HypnoBirthing International courses


HypnoBirthing, The Mongan Method, is as much a philosophy as it is a technique for achieving a satisfying, relaxing, and stress-free birth. 

This program teaches you, along with your birth partner, the art and joy of experiencing birth in a more comfortable manner. 

You will learn how to call upon your body's own natural relaxant, and therefore lessen, or even eliminate, discomfort and the need for medication. 

When you are properly prepared for childbirth and when the mind and body are in harmony, nature is free to function in the same well-designed manner that it does with all mothers in nature. 

Through self-hypnosis, special breathing and visualisation techniques, hypnobirthing teaches you to release fear and to trust your body's ability to birth instinctively. 

Studies show that when a woman feels relaxed, safe and supported through childbirth, there is:

  • 50% reduction in the caesarean rate

  • 25% shorter labour

  • 60% reduction in epidural requests

  • 40% reduction in Syntocinon use

  • 30% reduction in analgesia use

  • 40% reduction in forceps delivery



Cost for one-on-one couples' training: $950 for 5 x 2.5 hour sessions with the mother to be and their partner.  

Preferred start date: Between 20-25 weeks into the pregnancy.

Locations (Melbourne): Preston / Carlton North / St Andrews. Home visits by arrangement. Note that Zoom classes or mixed face-to-face and Zoom classes are also an option.

Group classes: Please send an inquiry if interested in group sessions. 


"I am amazed by the whole experience and how magical and normal it all felt. I couldn't believe it happened so quickly, absolutely perfect in every way. Thank you so much for your support, coaching and massage - absolutely invaluable for my birthing experience."


"Dearest JodyAnn,

Thank you so much for guiding us through the HypnoBirthing Course and helping us with navigating the pregnancy and system. We honestly feel ready for one of the most important days of our life and are looking forward to meeting our new friend."

-Rahoul and Shally

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2hr HypnoBirthing Refresher

You can also book a 2hr HypnoBirthing Refresher course if you have done the HypnoBirthing International course in previous births (either with JodyAnn or a different accredited provider). 

The 2-hour refresher course is a private and individualised 1-on-1 session, leaning into whatever you and your partner feel you need.

The cost is $190 and the session can be done via Zoom or in person.