We believe that the key to improving maternity outcomes (physical, mental and emotional wellness for all involved) is in the provision of high quality, positive, unbiased childbirth education. Hypnobubs™ is a driving force in bringing about these changes; and that is why we are recognized as a leading provider of hypnobirthing childbirth education.
The Hypnobubs™ program is up-to-date, relevant, professional and engaging. You may have seen/heard our program featured by the ABC and other media such as Channel 7 Sunrise, Mother & Baby Magazine, Practical Parenting Magazine, Women’s Weekly, national newspapers and radio.
We aim to ensure that when you finish your Hypnobubs™ Hypnobirthing Practitioner Childbirth Educator Training, you will feel confident in setting up and running your own hypnobirthing classes. You will receive face-to-face training, fantastic support and all the training materials (PowerPoint slides, set-up information, recent birthing videos, hypnobirthing practice albums plus more) to enable you to set your business up with ease.
Our hypnobirthing course is more flexible in its delivery than many other childbirth education courses; as we wish to give you every opportunity to spread the word of positive birthing, further. We are here to make things easy for you - so you can just get out there and start doing what you love!
For information about our program, dates, course information and more about the certification process, please scroll below...
If you are a Childbirth Educator, Doula, Midwife, Obstetric Nurse, Nurse, Teacher, Hypnotherapist, Psychologist, Doctor, Yoga/Pilates Instructor, Naturopath, Chiropractor, Physiotherapist, hypnobirthing parent or have a background in maternal health and birthing, and are interested in creating a flexible business that you are passionate about, then we would love to hear from you!
After meeting the certification requirements, you will become a ‘Hypnobubs™ Certified Hypnobirthing Practitioner Childbirth Educator’ and be given a certification badge that can be used on all of your marketing material as long as you remain certified. You will be able to order your hypnobirthing teaching materials through our international distribution center.
Hypnobubs™ is recognized internationally as a leader in hypnobirthing education. Our team already consists of over 200 practitioners located throughout the world, however, we need more practitioners to join us, in order to spread the word of positive birthing further and make hypnobirthing more accessible to more parents!
As a Hypnobubs™ Certified Practitioner Childbirth Educator, you will be affiliated with a recognized brand and have the ability to project a professional image right from the very start. We have a very strong media profile and have featured on television, radio, webcasts, publications, popular baby/parenting forums, websites and more...
We want you to succeed! We will provide you with the training and support to help you to set up your practice and teach your classes with confidence. You will benefit from fantastic ongoing support from our training & administration team via regular updates, webinars and Continuing Professional Development opportunities.
The Hypnobubs™ Program is more flexible than many other hypnobirthing programs. It is a 12-hour course and you can adjust your classes to suit your schedule and the needs and the needs and requirements of your local community. We make it easy for you to succeed when building your business.
You will receive your own listing on our practitioner directory which will enable your business to project an instant professional image and be linked to an established brand which helps to instill confidence from clients and attracts business. You will be part of an active, online referral system & also gain access to an established peer support network via our closed Practitioner Forum.
We continue to grow in the important social media market to build brand awareness and have a high social media following on important social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and more. Our social media pages are updated regularly, and these platforms provide a wonderful referral system, resource and support tool for hypnobirthing parents.
Our training materials are comprehensive, up-to-date and professionally designed with easy to follow lesson plans, PowerPoint Presentations, class training folios, eBook and mp3 practice tracks. We include beautiful recent birth videos, forms, pre & post-course support materials and resources necessary to teach the course with confidence, simplicity and professionalism.
Our Hypnobubs™ Hypnobirthing Practitioner Training is run over 6 x live online webinar sessions, in addition to additional training, resources, extra reading and assessment. If you require further training in childbirth and/or hypnosis – additional modules can be added to your training. See ‘Costs & Prerequisites’ below, for more details.
For participants who are trained midwives, the Practitioner Training is an Australian College of Midwives (ACM) CPD Recognised Course (21 CPD Points).
The Hypnobubs™ Practitioner Training Course includes: 6 x live webinar sessions of 3 hours duration, with a bonus 1-hour private one-on-one video conference with Melissa Spilsted following the course; all required practitioner training course materials (syllabus, lesson plans, scripts, birthing videos, mp3s, eBook, folio, text book, PowerPoint presentations); advice on how to set up a viable and successful hypnobirthing business; expert training on how to engage your parents and enhance their learning experience; your first year’s membership fee (value AUD $440); additional training for starting your business and your own practitioner directory listing on our website.
The cost for the Practitioner Training is AUD $1975 (plus any required prerequisite course modules). All training is live and interactive. A deposit of AUD $500 is required to secure your place in the training and the remaining balance is due 30-days prior to the course start date.
If you don't already have a background in hypnosis training - you will need to complete our 20 hrs home-study ‘Basics of Hypnosis for Childbirth’ module. It is preferred that you complete this module before the Practitioner Course begins, when possible.
The cost for this module is AUD $350 and this includes your comprehensive textbook and access to the online learning platform with lessons, activities, instructional video and mp3.
If you are not midwife, student midwife (2nd year onwards), doula, childbirth educator, doctor or nurse (with childbirth training); then our ‘Introduction to Childbirth’ course is required.
This course which has been especially designed for the Hypnobubs™ program and is presented by Clinical Lecturer of Midwifery, Mae’t Pearson.
The cost for this module is AUD $350 and it consists of invaluable information for pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum, Ina May's Guide to Childbirth, 5 hours of video lectures and a comprehensive workbook.
As an experienced Adult Trainer, Teacher, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Hypnobirthing Practitioner and three- time hypnobirthing mother herself; Melissa Spilsted will guide you through the course content and teach you how to engage the participants of your classes. You will be provided with comprehensive hypnobirthing training and materials, which will give you the leading edge in your practice.
The course also includes information to help get you started in your hypnobirthing practice. By the end of your training, it is expected that you will have the tools required to confidently and successfully teach the Hypnobubs™ program.
After training, you will be required to complete assessment, obtain a First Aid Certificate, arrange for your own insurance and sign the ‘Practitioner Agreement’ before becoming certified as a Hypnobubs™ Hypnobirthing Practitioner Childbirth Educator. Upon commencing your own courses, all class materials can be ordered through the Hypnobubs™ distribution center. Hypnobubs™ Practitioners are invited to join our online Practitioners support group, and make use of the free Hypnobubs™ documents and forms and other relevant resources.
Your first year of certification and membership fee (from the date of training) is included in your Hypnobubs™ Practitioner Course (value AUD $440). An annual renewal process, fee, code of conduct, valid First Aid Certificate (unless you have current medical qualifications), insurance and continuing professional development are required to remain certified to teach the program, have access to our teaching materials, ongoing support and keep your profile/listing page live on our website.
Simply 'Register Interest' in attending a course to receive our Practitioner Training Pack. In it you will find comprehensive information about our program, dates, course information and the certification process.
Please note that there are a limited number of places available in each training course, to ensure personal attention for all participants; so it is recommended that you book in as early as you can.
Pre-requisite online modules (dependent on prior qualifications): ▸ ‘Introduction to Childbirth’ ▸ ‘Basics of Hypnosis for Childbirth’
Practitioner Training (Live Online Webinar Series): Friday 14, 21, 28 May 2021 (9am - 12pm & 1pm - 4pm Brisbane time)
3 consecutive Fridays full days – 6 hours of group webinar each day, plus a private 1 hour webinar session with Melissa Spilsted.
Friday 16, 23, 30 July & 6, 13, 20 August 2021. 10am – 1pm (Brisbane time AEST)
6 week course – 3 hour group webinar once per week, plus a private 1 hour webinar session.
Wednesday 15 – Friday 17 September 2021. 9am – 5pm each day.
3 day in person course held with Melissa Spilsted at the Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa (Cairns).
* Please note that should Coronavirus (COVID-19) social distancing measures and/or border restrictions prevent this course from proceeding via face-to-face format, this course will be held via live online webinar series format (training dates may be subject to change should the course be required to be held via live online webinar series format).
"I went into this program thinking it would make me a better midwife……now I think I might become a successful business woman and obtain great fulfillment in enriching people lives – wow what a thought!!"
"Best training program I have been to. Inspirational practitioners who work together in harmony who all share the common goal of working with expectant mums and their birthing partners in an informative, empowering way to help them achieve a positive birth experience. Absolutely love Hypnobubs!"
"You have developed a program and business structure that will make it easy for me to establish myself as a part of the Hypnobubs family. I have already been recommending Practitioner training to my colleagues and associates. "
"I feel very confident after taking the course…it was so inclusive and provided me with so much support both during and after the training."
"I want to let you know how much I LOVED the practitioner course!!! I was totally inspired and still am. It was an amazing 3 days and i can't wait educate women and partners!”"