One minute at a time

The team were delighted to support this first time family as they birthed their baby girl at #home in the #pool #HomebirthJustHappened #Waterbirth #continuity @RSCH_Maternity

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Making an entrance

It was an absolute privilege to support these first time parents at the weekend as they brought their little boy in to the world.

He may have had his own birth plan but mum and dad adapted with calm, grace and aplomb #birthisamazingwhereverithappens @RSCH_Maternity

Hale Lodge March 2018

As I embark on writing down my birthing story I stop and look down at the most precious and beautiful sight – my newborn baby girl.

The beginning seems a crazy place to start – to imagine all the steps that led to the ‘welcome to the world’ moment!

I envisioned a Homebirth to be calm, relaxed and empowering and it proved to be that and sooooo much more.

‘Breathe in inspiration and trust yourself, the answer is yes you can’ Continue reading

Confidence and Sweet Tea

I feel quite emotional writing this. it’s just over two weeks since my birth and I am quite sad that it is getting further in the past. I don’t think many mums feel this way about their birth experience!

Recently being discharged and meeting my health visitor reminded me of all the reasons I wanted a home birth, with a team that understood and respected my wishes for a calm, relaxed experience.

Each one of the Surrey Hills team was incredible. I am truly grateful for them helping me have the birth experience I wanted. Continue reading