Month: October 2016

“They couldn’t believe how calm we were despite needing intervention…”

Gabby has kindly shared her birth story with us.  She describes how, even when intervention was required, she was able to stay calm and focused. “I’ve finally found some time to share my calm birth story!!! On 21st September, I had a particularly difficult senior leadership team meeting at work (I’m a teacher and SENCo).…

“I had the birth I set out to get”

Thank you Amy for sharing this wonderful birth story with us:) “I just wanted to share my second babies calm birth story… Francesca arrived on the 9th October, 10.25 Dubai time (we are from the UK originally). I’d been managing my mild to moderate surges since 7am using the breathing techniques and listening to the…

What to do if you don’t trust your body?

I want to talk about what you can do if you’re having doubts about whether your body is up for the job of birth. It came up as question in The Calm Birth School community and I know if one person posts about it, there will be a whole other bunch of women wondering about…

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