Calmbirth Blog

Articles and stories from Calmbirth’s educators

There is no hurry…

There is no hurry…

Birth Stories
Of all the numerous helpful affirmations I wrote (and placed on almost all the walls around our home), the one that carried the most truth was this: There is no…
Creating YOUR Birth Space

Creating YOUR Birth Space

Birth Preparation
Birthing your baby is a life altering moment. You have had around nine months to prepare for this day. Planning YOUR birth space really is like planning your wedding venue.…
The Birth of Baby Rae

The Birth of Baby Rae

Birth Stories
Mesmerised by her features we couldn’t believe how dark and long her hair was.
Water Injections for back pain in labour…

Water Injections for back pain in labour…

Birth Preparation
Sterile water injections work for over 85% of women with back pain in labour. They are quick, easy and safe.
The Placenta

The Placenta

Postnatal Care
The placenta is a truly amazing organ, grown throughout pregnancy to nourish and give life to the baby and then it is no longer needed post birth so is often…
How Early Life Events Can Alter Genes

How Early Life Events Can Alter Genes

Educators
WHAT IS EPIGENETICS? Epigenetics is an emerging area of scientific research that shows us how various influences affect the expression of our genes. At the heart of every cell in…
Your Positive Birth

Your Positive Birth

Birth Preparation
When it comes to birthing your baby there are 5 essential things you can do to make your birth a positive experience..Here are my top five: your mindset matters, knowledge…
The feeling of loneliness & isolation after birth

The feeling of loneliness & isolation after birth

motherhood
For all the positives mothering can bring, there is one aspect we can’t prepare for and often don’t admit……………that aspect is loneliness or isolation!
The Secret Wonders of the Uluru Birthing Caves

The Secret Wonders of the Uluru Birthing Caves

Birth Preparation
Last year I travelled to Uluru. As normal, I love to find out about traditional birthing rites and traditions of the cultures in the areas that I visit. I found a story from Jilpia…

 

 

 

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