DVD Contents

Chapter I: Introduction

* Hanna Fischer´s professional background
(video clip)
* Nature's gift to women

Chapter II: Course Structure

* The importance of women-only
antenatal instruction
* How men can deepen their understanding
and cope better with childbirth

Chapter III: Breathing & Bodywork

* How breathing techniques
make a women feel secure
(video clip)
* Feldenkrais exercises
- while lying down
-
while upright
* Meditation exercises concentrating on
the pelvic floor and birth canal
* Breathing exercises and bodywork
for labour

Chapter IV: The Birth

* Analogies between competitive sports
and advanced labour
* Childbirth likened to mountain climbing

Chapter V: Birthing Postures

* Exercises for the first stage of labour with partner, Multitrac and birthing ball
* Exercises for the late first stage
of labour with partner and rope
* Facilitating the baby's turning
inside the pelvis
* Incorrect pushing
(video clip)

* Correct pushing
* Exercises for late first stage of labour
and pushing
* Bonding and the kneeling position

Chapter VI: Philosophy
* The deeper meaning behind labour pain.
Why the extreme experience of natural
childbirth can be so formative.