A DAD'S EXPERIENCE OF HAVING DOULA
Emily contributed hugely towards making the birth as stress-free as possible. Ultimately this meant that mum could concentrate on the task in hand and I could do what she needed the most- be there close to her.
GIVING BIRTH DURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC
The single best decision I made throughout my pregnancy was to sign up for a hypnobirthing course. I felt informed and calm the whole way through the birth of our son.
FREE BIRTH IN A PADDLING POOL IN GHANA
At some point, the sensations felt so enormous that I really had no other option but to surrender. Key to pain management, for me, was staying in the present.
A SELECTION OF HYPNOBIRTHING STORIES
Although Caesarean wasn't our Plan A, I still feel that she was born in as calm and relaxed a way as possible given the circumstances, so thank you for all your help and advice.
A REFLECTION OF AN INTENSE LABOUR AT HOME & A LOVE THAT GROWS
Sometimes a positive birth experience doesn’t have to be how you live through it in the moment, but how you reflect on it later on.
FEELING SO ALIVE DURING A MAGICAL HOME BIRTH FOR BABY NO. 2
I have never felt more alive and in ore of these lovely people around me (you, midwives and James) that made this awesome birthing experience something I will never forget.
BIRTHING DURING A PANDEMIC & HOW HYPNOBIRTHING HELPED
Looking back all I feel is pride. I feel so proud of myself and of my body. I also feel proud of Piers for supporting me and speaking for me exactly as I needed him to when I couldn't.