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Top 5 Hypnobirthing Groups in London

24 April 2023

Hypnobirthing involves various techniques expectant parents use during pregnancy to create a calm, relaxing birthing environment for mum and baby (and dad too!)

Pregnancy and birth are emotionally intense personal experiences, so choosing the right hypnobirthing practitioner to share this experience with is of utmost importance.

Find here the Top 5 Hypnobirthing Groups in London as a starting point for your enquiries.

Janice Champion, Croydon

Janice is a qualified midwife specialising in teaching hypnobirthing, hypnotherapy, and yoga. She has taught since 2006, so it’s safe to say you will be in very experienced hands!

Janice welcomes expectant parents to her hypnobirthing classes, which are taught over 10-12 hours in total: usually in 2 or 4 sessions.

During classes, you will learn:

  • breathing exercises
  • guided meditation for relaxation
  • how to manage triggers and fears
  • to harmonise body and mind

Glowing testimonials are full of praise for Janice, so why not give her a try?

The Hypnobirthing Midwife, Leyton

The Hypnobirthing Midwife is Anthonissa (Nissa) Moger, an experienced NHS midwife and hypnobirthing teacher since 2015.

Nissa offers comprehensive learning taught in groups or private classes, and her ongoing support by email until your baby is born. She also offers a personalised 1:1 VIP package taking you forward until your new baby is 4 weeks old.

The hypnobirthing course offers you:

  • ways to achieve a calm, relaxed completed pregnancy
  • confident use of the hypnobirthing techniques with your partner
  • a renewed excitement at meeting your baby


5-star reviews and testimonials are abundant across the social media platforms and on The Hypnobirthing Midwife website.

My Hypnobirth London, SE23 Forest Hill

Lydia offers small group and private hypnobirthing classes covering London, Brighton and surrounding areas. She is a qualified hypnobirthing teacher, and holds a KGH Hypnobirthing Diploma accredited by the Royal College of Midwives as well holding a Natal Hypnotherapy licence. As a mum of three Lydia has a personal understanding of how different each labour is, and the difference hypnobirthing can make to each one.

Lydia’s courses will bring:

  • improved confidence in your body’s readiness for the birthing experience
  • stress management including breathing techniques and self-hypnosis
  • practical measures to create a positive and comfortable birthing environment

My Hypnobirth London with Lydia features lots of positive feedback on her website for you to check out.

Better Birth Stories, South London

Melanie, founder of Better Birth Stories, is an accredited hypnotherapist and hugely experienced hypnobirthing teacher. Her aim is to teach expectant parents the skills they need for a calmer, more confident birthing experience.

Join a small-group hypnobirthing class at a conveniently located venue, or book a private 1:1 session in the comfort of your own home. Alternatively, both options are available via zoom.

During the sessions you will learn:

  • the physiology of pregnancy and birth in mammals
  • the connection between external influences, the mind and the body
  • relaxation skills including breathing techniques, massage and self-hypnosis
  • the use of affirmations and visualisation

The Better Birth Stories website also offers a huge range of free hypnobirthing resources online and extensive positive feedback on Beth’s courses.

Discover Hypnobirthing, Southgate

Beth discovered hypnobirthing following her own struggles with pregnancy, birth and motherhood, and subsequently qualified as a Calm Birth School hypnobirthing instructor.

Courses are offered in small groups, for couples, or as private 1:1 sessions, and are carefully structured around a timetable that prepares you for birth and parenthood in a much calmer, more confident way.

You will learn:

  • to recognise your own fear and concerns around birth, and how to manage them
  • mindfulness and hypnobirthing techniques to help you stay calm and focussed during childbirth
  • what to expect during labour, and how to manage the unexpected


Beth offers a free telephone consultation to find out more about her hypnobirthing session before you commit to a course.

Photo by Suhyeon Choi on Unsplash

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