Calmbirth Blog

Articles and stories from Calmbirth’s educators

Mastitis

Mastitis

Postnatal Care
We all know that for some women breastfeeding can be challenging at the best of times for many different reasons but throw mastitis in the mix and it can be…
My little girl needed a little help getting out of the ‘coziness’ of her mum

My little girl needed a little help getting out of the ‘coziness’ of her mum

Birth Stories
Although not everything went the way we had thought, we went into it having a mindset that we wanted a healthy baby and mumma from the birth and we were…
Brooke’s Birth Story

Brooke’s Birth Story

Birth Stories
I was surprised how much I was able to enjoy our birth and how present I was able to be. I am so grateful that Tom and I had the…
Getting To Know Calmbirth Educator Rebecca Gibbon

Getting To Know Calmbirth Educator Rebecca Gibbon

Educators
I’ve experienced really positive births and have been involved in many as a midwife, and I want to help as many women as I can have the same experience. I…
Remember there are NO – ‘dumb questions’ – just one you don’t have an answer to right now.

Remember there are NO – ‘dumb questions’ – just one you don’t have an answer to right now.

Birth Preparation
A lot of the fear around birth and birth trauma today comes from fear of the unknown, lack of knowledge, feeling of being out of control, feeling things were ‘done…
Our baby boy was the perfect birth born in the water and under the ‘tree of life’!

Our baby boy was the perfect birth born in the water and under the ‘tree of life’!

Birth Stories
I couldn’t believe it! It was the most perfect birth I could have hoped which I don’t think would have been possible without the support of Liam, our midwife and…
Labour and birth was such an intense experience but my partner and I navigated it as a team – like a well oiled machine!

Labour and birth was such an intense experience but my partner and I navigated it as a team – like a well oiled machine!

Birth Stories
As we enjoyed the first skin to skin contact with our daughter I felt an overwhelming sense of pride. Labour and birth was such an intense experience but my partner…
Harnessing the Strength Within: The Profound Impact of Conscious Breathing in Childbirth.

Harnessing the Strength Within: The Profound Impact of Conscious Breathing in Childbirth.

Birth Preparation
Childbirth is a remarkable journey, marked by a tapestry of emotions, sensations, and challenges. Amidst this whirlwind, there exists a potent yet often overlooked ally: conscious breathing. More than a…
Despite Ange’s birth not going entirely as planned she LOVED her birth!

Despite Ange’s birth not going entirely as planned she LOVED her birth!

Birth Stories
We welcomed our little Henry James Stuart on the 8th of Feb. I had such a positive birth experience and can 100% say it due to all the techniques we…

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