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Midwives teaching honest, realistic hypnobirthing & antenatal classes in Bristol & North Somerset

Newborn care workshops & expert support for new parents

Midwife Laura Turner teaching antenatal classes in Bristol

Hi, I'm Laura...

I’m so pleased you’ve found us! You’re probably finding that there are a confusing number of other hypnobirthing instructors & antenatal classes in Bristol & North Somerset. Full disclosure: you might find some that are cheaper…but I'm confident you won’t find any that are better value, as honest & realistic and packed so full of seriously clued up insider knowledge!

I am a practising Bristol midwife, fertility nurse & hypnobirthing mum-of-two with a real skill for making antenatal preparation as relevant, valuable, down-to-earth and achievable for you as possible. I'm not a believer that there is only one ideal way to give birth…instead I am passionate about providing you with everything you need to navigate all births, whether things go to plan or throw you an unexpected curveball.

How you feel through ANY type of birth should be confident, calm, supported & empowered! And my expertly designed antenatal courses can get you there. You & your birth partner will find that choosing us as your guides & cheerleaders is a serious game-changer when it comes to birth! This is the reason Little Passengers is one of the highest rated antenatal & hypnobirthing providers in the area, and why I’ve won several awards over the years for both innovation & expertise…

Who's in this birth to baby dream team?


Woman enjoying pregnancy relaxation in Bristol

Complete Antenatal Courses

Award-winning hypnobirthing & antenatal classes in Bristol, North Somerset and online via Zoom. Sociable groups or private courses to transform those worries into feeling calm, confident & ready for anything...

Mother and baby after a planned caesarean in Bristol

Planned Caesarean Workshops

Hypnobirthing tools, techniques & invaluable knowledge to prepare you & your birth partner for a calm, personalised elective caesarean in Bristol...or anywhere else! 


Newborn Baby Care Workshops

Expertly designed to get you feeling equipped for the exciting but often challenging adventure of new parenthood, with strategies to ease the transition for both you & baby in those first few months together...



An Award-Winning Antenatal Course!

Parent & Baby Awards 2020 'Most Innovative Hypnobirthing & Antenatal Course Provider' - UK

UK Enterprise Awards 2021 'Hypnobirthing Expert of the Year' - South West England

Prestige Awards 2021/22 'Pregnancy Care Specialists of the Year - South England

Couple doing birth preparation in Bristol

With so much more than just the basics

A complete antenatal course for ANY birth with an experienced local midwife and hypnobirthing mum, including tons of inside info!

You know you are getting expertise, experience and ACCURATE info....with no need to pay for any other antenatal classes!

Expectant couples doing hypnobirthing at windmill hill city farm

Plus others to share your journey with

Fun, friendly and sociable group classes that will get you chatting & sharing ideas with your like-minded course-mates.

Plus a dedicated WhatsApp Group for you all to help you get to know one another & build that invaluable new-parent tribe

Nothing but 5-Star Reviews...

Little Passengers - Calm Birth, Calm Parenting
100% recommend

"My fiancé Saskia booked us onto Laura’s Hypnobirthing Course and being a pretty open minded bloke I was interested to see what it had to offer, though not really knowing what to expect. I had no idea how amazingly positive it would be for the two of us and how it would empower us with the mental tools to remove any fear heading into birth. Laura is an amazing tutor and has an incredibly calming aura about her, making you feel immediately relaxed as soon as you walk through the door to her class.

Laura structures the course in an informative and interactive manner and you have plenty of opportunity to ask questions, which in our classes case turned into really interesting conversations, answering some queries we no doubt all have in our heads but are too scared or embarrassed to ask. You feel really comfortable talking about anything come the end, and we were all quite sad it had to end!

As a guy, I found Laura’s course highly educational learning about how truly amazing the female body is in the weeks and months leading up to birth, as well as the big day and then days and weeks after, learning to help make the whole process as comfortable for Saskia as possible - something many men don’t have a clue about which often makes them look and feel absolutely useless, when this does not need to be the case. Thank you Laura for opening our minds and introducing us to Hypnobirthing. I would recommend this course 100%!"

Jodie & Saskia

"Myself and my partner have just completed Laura’s Hypnobirthing course in March and I couldn’t recommend it highly enough. As second time parents, we had already attended ante natal classes and NCT but wanted to try Hypnobirthing this time around. I have learnt so much more and felt like it was a brilliant mixture of hypnobirthing techniques as well as informative facts on child birth. Laura is a midwife in Bristol and her knowledge and experience was even more valuable in the middle of a pandemic when access to normal resources weren’t available, as well as not really knowing what was to come!

The course was expertly delivered online as a safe alternative to antenatal classes in Bristol itself, and we both looked forward to our evening sessions. I feel like Laura helped us so much, especially when our plans changed and I was called in for induction and wouldn’t be able to go to the MLU and have the birth I had my heart set on. I still managed to have a great birth and stay in control of what I wanted. I would definitely recommend Little Passengers for new and second timers with a much calmer and controlled birth, at a very crazy time!"

Amy & Mark

"I can’t recommend Laura highly enough. As a midwife and a hypnobirthing practitioner, Laura was able to give us the most practical, informed and balanced advice, as well as the hypnobirthing techniques to prepare us for labour in these difficult times. The Zoom classes worked really well - in fact it was really lovely to do the guided meditations at home, which I think made the whole experience really relaxing for us both.

Laura has also been a great support outside of the classes, answering questions and giving advice. Being pregnant during Covid-19 hasn’t been easy, but Laura’s help and the hypnobirthing tools we’ve learnt have really helped us through. I’m now 38 weeks and I know that the course has put my partner and I in the best position to cope with whatever our birth will bring. Thank you so much Laura xx"

Vikki & Louise

"If labour and birth are making you feel a little on edge we would recommend Little Passengers hypnobirthing to anyone. Myself and my partner went in with an open mind and came away feeling excited about giving birth and meeting our little man. Laura made us feel comfortable while listening to any questions we had big or small! While being on the course we were told we would have to have an induction, something I really didn’t want to have but Laura had all the information to make us feel calm about our new situation.
Great way to meet other parents too and hopefully make new mummy friends.
Thank you so much Laura!"

Kirsty & Rob

"Having just finished Laura's course, my husband and I would highly recommend it.

Laura's insider understanding of midwifery made her an expert teacher. She was able to share such helpful and useful information, and answer every question fully and easily. She also ensured birthing-partners were included, so that they were involved and felt knowledgable about how to be integral to labour and birth. We are both so much more informed and well-equipped for the whole process.

Whilst we weren't able to meet in person, it was also fantastic to get to know the other parents-to-be via Zoom. We didn't feel short-changed at all. In fact, we'll miss our Monday evening sessions a lot!

Hypnobirthing isn't some kind of airy-fairy hypnotism as some people think - it provides practical strategies and vital information to help you navigate labour with confidence. We are so pleased we did the course.

Thank you Laura!"

Rachel & Joe

"My partner and I have just finished the hypnobirthing class with Laura and would warmly recommend it to any expecting couple! I did read articles and viewed videos about the subject by myself before doing this class, but actually it was nothing compared to having those regular sessions with Laura. Each one of them was perfectly defined with focused subjects, always a positive atmosphere, and Laura's deep knowledge and kindness to answer any question we had.

In between sessions, she was also sharing information or giving us challenge to keep the momentum going. This made the difference between knowing the concepts of hypnobirthing and actually practicing them in preparation for the birth. We now even use some of those techniques in our daily life!

Thanks again Laura, we look forward to the birth and telling you all about how amazing it was!"

Charlotte & Antoine

"Me and my husband are so glad that we did Laura’s hypnobirthing course. After over three years trying to conceive, a miscarriage and finally conceiving through IVF, pregnancy has been an anxious time and we were keen that the first time we met our baby, that it was as perfect a moment as could be. Laura’s experience and expertise as a midwife means that this well structured course is both informative and empowering, regardless of the journey that your birth takes. The advice, tips and relaxation scripts that are given are so useful. Thank you so much Laura!"

Rachel & Sam

"Laura is a great teacher - she patiently and clearly explained everything I needed to know about giving birth, the lead up and the aftermath! As an experienced midwife she was able to help me understand what to expect - and how to deal with the unexpected as calmly as possible. I’ve had two children now, once via c-section and the other a ‘natural’ birth. Nothing quite went as planned (there were complications with each) but I’m glad to say that both were really positive experiences, thanks to the prep I did with Laura and hypnobirthing."

Jane & Joe

" My partner and I did Laura’s hypnobirthing course in Shipham in Autumn 2019, and it was amazing. It was so informative and I really looked forward to each session. We learnt so much on the course and it has been the most useful of all of the antenatal classes we’ve tried. Laura is a midwife as well as hypnobirthing teacher, and I think this makes her course particularly valuable- we left feeling well prepared. I highly recommend this course, I really really enjoyed it!"

Jenny & Kieron


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