Calmbirth Blog

Articles and stories from Calmbirth’s educators

Tools for Labour

Tools for Labour

Birth Preparation
Using a gym ball in your labour can be a great way to both optimise the pelvis and create space - it is a soft surface to sit on so…
The birth of our baby boy Carter

The birth of our baby boy Carter

Birth Stories
"We 100% recommend Calmbirth with Maja! After completing the weekend course with Maja, my husband and I felt extremely confident heading into the last stage of my pregnancy. We felt…
Getting to know Calmbirth Educator Neelab Rashidi

Getting to know Calmbirth Educator Neelab Rashidi

Educators
Neelab is a Registered Midwife and Calmbirth Educator, situated in The Hills District of Sydney, NSW.  "My passion is working in the Birthing Unit supporting women & couples through their…
BREAKING NEWS – CALMBIRTH IS COMING TO THE NORTHERN BEACHES HOSPITAL IN JUNE 2021

BREAKING NEWS – CALMBIRTH IS COMING TO THE NORTHERN BEACHES HOSPITAL IN JUNE 2021

News
Northern Beaches Hospital is the first Heathscope to provide its families the highly acclaimed Calmbirth program as part of the hospital’s antenatal service. Northern Beaches Hospital has partnered together with…
My Breech Experience

My Breech Experience

Birth Preparation
I will start by saying that my life has changed a great deal since attending the calmbirth® program. I began feeling the changes on waking for my third day. I…
The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast Episode 9:  Aware Parenting

The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast Episode 9:  Aware Parenting

Parenting
In this Episode 8: Aware Parenting, I am speaking with Lael Stone and Marion Rose. Both Lael and Marion are Aware Parenting facilitators and have a real passion for guiding…
The Calm birth of little Magnus

The Calm birth of little Magnus

Birth Stories
Hi Kath, I hope you are well! Charles and I had our baby boy on the 6th of April and I just thought I’d share our birth story After doing…
An empowering water birth…

An empowering water birth…

Birth Stories
We wanted to tell you about the arrival of our beautiful daughter Clara, I hope our story empowers others. I have only ever heard negative birth experiences and I wondered…
Vaginal Examinations – Are they necessary?

Vaginal Examinations – Are they necessary?

Birth Preparation
Vaginal examinations, a VE, is the term used to describe an internal examination of the vagina. In labour, VE’s are often done to help access dilatation of the cervix, &…

 

 

 

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