The birth of Felix

The Story of Felix  💙👶🏼 First baby💙 Surprise Boy – Felix Leonard 🗓 Due Date – 12th March 2021🗓 Born – 23rd March 2021 (41+4)🕰 6:37am⚖️ 8lb 2 1/2oz🏡 Planned Home Birth🏥 Actual Hospital BirthOn Sunday 21st March 2021, I lost my mucus plug in the morning, so my husband and I spent the day together filled with lots of cuddles …

Positive C. Sect birth

Hi Sandra, Charlotte and Matt here. Just to let you know the safe arrival of our baby daughter Jessica Alice. We didn’t get the homebirth we planned but we still had an incredible experience and it was the best day of our lives  albeit tiring but we was able to still practice hypnobirthing even though ended up having c section. …

From Anxious to calm and in control. First baby Florence

  Why did we do a hypnobirthing class? I had researched hypnobirthing as I previously had suffered with anxiety and honestly was scared to death about labour and giving birth, and dragged my slightly skepticism husband along to a taster session with Sandra. I thought the idea and background sounded great and quickly my husband became a fan too so …

Successful VBAC (vaginal birth after c.sect)

  Birth Story – Joanne and Craig I initially attended hypnobirthing when pregnant with my son Daniel but have since had another baby, my daughter Molly. After attending hypnobirthing with my first pregnancy, I was really positive about the upcoming birth of my son and really wanted a hospital waterbirth (although I did have a worry after being told I …

Quick home birth of Hazel

Hi Sandra, just wanted to let you know Hazel Frances Harper  7lb arrived on Sunday! both she and I had a really good birth,things started at 2am but it wasn’t until 3am that I really belived that she was on her way. I listened to the CD and phoned HRI at 7.30 at Richards request, my contractions were 5 mins …

Lovely home birth for 2nd birth after traumatic 1st birth

So after much waiting, we finally had our second baby at home in the pool on the morning of Friday 17th April – a little girl who we have named Violet. We had attended a full Hypnobirthing course with Sandra due to a traumatic first birth which led to severe anxiety and fear about giving birth again. We entered our …

Laura’s first baby, born at home

  My Birth Story by Laura At the end of a healthy and uncomplicated pregnancy, I feared my home birth was under threat when, at 41weeks after I turned down the option of a stretch and sweep, I was asked to meet with an obstetrician registrar to discuss possible interventions. Apparently I was ‘unusual’ for turning down this initial intervention, …

Transfer after planned home birth

  I was planning a home birth, and went into labour at around 5.30am (on Monday 29 May 2017, to be precise!). We’d phoned the midwives early on, and a few different ones turned up then left again (at my request, because it seemed too early for them to stay). I practiced the breathing techniques I’d learned from Sandra, tried …

Jake’s early arrival

Natalie & Scott’s Birth Story On the first of October 2012 I woke at 5:30am suddenly thinking I had wet myself! I then realised the whole bed was wet and woke my husband Scott. After some debating over whether it could actually be my waters we rang the hospital who told us not to panic but to get in as …