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Born weighing 7 lb 11 oz, in our living room, just how we wanted it.

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Rachael and Matai who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing course with Hannah O’Sullivan of The Calm Birth Midwife in Paignton Devon. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   At around 5.30 am on Tuesday 18th Feb, I woke with what felt like period pains. …

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…

Hypnotherapy for Labour Employing Natural Strategies to Reduce Pain During Childbirth

It’s the question on everybody’s lips. Can hypnotherapy or hypnobirthing help to reduce the pain of childbirth during labour? Whilst the science says no, we at The Calm Birth School have received a plethora of emails stating the complete opposite. However, pain free labours are NOT our focus. In fact it drives us a little…

Why Hypno Birthing Can Ease the fears of Expectant Mothers?

The number of celebrities and articles talking about how hypno birthing is helping them during their journey through pregnancy is amazing. It does so much to bring hypnobirthing into the main stream. However, despite all of the talk there are still big misunderstandings when it comes to what hypnobirthing can and can’t do. The type…

The Most Incredible Twin Home Birth Story You Have Ever Heard!!

Seriously, this story rocks!!! So, I’m going to apologize for the slight fan girl excitement at the start of this interview. BUT this was a really special interview for me because I got to talk to the wonderful Lana Shlafer who shares with us her amazing twin home birth story. There are so many interesting…

Emma’s Calm Induced Birth!

I was sent for a growth scan at 36+ weeks and baby was measuring fine but fluid was on the low side so we had to go back for monitoring every couple of days. All was fine but then advised that I was 37 weeks so why wait? I was originally supposed to be having…

Lara’s Calm Hospital Birth

I just wanted to say a MASSIVE thank you to everyone at the calm birth school for all their help and support. Isla Grace was born at 7:50 am on Sunday 10th May and we couldn’t be happier. I LOVE LOVE LOVE being a mummy! Here is my birth story… With my guess date only…

EFT – Tapping: What is it and How Can it Help Your Birth?

We are really excited to bring you this masterclass. It’s something that we have wanted to do for AGES, but we were unable to find the right person. That is up until now. We are delighted to be able to introduce to you the wonderful Naomi Woolfson, fertility, pregnancy and birth supremo and EFT  A.K.A…

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