Hypnobirthing on demand

*Coming very soon*

This is a hypnobirthing class on demand for parents to be. Hypnobirthing online for those who may not be looking for a full antenatal class.

All the hypnobirthing skills and audios you need to help you have a calmer birthing experience.

This can be taken as a stand alone or alongside our “You, your birth, your baby” antenatal classes. Perfect for learning the skills, how to use them, how they work and to practice with a birth partner. Without the need for a full antenatal class.

Level 3 Award in perinatal peer support – Doula training

We can now bring you our Level 3 award in perinatal peer support. For anyone interested in Doula training in the UK or working with families.
There are options to get this training free of cost!

Doulas support families antenatally, in birth and postnatal in various ways. Our unique model of support has shown to improve birth outcomes, improve the health and wellbeing of mum, baby and the wider family and also improve chances of breastfeeding.
After this training you will be able to support parents in various ways with our support and mentoring.

This qualification has been accredited as a Customised Qualification and we have benchmarked the qualification’s learning outcomes and assessment criteria at Level 3(using a national framework’s level descriptors). Therefore, allows you to demonstrate the difficulty and depth of study. On completion of the Customised Qualification, learners will receive a certificate of achievement. Thecertificate is evidence of the knowledge and skills gained by completing the qualification. This qualification has been accredited by CACHE under the Customised Qualification product and the certificate of achievement will be issued directly by CACHE. www.cache.org.uk

This is our Doula training in the UK.
The cost for this course is currently at a special offer to anyone in the UK, or beyond, who wishes to set up there own branch of Snowdrop Doula CIC. In addition, those setting up a branch will get help and monitoring in which to do this. Find out more here

Modules include:

  • Pregnancy
  • Birth
  • life with a newborn
  • self awareness and continuous development
  • listening skills
  • mental health
  • and more

The course will run, currently, as a mixture of Microsoft teams and self study. You will get a manual and handbook, plus other goodies, in the post. You will have 6 months to complete the course and will gain access to the materials a week before the course begins with set Teams sessions as shown below, these are a mix of evening and morning sessions.

Written in house by our experienced Doula and Psychotherapist.

If you like to explore this option please click the “Take this course” button to apply. We will then contact to have a chat to see if we are right for you. We can then enrol you.

Next dates

  • Summer 2022 course – 6pm – 8pm Tuesdays 14th, 21st, 28th June and Tuesday 5th July
  • Autumn 2022 course – 6pm – 8pm Mondays 12th, 19th, 26th September and Monday 3rd October.
  • Winter 2022 course – 6pm-8pm Mondays 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th November.
  • Spring 2023 course

Level 2 Award in hypnobirthing teaching

Our hypnobirthing teacher training course is accredited by CACHE as a Level 2 award. As far as we are aware we are the only organisation to have such accreditation for a hypnpbirthing training course.

This hypnobirthing teacher training is suitable for anyone who wishes to become a Snowdrop Hypnobirthing teacher and has been developed in house by our own team of a Hypnotherapist and a Doula/Psychotherapist.

We offer this hypnobirthing training for anyone who wants to run classes within the Snowdrop Doula brand. Some funded places are available.

Modules include;

  • What is hypnosis.
  • Hypnosis and guided meditation skills.
  • using hypnosis and meditation in childbirth
  • Teaching antenatal classes

You will receive training manuals to work through at your own pace with the aid of comprehensive online materials, forums and video calls via the Zoom or Microsoft Teams platforms. Next dates for the Teams sessions are below. You will have 2 months to complete this course and will gain access to the materials a week before the course begins.

Next dates:

December 2021 – 7/12, 16/12

February 2022 – 1/2, 22/2.

Level 3 Award in infant feeding peer support

This is our online part of our breastfeeding peer support training and is accredited by CACHE/NCFE. Our training does not purely focus on breastfeeding but looks at an holistic model. We have found that our model of support triples the chances of successful and happy breastfeeding.

There are discounted options to this training depending upon what you wish to do with the training. With this training you will be able to become part of our award winning organisation to provide peer support classes and workshops and joining our helpline.
Possibly with paid opportunities.

You will be sent a course pack that will be used for self home study, lots of online videos and audios, a class forum and with video call sessions. There will be some in person sessions once COVID rules allow.

Modules include;

  • understanding breastfeeding,
  • responsive feeding
  • formula feeding
  • the WHO code
  • exploring experiences of infant feeding.
  • and more

With this training we can support you to help families in their feeding choices through groups, one to one and on our helpline. You will be able to join the helpline part way through the training.
Please contact us if you are interested.

You will be booking onto the next course unless you tell us different.

Winter 2022 – Starting in January. 3rd Friday morning of each month 9:15am-12noon for 4 months

Autumn 2022 – Starting in September 3rd Friday morning of each month for 4 months.

You, your body, your baby – Birth expectations

This is part of our on demand, online antenatal classes that aim to bring you lots of information for you to access in your own time. You can also book a session with our Doulas. We have a live online antenatal class session to talk through birth choices on the last Wednesday each month, you can book this session here.

This online antenatal class can help you prepare for the birth of your baby our on demand class includes the following;

  • How birth works,
  • pain relief options,
  • massage techniques,
  • what to expect,
  • when things may not go to plan,
  • and more

Can be used as a stand alone or alongside our other online antenatal courses such as hypnobirthing and Life with a newborn.

Once you have signed up you will be able to access the content here.