“The original and still the best.”

The Mongan Method of HypnoBirthing® is the longest running community dedicated to using hypnosis in childbirth. It was founded in the United States in early 1989 by Marie “Mickey” Mongan, is a licensed counselor and former dean of a small women’s college. The Mongan Method of HypnoBirthing® was a the leader and pioneer and leader in birth education with hypnosis. Many decades and thousand of classes later, HypnoBirthing® is the most widely used childbirth hypnosis program in the world. Today, there are HypnoBirthing® practitioners in 46 countries around the world who are helping women become aware of the may benefits of calm, instinctive birthing for themselves and their babies.



You are at the official site for all of  HypnoBirthing®. If you are an expectant parent and you are looking to get into a class, then you can learn about the process here: Getting Started  with Mongan Method HypnoBirthing®.

Here is a little bit about Marie Mongan:

Marie Mongan, M.Ed., M.Hy., of The Villages, Florida, is an award-winning hypnotherapist, who brings to her classroom over forty years experience in education and counseling on the college level and in the private sector. As the most comprehensive birthing education program available, Mongan Method HypnoBirthing® offers women and their partners opportunities to explore their choices and develop the decisions making skill necessary to achieve their birthing goals.

She is a former college dean who, early in her career, was named one of five outstanding educational leaders in New Hampshire and was awarded a Ford Foundation Fellowship to Harvard University.

Marie (best known as “Mickey”) is licensed by the State of New Hampshire as a counselor and is certified as a hypnotherapist, hypnoanesthesiologist, and instructor of hypnotherapy. She holds nearly every award presented by the National Guild of Hypnotists, and in 2005 Mickey became the first woman ever to receive the highest award given by the National Guild- Rexford L. North Award. Mickey was the Ambassador for the Bridge of Peace Organization and taught at the Women’s Commission in Russia in the spring of 1992, as well as named International Birth Hero by One World Birth Organization in 2012.