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Hypnobirthing course

Wednesday evening or Saturday 

The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme is a complete, unique pregnancy, hypnobirthing and birth preparation course that runs as 4 x 2.5 hour classes or over two Saturdays. The official Wisehippo book, handouts and 7 x mp3s are provided to support your practice at home. You wouldn't need to do another course as well  as this full course. They are also a great way to make new friends Learn more at


‘Huddle’ antenatal course

Thursdays 7-9pm

 ‘Just wanted to say thank you for the fantastic course. I’ve just let myself have a few weeks of letting it all sink in before I get focused!

The information on the course was more than I ever expected and it’s made me feel prepared and exited to give birth rather than having anxiety of the unknown. I’ll keep you posted and I’ll definitely be back to the hideout post baby to do some classes, it’s such a nice space I’m so glad I looked you up!’ 

NHS classes are unfortunately getting less and less and very difficult to assess if in fact the hospital runs any anymore. Other well known courses have also not moved on with the times either and I constantly have people locally asking me for an alternative that doesn’t cost the earth so as well as my full antenatal Hypnobirthing  course that I’ve ran for 18 years I’m launching a three session birth preparation course for only £80. It’s no good just having information, it’s so important you have ways of managing changes and how to understand and be able to make informed choices. My passion for a positive birth experience shines through in everything I do. You will receive refreshments and a workbook and all the information you need to make your own informed choices and decisions. I include a lot of birth partner support, what may happen on the day and how to navigate and stay positive through your birth. There will be lots of tips from myself- an experienced birth doula of 18 years who has supported over 260 couples achieve a positive experience and a chance to ask any questions you like without feeling it’s a silly question! Two sessions are based on preparing for the birth and the last one is early day preparation where we will focus on how you feel and how to cope with your emotions of being a new parent. It’s also a chance to meet other couples and join The Huddle social group where you can access lots of free meet ups. All classes are at The Bump and Baby Hideout which is warm, calm and relaxing. It will probably be your first experience of The Hideout but it definitely won’t be your last as you will hopefully want to come back for a gorgeous pregnancy treatment or for classes with your baby in a place you are familiar and will no doubt know others already in the local community we are creating here. 


Doula Pregnancy and Birth Support

I am a very experienced birth doula of 17 years. I have supported over 250 births and from background I am a qualified adult and childrens nurse, the longest standing hypnobirthing teacher and trainer in the area(16 years) and am the owner of The Bump and Baby Hideout in Sale where we provide a nurturing hub for everything pregnncy birth and baby related. I am passionate about support at this time of a couples life and absolutely love what I do. I am welcomed into so many families and regularly support couples with their second/ third pregnancies! I have vast experience on supporting all kind of birth experiences incuding home birth, VBAC, higher risk, induction, gestational diabetes, birth after a past traumatic experience,birth after loss and much more. For more information


Pregnancy yoga

Tuesday 7:00pm

A relaxing pregnancy yoga and relaxation course that will enable you to connect with your baby and prepare your body for birth.  During the course we will cover the following:
- Breathing techniques for pregnancy and birth- Optimal birthing positions- Yoga Nidra and relaxation- Birth preparation
Yoga during pregnancy is great for relaxing and combating anxiety, it can also help with many of the common pregnancy ailments such as back pain.
Mats are provided but please bring a pillow and a blanket with you to class.
Investment for the 6 week course is £48, or £9 per class on a drop in basis (places can’t be guaranteed) Yoga is suitable from 14 weeks of pregnancy.


Pregnancy Pilates

Thursday 7pm/8.15

Pilates strengthens your core and pelvic floor muscles and helps you to feel more flexible and balanced.... whether you are a new mum or mum to be. As an experienced Physiotherapist I can tailor the exercises to your needs or any issues that you are experiencing.
Come join us to feel stronger and more energised in relaxing and friendly surroundings.
Get in touch to book your space or for more information.


Dance for Birth classes

Tuesday 7pm

A fun dance class 

These class focus on moving in a way that feels good during pregnancy.

They can help you to move intuitively during labour – which is the key to having a calm, gentle birth.

Very effective on pelvic strength, stability, flexibility, and mobility, preventing discomfort and gently training your stamina.

Connect with your body and your baby through movement and awareness.

The movements are simple and slow and suitable for everyone, no dance experience necessary.

For more information


Pregnancy meet ups

Friday morning 10am

I”m very excited to announce a new session at The Hideout. It’s so hard to meet other pregnant mums without paying a fortune for a course you don’t really want to do. I’ve always wanted to provide this and finally with the beautiful Hideout complete and full,  I can’t wait to offer it for friendships and support. The first session is just a meet up and depending on what mums think I may ask some of the amazing therapists/teachers to visit at future meet ups for you so watch this space. 

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