Calmbirth Blog

Articles and stories from Calmbirth’s educators

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, &…
Birth Affirmations – what are they and how do they help?

Birth Affirmations – what are they and how do they help?

Birth Preparation
Birth quotes & affirmations are a wonderful tool to use when preparing for, and during labour and birth. Why? Because they are positive, powerful statements and words which inspire and…
Spinning a Baby from Posterior: The Birth Story of Baby Lachlan James Chessell

Spinning a Baby from Posterior: The Birth Story of Baby Lachlan James Chessell

Birth Stories
Sometimes birth is not what you expect, but how you decide to work with it. It is not about perfection, but showing up and giving it your best. It is…

 

 

 

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