Newborn Care: next Class is Oct. 8!

To begin the registration process, please submit the form above, indicating your interest in either private HypnoBirthing instruction, or Newborn Care Class. ​

I will respond with availability & payment information.

HypnoBirthing® CHildbirth Educator, Newborn Care Classes, Benkung Belly Binding

Upcoming Classes:

Your relationship with your baby will be unique, and we want you to embrace it eagerly. This class offers insights for common challenges and gives new parents information and resources, and the assurance that they can make the best, and safest choices for their infant. Included are American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) sleep safety guidelines, as well as tips on diapering, bathing, soothing and calming baby, as well as self care and communication for new parents, and having reasonable expectations for the first few months with a new baby.

One 2-hour class: $30.00/couple

My Doula Chris


Tree of Life Birth Center

617 Saxony Place

Encinitas, CA 92024

7:00-9:00 PM

 Oct. 8,  Nov. 5*, Dec. 10

​*Note that the November class is on the 1st Tuesday, not the 2nd.

HypnoBirthing® – The Mongan Method

At this time I am only offering private HypnoBirthing classes.

The 5 sessions can be arranged at your convenience, in your home or mine.
(Cost is $625/couple. If you invite another couple to join us, there will be a $100 discount for each couple... 2 couple maximum)

HypnoBirthing® – The Mongan Method –is a unique method of relaxed, natural childbirth education, enhanced by self-hypnosis techniques. HypnoBirthing® provides the missing link that allows women to use their natural instincts to bring about a safer, easier, more comfortable birthing.
Emphasis is placed on pregnancy and childbirth, as well as on pre-birth parenting and the consciousness of the pre-born baby, as well as 4th trimester planning. It is presented in a series of five, 2 1/2-hour clases.

What you get:

  • Your own copy of the newly updated HypnoBirthing Text, HypnoBirthing® – The Mongan Method

  • 5 fun and informative class meetings, helping you to understand why labor is manageable

  •  Professionally written scripts for your home practice

  • 1 CD & 1 mp3 file for relaxation, stress reduction, and prenatal bonding, including the program cornerstone track, Rainbow Relaxation

  • Special calm breathing methods for use throughout labor and birthing 

  • Deep relaxation techniques for use during birthing 

  • Help in planning your Birth Preferences

  • Demonstration and practice in optimal birth positions

  • A session in building birth confidence and eliminating fears

  • A guide to good pregnancy nutrition

  • Gifts and goodies along the way

  • The Mongan Method reputation for top-quality birthing preparation

     ~The HypnoBirthing® Advantage:

  • Eliminates the Fear-Tension-Pain Syndrome before, during and after birthing.
  • Eliminates or greatly reduces the need for chemical painkillers.
  • Can shorten the first stage of labor by several hours.
  • Helps eliminate fatigue during labor, leaving mother fresh, awake and with energy for birthing.
  • Eliminates the risk of hyperventilation from shallow breathing methods, thus keeping the baby supplied with oxygen.
  • Promotes special bonding of mother, baby, and birthing companion.
  • Helps facilitate more rapid postnatal recovery.
  • Returns birthing to the beautiful, peaceful experience that nature intended.
  • Creates a more integral role for the birthing companion.
  • HypnoBirthing® will teach you the art of using your own natural birthing instincts. You will not be in a trance or a sleep state. You will be aware and fully in control, but profoundly relaxed.

(Private series: $625.00 per couple)