My Home Birth, A Lotus birth

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. 

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A Long Long Labour

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