Calmbirth Blog

Articles and stories from Calmbirth’s educators

Who says, ‘Geriatric mothers’ don’t labour well?

Who says, ‘Geriatric mothers’ don’t labour well?

Birth Stories
By the end of the weekend at Calmbirth I had realised that ‘all’ fear was not only counter-productive, but irrational.
Calmbirth…Making Birth Choices Possible

Calmbirth…Making Birth Choices Possible

Birth Stories
I want to say thank you for building birth education workshops focused on calm, empowered choices for families. My midwife at RNSH suggested we attend and I immediately connected to…
The new resurgence of Wonder Woman and the women’s movement in labour and birth

The new resurgence of Wonder Woman and the women’s movement in labour and birth

Uncategorized
With the release of the new Wonder Woman movie hitting our theatres, I began asking myself about the meaning and relevance of Wonder Woman for today’s generations of girls and…
Making threads for playful little people

Making threads for playful little people

Birth Stories
Milk and Masuki kids clothing founders, Rachael Freeman and Ishak Masuker first did the Calmbirth program in 2012. They loved the fact that it nurtured them so much as a…
Dads & Men’s Health Week

Dads & Men’s Health Week

For Dads & Partners
Preparing for parenthood, fatherhood and family life is A MUCH BIGGER TRANSITION than it may first seem.
Birthing business born in the Highlands

Birthing business born in the Highlands

News
Karen McClay loves being involved with childbirth. She’s a part time midwife at Bowral Hospital with a hands-on role delivering babies, then every second weekend she teaches childbirth education classes…
Can childbirth be enjoyable?

Can childbirth be enjoyable?

Birth Preparation
Why is childbirth so feared in our society? I know for certain that I’m not the only woman who has enjoyed her labour and births.
Calming Influences

Calming Influences

News
My first birth was an arduous labour with a decent amount of intervention. I wanted more skills and options up my sleeve to help me.
For many, this is the most exciting time of your life

For many, this is the most exciting time of your life

News
The thought of giving birth is daunting for some women and their partners, but a service in the Southern highlands can conquer those fears and make the process a much…

 

 

 

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