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Positive Cesarean Birth – Emma’s Story

Emma Litchfield Birth Story – Unplanned ‘elective C – Section' -Hector Andrew Litchfield   I just want to start this Birth Story by letting you know that you can have a positive birth even if it ended up being something you never even imagined.   My story starts 6...

The Ultimate Birth Affirmations

How to use Birth Affirmations in pregnancy? Everyone has their sayings that they repeat in their head when they need a little pick me up. It might be a, “ Come on... You’ve got this!” before you stand in front of your team to do a presentation at work or “Stay calm,...

Emily’s Positive Birth

Imogen Theia (Immy) ~22/10/2020 at 10.26am ~8lb 12~40.3 weeks ~First time parents ~Waterbirth at MLU using tens and breathing techniques ~Positive transfer for placenta removal A huge thank you for this course, it taught me everything I needed to know for birth. I...

What is Hypnobirthing? Facts or Fantasy.

What is hypnobirthing? Midwife Beth explains what actually is hypnobirthing, pulling out the facts from the fantasy.

100% profit donation on our Power Tees

The story behind our 100% Charity clothing... An evening in March last year, I posted a photo of a Mum who had just given birth and she was punching the air looking powerful. The photo was posted along with a quote off a pregnant woman called Andrea who was in my...

What can you start doing to prepare for birth.

This is for you if you’re from 34 weeks. If that’s not quite you yet, then save this link or screen shot so you’ve got the info for in a few weeks/months time. If this is you then these are some things that you can start doing that will improve your birth. So, what...

Positive Birth Stories: Jessica- Big Baby

Positive birth stories big baby…. This birth story is Jessica’s 3rd baby, a big baby. She used breathing techniques, hypnobirthing and had a waterbirth.

Georgie’s Positive VBAC

This positive birth VBAC story is with Georgie’s second baby. She used breathing techniques, hypnobirthing and had a positive water birth

What you can do to reduce vaginal tears in birth?

Ok ok I get it.. it’s not the most nicest of subjects to talk about and I’m sure you’re all crossing your legs as you read this 😵. But rather than focusing on how horrid this may be or worse still sticking your head in the sand, start thinking about what YOU are going...

Creating An Ideal Birth Environment

Your Birth Environment - Why is Birth Environment So Important? Have you ever noticed how much you act from your environmental cues. Your Mum pops over with a plate of cookies and she leaves them on your dining room table. You weren’t hungry, but now you’re eating a...

The Bump Chapter

Matt’s Birth Story – A Dads perspective 💥

Matt’s Birth Story – A Dads perspective 💥

This story made me ball like a baby 😭 What a tribute to his wife & new baby girl. Thanks for sharing your story with us Matt 🦸🏻‍♂️🦸🏻‍♀️ A birth story……..From a first time Father 💥 After my partner had started having contractions on Friday night she gave birth to...

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Baby’s Movements

Baby’s Movements

💥Baby’s Movement 💥 💥Home Dopplers are dangerous. Period. If you listen in to baby’s heart rate and you hear a nice normal heart rate sound because you’ve googled a normal heart rate for a baby, you may get false reassurance from this. There are many things that we...

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The Birth Chapter

Vicki’s Positive Water Birth

Vicki’s Positive Water Birth

Love reading positive birth stories, you’re in the right place…. This positive birth story is with Vicki and her second baby. Vicki had a traumatic birth with her first baby and signed up to our course to support her to achieve her goal of having "a more pleasant...

Stephanie’s Positive Home Birth

Stephanie’s Positive Home Birth

Love reading positive birth stories, you’re in the right place…. This positive birth story is with Stephanie and her third baby. Stephanie opted for a home waterbirth and welcomed her baby in the comfort of her own home, with her husband "catching" the baby himself....

Alexandra’s Positive Birth

Alexandra’s Positive Birth

Love reading positive birth stories? You're in the right place! This positive birth story is with Alexandra and her first baby. Alexandra had an induction at 39 weeks due to high blood pressure. Alexandra says of her birth and her decision to have an induction "We...

The Baby Chapter

✨The Baby Bubble aka. The Golden Hour ✨

✨The Baby Bubble aka. The Golden Hour ✨

This has got to be one of the biggest highs in life EVER!! Who else can remember those moments after their baby was born? You see this little being that you’ve made and grown for the first time.. you smell her little head, watch her screwed up little face trying to...

Breastfeeding Tips

Breastfeeding Tips

Whoever said breastfeeding was a walk in the park LIED!! Well at least for lots of women anyway. That latch that midwives go on about sooooo much is so important because... ▪️ If the latch isn't quite right your nipples can become sore and even cracked. ▫️ Your baby...