refresh when I have my next baby!

    thumb Sarah Sharples
    April 1, 2017
  • 5 star review  My partner suggested using Embrace Birthing for the hypnobirthing experience as I was scared of giving birth to our first child. At first I was a bit sceptical due to the class being a one to one session and not knowing what happens throughout hypnobirthing. However, on arrival Carly was very friendly, down to earth and easy to talk to - which was important as I needed to feel comfortable to do the relaxation techniques. Carly offered more than just teaching hypnobirthing, she offered support outside the classes, for example if I needed help with my relaxation techniques or when I needed help writing my birth plan as I had no idea! She is very accommodating with appointment times which suited me and my partner as we were both working and had our classes over the Christmas period which is a busy time for everyone. As for my birth, thanks to Carly and her hypnobirthing classes I made it to 7cm dilated with no drugs and then from that point used gas and air only. I gave birth to a beautiful girl weighing 9Ib 02oz with no interventions. I couldn't recommend Carly enough, I would have not had the birth I did if it was not for her help.

    thumb Leah Gladrey
    February 18, 2017
  • 5 star review  Me and my husband found hypnobirthing to be more rewarding than we thought possible it helped us to stay calm over the last couple of months when we attended a lot of antenatal appointments, not just on the day. When the big day came we ended up having a cesarean but the tools we learnt weren't wasted. I used my breathing techniques in theatre which was a bit scary, so I remained calm and enjoyed the experience of meeting my baby boy!! Carly made the course easy and fun! Thank you 🙂 x

    thumb Samantha Airey
    February 4, 2017
  • 5 star review  ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! Can't find the words to tell you how amazing the hypnobirthing experience has been for me and baby and even daddy!! I first looked at hypnobirthing as a way of staying calm when in hospital as well as through my labor. As I have a fear of hospitals and also being on my own. When I found Carly and exchanged emails I was already feeling better about the whole thing because she was really friendly and helpful. When we met up this feeling was only made much clearer, she was even more friendly and kind and caring in person! During the classes we had time to chat about potential fears and worries and Carly reassured me and gave me tips on how to deal with certain things. And the hypnobirthing classes them self's were amazing and me and my sceptical partner felt more and more calm and relaxed very week! During my pregnancy I was there told I had high blood pressure and they were going to induce me and my idea of a water birth was out of the window. Becoming abit panicked I messaged Carly and she got back to me asap with advice and help and even told me what MP3's to listen to to help me calm and it worked!!! Throughout the labor my partner kept me calm and kept reminding me of all the things I had learnt and I got through labor with gas and air and gave birth to a healthy 10lbs6 boy naturally. I don't think I could have done it without the help of Carly and the wizehippo program! Thank you so much. And we will be back for a top up session when the next baby comes xxx

    thumb Deanna Yewdale
    January 13, 2017

Hypnobirthing Classes

We know everybody is different and certain people work better in different environments. One of the major benefits of hypnobirthing is to help you relax and find a comfortable place.

Therefore we offer three types of classes:

Brand New Class!

What is hypnobirthing?

Within our hypnobirthing classes we offer two types of courses:

Contact Us For More Information

We’d love to make a difference to your
birthing experience!

To enquire about one of our courses or for more information about hypnobirthing in general, please do not hesitate to get in touch. Either by our Facebook Messenger popup or using the form or contact details provided.

We teach our hypnobirthing classes in our comfortable apartment in Stoneclough, Manchester, close to Bury and Bolton

Or if you would like to discuss an alternative venue for a private or intensive workshop, please let me know.

Phone: 07595 357 772
Email: embracebirthing@hotmail.com

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    This is a complete antenatal programme; it is a contemporary UK course and is a clear and accessible programme for all.