With my second son, I knew that a homebirth was perfect for us. I found two lovely midwives and a wonderful doula to help us. I attended workshops with two very special spiritual midwives who guided me along the way and were particularly helpful with my plans for a lotus birth. I read a lot and once again practiced hypnobirthing. I went to bed every night visualizing the birth that I wanted.
While pregnant for the first time, I was certain that if I truly believed I’d have a good, easy birth, then I would. I did a hypnobirthing course, read lot of books and practiced yoga. We booked into a family birth centre as this was a good compromise between the homebirth that I had wanted and the hospital birth that my partner wanted. Continue reading A Long Long Labour