Some moms asked me about the differences between this and hospital births. The feeling of having baby in my arms for the first time is the same, but this time round it’s warmth all over - from friendship, and love from hubby, and the water. Hospital environment is cold and the air-cond is too cold (yeah a big issue for me.) Even that made me stressed. Freedom, laughter that made me relax, seeing my baby staring at me underwater, being the first one to lift baby up to my arms... a truly amazing experience and I thank Allah over and over for that.
En caul birth
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Baby born with amniotic sac intact
I, Subashni Jayaretnam gave birth to a beautiful baby girl at home, without any medical intervention, truly natural...and here’s my birth story.
It was an Unexpected Pregnancy. We have just got married last year and right after marriage, the pregnancy test kit gave us a shock that I was expecting a baby. Well, financially we have just spent a fortune on the wedding 2 months ago and now that a baby was coming, this might gave us another financial burden. Well, my mum had always said that it is a gift, because not everybody gets to have children as they wanted.
When I got pregnant the second time round, I wondered what I could do to enhance my birth experience. I knew I wanted to be in better control, in contrast to my hospital experience in Hong Kong. As I was telling my friends, I wanted to enjoy and savour every moment of my labour this time round.
I am truly very blessed to have the opportunity for my baby and I to have a natural, gentle and peaceful home birth. All my wishes for my birth came true – I had a lotus birth, no tearing of perineum, no vaccination, no drug and no doctor.
Giving birth via HypnoBirthing had helped me to remove doubt and negative input regarding childbirth all these years. It had linked me back to how Mother Nature is able to do her job and how amazing our body is able to give forth life in natural way without any intervention.