We know you love reading birth stories as much as we do! They’re always our most-read blog posts.
Here is a recap of some of your favourites (click on the headings for the full stories):
A surprise HOMEBIRTH – delivered by daddy doula of the year!
“One of my strongest memories was knowing bubs head was nearly out and feeling scared. We weren’t medically trained. What if there was an issue? What would we do? I remember thinking ‘let go’ and I handed it over to the universe…”
“I felt so empowered after my birth. It didn’t play out exactly the way I had hoped for but it was the most amazing experience of my life…”
“I have an enormous sense of maternal satisfaction that is hard for me to even put into words. This has been a life changing experience for both of us and we are richer as a result of it. She Births® put me in touch with an intuition and knowledge that was already inside myself. It gave me permission and confidence to trust my natural instinct…”
Epic. EMPOWERING. Emancipating. Simply amazing.
“I spoke to Luca during most surges, knowing that each one was bringing me closer to her. Luca was born naturally without an epidural and only minimal tearing (she was a big bubba). Kate was magnificent throughout the birth and was there to catch our little girl as she entered the world. Seeing the look of happiness of Kate’s face was the one of the greatest moments I’ve ever experienced…”
3rd baby for a ‘high risk older mum’
“Being 44 (almost 45), I was considered “high risk” and despite a very healthy and straight forward pregnancy was being advised by obstetricians to induce at 38 weeks…”
And if you haven’t seen this INCREDIBLE birth video, it’s an absolute MUST! We could happily watch it over and over and over again!
You can also watch more videos from our She Births® couples here.
If you have a birth story to tell, we’d love to hear it! Get in touch and help us inspire other families to create a beautiful birth no matter what unfolds.
Love and gratitude,
P.S. If you have completed a She Births® Course and given birth within the last couple of years, we would be so grateful if you could take a moment to complete our survey. It’s so helpful to us as we continually refine and build the course content. Click here to complete the survey.
Photo credit: Beautiful baby photo by Kath McLean, Bright Photography.