Due to retirement the services offered by Gill Watson at the Watson Rooms are no longer available.  If you require to speak with a TWH birthing practitioner please go to The Wise Hippo website for support.


There are three courses to choose from:

  • The full Wise Hippo™ birthing programme
  • Relax, Breathe and Birth 
  • Bond with Baby 

The Wise Hippo™ birthing programme is a complete 10 hour programme that usually runs as 4 x 2.5 hour classes.   Alternative arrangements can be made to deliver the full course over a shorter period.  This programme is designed to prepare expectant mums and dads for the birth of their baby,  Parents who have used the The Wise Hippo™ birthing programme have reported feeling empowered and in greater control of their birthing experience.

The best time to book is by the 22nd-25th week of your pregnancy. It is important to book early so that you have plenty of time to practice your new skills before baby arrives. However, later bookings are also welcome.

  • Group classes £200 per couple
  • Individual classes £250 per couple delivered in the comfort of your own home.
  • Refresher classes £60 per couple for each class

Group sessions are fun and a great way to get to know other couples interested in using the same techniques.  However, running group sessions depends on interest and demand.  If you know of other couples who are interested in joining a group please encourage them to get in touch.

As part of the hypnobirthing course, each couple will receive:

  • A comprehensive manual that follows the class format to ensure easy revision of topics covered and a structured practice routine
  • 5 x hypnosis mp3s accessed viaThe Wise Hippo™ client area.


Other available courses

Relax, Breathe and Birth programme is an information session with a difference. Yes it is a great way to find out more about the complete Wise Hippo Birthing Programme but we didn’t want that to be all that this session is.  For a very small investment of £25 (which you get off of the price of the full course if you go ahead with that) you will learn some really useful techniques that you will able to use during your labour.

Bond with Baby programme is a unique session that is ideally attended between 16 and 26 weeks but is beneficial to parents and baby at any point in pregnancy.  This programme takes three hours and costs £50.  Taking the time to explore emotions and relationships often coming into focus during pregnancy.  The outcome of this session is to increase your understanding of emotions and their purpose leading to greater emotional wellbeing. Such an outcome can facilitate sensitivity towards understanding your baby’s experiences.

For more information or to book a place on any of the three Wise Hippo™ programmes please contact Gill Watson by emailing watsonrooms@gmail.com or by phoning 01828 686353, or mobile 07866778640. Leave a message with your contact details and Gill will get back to you.



The venue for the delivery of hypnobirthing group classes will be:

Heal Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine Centre
Unit 18, City Quay
Dundee DD1 3JA