second birth

“I thought that hypnobirthing was about breathing your baby out, in a dark room, in a pool, but it’s something entirely different. It’s about being empowered, informed and courageous.”

By Kat | November 12, 2018

Hi Kat, I am beyond happy to tell you that Joan arrived safe and well on the 6th of November at 42+5 when my instincts told me that my baby needed to come earth-side the…

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“I really couldn’t believe that it was all going so well and smoothly, and that we might actually be going to have the baby at home!”

By Kat | August 2, 2018

Dear Kat I’ve been meaning to write and say thank you so much for your session with us back in the Spring, and to tell you that all went well with the birth of F,…

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I saw off the “advanced maternal age” brigade

By Kat | June 21, 2018

Hey Kat I thought you’d like to know that our sweet baby Maia arrived on 15 May. At home. Four hour labour. Felt fantastic. Right on 42 weeks so I saw off the “advanced maternal…

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“100% agree it was better not to be told about size!”

By Kat | August 8, 2017

Little Lola arrived 2 weeks ago and we’re all smitten. Actually, she wasn’t so little at 4.6kg…but we managed a water birth. Not sure I would have tried had I known I was carrying a…

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“I am overawed at the intensity of the birthing experience”

By Kat | November 28, 2015

Hello Kat! Just to let you know that we moved 2 weeks ago and Baby Delaney part 2 arrived on Saturday midday. The midwives were very relaxed about arranging the home birth for us. I…

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“I’m so glad we had faith in the birth we’d hoped for.”

By Kat | September 15, 2015

Hi Kat, Good news…baby Marlowe Faith arrived at home at 00:55am on Saturday 12th September, weighing 3.89kgs. After keeping us waiting for so long she still managed to take us by surprise and Trent had…

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“it really is the best money we ever spent!”

By Kat | February 11, 2015

Just wanted to let you know that baby girl Bado was born yesterday at 8:35am weighing in at 8.10lbs- Born in water. Labour was about 6.5 hrs and another pool birth! No drugs just your…

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By Kat | September 20, 2014

Hi Kat, I am so happy to let you know that our little baby girl (yet to be named) arrived early Monday morning after a labour smoothed over by some good hypno-breathing. We found your…

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“The female body is truly a remarkable thing.”

By Kat | July 5, 2014

Hi Katrina, It was so so lovely to see you at the end of May for the refresher, and my apologies this is coming to you ridiculously late. Just wanted to thank you from the…

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“I really can’t think of a thing I would have changed about the experience. It really was everything we had hoped for.”

By Kat | August 29, 2013

Dear Kat, I’m quite looking forward to sharing the tale of Finlay’s birth. It really went extremely well and I feel really lucky to have had the experience, and am happy to share about it…

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By Kat | August 8, 2013

“I wanted to let you know our little boy put in his appearance on Wednesday! He was a full two weeks early (good thing we did the earlier classes!!) and arrived on Max’s birthday. My…

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“I feel that the birth has made me feel stronger and more confident in general.”

By Kat | July 28, 2012

Hello KatrinaGeorgia was born last Thurs, on her due date (my birthday!), still in her sack, in a pool in our kitchen. It couldn’t have gone better! Matt caught her. The visualisations re Ribbans and…

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Pretty damn close to the birth plan, but then miles away from anything I was expecting.  Hilarious!

By Kat | June 24, 2011

Hi Katrina, Further to my brief text … here is what happened … in full(ish)… amazing I could write so much for such a quick labour! Monday morning I got up for breakfast and declared…

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“I feel so empowered by what we achieved” – a wonderful tale of a home birth

By Kat | February 10, 2011

Our baby boy arrived on Sunday 23rd Jan at 3.24am, at home in the pool.
 Weighing in at 7.5 lbs He is perfect and three weeks on, we are all doing really well. Gideon also…

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Well what can I say – it was a very different experience from my first birth!

By Kat | March 26, 2010

“Well what can I say – it was a very different experience from my first birth! My waters broke at 8pm on Monday night which was a new experience as it never happened with Bert.…

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By Kat | January 29, 2010

I’ve just about got myself together to reflect after giving birth to a baby girl, Verity, on Saturday 23rd Jan at 1am. I had an amazing birthing experience, which I must put down to hypnobirthing,…

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