Doula

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…

Born weighing 7 lb 11 oz, in our living room, just how we wanted it.

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely couple Rachael and Matai who attended a TCBS Hypnobirthing course with Hannah O’Sullivan of The Calm Birth Midwife in Paignton Devon. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with is!   At around 5.30 am on Tuesday 18th Feb, I woke with what felt like period pains. …

I felt shocked, nervous, and excited all at once

This week’s birth story comes from a lovely lady all the way from Florida USA, who purchased The Calm Birth School book. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us.   When I first learned about hypnobirthing, I knew it was something I wanted to try. I purchased The Calm Birth Method book and…
Joy!

Welcoming Aluna Grace!

So it’s been just over three weeks since we welcomed Aluna Grace into the world and as much as I’ve wanted to share her birth story, this is the first time I’ve actually sat down at my desk since her birth to write…and I’m not going to lie, being out of the groove it’s been…

What Is a doula?

As you know we are BIG advocates of doulas over here at The Calm Birth School, although, we talk about it at length during our course, one of the most common question we receive is, what is a doula? Alongside why do doulas have such a positive impact on the way a woman experiences labour?…

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