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PHYSICAL DISTANCE, VIRTUAL SUPPORT and LOVE IN ABUNDANCE

At The Calm Birth School we have been thinking hard about how we can support you during this strange and unfamiliar time.  Whilst on paper being asked to retreat to our homes should be an easy feat the reality is something quite different. Pregnancy can be a time of great uncertainty and the added complications…

I was around 6-7 cm dilated so we went straight to the birthing pool!

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Lauren and Laurie who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing course with Tracey Harper of Birthing Calmly in Hertfordshire. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   “Just wanted to let you know what we welcomed our beautiful baby GIRL into the world on her guess…

It was like the baby had kicked through the amniotic sac

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Sarah and Arnie who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing course with Joanne White of Love Parenthood in Peterborough. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!     Ellie was born a week early.   My Fiancée and I had just got to bed when we…

The baby was back to back…It didn’t all go to plan, but I am so proud of us

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Michelle and Patrick who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing course with Liz Stanford the owner of The Calm Birth School. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   “Pregnant with my third child after having fertility treatment (following secondary infertility, my other 2 children were…

We couldn’t have dealt with it so calmly without Hypnobirthing

This week’s birth story come from a lovely couple Jenny and Edd who attended TCBS Hypnobirthing course with Madeleine Leizerman of Worcestershire HypnoBirthing and Mums Wellbeing Hub. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us.   The Birth of Arthur Henry Sherwood Monk – Jenny and Edd’s Story  Before I became pregnant, I thought I…

I gave in to the contractions and mooed my way through each surge

This week’s birth story comes our very own Gwen Lassey from Mamas Mission (Gwen teaches hypnobirthing in London, UK covering Barnet and the surrounding areas). We spent Monday at home with Ezra, playing, and I wondered why all things early labour felt like they had come to a stop.  The week prior I had had lots…

My mentality changed, and I knew I could rock this birth!!

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Anna Owen of Rock Your Birth covering Worcestershire. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is! Brace yourselves; it’s a long one.   Pregnancy hadn’t been quite the glowing time I had been hoping for.  The sickness started…

Transformed toddler friendly living room to calm, tranquil birth space

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Gina and Nick who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Plus Course with Jenie Scholes of Empowered Bumps Hypnobirthing covering Merseyside, North Cheshire and South Lancashire. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   The homebirth story of Jensen “Sorry…it’s a long one!   This story…

Why wouldn’t you be prepared for the biggest day of your life

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Anna Owen of Rock your Birth covering Bromsgrove and Worcestershire. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   “After many years of trying for a baby, we got pregnant. We miscarried with our first pregnancy so we’re…

The whole experience was so overwhelmingly incredible

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Leonie and Tom who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Plus Course with Jenie Scholes of Empowered Bumps Hypnobirthing covering Merseyside, North Cheshire and South Lancashire. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   “Our little girl, Amelie Winter Rose, was born on the 19th February…

One baby, one mum, one dad, two ambulances, four paramedics and two midwives…

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Jenn and Tim who attended a TCBS Refresher Course with The Calm Birth School Owner Liz Stanford. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   “Our birth story – by Tim 15th March 2020   Jenn had been having, what we were jokingly calling,…

Hypnobirthing made my caesarean birth a calm and enjoyable experience

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely lady who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Leanne Lawrence of Brighter Birthing covering Tring Hertfordshire. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   “I was ecstatic to find out we were pregnant with baby number two and was very lucky to have a very…

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