Calmbirth Blog

Articles and stories from Calmbirth’s educators

Calmbirth of Archie James

Calmbirth of Archie James

Birth Stories
"We completed the Calmbirth course to prepare us for labour it was brilliant and really helped, he could not have done a better job of supporting me. "I found that…
A few tips on…‘How to be an Awesome Birth Partner’

A few tips on…‘How to be an Awesome Birth Partner’

Birth Preparation
This one’s all about you BIRTH PARTNERS and the many things that you can do to be an Awesome Birth Partner. Don’t underestimate just how important your support role is.…
The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast Episode 15. The Golden Month

The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast Episode 15. The Golden Month

Postnatal Care
In Episode 15 of the Calmbirth Conversation Podcast, Calmbirth Director, Karen McClay talks to Dr Carla Brion & Nadia Parisi about the Golden Month – an in-home postpartum service they…
Birth of baby Freddie Boy

Birth of baby Freddie Boy

Birth Stories
Story by Alicia & Lachie Mead  The birth of our handsome little Freddie was a long and exhausting journey but with the help of the many Calmbirth techniques we got…
The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast Episode 14. COPE – Emotional Support For The Challenges Of Becoming A Parent

The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast Episode 14. COPE – Emotional Support For The Challenges Of Becoming A Parent

Postnatal Care
In Episode 14 of the Calmbirth Conversation Podcast, Karen McClay talks to Dr. Nicole Highet who is the Founder & Executive Director of COPE, the Centre of Perinatal Excellence and…
An open mind is an open body…

An open mind is an open body…

Birth Preparation
Thanks NZ calmbirth families for adapting to ZOOM. Just like birth, sometimes things can change, unfold a way we didn't expect. Thanks for remaining positive for yourselves and your babies,…
Calmbirth couple  share their gratitude for Calmbirth as part of the Pilot Study in Auckland City Hospital

Calmbirth couple share their gratitude for Calmbirth as part of the Pilot Study in Auckland City Hospital

Birth Preparation
A Calmbirth couple share their gratitude on being given the opportunity to do the Calmbirth course as part of the Calmbirth Pilot Study at the Auckland City Hosptial.
Welcome to the world Aryo Maxwell Rahimi

Welcome to the world Aryo Maxwell Rahimi

Birth Stories
Wowee! Thank you so much for the tips and tricks we learnt at Calmbirth classes. Absolutely invaluable! Especially so as I had to be induced. Developed pregnancy induced hypertension at…
A Positive Birth Story

A Positive Birth Story

Birth Stories
This beautiful couple joined my Calmbirth class earlier in the year. Here is their birth story…. I gave birth to my perfect little girl Alexia on the 1st June (feels…

 

 

 

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