antenatal

It was like the baby had kicked through the amniotic sac

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Sarah and Arnie who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing course with Joanne White of Love Parenthood in Peterborough. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!     Ellie was born a week early.   My Fiancée and I had just got to bed when we…

6 reasons why The Calm Birth School is the best method of hypnobirthing for YOU

With more and more brands of hypnobirthing popping up it can be hard to choose the right method for you. Here are six reasons why you should choose The Calm Birth School to prepare for birth. You may have heard this phrase before…”Not all hypnobirthing is the same” and it is totally true. The core…

I was 1cm dilated, but I really didn’t feel disheartened.

Thank you to Sarah for sharing her lovely birth story with us! Sarah is a yoga teacher (from Yoga Sair)  who prepared for birth with TCBS Instructor Shona Baxter from Empowered Hypnobirthing based in Northumberland, Newcastle (UK) “On Saturday 16th February, my husband and I had a lovely evening at home watching Bohemian Rhapsody, singing along to the…

How to turn a breech baby!

Imagine a scenario with me if you will…You have been sailing through your pregnancy, planning to birth in birth center or perhaps at home when at a routine hospital appointment, you discover that your baby is breech. Momentary mad panic ensues because now, although you know you could have a vaginal breech birth, the advice…

All the techniques kept me calm and focused

Thank you to Charlotte and Jonny for sharing their birth story with us! This couple did a private Hypnobirthing course with the lovely Jessica Shipley, founder of The Calm Mama Co in Yorkshire, UK. When my labour started I felt calm and relaxed remembering all the techniques Jess taught me. I got in the bath and…

“I would recommend hypnobirthing to everyone”

Thanks to the lovely Laura for sharing her birth story with us. Laura did a TCBS course with one of our instructors. Yvonne Hopkinson from Relaxed Birthing.  We cannot predict how birth will go and there is definitely no “succeed or fail” when it comes to giving birth but the techniques you learn on a…

I LOVE telling my birth story!

Thank you to Megan & Peter for sharing the birth of baby Ruby. This lovely couple did a face to face course with TCBS Instructor Anna Owen from Rock Your Birth based in Bromsgrove in the UK.  So here is Ruby’s birth…….  “It’s taken me a long time to get round to writing this but…

I felt calm, in control and I had this lovely idea of how it would go

Claire and Ed did a hypnobirthing course with TCBS Instructor Anna Owen from Rock Your Birth (based in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, UK) via Skype. The couple were expecting their first baby and had planned a home birth. “Due to the hypnobirthing, I wasn’t feeling worried about my birth – I had my affirmations written on post…

I just want to tell you a little story…

Oh! Hey there! I just want to tell you a little story… There once was a girl who was very afraid of… (pretty much anything could be inserted here) birth. She was afraid of ALL the PAIN and she was afraid of ALL the DRUGS. She got pregnant. She felt more fear (so much fear).…

“I am so proud and happy with his birth”

This weeks story comes from Bex & Moby who did an ‘in-person’ TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with the lovely Jennifer Scholes from Empowered Bumps Hypnobirthing in Southport, UK. Its short but it oh so sweet!  “I am so proud and happy with his birth would love to share. This was my first baby and we home birthed…

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