Calmbirth Blog

Articles and stories from Calmbirth’s educators

Sutures & Fontanelles

Sutures & Fontanelles

Educators
It’s amazing how newborns change the shapes of their heads in order to fit through the mother’s pelvis. 
Calmbirth – is preparation for all possibilities

Calmbirth – is preparation for all possibilities

Educators
Birth is mysterious and there is no certainty as to how it will unfold, it is a journey with infinite possibilities. Birth challenges us to face this rather uncomfortable space…
Poppy’s calmbirth

Poppy’s calmbirth

Birth Stories
I have had a the most positive birth experience with my daughter Poppy. After attending the Calmbirth course I felt to be in the best headspace I could be. For…
The Importance of Active Listening in the Birth Space

The Importance of Active Listening in the Birth Space

Educators
We know that a woman will birth best when she feels SAFE, UNDISTURBED and RESPECTED, but did you know that LISTENING and being HEARD in the birthing space is equally…
The Importance of Touch through Acupressure in Labour and Birth

The Importance of Touch through Acupressure in Labour and Birth

Educators
Touch itself communicates that we have respect, a simple gesture to show support to another and touching a person in a therapeutic manner, holding an acupressure point, enhances the effectiveness…
Calm and focussed even with all the unexpected birth changes

Calm and focussed even with all the unexpected birth changes

Birth Stories
Even though things went out the window the tools I learnt in Calmbirth gave me a great birthing experience. I was able to stay calm and make informed decisions and…
Getting to know Calmbirth Educator Vida Rye

Getting to know Calmbirth Educator Vida Rye

Educators
Calmbirth Educator Vida Rye is a passionate advocate for physiological birth whether it be at home, in hospital or in a birth centre and she is very active in her…
Getting to know Calmbirth Educator Debbie Peters

Getting to know Calmbirth Educator Debbie Peters

Educators
Debbie Peters is a mum and certified Calmbirth Educator, who successfully used the Calmbirth relaxation techniques for the birth of her own daughter, Waimarie (9lb 6oz), without any need for…
Getting to know Calmbirth Educator Alisha Dewes

Getting to know Calmbirth Educator Alisha Dewes

Educators
We are so excited to announce that the Calmbirth program will be available for ALL pregnant couples living in the sutherland shire and surrounding area at the Sutherland Hospital in…

 

 

 

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