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birth that I actually enjoyed!

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Millie and Jordan who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Bryony Bugg of Beefearless Hypnobirthing based in Cyprus as well as running On-Line courses.  Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!  Friday 5th Feb I was 38+6 and my consultant and Dave had asked…

Induction, induction, induction

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course as with Karis Johnson of Open Hand Birthing, covering the Cham Zug area of Switzerland and online classes. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us!   Induction, induction, induction…..as soon as I found out I was pregnant I…

I felt like a warrior giving birth

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who via the art of Zoom, attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course and prenatal sessions with Laura Scarlett of Laura Scarlett Doula covering areas in and around Tunbridge.  Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us!  The birth of my daughter four years ago had been an incredibly long and difficult one, I’d put off trying for a second baby because I…

My midwife fixed the pool

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended an online TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Josette Sticher (Pinder) of The Little Nestling Place, covering Stuttgart, Germany and Globally online. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us! My home birth story part one I started having mild surges on Saturday. They picked…

when your waters break they sure break!

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Bryony Bugg of Beefearless Hypnobirthing based in Cyprus as well as running On-Line courses.  Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!  At 37 weeks our baby was measuring in the 95th percentile and our Consultant stated that we had two options, either an…

you might not actually make it into the 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 us!  I had been having some intense Braxton hicks contractions since Nancy’s birthday on the 21st December. Then during the night of the 23rd I had…

Massage Techniques During Pregnancy and Birth

In this week’s masterclass Beccy Hands and I talk all things massage.  What makes a good massage technique and of course how to avoid the bad. I love this class as Beccy does some great myth busting about massage only being a therapy for treating muscular aches and pains.  When you are able to work…

Birth Story Of the Week

Our birth story this week has been shared with us by Naomi Isted. Congratulations Naomi on the birth of your beautiful baby Rocco! Our beautiful big boy Rocco James was born 2nd April at 9.55am weighing 10.1lbs by c-section. It was the most beautiful experience ever. We found out at the start of the week he was…

Birth story of the week

This week’s birth story has been shared with us by the amazing Lisa. Remo Ray was born on Tuesday the 17th March 2015, weighing 4.08kg (8lb 16oz) at 9.58pm. I could not have made it through my labour (19 hours) without the techniques I have learnt in the course. The breathing techniques, affirmations (I made…

Birth story of the week

We do love a birth story over here at The Calm Birth School, check out this one from the amazing Amy 🙂 I got my calm, natural home birth! Baby Verity was born this morning at 0942, so quickly I didn’t get into the pool! She’s 9lb 6 and 1/2 oz and from first contraction…

What Is a doula?

As you know we are BIG advocates of doulas over here at The Calm Birth School, although, we talk about it at length during our course, one of the most common question we receive is, what is a doula? Alongside why do doulas have such a positive impact on the way a woman experiences labour?…

Twitter Party and Masterclass

It feels like it’s been a while, but as always we have been busying ourselves behind the scenes to bring you some very special gatherings.  Virtual , because you know that’s our bag! Our next masterclass is going be held this Friday, with the wonderful Dr Joanna Heckle from Zest 4 Life UK.   Joanna runs…

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