March 19, 2020

"Davie’s birth...

This was my first pregnancy and although I didn’t have a particular fear of giving birth I naively thought I’ll just go with the flow and probably end up having an emergency section like all the women in my family before me, I thought there would be a...

February 18, 2020

"So where do I begin?? Early on in pregnancy I found out I tested positive for Group B Strep, meaning I was under consultant care and was told that I needed anitibotics in labour. I wasn't classed as high risk so I could go into the Midwife Led Unit (MLU) which was wha...

January 30, 2020

My partner and I found out we were expecting in January 2019. Our first baby, a little girl. I couldn't believe this was real or happening to me as I'd always been someones auntie or godmother but now I was going to be Mummy.

After doing some searching online and resea...

January 6, 2020

Croissant's birth story - written to you by your mummy xxx

Dear Croissant

Until you were born we didn’t know if you were a boy or girl so didn’t know you were Zana yet.

We called you Croissant all the time you were in my tummy. The idea came from Auntie Kim. There’s a say...

November 17, 2019

My birth story... ok where do I start... well I never thought I would make it to my due date I was feeling that uncomfortable I was 40 weeks and 4 days.

On 30th October 2019 my husband Mike and I decided to watch a scary film together, The Shining to be exact to “try...

November 6, 2019

Here’s Joanna, Josh and mum Zoe’s amazing birth story:

“My surges started off pretty quick from the beginning. After a few hours they got even closer together and were strong so we went to hospital, but I was told I was “only 3cm” by the midwife. So we went back home”.


October 31, 2019

Look what this gorgeous mama got as her birthday present!!!!

Kate and Shane welcomed their gorgeous first baby into the world on an already special day.

Kate and Shane had a calm and quick natural birth. Kate said her surges started VERY quickly once her waters released...

October 30, 2019

An amazing birth story from Sarah and Paul and a perfect example of how our bodies don’t follow the textbooks or the hospital timescales of how quickly we should dilate! Enjoy….

“My waters released first so I knew labour wasn’t too far away. We were watching 21 Jump Str...

October 30, 2019

I went into labour on a June Friday early evening with my first baby at 40 weeks +2 days.

Having taken Rachel's Group Hypnobirthing course & her Newborn Prep course I felt pretty calm & in control. I was sat at home on the sofa & Pointless was on the tele :-)


October 2, 2019

"Hi Rachel!

So, the birth! At 9:30am I’m the morning out of the blue I began to feel dull aches in my back, I noticed that they were frequent every 3-4 mins and lasting about 30-40 seconds. I put on my maternity tens, hopped on the birthing ball. I was home alone so p...

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