Mel’s Story

I decided to have my 3rd baby at the Birth Centre after having two horrible births, both with episiotomies, the first ventouse and the second forceps.  I had spoken to a couple of women in conversation who had had a home birth and birthcentre birth which sounded like such amazing experiences! I really was sick […]

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Zander’s Birth Story

For as long as I can remember I’ve known that I wanted to be a mum. That was my ultimate goal in life. Like most women daydreaming about this prospect, inevitably labour and birth came to mind, and I would think in a panic “give me all the drugs you can – this is going […]

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Eloise’s Birth Story

This is the story of how we came to meet our third baby, Eloise. Hubby and I had always known we wanted at least three children, and even though life was wonderful with our two gorgeous kidlets, someone was missing. We hadn’t started officially trying to conceive a baby, but we stopped actively preventing, with […]

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Ada’s Birth Story

Deciding to have another baby, our third after a four year break, came with great excitement and a good deal of faith. My husband, Angus, and I have two sons, who would be almost seven and four and a half when this baby was expected to join our family. During our first two experiences of […]

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Leslie’s VB Birth Story

The day of my due date my friend who does photography took some pregnancy photos of me with my husband and our dog. We took some shots at home and ventured out to Hollybank for scenic photos. It was a nice day and we had heaps of fun having the photos taken. Oh, what timing […]

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Emerald’s Birth

While pregnant with our first baby, I read over 20 books on pregnancy and childbirth; spoke to many women about their birth experiences; attended classes and seminars; and watched documentaries including an excellent summary of birth choices, The Face of Birth. With an unwavering belief of a woman’s ability to conceive, gestate, birth and feed […]

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