Calmbirth Blog

Articles and stories from Calmbirth’s educators

The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast Episode 11. Hazel Keedle VBAC

The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast Episode 11. Hazel Keedle VBAC

Birth Preparation
Tune in to this episode of the Calmbirth Conversation Podcast with Director Calmbirth, Karen McClay, who chats with Hazel Keedle, who is a VBAC Researcher, as well as a  Lecturer and…
The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast Episode 10. Dr. Andrew Bissett Breech Birth

The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast Episode 10. Dr. Andrew Bissett Breech Birth

Birth Preparation
Tune in to this episode of the Calmbirth Conversation Podcast with Director Calmbirth, Karen McClay, who chats with the leading obstetrician here in Australia on breech birth delivery, Dr Andrew…
FRANJO’S KITCHEN  – There is no birth like a well – nourished Calmbirth

FRANJO’S KITCHEN – There is no birth like a well – nourished Calmbirth

Nutrition & Health
We are so thrilled to announce our collaboration with Franjo’s Kitchen that was created by two Calmbirth mums, Fran and Jo –  two passionate mums who put their heads and…
Nutrition. How important is the role of zinc during pregnancy and birth?

Nutrition. How important is the role of zinc during pregnancy and birth?

Nutrition & Health
During pregnancy your body goes through numerous physical and hormonal changes and proper nutrition is crucial to help promote baby’s growth and development. The trace element zinc is the most…
How can CALMBIRTH support people to avoid trauma

How can CALMBIRTH support people to avoid trauma

mental wellbeing
When I began sharing Calmbirth with couples over 17 years ago, my intention was supporting people to have safer, calmer more comfortable and positive birth experiences. While that intention remains, …
The Calmbirth of Thomas Archible

The Calmbirth of Thomas Archible

Birth Stories
Little Thomas Archible Johnston was born on the 1st of Feb at 0347. He was induced at 38 weeks on my obstetricians advice due to low AFI and placenta ‘dysfunction’.…
An unexpected landing for the birth of Archer

An unexpected landing for the birth of Archer

Birth Stories
Since the beginning of our pregnancy, we knew we wanted a natural birth with as little medical intervention as possible. It was our midwife who suggested the Calmbirth course to…
The Calm birth of Alexander

The Calm birth of Alexander

Birth Stories
I cannot thank you enough as I believe attending your Calmbirth course and the support we got from the mpg program, were the reason to why we had such an…
Calmbirth gave us the knowledge and confidence to make informed decisions

Calmbirth gave us the knowledge and confidence to make informed decisions

Birth Stories
Hi Kath, we had our beautiful boy in May and are settling in well at home. We ended up going 4 days over and despite extra scans and monitoring, which…

 

 

 

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