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I never gave birth in the car park!!

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Jade Edwards of Embrace Hypnobirthing covering Dorking, Surrey.  Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!  My partner and I were lucky enough to become pregnant for the second time at the beginning of the year. We decided…

asleep on the operating table!

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Vicky and Sam who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Sabrina Taylor of Taylormade Birth covering the Nottingham area. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is! My positive “home birth”  birth story….   So, I finally gave in to a sweep on Tuesday 24th…

I was in complete shock that we were now both parents

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Natalie and Aiden who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing course with Charlotte Inkpin of Hypnobirthing with Charlotte, covering the area of Braintree, Essex.  Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!  To say I was worried about giving birth would be an understatement, in actual fact I was petrified!   If it hadn’t been for Charlotte,…

By 6:30am the midwives had gone and we were tucked up in bed, looking forward to a perfect first Christmas together.

At this gorgeously festive time, whether you are celebrating or not, I wanted to send you the warmest of wishes and a whole bundle of love.  We’ve delved into the archives to find a festive birth story for you all to enjoy.  Merry Christmas one and all   We loved hearing Grace’s beautiful birth story with…

Soon after, I felt the “ring of fire” that I’d read about for the baby’s crowning

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who live in California, they found The Calm Birth School Facebook site a massive help during pregnancy and labour.  Jessica (Mum) also found reading the book ‘Birthing from Within’ very informative and helpful.  Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!  Hi,   I wanted to…

Our son William was born on the 25/10/20 at home in a deflating birthing pool!

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Jade Edwards of Embrace Hypnobirthing covering Dorking, Surrey.  Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!  Our son William was born on the 25/10/20 at home in a deflating birthing pool!   I’d struggled emotionally during my pregnancy and had made…

3 Easy Ways to Deal With Negative Thinking During Pregnancy

It’s really common and normal for negative thinking to arise during your pregnancy. Please don’t beat yourself up over it. You’re a human being, sometimes, you’ll get stressed, anxious or worried, it’s part of living life. But what if you feel that you are constantly on that worry loop, and your negative emotions are far…

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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