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#1 Ellie_83

Posted 10 February 2013 - 05:34 PM

Hi,

I was wondering if anyone can recommend a claim birthing class in Melbourne.

I live in the Knox area, and i am not the most relaxed person i would be more described as a stress head and i would really prefer not to have a epidural if it can be avoided.

any advice...good books or classes people have done?

thank you original.gif

cheers

Ellie

#2 Clare L

Posted 12 February 2013 - 02:34 PM

Hi Ellie,

We've just completed our calmbirth course. I'll PM you the details of who we went with.

I feel a lot more relaxed about the whole process now - our instructor got us to focus on how we want to feel when we look back at the birth. So for us, that's feeling like we've lead the process and been respected all the way through, no matter what happens - doing that has helped me stop focusing so much on the nitty gritty 'what ifs' and think about the big picture.

I also feel a lot more confident about coping with the sensations and staying at home as long as possible.

HTH
Clare

#3 Ringarosy

Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:20 AM

Hi op
My DH and I attended a  private Calm Birth course in Doncaster( if not private usually in Balwyn) that was amazing if you are still interested PM and I will give you the details.

#4 Ellie_83

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:00 PM

QUOTE (Lozypopz @ 14/02/2013, 04:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi op
My DH and I attended a  private Calm Birth course in Doncaster( if not private usually in Balwyn) that was amazing if you are still interested PM and I will give you the details.


HI,

it won't let me PM you, can you PM the details, thanks

#5 Ellie_83

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:02 PM

QUOTE (Clare L @ 12/02/2013, 03:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi Ellie,

We've just completed our calmbirth course. I'll PM you the details of who we went with.

I feel a lot more relaxed about the whole process now - our instructor got us to focus on how we want to feel when we look back at the birth. So for us, that's feeling like we've lead the process and been respected all the way through, no matter what happens - doing that has helped me stop focusing so much on the nitty gritty 'what ifs' and think about the big picture.

I also feel a lot more confident about coping with the sensations and staying at home as long as possible.

HTH
Clare


Thanks Clare,

I will look into it, want to look at a few that people liked as ive had friends go to one that they didn't find helpful.....

cheers

Ellie

#6 ellabellasmumma

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:06 PM

Hi, My sister is a Midwife and teachers Calm birthing PM if you would like her details original.gif

#7 Ringarosy

Posted 15 February 2013 - 03:54 AM

Ellie,

I have PMed you the details.
Goodluck!

#8 HelRen

Posted 19 February 2013 - 05:58 PM

After searching high and low I found Lainey at  lotuscalmbirth.
  
  Actually, my obstetrician recommended her calmbirth classes to me. Thank goodness we went. I was petrified hands.gif and to be quite honest so was hubby. We loved the  workshop. She is wonderful and informative. I think it really helped that she  was a midwife and got us both totally prepared. Totally thinking Yeh!!!...We can do this!!


So....I gave birth to our beautiful  little girl and can honestly say it was the best day of my life. biggrin.gif I breathed through my contractions  and even though she was posterior, we did a few techniques Lainey taught us and  she turned and out she came. Such a clever little thing... I diverge... sorry.  Any how, just letting you know that she was great. Good luck bbabyflip.gif



#9 purpleblaze

Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:26 PM

I'd also appreciate any recommendations on calm birth classes in Melbourne, just PM me, thanks.

Jane



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