Calmbirth Blog

Articles and stories from Calmbirth’s educators

Reminiscing about my children and on being dad.

Reminiscing about my children and on being dad.

For Dads & Partners
This Father’s Day, Fatherhood expert and author, Timothy O’Leary reflects on what fatherhood has meant to him over the years.
Annabelle Lucy, our Christmas gift

Annabelle Lucy, our Christmas gift

Birth Stories
We welcomed a beautiful baby girl, Annabelle Lucy, into the world on Christmas Day.
Unexpected challenges

Unexpected challenges

Birth Stories
The last few weeks have been testing for Dan and I. I got diagnosed with pre-clampsia 3 weeks ago at my 32 weeks’ pregnant pre-natal check and have been back…
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…

 

 

 

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