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Eleanor Copp
Midwife & Clinical Hypnotherapist

A practicing midwife for 20 years, Eleanor helps mums prepare for childbirth and regularly works with pregnant couples with a previous negative experience of childbirth. She’s also a hypnotherapist and offers parents support for managing any situation.


Hypnobirthing Certified Educator
Founded my own private practice, the Taunton Birth Forum
Author of ‘10 steps to a Confident Birth’


I’m an expert who specialises in:

  • Birthing
  • Traumatic birth
  • Water birth
  • Bonding and attachment
  • Stress and anxiety in the workplace

In her own words

Are you feeling anxious about the forthcoming birth of your baby? If so, I can help you banish those fears, so you can look forward to the birthing experience.

In my private practice, I work with women and their partners to help them manage the labour and birth, so it’s how they want it to be. it is possible to bridge the gap fro what you would like and what you actually experience but there are specific skills to ensure this becomes true . By teaching a combination of relevant information, relaxation, and visualisation techniques, I can show you how birth is an experience that can be both managed and enjoyed.

In addition to my private practice, I work at a midwife-led unit in the NHS, supporting many water births. I also work with women following traumatic birth - this may be just after the experience or in a subsequent pregnancy. I am a specialist midwife and work to help women make an empowered decision for their next birth following a c- section , whether this be a vaginal birth or an elective ceasarean .

what I know is that its crucial to be confident and at times assertive , to safeguard you and your unborn baby , your emotional and physical wellbeing and that needs to stay intact .

Key facts

* I have trained with leading experts in the birthing world like Yehudi Gordon and Ray Castellino on pre and post birth bonding and attachment.

* I am regularly in the press, in magazine and on radio.

* I co-founded the Taunton Birth Forum with my husband, a Cranio Sacral Therapist, and co-run a baby loss support group for parents who are bereaved.

* I have created CDs for parents, both for during the pregnancy and for after the baby is born.

* I receive referrals from midwives, doctors, psychologists and psychotherapists.

* I run training days and workshops with Midwives and Student Midwives, showing them how to manage stress and anxiety at work and to deal with pressure.

As well as being a birthing expert, I also help with phobias, anxiety or depression and work with women (both pregnant and non pregnant) and men from the teenage years to adults.

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0800 063 1532

From £0.00 for 10 mins

Arrange a consultation

If you would like a consultation, I'll be glad to help. You can make an appointment to talk by phone with me by calling

0800 063 1532

My colleague will arrange your call and take payment details.

Consultations can be booked for 10 min, 15 min, 30 min, 45 min and 60 min.

The 0800 063 1532 booking number is available from 8am to 1am, seven days a week.

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