Calmbirth Blog

Articles and stories from Calmbirth’s educators

My Postnatal Dream – The First 40 Days

My Postnatal Dream – The First 40 Days

Birth Stories
Did you know that in many parts in Latin America, the first 40 days is known as 'La Cuarentenc', which literally means ‘quarantine'. So ironically, this period of self isolation…
Even during a pandemic babies WILL be born & Calmbirth will be there to help support, empower & educate pregnant couples in a virtual classroom

Even during a pandemic babies WILL be born & Calmbirth will be there to help support, empower & educate pregnant couples in a virtual classroom

Birth Preparation
Due to the current threat of the Coronavirus and the increased risk of cross infection between class participants, all major maternity hospitals in Sydney have suspended face to face antenatal…
My Calmbirth baby nephew

My Calmbirth baby nephew

Birth Stories
Jenna Troy is a midwife and one of our very own talented Calmbirth Educators. She is also an extremely proud Aunty who helped support her sister, Lauren birth her baby…
How coronavirus is changing maternity wards

How coronavirus is changing maternity wards

Birth Preparation
Pregnancy is usually a time of joy and nerves but the anxiety is only rising as the coronavirus continues to spread.Calm Birth owner Karen McClay tells Deborah Knight that the…
How do we juggle it all?

How do we juggle it all?

motherhood
Why do women (in general) put such pressure on themselves to have everything prefect to meet our own and everyone’s expectations?  Why do we set the bar so high or…
Go with the ‘flow’

Go with the ‘flow’

Birth Preparation
Thinking will not overcome FEAR but ACTION will.Given I am passionate about teaching couples how to remain calm during labour & birth, one would assume that I am always calm…
Baby Jack’s Calmbirth and blessed birth

Baby Jack’s Calmbirth and blessed birth

Birth Stories
Thank you for helping us achieve a positive & empowering birth. Without attending the Calmbirth Brisbane course with Suzanne Swan, our experience may not have been the same. My husband & I…
Getting to know Calmbirth Educator Ashlee Anslow

Getting to know Calmbirth Educator Ashlee Anslow

Educators
Ashlee is a registered nurse, and registered midwife."In my work I’ve handled hundreds of high risk births, and more recently have practised in a smaller rural centre. For many years…
March to Safe Birth

March to Safe Birth

News
Support the work of the Barbara May Foundation by participating in March to Safe Birth. We are supporters of the wonderful work Dr Andrew Browning and his team do in…

 

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