Llewyn’s Birth Story

Wednesday We had had days of very smoky air from surrounding summer fires and I really needed to get out of the house to do something that would make me feel fresh and revived, – a swim at Trevallyn Dam and then out for dinner sounded perfect to me – and someone else apparently!  When […]

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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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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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Amanda’s Story

Giving birth to my beautiful baby boy was one of the most rewarding and special moments of my life. It is something I am immensely proud of. Proud of myself and of my baby – we had both worked so hard! Our labour is something I will never forget and I am grateful for the […]

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Kristie’s Home Birth Story

I realised that I had not been feeling well since I woke up from my nap, and I had noticed I had some blood stained mucous discharge for a few hours.  The frequency at which I needed to wee also increased, which was amazing since I didn’t think it could get any more frequent.  Even […]

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A New Mum’s Story

My birth story is a little bit different from others to come out of the Launceston Birth Centre.  I wasn’t really interested in a home birth.  Not sure why but for the first time I thought the hospital would be the best option for me.  I really wanted to have a strong support person who […]

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