Teaching hypnobirthing is a flexible and rewarding career

Why become a
Wise Hippo Teacher

Our Teacher Training Is Flexible 

You can start your Hypnobirthing teacher training at a time that suits you. You will start with our online modules and when you have completed those you will then schedule your planning and preparation session with Tamara Cianfini, Founder of The Wise Hippo Ltd


  1. Start by emailing us at training@thewisehippo.com and request a free teacher training pack. You are most welcome to schedule a chat with Tamara too!
  2. Training Investment- £897 ( or 3 x monthly payments of £299) This is a fully tax deductible expense. If you are a midwife then the full training investment is just £497 ( eligible to work within the NHS and Private)
  3. Once payment has been received you will be given immediate access to The POD. Your teaching materials will be posted directly to you within a few days. 
  4. You will start by attending the online 'Hypnosis foundation module' ( Appox 4 hours with some homework practice) 
  5. Attend the online 'Birth foundation module' (Approx 6 hours with some homework) 
  6. Attend 4 x 'How to teach modules' ( Approx 8 hours) 
  7. Once you have attended all online modules you will then email Tamara and book your in person/zoom planning and preparation session. Tamara will tailor this session specifically for your needs based on what you would like to achieve as a Wise Hippo teacher businesswise.
  8. All that is left now is to teach an expectant couple ( your case study) the full programme and then submit your feedback forms when you are ready.
  9. Tamara runs marketing days throughout the year and you are welcome to join any of these scheduled events. ( optional)
  10. Your recognised certification as a Wise Hippo/Hypnobirthing teacher will be awarded to you once you have successfully completed your case study. The Wise Hippo Teacher Certification/Diploma is accredited by FEDANT ( Federation of Antenatal Educators)

There is plenty of support along the way too :

As a Wise Hippo teacher you will receive full and ongoing support from The Wise Hippo team alongside the wisdom and experience of the passionate teachers that make up our supportive Wise Hippo community. 

 Your role as a Wise Hippo teacher:

A Wise Hippo teacher is warm, wise and non judgemental in their approach. Your role as a teacher will be to transform anxious parents into confident and prepared parents with life changing education and tools for life.

We have world class materials and resources for you and your clients to access when you become a Wise Hippo teacher. We know that customer experience and reputation is everything in business as this is what will have clients coming back to you time and time again. If you do not have any experience in teaching or running your own business that's ok there will be plenty of resources and support to help you along the way.

Are you ready to join The Wise Hippo community?

Email training@thewisehippo.com for your free teacher training pack today and we look forward to welcoming you to the POD very soon.

With warmth and wisdom

Tamara and the Wise Hippo team x



Kind words from Wise Hippo teachers

Becoming a hypnobirthing teacher with Aviva
Becoming a hypnobirthing teacher with Emma
Becoming a hypnobirthing teacher with Sabah
Becoming a hypnobirthing teacher with Maria
Becoming a hypnobirthing teacher with Rebecca
Becoming a hypnobirthing teacher with Keri

Teaching Materials

The birth path book is a great introduction to hypnobirthing

The Wise Hippo Book

The expectant parents in your Wise Hippo course will receive a Wise Hippo book containing details of how to download their pregnancy relaxation sessions. This book is set out in 4 easy to follow classes including a practice diary.

World class hypnobirthing resources and materials

The Wise Hippo Teacher's Handbook

Your 'Teacher's Handbook' contains all of your Hypnosis scripts that you will read out in class as well as instructions on how to teach all Wise Hippo techniques.


Wise Hippo teachers can teach pregnant couples live and online too

The Wise Hippo Video Library

A jam packed video library with inspirational birth footage and interviews from Wise Hippo parents, teachers and midwives is available for you and the expectant parents that attend your Wise Hippo courses.

hypnobirthing teachers will learn how to market their business

Your Marketing Materials

You will be provided with information and resources on how to market your business with plenty of support along the way. You will be given access to all marketing materials and Wise Hippo logos etc for the promotion of your business.

It has helped me become a more relaxed and in control person and has helped me focus on the bigger picture during the most difficult year of my life (not baby related, he has been the blessing from this year).

Andrea Casey

About Your Trainer - Tamara Cianfini:

Understanding that each aspiring hypnobirthing teacher has a distinct background and vision, Tamara is excited to offer you a one-to-one planning and preparation session, customised to help you thrive in this empowering field. Together, you will dive deep into the Wise Hippo techniques, ensuring you're equipped to teach them in an engaging and effective manner. Your personalised day will lay the foundation for your future success as a confident and skilled hypnobirthing teacher.

Email training@thewisehippo.com today.

Training Information For Midwives

Please email training@thewisehippo.com for your free teacher training pack. When emailing please let us know whether you are wanting to teach privately, within the NHS or both.

MIDWIVES looking to teach privately

If you are a midwife or student midwife looking to teach privately, the cost for your full training is £497. 

Many NHS Trusts have now trained their midwives to teach The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme

Huge Congratulations to NHS Surrey and Sussex, Wolverhampton, Birmingham Women's, Sandwell and West Birmingham, Isle of Wight ,Student Midwives of London South Bank University, Warwick, Inverness, Fort William who have all trained to teach The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme.


* Tamara Cianfini is happy to travel to your NHS trust to teach your group of midwives. All teaching materials will be provided on the day.

Training Cost for NHS Midwives - £297 per midwife ( based on a group of 12 midwives attending)

This includes full training, teaching materials/resources and full certification.

Midwives can be trained face to face or live and online via zoom if preferred. ( This option is great if you have limited availability or unable to get a larger group together)


1. Online Hypnosis foundation module - 4 hours

2. One day Face to Face with Tamara Cianfini 

Times : 9.30am - 5.30pm


The Wise Hippo workbook ( This also comes in an online version )

Access to the Wise Hippo HUB ( website) where expectant parents can access a total of 12 pregnancy relaxation sessions to download.

Over 100 videos to support their learning in the video library inc. a breastfeeding class and postnatal videos.

Support via The Wise Hippo HUB Facebook group.

Cost £18 per couple  ( book and access to' The Wise Hippo HUB')


It is popular for Wise Hippo teachers to become doulas and for doulas to become Wise Hippo teachers. Here is the perfect collaboration!

The Wise Hippo ( Tamara Cianfini) and Developing Doulas ( Maddie McMahon) are now offering a special training package for both trainings.

If you book The Wise Hippo teacher training and a Developing Doulas training together, your investment will be:

£1395 ( That's a saving of £302.00)

For more information please visit www.developingdoulas.co.uk for training dates and availability.

Click here for more information - Developing Doulas

For more details and to book your training place please email:  training@thewisehippo.com