Label: Parents’ stories
Preparing for birth with hypnobirthing
Preparing for birth a second time, Klara wanted the skills to take control of her labour. Together with her partner, she took a course in hypnobirthing.
Does hypnobirthing really work?
Nicola put all of her faith in hypnobirthing to make birthing her first baby a good experience so why did she feel so let down?
Hypnobirthing: How I tried a new birthing technique
From skeptical to sold on hypnobirthing, Cat learned new tools to overcome her first traumatic labour and make the birth of her second child awesome.
Postpartum depression is a sneaky customer
Read Cat's honest story about the difficulties of acknowledging postpartum depression and how she took control of her mental health.
Birth stories: an account written by a proud new father in 1919
What was it like becoming a parent almost 100 years ago? Read one of our fantastic birth stories, this time from the early 1900s.
Becoming a dad for the second time
Becoming a dad for the first time is like a trip to the unknown. The second time round, although you may be more prepared, knowing what to expect may cause more worry.
Birth story: how I gave birth in the car
We’d just joined the motorway when I screamed at my partner that the head was coming. How the f*ck was I supposed to get my trousers off?
Painful breastfeeding and baby blues
You can’t walk around in a state of panic when you’ve just been given life’s most precious gift; it feels so selfish and ungrateful.