There are certain births that change you as a midwife. And this was one of them.
Giving birth was the most empowering, challenging, personal and shared journey that I have ever experienced. It wasn’t what I thought it would be, but it was better and it happened perfectly for Heddon. He was exactly where he needed to be.
I knew I wanted to birth in the comfort and security of my own home. I wanted autonomy. I wanted to be surrounded by people who trusted me, my body, and our baby. I wanted to feel revered, respected, in charge, powerful.
I want women to feel empowered and to trust their body, and to feel excited as they approach their upcoming birth instead of feeling scared.
“It is said that woman in labour leave their bodies … they travel to the stars to collect the souls of their babies, and return to this world together”. Anonymous This week on #BirthStories, we feature Melissa’s account of her beautiful homebirth of
Birth can be so many things... To me, It’s powerful. It’s empowering. It’s beautiful. It’s unbelievably challenging
TIRIL | LETTING THE SUN IN + LETTING GO As the constraints of lockdown continue, we continue to spread positivity and light from mamas across the globe. This week, from Oslo, as mama @tirilrefsum shares her transition in to motherhood with the birth of her daughter Molly in
I love @nursejenfit’s #BirthStory. It is a story of mama warrior bravery; from having to switch to ‘plan B’ despite all her preparations, but #BossingIt all the same, as she gave birth to her daughter Aria abdominally! JEN | TRANSCENDING THROUGH FEAR A
I wanted to offer up some beautiful words of encouragement to all the mamas out there who are about to welcome their little ones in to the world over the coming weeks and months as this pandemic persists. These words come from Emma @a_mothers_tales who gave birth to this
The idea of The Birth Circle developed as I wanted to create a safe space to share positive, inspiring and empowering stories, to celebrate the amazing and intricate work of our bodies and babies, and the life-altering transformations that we go through as we evolve in to