Childbirth Education

The Original Hypnosis for Birth Program

The Marie Mongan Method

The HypnoBirthing® Childbirth method is as much a philosophy of birth as it is a technique for achieving a satisfying, relaxing, and stress-free method of birthing.  HypnoBirthing® teaches you, along with your birthing companion, the art and joy of experiencing birth in a more comfortable manner.  You will learn to call upon your body’s own natural relaxant and thus lessen or eliminate discomfort and the need for medication.  When a pregnant person is properly prepared for childbirth and when mind and body are in harmony, nature is free to function in the same well-designed manner that it does with all other creatures.
You will be fascinated as you view HypnoBirthing® films showing laboring people, awake, alert and in good humor as they experience the kind of gentle birth that you, too, can know when you are free of the Fear-Tension-Pain Syndrome. 
HypnoBirthing® teaches you to release all prior programming about birth, how to trust your body and work with it, as well as how to free yourself of harmful emotions that lead to pain-causing fear and unyielding muscles.
HypnoBirthing® will teach you the art of using your own natural birthing instincts.  With HypnoBirthing®, you will be aware and fully in control, but profoundly relaxed.

~HypnoBirthing® Advantages~

  • Teaches deep levels of relaxation to eliminate the fear that causes tension and, thus, pain

  • Greatly reduces and often eliminates the need for chemical painkillers and drugs

  • Shortens the first phase of labor

  • Leaves mother alert, fresh, awake and with energy

  • Helps keep oxygen supplied to baby during birthing

  • Reduces the need for an episiotomy

  • Reduces and often eliminates fatigue during labor

  • Empowers parents with techniques to achieve a gentle, calm birth for themselves and their baby

  • Gives the birthing companion an integral role in the birthing

  • Embraces the concept of pre-birth parenting

  • Teaches breathing techniques that allow a woman to gently breathe her baby into the world without the violence of hard, physical pushing.

Full 5 Class Series, including all materials is a $300 investment.
Early Bird Discount available when you register at least one month before class start date.

Class Location: Blossom Tree Wellness, Huntersville NC

Private Classes are available.
​You make the schedule and pick the place. I come to you!
Contact me for more information. ​

Class Schedule

November 2020

This class has an online option through Zoom, as well as in-person at Blossom Tree Wellness in Huntersville. 


Nov/Dec 2020

Sundays 12-2:30PM

Nov. 22, 29, Dec. 6, 13, 20

This class has an online option through Zoom, as well as in-person at Blossom Tree Wellness in Huntersville. 


January 2021

Sundays 1:00-3:30PM

Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

Classes are in-person at Blossom Tree Wellness in Huntersville. 


March 2021

Sundays 1:00-3:30PM

Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 11, & 18

Classes are in-person at Blossom Tree Wellness in Huntersville. 


May 2021

Sundays 1:00-3:30PM

May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Classes are in-person at Blossom Tree Wellness in Huntersville. 


June 2021

Sundays 1:00-3:30PM

June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11

Classes are in-person at Blossom Tree Wellness in Huntersville. 


August 2021

Sundays 1:00-3:30PM

August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Classes are in-person at Blossom Tree Wellness in Huntersville. 


February 2021

Sundays 1:00-3:30PM

Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28 & Mar. 7

Classes are in-person at Blossom Tree Wellness in Huntersville. 


The HypnoBirthing® Instinctive Childbirth Education Class Series is a total of five 2 1/2 hour classes.

What you get:

  • Your own copy of the 302-page HypnoBirthing Text, HypnoBirthing– The Mongan Method

  • Spiral bound supplemental materials including 5 professionally written scripts for your home practice

  • MP3 for your relaxation, stress reduction, and bonding (Including the program cornerstone download, Rainbow Relaxation)

  • Handouts for planning your Birth Preferences

  • A set of Birth Prompts for your birth companion

  • Demonstration and practice in optimal birth positions

  • A hypnotic session in building birth confidence and eliminating fears

  • A Guide to good pregnancy nutrition

  • Several deep relaxation techniques for use during birthing, plus

  • Well-paced instruction designed to build your confidence and help you to have a safer, easier, and more comfortable birthing

  • Special calm breathing methods for use throughout labor and during birthing

  • Private instruction if desired

  • Small classes for personal attention

  • Body toning exercises and practice

  • The advantage and confidence of the Mongan Method reputation for top-quality birthing preparation​

Commonly asked questions:

When should I start classes?

Any time after your first trimester! This course is designed for pregnancy, labor, birth and gives your tools you can use for the rest of your life. The latest you'd want to start the class series is 33 weeks gestation since it's a 5 week course.

Does my partner need to attend? What if I don't have a partner?

Partners are encouraged to attend. If a partner can only attend a few classes, that is better than nothing, and the first class is especially important. No partner? No problem - feel free to bring any other support person, such as family, friend, doula, etc. 

Will I have a pain free birth?

No one can make any guarantees about the way your birth will unfold. HypnoBirthing classes greatly REDUCE the amount of "pain" you experience as well as transform the way you experience "pain" in labor. HypnoBirhthing students report using an epidural only 23% of the time compared to the national average of 71%.

If you would like more information or if you would like to apply for the
Mindful Family Wellness HypnoBirthing Scholarship
​please contact me and I will send you an application. 
One Scholarship available for each class series.

Scholarships are not available for private classes at this time. 

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Rebecca Duerr

Doula & Nutritionist

 Mindful Family Wellness, LLC

478 Williamson Rd

Mooresville, NC 28117


Phone number: 704-775-9300

Mindful Family Wellness’s founder, Rebecca Duerr, serves the Greater Charlotte and Lake Norman areas as a Full Spectrum and  Integrative Doula, as well as an Integrative and Functional Nutritionist. She is committed to providing individualized and personal support to all families regardless of sexual orientation, gender, race, ethnicity, age, family structure, physical abilities, or religious and cultural beliefs.

She serves the Greater Charlotte Area including, Elizabeth, NODA,  Cherry, South Park, Plaza Midwood, Ballantyne, Pineville, Dilworth, Rock HiIl, Fort Mill, Tega Cay, Gastonia, Huntersville, Mooresville, Statesville, Chantilly, Davidson, Cornelius, Troutman, Harrisburg, Concord, Kannapolis and more.

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