birth preparation

By 6:30am the midwives had gone and we were tucked up in bed, looking forward to a perfect first Christmas together.

At this gorgeously festive time, whether you are celebrating or not, I wanted to send you the warmest of wishes and a whole bundle of love.  We’ve delved into the archives to find a festive birth story for you all to enjoy.  Merry Christmas one and all   We loved hearing Grace’s beautiful birth story with…

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…

don’t birth the head too quickly!

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Anna Demetriou  of This Mother Can covering  online and Philadelphia (USA). Lauren gave birth at a birth centre attached to her local hospital in London, in March 2020 – days before the first lockdown was declared in the UK owing to COVID-19. Thank you for sharing this wonderful…

surges can’t hurt you they are you

This Weeks birth story comes from a lovely couple Lilly and Ben, who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course with Charlene Scantlebury of Good Vibes Calm Birth Hypnobirthing, covering the Bedfordshire area    Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us!  On the evening of Sunday, the 27th September I was starting to get really restless after dinner, I was up and moving about and my…

We were drinking tea in the garden the same afternoon

This Weeks birth story comes from one of our very own instructors, Hannah Percy who owns Enhance your Birth, covering the Snitterfield (Warwickshire) and the outskirts of Solihull.    Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us!  I became pregnant with my first child at the age of 30 and was completely clueless of what lay ahead…

“this is why people get epidurals”!

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Blandine and Gerard who read the Calm Birth Method book at home and ‘in her words’ “Had the most wonderful home birth experience”.  Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!  21st of September 2020   40 + 5. Despite knowing that she would come when ready, the wait…

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…

I was convinced I was having a boy

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Lacey and Troy who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing Course as well as weekly relaxation classes with Tatiana Walker of Nova Vida Birthing, covering Melksham, Trowbridge and Chippenham.  Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!  Thursday 6th August 5pm I had a sweep – 6 days overdue,…

I was in control of my breathing, listening to classic fm

This week’s birth story comes one of our lovely Instructors Leanne Biela, who owns and runs Baby Gems pregnancy and baby wellbeing, covering areas in the West Midlands  Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!  I am Leanne Biela owner of Baby Gems pregnancy and baby wellbeing.  “Hypnobirthing changed my outlook on pregnancy, labour and birth”   I trained and…

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