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Blow by Blow from Dad! What a wonderful experience

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple, who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing PLUS course (pregnancy relaxation and yoga sessions) with Jenni Scholes from Empowered Bumps Hypnobirthing, Doula & Baby Massage covering Merseyside, North Cheshire, and South Lancashire. This is all from Dad! Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us!   “The…

TWINS – The most empowering experience of my life

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely lady, who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing course with Anna Owen from Rock your Birth covering Worcestershire. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us!   “I woke at around 5 am with mild surges, by 6 am I was pretty sure labour was in progress, so…

Caught by his Daddy

This week’s birth story comes from a gorgeous couple, who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing course in October and a refresher just before Christmas with Madeleine Leizerman from Worcestershire Hypnobirthing and Mums Wellbeing Hub from Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us!     “We began our hypnobirth course 3 months…

I had natural birth, without any drugs and uncomplicated birth I wished and prepared for

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely lady, who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing course with Georgina Forsyth from SONA Mum – Hypnobirthing & Hypnotherapy covering Aberdeenshire and Angus. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us!   PART 1 (The beginning – my 2nd baby): I’m sharing my story because there is so…

I retrieved my daughter from my leggings…

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended TCBS course with Jennifer Scholes from Empowered Bumps Hypnobirthing, Doula & Baby Massage in Southport. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us.   “Our lovely little girl arrived last week, after an incredibly quick and easy labour.   We took part in…

Our birth was raw, painful, and certainly not as planned but totally natural

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely lady, who read The Calm Birth School book. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us.   On Friday 6th August I was off work and had planned to do a bunch of stuff, but I was pretty tired. Around 3 pm I figured I’d lay…

When Positive Thinking just isn’t enough….

Today’s blog post is all about the negative aspects of thinking positively about your birth. Yes, you read that correctly. There ARE negative aspects to thinking positively about your birth. We get it a lot with clients that are in their second or third pregnancy. Perhaps, they’ve dabbled a little bit with hypnobirthing in the…

Are You Using Your Brain??!

Sometimes, when we are faced with people in authority telling us what to do, we revert back to teacher – child, or parent – child mode and find ourselves agreeing to things that we don’t really understand.  Or feel may not be quite right for us, just because the consultant or the midiwife told us…

Rip Up Your Birth Plan!

I hear quite often that people are told not to make a birth plan because there’s absolutely no point as nothing ever goes to plan anyway.  This is a really dangerous recommendation – if you don’t write down what you would like to happen in an ideal scenario, then nobody is going to know what…

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