Calm Birth

bouncing on the birthing ball

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Hollie and Robert who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Charlotte Inkpin of Hypnobirthing with Charlotte, covering areas across Braintree Essex.   Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us!  “It was absolutely incredible from start to finish. I can’t thank you enough for all your teaching. Michael was the best…

what a beautiful labour

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Alexandria and Matthew 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! During this pregnancy I felt very anxious after a traumatic first birthing experience. I had a lot of self-doubt and blamed…

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,…

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…

I was silent and just completely focused on my breathing

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!  10am on the 5th July I started having surges, I was 40+6 weeks and so ready to meet our baby! At…

Does hypnobirthing REALLY work?

Does hypnobirthing really work? If I had a penny for every-time I have been asked this question over the last 9 years, I’d be rich beyond my wildest dreams! It comes up time and time again…But the truth is, the only reason why the question arises is because people don’t really understand what hypnobirthing is…and…

6 ways to make important decisions during pregnancy

One of the most difficult things to deal with during pregnancy is when you are told that your once straight forward, easy pregnancy has all of a sudden become ‘high risk’ or that your circumstances have changed, meaning that your birth plan needs to adapt. Suddenly you are in danger of not making it to…

4 Strategies for a positive birth

…and how hypnobirthing can help! Do you remember when you were a baby? (Nothing like jumping straight in there with a big topic!) Life was so simple. You were born into this world with no pre-conceived ideas about who you are or who you should be. No one to live up to or let down.…

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…

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