Enjoy our stories below


Zoe’s Birth – Arriving at hospital 9cm

I have the most perfect little creature in my arms, I feel amazing. Zoe Lynette Koller was born at 7.40 pm on Friday 30 April 2010. The birth was incredible, thanks to you and a handful of others. 14 hours


Teo’s Birth – Om’s and breathing

I want to thank you for the She Births® course. Your passion for birth really is contagious. After your course, I felt empowered and ready to look deep into my fears. I said your affirmations every day and did your


Hugo’s Birth – Preparation creates empowerment

To be honest I am very proud of myself to have been willing to give natural birth a go. Even the midwives in the private hospital sounded surprised when they heard I hadn’t had a pethidine shot or an epidural!


Milla’s Birth – All that we wanted, thanks to you!

Milla Chloe Briand was born at 2.14 am on the 14th of July 2010. Ben and I couldn’t have hoped for a better birthing experience. Labour was about 12 hours, all-natural, no tears or stitches. It was all that we

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Tilly’s Birth – Blissful Birth Meditation enabled her birth

She Births® was a lovely transition from work to parental leave. It was relaxing, informative and fun and allowed me to concentrate on being pregnant and our imminent birth. I particularly enjoyed the way Nadine effortlessly involved my partner in


Sunny’s Birth – The mind can assist the body

She Births® for us was the foundation for our birth, the course empowered me as a woman to trust in my body and gave me the confidence to use the breathing techniques, meditations, visualisations and active labour positions to assist

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Archie’s VBAC – Too much misinformation out there

The birth was everything we had hoped for! Everything we wanted to happen happened and it was the most amazing and magical time for both Tim and I. Using all the skills and information from She Births® was invaluable and

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Miraculous Natural Posterior birth & a change of OB

Hi Nadine Just a quick email to let you know that Alan and I had our baby boy in the wee hours of Saturday morning (today is day 5 – first day home). I had a fully natural birth, utilising

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Malia Rose’s water birth – Avoiding an induction

Hi Nadine, Here are some pics of our gorgeous baby girl Malia Rose born on 1st March. After acupuncture, acupressure and lots of bouncing she arrived 10 days late & we were very happy to avoid the induction. I had

Tahnee’s 4 hour Water Birth – Visualisation was key

Hi Nadine! Nice to hear from you, I’ve been meaning to write. It’s going well! Our beautiful little girl, Tahnee Belle Clementson was born on the 9th of April. I went into labour on the 8th, which was my due

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Olive’s birth – 4 hour labour

Hi Nadine, Thought you might like to know I had a healthy baby girl called Olive! She is the most divine thing I’ve ever seen. I’m totally in love! I had an amazing birth, 10 hours pre labouring at home,

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Eli’s birth – Our St. Pat’s baby born in 7 hours

Hello Nadine! It is with great joy that I send you this quick email to let you know on Sunday March 17th at 7.16 am, Nathaniel & I welcomed into the world our little St Pats baby! Eli James Wayne

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Birth Story of both baby’s Isla and Fyfe

Our Online Course is becoming more and more popular, reaching more and more couples around the world, which is super exciting. When preparing for birth it’s important to understand that we never really know where our journey will take us.


Birth Story of Calista by Louise

From the words of Louise ‘While nothing can teach you quite like the experience itself, the She Births® course assisted us to have the conversations we needed, the preparation in weeks leading up to birth’ This is her beautiful birth

Marja & Joao - Australian Birth story of Kai with Nadine Richardson

Marja & Joao – Australian Birth story of Kai with Nadine Richardson

When Yoga Practice Pays Off. This is a beautiful, heartwarming positive Australian birth story. We talk all things intimate with this lovely yoga teacher couple. From a quick conception to enjoying their pregnancy right through to the power of yoga

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Natural Birth Story of Twins Xavier & Cairo

Magical Birth Story of how identical twins Xavier and Cairo came into the world. When we fell pregnant with our first child we planned to have a home birth. A beautiful, romantic, divine home birth. We engaged Sheryl, our amazing

Birth story of Xavier and Cairo

Birth Story of Twins Eden and Reuben by Sarani

Beatuiful Birth Story from She Births® Mama Sarani who took the Full Online Birthing Classes to prepare for the birth of their twins. She describes her birth as empowering, calm and beautiful. She found that using the tools she learnt

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Australian Birth Story of Delilah

A beautiful story from the lovely She Births® Mama Julia Ashwood. A beautiful baby girl was birthed into our world this time last week, brought on by that big old full moon. And was she in a hurry! Waters broke

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The Birth of Chloe told by Amy Johnson

Here at head office we are still changing birth one day at a time and I am crazy in love with our new all-female multi-generational birth story interview – showing two mums and two cousins sharing their own experience. Jay

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2019 Daddy Doula Award Story by Jane

Nominee for Daddy Doula Award 2019 My husband Michael Why do you feel this Daddy Doula deserves the award? My darling husband deserves the daddy doula award. He had a workplace accident and lost his thumb, had surgery to reattach

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2019 Daddy Doula Award Story by Kelly

Nominee for Daddy Doula Award 2019 My husband Dave This is my Daddy Doula Story! At 40wks +13days as I hid from the hospital threatening induction, I finally went into labour naturally at 12 pm Sunday 25th Nov- my husband Dave and I

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2019 Daddy Doula Award Story by Lauren

Nominee for Daddy Doula Award 2019 My partner Ben Why do you feel this Daddy Doula deserves the award? We have previously been interviewed by She Births® where I talked about Bens role in our birth. He was my equal

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2019 Daddy Doula Award Story by Emma

Nominee for Daddy Doula Award 2019 My husband Chris Why do you feel this Daddy Doula deserves the award? Chris was such wonderful support during our birth and the early postpartum period. The standout daddy doula act that he helped

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2019 Daddy Doula Award Story by Rose

Nominee for Daddy Doula Award 2019 My husband Michael. Why do you feel this Daddy Doula deserves the award? My husband Michael was a great support person during the birth of our daughter. Even more so, has been his ongoing

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Daddy Doula award 2020

4th Annual She Births® Daddy Doula Awards On September 6 2020, one supportive partner will be crowned the She Births® Daddy Doula* of the year! When Nadine created She Births® more than 12 years ago, one of her motivations was

Birth Stories - Rhia Stanger

Birth story from Rhia Stanger

I just wanted to say Thank You for creating your course! I did the online version as I live in a remote community 2hrs from the Wodonga maternity hospital. My first birth ended in a C-section at 38wks due to

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Birth Preparation Tips

Don’t be afraid; Self-care and preparation from a c-section mama

After attending the Shebirths course and following the recommendations to a tee, first-time mama, Charlene was shocked to discover her follow her doctor’s advice to follow through with a c-section delivery for her large-headed baby. She and her husband had


The Birth of Mavi

Birth Story of Mavi and Daddy Doula 2018 Oggi Yusuf , by Marije Kleverlaan When was your birth? Mavi was born on 1st May 2018 Was it your first? Yes it was my first birth, and Oggi’s second. He has a

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