Calmbirth Blog

Articles and stories from Calmbirth’s educators

A Surreal & Calmbirth Experience…

A Surreal & Calmbirth Experience…

Birth Stories
It was such a surreal experience. It was so different to my first birth and although they were both completely different they were equally as amazing. My Partner said “omg…
Getting to know Calmbirth Educator Gemma Pearce

Getting to know Calmbirth Educator Gemma Pearce

Educators
Gemma Pearce works as a Privately Practicing Midwife in her own business Village Midwifery.  She says, "What I love most about being a Calmbirth Educator is to see Fear replaced with…
Elyssa’s cry was like music to my ears….

Elyssa’s cry was like music to my ears….

Birth Stories
Being a midwife I knew the importance of doing Calmbirth so that my hubby (Roger) and I could be as prepared as possible. We did the weekend course with Karen…
VBAC – Vaginal Birth After A Caesarean

VBAC – Vaginal Birth After A Caesarean

Birth Preparation
Had a caesarean? You’ll need one for any other births, right? Wrong! Had a caesarean? You’ll need one for any other births, right? Wrong! After the birth of my son…
Calmbirth Conversation Series 7:  Choosing the best model of care for your pregnancy and birth goals

Calmbirth Conversation Series 7: Choosing the best model of care for your pregnancy and birth goals

Birth Preparation
In this episode I chat with Professor Hannah Dahlen from Western Sydney University about the importance of choosing the best model of care and the right caregiver to support you…
How are you feeling about labour and birth?

How are you feeling about labour and birth?

Birth Preparation
Because when it comes to envisaging how your labour and birth will unfold, how you (plural – mother and partner) are feeling matters more than ever. The fundamental truism that…
Loss…

Loss…

mental wellbeing
I’ve been holding onto this piece for a little while now, partly written, disjointed words on a screen, expressions of thought and feeling.  A mixed state of wanting to speak out…
Pregnancy Loss

Pregnancy Loss

motherhood
This is such a powerful, beautiful and raw piece of writing from one of our very own Calmbirth educators, Rosie Weatherly about the loss of her baby girl. A must…
My rockstar husband counting my breaths all the way…

My rockstar husband counting my breaths all the way…

Birth Stories
Thank you Sally for being an amazing educator! Steve and I have been singing the praises of Calmbirth to all our friends and family since the birth. My midwife was…

 

 

 

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