Birthing the biggest baby she has attended – Home birth of Alexander George

Forty weeks came and went with baby number 6 but I didn't think much of it. I was cranky, sore and huge but only one of my previous babes had come on 40 weeks, the rest were closer to 41 so I knew I still had. At least a week of being cranky. I went and had some relaxation acupuncture which … [Read more...]

Anna’s Natural Hospital Birth Story: “I knew my body would find a way!”

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Meet Anna, new mother who comes from an academic/ research/ engineering background and was interested in birth that was about her body doing what it could, yet made a conscious decision not to get involved with the numbers/ stats/ timing of her labour and stay in her meditational space. This helped … [Read more...]

He was calming & gave me the confidence that I could birth naturally in the breech position

Hmm where to start....I would often walk around patting the bottom of my belly, thinking I was tapping my baby's bottom, soothing him/her....only to realise that I was most likely tapping its head!  lol what kind of mother would I turn out to be???  If only I realised that intuitively I had been … [Read more...]

Surprise home water birth: The most incredible experience of my life!

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I recall the first day I attended a Prenatal Yoga class at around 24 weeks pregnant. At that stage I was so nervous and fearful of the thought of childbirth, that I ended up bursting into tears in front of 15 or so other yoga class mums at the end of the class. Obviously I knew it was a safe … [Read more...]

Birth Goddess Interview with Actress Zoe Gameau on her Amazing Natural Breech Birth!

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It was such an honour to interview well known Australian actress Zoe Gameau (also known as Zoe Tuckwell-Smith) on her natural breech birth in honour of International Breech Week! Breech week is an opportunity to turn something that often causes fear, panic and overwhelm into a cause for greater … [Read more...]

A conscious birthing story + video!

If the heart is open, the body will open. Right when you feel like you physically, emotionally, spiritually feel like can’t take anymore, the miracle appears - your baby! My birthing story is nothing like how I believed birthing to be. I was raised very conventionally and was fearful of the … [Read more...]

During labour I was in a dream state during the whole process but very present

On the 6th of December 2014, I had the delightful experience to give birth to my 1st daughter and it was an extraordinary transformational sacred experience. An extraordinary Rite of Passage. I was charmed by the option of midwifery care along my pregnancy, which kept me away from visiting a GP or a … [Read more...]

VBAC: I delivered with no dramas and absolutely no drugs.

My baby turned 10 in 2015, she was born by a c-section in 2005.. Due to complications I had no choice but to go that path.. I had previously had 3 normal deliveries and enjoyed all my experiences.. Of course your first labour and delivery is always going to be something you can draw on for your next … [Read more...]

Stryder’s Birth Story

I was 38 weeks pregnant and a near 2 day drive down to Austin, Texas from Idaho had left my hands and feet swollen to elephantiasis degree. My belly circumference was smaller than my first pregnancy. I give the blame to a side effect of too much stress. Throughout my entire pregnancy I thought we … [Read more...]

A Beautiful, Blissful, Pain-Free Birth

As I got out of bed on a beautiful Tuesday morning, I felt the sensation of water trickling down my leg. With unparalleled excitement and elation, I called out to my husband in the other room, knowing that my journey was about to begin. Not for a minute that day did I feel doubt or fear of the … [Read more...]

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