Calmbirth Blog

Articles and stories from Calmbirth’s educators

The Beginning of Us…

The Beginning of Us…

Parenting
The Transition into and through parenting comes with many changes. Changes of self, identity, roles and ……relationships. For some, the relationship that we once knew blossoms through a beautiful stage…
The love for Mia Audrey was instant

The love for Mia Audrey was instant

Birth Stories
Kath, thank you so much for the opportunity to do the course with you during Covid. Evan and I found it so informative and I feel that because of it…
Baby Jack’s calm and blessed birth

Baby Jack’s calm and blessed birth

Birth Stories
We went home with baby Jack that morning & have been smitten ever since. It was such a lovely & surreal experience, with my husband & I feeling truly blessed to have…
Plan A is just the start…

Plan A is just the start…

Birth Stories
At 40+5 we decided to be induced for medical reasons. Induction was never on my plan and I'd only heard horror stories of cascading interventions. Thankfully Sally our Calmbirth Educator…
Doing it his way…

Doing it his way…

Birth Preparation
Yesterday we discussed during my Calmbirth class that Dads can sometimes feel like the passenger during pregnancy and the immediate postpartum period, with Mama in the drivers seat of course…
The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast Episode 8:  Acupuncture for Pregnancy Labour & Birth

The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast Episode 8:  Acupuncture for Pregnancy Labour & Birth

Birth Preparation
Tune in to this episode of the Calmbirth Conversation Podcast with Director Calmbirth, Karen McClay, who chats with @melindawebb_healthpractitioner about the benefits of Chinese Medicine and acupuncture for pregnancy, labour and…
Welcome to the world Isla Evelyn…

Welcome to the world Isla Evelyn…

Birth Stories
Letting you know we welcomed Isla Evelyn on Monday. We used our Calmbirth techniques - especially breathing - not just throughout the incredibly intense 33 hour labour, but since then…
Trust in my body, mind and baby, allowed me to surrender to the process…

Trust in my body, mind and baby, allowed me to surrender to the process…

Birth Stories
Hi Kath, I wanted to share our news with you. We welcomed our baby boy Shai (pronounced Shy) on 29th Sept. My waters broke at 530am and by 3pm I…
Lucy’s long overdue birth day….

Lucy’s long overdue birth day….

Birth Stories
We are so grateful for all we learnt through Calmbirth, it definitely equipped us to deal with the labour and to make decisions in the lead up to birth. Lucy…

 

 

 

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