Birth Stories

28 posts

Sara’s Birth

Immerse yourself in positive birth culture with stories like this, and feel the trust in your body strengthening. Here is Jill’s experience… Labour got started for me much later in the month of May than I thought it would.  Being that this was my 3rd pregnancy and how uncomfortable I’d been feeling […]

Clara’s Birth

My husband and I are pretty private people, but I wanted to share my story so that it will help other mamas as they prepare. My positive birth story Resources: ·        Book: Hypnobirthing the Mongan Method ·        Course: In person 2 day weekend class with Birth Bliss in Regina, Saskatchewan […]

The Arrival of Everett

Everett Robert was born a little earlier than expected at 37 weeks on Feb. 21 at 743am. He weighed a whopping 5 lb. 10 oz. Lol. We are all doing well and so in love with our little peanut.   So I had an interesting birthing event! I had an […]

Harper’s Birth

I went to sleep Thursday night feeling really restless. I had a bit of cramping and uncomfortableness but ended up finally falling asleep around 3am. My husband got up to leave for work around 6 am, shortly after he left I decided I get up to use the washroom. As […]

Henry’s Birth

I woke at 5:00 am on July 8th with regular surges, nine days past my guess date. I was very excited that things were finally starting, but I still tried to sleep or relax until a little later in the morning. Finally I woke my husband, Kris and we went […]

Kinley’s Birth

My guess date was Jan 12th 2013.  A week passed with no real sign of labour. I tried just about everything possible to get things going. After three acupuncture sessions and trying some Clary Sage essential oil from Marie, I finally started feeling some surges at 1:00am on Jan 23. […]

The Birth of Félix

The skills I learned in hypnobirthing helped me throughout Félix’s entire birth, especially in the active stages of labour.  I view his birth as happening in two stages.  The first stage started with my water breaking on May 27th at 1:30 a.m.  I felt calm and reassured my husband that […]

The Birth of Reeve

  Marie’s Note : I am deeply grateful to Jill for sharing this HypnoBirthing story.  It’s often difficult to find positive birth stories if you are in a situation where there is a medical reason for an induction.  I hope everyone who faces such a situation is able to read […]

Rachel’s Birth

Rachel Paige’s Birth Story After staying a week past her predicted arrival date, Rachel decided she was ready to join the world and she wanted to get here fast…. I met with my midwife, Debbie, on Friday, August 24th for my 41 week appointment.  I was healthy, baby was doing […]

Alice’s Birth

My first labour was only 4 1/2 hours long and although I decided beforehand that I would have an epidural, there was no time and my daughter was born naturally and drug free.  My husband, Ryan, and I decided to try hypnobirthing for our second baby as we expected the […]