Birth Stories

midwives honoured our wishes of a dark room, tea lights, music & soft voices

Environment is EVERYTHING. From the lighting to the people. Think about how you can start influencing your birth environment. The more we can create a place of calm, happy and safe in our minds the more we allow our oxytocin to flow and bring our baby to us smoothly and efficiently. “Hi Em, I can’t …

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I made informed decisions whilst being pressured because of my BMI

You cannot be refused choices in your birth or coerced into choosing a specific birth type or interventions based on your BMI. Yes you heard me right! When we have the knowledge and know our options, only then can we make FULL INFORMED DECISIONS that are best for us. “I spent my entire pregnancy being …

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birth was a positive experience even though it strayed from my ‘plan’

We have 2 choices. To go with the flow and hope for the best… or PREPARE and feel CONFIDENT about birth. To approach it with knowledge and the know how to make INFORMED decisions. Whatever birth looks like, if you’ve gone into it with your eyes open and made informed choices along the way then …

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I boosted my oxytocin with funny videos and rode each wave

Oxytocin is the fucking goddess of birth! Your oxytocin hormone literally DRIVES your labour. Without it you’re not having a baby! Give her space, give her what she needs and she will PROVIDE! Boost your oxytocin during birth with things that make you feel safe, warm, fuzzy and happy <3 “So I purchased your hypnobirthing …

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