Meeting Baby Jack

Meeting Baby Jack

I was so happy to receive this birth story of Chrissy’s second hypnobub, where she approaches birth trusting her body. You can also read about her first birth, here.  Weeks prior to my Guess Date I started having lots of niggles and twinges and was so sure I...
It’s Not Either/Or

It’s Not Either/Or

I had a phone consult with an interstate twin mama during the week and was once again struck by the risk-based and fear-based care happening out there. “My priority is healthy babies and healthy mum”, doctor’s reply to this pregnant twin mother who was making...
5 Tips to Avoid Unnecessary Intervention

5 Tips to Avoid Unnecessary Intervention

Since releasing my birth story into the world last week, I’ve been asked many times, how I was able to birth my twins without an epidural, without manual extraction of Twin B (yes, that’s a thing), and why I was “allowed” to have a vaginal breech birth (among other...
My Kick-Arse Double Breech Twin Birth

My Kick-Arse Double Breech Twin Birth

It is 1:50am on the 18th May (I’m 36+4) and my husband has just hopped out of bed to take our 4-year-old daughter (Edith) to the loo. I am laying completely still when I feel my membranes release. I yell out to hubby (Craig) to grab towels because I am too afraid to...
A Mighty Roar: The Birth Of Aurora

A Mighty Roar: The Birth Of Aurora

This is Paula’s story: Pre-birth waffling With my firstborn, there was no indication of her impending arrival until my labour started and she was born 24 hours later. At 37 weeks with Aurora, I started getting little nigglings each night that suggested she would...