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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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The beautiful birth of Eliza Grace

Thank you to Katy for sharing your wonderful birth story with us and huge congratulations on your beautiful little girl. “Hi everyone, I just thought I would share my…

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The birth of Charlie Oscar Dawson

 Thank you to Hayley Jane for sharing this amazing water birth story for us. Here’s her story: “My due date according to me was 15/03/2017 but the doctors…

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Baby Frankie

Looking back it was the most amazing and intimate experience of our lives!

Here is the beautiful birth story from one of our Calm Birth School instructors Tracey Harper’s first time parents Michaela and Paul on the birth of gorgeous Frankie:…

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Let’s talk about pain

Let’s talk about pain

This blog post is about pain and why myself and The Calm Birth School instructors on the ground are not afraid to use the word. If you’re confused about…

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