Dexter’s birth story

Dexter’s birth story

This special birth story from first-time mum Megan is amazing. Megan remained calm and used her techniques throughout, despite complications. The way her husband supported her is wonderful. I also love that Megan baked a cake in labour and laboured in the bath for...
An awesome and quick birth story

An awesome and quick birth story

I love this quick birth story from first time mum Emma. Love that her story starts with a trip to the gym and nesting the rest of the day! And I love how Emma totally trusted her instincts throughout. Plus her relaxing place sounds amazing! The 31st August started the...
A beautiful home birth story

A beautiful home birth story

  This beautiful home birth story is from second-time parents Olivia and Ryan. I love all the details in this story, the candles in the room, the fan and the pool. It has given me some inspiration for my next home birth!   When we found out that we were pregnant for...
Why birth preparation is for dads too

Why birth preparation is for dads too

There was a loud sigh, the sound of snoring and then a sudden jolt as he jumped, waking himself and his wife up. Yes, the other evening it was another dad who fell asleep first during the relaxation session at the end of one of our  hypnobirthing classes. It’s...
A dad’s birth story

A dad’s birth story

Guest blog post by Andy Coleman. Baby Anna Felix was back to back during labour (which was a surprise for her mum and dad) but first time mum Frances had a positive and empowered Wise Hippo hypnobirth. Andy shares their birth story below, and Frances’ thoughts...