Calmbirth Blog

Articles and stories from Calmbirth’s educators

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…
We will take one contraction at a time and see how we go…

We will take one contraction at a time and see how we go…

Birth Stories
I wanted to thank you for developing such a useful and empowering course that enabled us to have a wonderful experience at the birth of our son.
Let’s talk Calmbirth…

Let’s talk Calmbirth…

News
For pregnant couples, the world of Childbirth/Antenatal Education can be a little overwhelming as there are now so many private and hospital classes on offer to help you prepare for…
Exercise whilst pregnant- what is safe?

Exercise whilst pregnant- what is safe?

Birth Preparation
There are lots of exercises that are safe during training and your current training plan can be modified to allow you to continue training though out all stages of pregnancy.
Yoga – The ideal ‘choice’ of exercise during pregnancy

Yoga – The ideal ‘choice’ of exercise during pregnancy

Birth Preparation
Celia lives in the Southern Highlands with her husband and two young children. She is passionate about the empowerment of women in pregnancy and birth and assists women to achieve this…
Psychological wellbeing for pregnancy and beyond

Psychological wellbeing for pregnancy and beyond

Birth Preparation
As a psychologist in Bowral NSW working in perinatal psychology (supporting mothers from the time of conception, through pregnancy and into early childhood) I appreciate very much that the local…

 

 

 

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