Birth of Reuben

“I just wanted to let you know that we had a baby boy on 26th July. I was exactly a week overdue and had already turned down the first sweep. The labour was exactly what I’d hoped for – apart from he was back to back so it was 16 hours before I was in established labour! 

Once I got to 5cm, I was allowed into the birthing pool and he was born 5 hours later. 

I don’t think I could have made it through the labour without pain relief if it hadn’t been for the hypnobirthing. It was truly amazing and a really positive experience. I only had 1 stitch and left the hospital 7 hours after he was born!