Month: January 2017

Can You Still Feel Amazing after Interventions?

I want to talk to you about the idea that women can feel amazing even if they end up having interventions during their birth. I think it’s fair to say that probably at least 85 if not 90% of the women that come through the Calm Birth School are there because they want to have…

“It was the best thing I have ever done in my life”

Thank you to Regina who sent in her birth story with baby Riley.   Congratulations on your beautiful baby boy. “Hello everyone! I am a little sleep deprived, my little one wakes up a lot during the night. My son Riley was born January 4th at 2:24 a.m. he weighed 8 pounds 6 ounces and…

Should I DIY my hypnobirthing?

Today I want to answer a question that was sent in from one of the fans of the page asking me if it was cool to DIY their hypnobirthing experience.  This is a really interesting one for me because I’m going to be really honest that I never had a hypnobirthing class. I bought a…

A Wonderful Induction Birth

We are always getting asked for positive VBAC stories, so we’re really glad to be able to share a story from Wendy Wood, Calm birth School instructor from www.relaxforbirth.co.uk. “Just wanted to say a huge thank you for all Wendy’s support and squeezing us in so last minute. I contacted you when I was about 34…

Affirmations

So, this week I wanted to talk to you about the power of affirmations and I want to know if you’re not using them yet. If not, why not? Affirmations are a fundamental part of The Calm Birth School Method and for good reason; despite some people in the past questioning how valid it is…

Grace’s Christmas Eve Home Birth

We loved hearing Grace’s beautiful birth story with baby Phoebe. Congratulations to you both. “I make no apologies for the length of this birth story, and I really wanted to sit and write it all out while it was fresh in my mind. My latent phase of labour ended up lasting a challenging 2.5 weeks,…

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