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The Blog


What’s going to happen once your baby finally arrives?

Today I want to talk to you about what’s going to happen once your baby finally arrives.  It’s not something that we often talk about in the lead…

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Aches, pains and twinges during your pregnancy

Today I want to talk to you about how you’re going to do with your birth if you’re already feeling the aches, pains and twinges during your pregnancy….

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Charity’s wonderful VBAC

Thank you to Charity who has shared her wonderful VBAC story. Congratulations on the birth of baby Ava. Here’s Charity story: “No one ever fails at birth.  This…

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Today, I would like to talk to you about meconium. Earlier on in the week, I did a Facebook Live on a conversation that we haven’t had for…

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The Birth of Baby Micah

We received this lovely birth story from one of our instructors – Yvonne from Relaxed Birthing. It wasn’t quite the water birth that Joanna had wanted but it…

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What to Do in Early Labour?

Today I want to talk to you about early labour.  This should be one of the most exciting times of your whole pregnancy.  You have been waiting for…

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Elina’s unexpected breech birth

Here is the beautiful birth story from one of our Calm Birth School instructors, Yvonne Hopkinson, and first time parents Elina and her husband, about the birth of their…

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“I felt all my muscles relax and felt able to tackle anything”

Here’s Rebecca’s birth story.  Thank you for sharing it with us x “So I have been meaning to write my birth story for a while and then suddenly…

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Does HypnoBirthing work in birth centers and hospitals?

This week I am doing a little bit of myth-busting.  I saw in one of the hypnobirthing groups I’m a member of somebody asking the age old question,…

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Hypnobirthing Twins!

Thank you Kirsty for sharing your wonderful birthing experience using hypnobirthing for your twins. Congratulations on your beautiful little boys. “I have seen everyone’s story’s and I thought…

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