Real birth stories

She emerged with such speed

This week’s birth story comes from the lovely Anna Demetriou one of our very own Instructors!! She can be found at This Mother Can and she is based in Philadelphia, USA. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is! Despite all of my preparation, I was the fool who believed the hearsay that second…

Baby’s head was right there, so yes, it was time to push

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Pregnancy Course with Jennifer Scholes of Empowered Bumps covering Merseyside, North Cheshire, and South Lancashire Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is! “So, I had my first contraction at quarter to nine on the Saturday night, I had another…

It was a boy! Shock, excitement! 

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Pregnancy Relaxation Course with Leanne Lawrence of Brighter Birthing across Hertfordshire Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is! “Armed prepared for a c-section followed by an appendectomy I awoke at 5.45 am on a Tuesday morning. I was 38…

I look back and feel SO PROUD of myself

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Jayde & Jase who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Karis Johnson of Open Hand Birthing – covering Cham – Switzerland Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   “When I say I was in labour for almost 48 hrs, with strong contractions and…

After the birth, it was just so great to be home with all those comforts

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Refresher Course with Leanne Lawrence of Brighter Birthing covering Hertfordshire.   Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us! We decided to try for a home birth for our second birth after a really positive birth in the midwife led…

I was confident I could still have a positive birth experience despite going down this route

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Abi and Ed who attended a One Day Hypnobirthing Course with Anna Owen of Rock Your Birth covering Worcestershire. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   In the last few weeks of my pregnancy I’d been in and out of hospital due to…

My birth story started a little earlier than I would have liked…

This week’s birth story comes from the lovely Emily Ford who attended a Hypnobirthing Course via Skype with Bryony Bugg of Beefearless Hypnobirthing over in Cyprus. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is! ‘I was honoured to begin my hypnobirthing journey with the wonderful Bryony Bugg. Due to COVID-19, it had to be…

He weighed a whopping 10 lb 1 oz!

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Anna Owen of Rock Your Birth covering Worcestershire. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is! After a difficult first birth which ended up in assisted delivery I was really hoping for a more straightforward second birth, ideally…

I’m so proud of the pregnancy, labour and birth

This week’s birth story comes from the lovely Charlotte who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Jessica Shipley of The Calm Mama Co covering Leeds, Bradford and Skipton. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us!   My pregnancy with my third baby was going pretty much as I expected. I was consultant and…

I didn’t get overwhelmed and instead I felt present throughout the labour.

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Anna Owen of Rock Your Birth covering Worcestershire. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is! “I decided to start hypnobirthing very late into my second pregnancy. My first experience of labour was difficult as I became overwhelmed…

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