Second-time blues

Second-time blues

So I have been thinking recently about how my youngest has grown up – because it totally catches me by surprise this second time round. I don’t think I was prepared for this and it feels like he’s maybe being a bit naughty and deliberately growing up/doing...
Benjamin’s birth story

Benjamin’s birth story

Becky did group classes with me for her first birth: Grace’s homebirth story – which was a long labour that ended in an unplanned home birth. Becky had been told she was ‘too calm’ to be in established labour and sent home from hospital. This...
My positive C-section story

My positive C-section story

When I was pregnant for the first time three years ago I was petrified of giving birth. Then we did The Wise Hippo full course and it gave me and my husband the techniques and confidence to go for the home birth I really wanted. And my first birth went exactly the way...
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...