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I must say I was super surprised (& excited) to receive a message a few days ago saying this Calmbirth couple had just had their baby - 4 weeks early! They finished Calmbirth just in time.Congratulations Verity & Dan on the safe arrival of August James, thank you for sharing your story. "Calmbirth really was in hindsight such a crucial part of our antenatal care. We came out of this experience feeling like we really were a team and managed a delivery using all the techniques we wanted to.""Thank you Cherie for such a positive experience, and glad we managed to finish our classes with you only a few days before labour!!"
"Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go". This famous quote by Hermann Hesse speaks volumes about the strength of surrendering to birth.
Having a baby is one of the most memorable days of your life.....From all the ‘grandmothers’ I have met at births - they all have a story.... the story of their birth - they never forget it. It’s a day that’s with them forever...So why do women in our culture have the belief that they can just ‘turn up’ to their birth when then labour starts? When we get married we spend tens of thousands of Dollars on this ‘1 day’, yet we don’t see the need to spend a lot less on preparing for giving birth...
Bree, Charlie & Louis welcomed beautiful ‘Neve’ into the world in June! Bree & Charlie did a Private class with me via Zoom, over four classes we worked through how they were feeling going into their second birth and preparing for a VBAC!Bree was incredible in advocating for herself and her choices, she had the knowledge and was confident - and she DID it!! I have to share this text she sent me after Neve’s birth that sums up how empowered she felt...(shared with permission).“I literally balled my eyes out and was like ‘I did it! I fucking did it’.... everyone just laughed haha. Thank you for your help. Calmbirth really helped, it was amazing.”
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The skills I learnt in the Calmbirth classes were invaluable and truly prepared me for my birth. I was able to stay at home and manage my contractions calmly from 6pm on Saturday night until we arrived at the hospital at 7am on Sunday morning. Rosie was born in two hours. Read more https://bit.ly/2Sb5cRF.
Pipers birth was even more magical than we could ever have wished for, Sam was of course AMAZING! His support through language and his confidence in how he could support me physically made all the difference. Read more https://bit.ly/2PS7T8G
I appreciated the very last calm birth track about visualising the birth. I still think this helped encourage Frida to start her journey spontaneously! (We were scheduled for a stretch and sweep the next day!). Read more https://bit.ly/2T3khEV
I had a great birthing experience. When I tell other mums this, they often say “you were lucky”. But I don’t think it was pure luck that helped me have a relaxed labour and problem free delivery. I had simply prepared myself well to deal with the experience. Read more https://bit.ly/2ColjWl