Julia’s quick 3rd birth, 9 days ‘overdue’

Baby Orla’s Birth Story Baby finally arrived!! Yay!! We had a beautiful baby girl, called Orla, on Friday 4th December, 9 days after due date. On Wednesday 2nd I was getting increased braxton hicks and had some diarrhoea, so I was convinced something was starting. My husband and I went to bed and the braxton […]

Birth during Covid – Ralph’s very quick birth in the car

When you think about someone giving birth in the car, on the way to hospital, most women would imagine a pretty stressful, fear-inducing situation – and yet that’s not the way Katie describes the birth of her son Ralph – she describes his birth as ‘amazing’. Katie came to my pregnancy yoga classes through both […]

Jo’s very quick birth, at home, in the pool

Jo's home birth in pool

Jo came to my pregnancy yoga classes for both of her pregnancies and had trained as a doula between births, so I wasn’t surprised when she said she was contemplating a home birth. I’m sure her training came into play when labour started, and helped ensure she had a great – and very fast – […]