Real birth stories

“Holding her in the water, seeing her staring back at me – I couldn’t believe what I had just done!”

This week’s Birth Story comes from the lovely Megan and Dean! Thank you for sharing your birth story!   Our little girl Riley was born on the 20th September by water birth and whilst it wasn’t the birth we had anticipated or expected, we were still able to use our hypnobirthing. After coming home from…

“..Remember ladies you know your own body!..”

This week’s Birth Story comes from the lovely Ruth! “Our son Sebastian was born on Tuesday 28th March this year (2017) weighing 6lb 15oz with really dark hair (inherited from my husband not me!). It was the most amazing experience and I feel incredibly emotional and proud of what my body did. Was it how…

“..I think keeping positive and maintaining calm breathing was a major factor..”

This week’s Birth Story comes from the lovely Tara! “I decided to go to hypnobirthing as a few friends had recommended it and as I was, like most, petrified of giving birth. I thought anything was worth a shot, but I’m a real cynic  and deep down thought it would be an expensive waste of…

“Hypnobirthing was what got me through all of the rush and shock of the whole day…”

This week’s birth story comes from Jodie, thank you for sharing Jodie! “…My waters broke in the morning (although I was unaware it was my waters) I was only 36 weeks + 3 days so I had to go in to be checked over.   When they checked and put me on the monitor I…

“…I ended up feeling so confident about my impending labour that I decided to have a home birth!..”

This week’s birth story comes from the lovely Julia; “….When I found out I was unexpectedly pregnant, I was adamant that I was going to have an elective caesarean.  I’d heard nothing but birth horror stories from friends and friend’s of friends and films/TV. The idea that birth could be an enjoyable and positive experience…

“…believe me when I say listen to your body, it will tell you what to do!..”

Birth story of the week is from the lovely Tiffany! Thank you so much for sharing Tiffany! “…I’m sharing my story in the hope that it encourages others to trust their body, their baby and their instincts!   My waters broke at 22:30 on Monday evening. As labour had not yet started 24 hours later…

“…after both of us getting the shakes & turning quite pale I said ‘get Suzy on!’…”

This weeks Birth Story of the Week comes from the lovely Sophie – thank you for sharing Sophie!   My Calm Birth Story   “When I became pregnant with my second child I immediately felt scared about giving birth again. I didn’t feel any fear with my first born, having had no experience and no…

“…my overall experience was wonderful & nothing like I’d been brainwashed to expect previously to discovering TCBS!”

Birth Story of the Week comes from Jessica who is sharing her wonderful VBAC story! Thank you Jessica!   “I delivered my first son Adam by C-section here in Tunisia where I live and work, though I’m originally from the UK. He was frank breech but I found a lovely French lady doctor who I felt…

“….he was born into water at home surrounded by the people who would love him most in the world….”

Birth Story of the Week comes from Rhian who is sharing the story of her beautiful son. Rhian loved reading all the other Birth Stories so wanted to share hers with you all. “Several friends had recommended hypnobirthing to me in the past few years and I had noticed that they were, in general, the…

Aisha’s Pool Birth

Birth Story of the Week comes from Aisha who is sharing the story of her beautiful daughter Stella. “The days have turned to weeks and then I lost count of weeks so I measured in months and finally I have sat down to recall the moment I was born as a mum and my baby…

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