Posts Tagged ‘hypnobirthing’

Charlie’s Birth Story: A Beautiful Birthday Surprise!

  I’m very happy to report that our little boy has arrived – he was born on my birthday! His birth was much sooner than expected at 34 plus 4 days, and we spent 10 days in hospital in neonatal, but are now home and he is doing incredibly well. His birth, although early, was

SILVIA’S BIRTH STORY: A PRECIOUS EXPERIENCE

Our wonderful son was born in July and we’re very happy with how everything went! Labour/birth was such a positive experience. We had a natural pool birth in the High Barnet birth centre and Janet, you were in our minds with your wise words all the time. We’ve found everything you’ve taught us and the

Change Is In The Air!

  Dear friends, clients and colleagues   This is to let you know that the Active Birth Centre is taking a new direction. After lockdown we are no longer going to have premises at Bickerton House and instead we are developing some really amazing online opportunities to access our programme of birth preparation with Janet

Melissa’s Birth Story: A beautiful Active Birth during lockdown

Melissa had an empowered Active Birth earlier in April, and we’re absolutely thrilled for her and her lovely family!  She shared her story in an email… — We welcomed our baby girl into the world at 2.50am, some hours after I had spoken to Janet the previous evening. We arrived at the hospital after my

Would You Make A Great Active Birth Teacher?

Do you love connecting with people, and would you like to inspire them for a life changing experience as they prepare for one of the most important events in their lives?   Giving them an understanding of the amazing physiological processes of birth, and how to take charge of the experience, can make all the

Haru’s Birth Story – Preparation Makes All The Difference

I wanted to let you know that our daughter was born swiftly and safely, and I also want to say a huge thank you as the preparation I did in your yoga classes and Hypnobirthing for Active Birth course was invaluable. My water broke naturally only one day before my due date, and my labour

Imogen’s Birth Story: Another Successful Home Birth

We received a beautiful email from Imogen, just one day after her son’s birth. — My baby was born at home at 8.10am, weighing 7lbs 9oz. My labour was 4 hours and I practiced my yoga as much as possible, imagining spiralling downwards and using sound work to breathe through the contractions. Despite having read

Emily’s Birth Story: When You Know, You Know

  That strange feeling of intuition is always worth listening to! So many women tell us they just _knew_ when their baby was going to arrive – they felt it. You can also use your intuition like Emily did to choose the yoga poses and breathing that will help you and your baby most and

Mel’s Birth Story: Home Birth Is Where The Heart Is

“I can’t thank you enough for the support running up to birth for me and Joe, it all made such a huge difference. Juno was born at 42 weeks exactly, at home, in a pool. My independent midwives, Carole and Regina, were amazing and I feel so lucky to have had them there. I think

Birth Story no. 30: Victoria – Empower yourself, even when plans go awry

No matter how much planning we do, life often has other ideas. As the old saying goes though, it’s not about what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens. We loved hearing how even when plans changed completely, Victoria and her husband Perry used Active Birth techniques to empower themselves and welcome

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