Calmbirth Blog

Articles and stories from Calmbirth’s educators

Aware Parenting & Healing

Aware Parenting & Healing

Postnatal Care
“We don’t expect her to live through the night, and if she does she will most likely have brain damage” This is the not the news that you expect to…
Gidget Foundation Australia urges parents to start talking this PNDA Week, 12 – 18 November 2017

Gidget Foundation Australia urges parents to start talking this PNDA Week, 12 – 18 November 2017

News
Gidget Foundation Australia urges all Australians, especially new and expectant parents, to Start Talking this November in an effort to break down the stigma surrounding perinatal depression and anxiety.
We can hide so much behind a smile – A postnatal depression story

We can hide so much behind a smile – A postnatal depression story

Postnatal Care
Cathie’s mental health was so dire that a psychologist suggested she get her tubes tied, but she hid it so well that even her obstetrician husband had no idea for…
Our Calmbirth experience

Our Calmbirth experience

Birth Stories
Pregnant with my second, I knew I didn’t want the same birthing Experience as with my first. I had heard only positive experiences about Calmbirth.
Huxley’s brave new World

Huxley’s brave new World

Birth Stories
Everything went perfectly and we had an enjoyable, calm and beautiful caesarean birth yesterday afternoon, and welcomed a gorgeous baby boy (Huxley) into the world.
Turns out my body could do what it was supposed to after all!

Turns out my body could do what it was supposed to after all!

Birth Stories
I thought birth was something high risk that I had to ‘get through’. We didn’t believe that birth could be even a positive experience let alone the magical experience we…
His strong arms holding me… I felt I am all woman ‘hear me roar’!

His strong arms holding me… I felt I am all woman ‘hear me roar’!

Birth Stories
I have been meaning to write to you for a while to share my birth story and to thank you (and the Calmbirth program for what was a truly special…
Calmbirth sharing Gidget’s ‘Summer of Love’ & spreading the message of perinatal anxiety and depression

Calmbirth sharing Gidget’s ‘Summer of Love’ & spreading the message of perinatal anxiety and depression

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Why Summer of Love? Gidget was the nickname of a young, vibrant and joyful Sydney mother. She had a loving, supportive family and a wide network of caring friends. Gidget…
Love & Fear – its impact on Mental Health

Love & Fear – its impact on Mental Health

Birth Preparation
Can the Calmbirth prenatal education classes make a positive contribution to the mental health of pregnant couple’s as well as to the children of the next generation? And, what has…

 

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