Hospital birth

Khadeejah's Exciting All-Natural Birth Story

happy babyAlhamdulillah baby came out at 9.46pm :D I saw the whole event consciously! Cuma tak pakai spec so tak nampak clear sangat. Perasaan masa baby keluar? Happy tak terkata! Tak sangka perasaan macam tu. Hilang semua keletihan.

— Khadeejah, 1st-time mum who insisted on a natural gentle birth for her baby (Nov 10)

 

Hasnah's Gentle HypnoBirth Story

Baby Nabeelah Husna Tepat 12.30 malam aku bersiap untuk bergerak ke hospital. Hujan lebat mengiringi perjalanan kami ke Hospital Putrajaya. Sesampainya di bahagian pemeriksaan, jururawat mendapati bukaan sudah 8cm dan kepala sudah di bahagian serviks. Dia hampir tidak percaya kerana aku dapat menjangkakan waktu aku akan bersalin. Jangkamasa waktu pendaftaran hingga aku ke wad bersalin hanya mengambil 10 minit saja.

— Hasnah, 2nd-time mum who birthed her baby upon arriving at the hospital (Aug 10)

 

Rebecca's 'Sensorial', En-Caul Birth Story

Baby Ann Joun 3 years ago, when I birthed my boy, I had a painkiller jab, epidural and augmentation. Little did I know the painkiller jab actually contained morphine. My boy was drowsy at birth, he didn’t really cry after he came out, the doctor had to give him a jab to reverse the effect of the jab. On top of that, as I was on epidural, I couldn't feel my muscles. The doctor had to perform episiotomy in order to vacuum my boy out. With my 2nd baby, I didn't want all of the above.

— Rebecca, 2nd-time mum who had a sensation-filled en-caul birth (May 10)

 

Caryn's Dramatically Fast, All-Natural Birth Story

Baby Lee Sher My hubby and I were both so amazed with my hypnobirth. It turned out almost exactly how I have imagined my birth scenario; except it happened faster, earlier and that I missed receiving my baby by myself as I was not aware she was already out! I am so proud of myself that I did it; I had a total natural birth!! 

— Caryn, 2nd-time mum who had a totally natural birth (Mar 10)
 

Rebecca's Empowering DIY Hospital Birth Story

Baby Ying Huey We had wanted to be the first one to hold the baby when she is born (I guess my baby knew it too), and she made it happened for all of us. This will be the most precious and unforgettable moment of our lifetime. I am glad that the whole birth process is drug-free and the placenta was birthed naturally. I remember saying we wanted a fast birth in HB class. Well, everything ended in merely 2 hours.

— Rebecca, 2nd-time mum who received her own baby (Dec 09)

Rayhana's Birth of Her Dream Story

Baby Arya Safiyya 4 days before, I had changed doctor after much thinking/praying/talking/pondering/etc. It was a totally crazy move, and although a couple of people 'congratulated' me for it, many didn't understand why I did such a thing… However, I do not regret this move one tiny bit. After going through a pretty trying and detached labor and birth for my first child, I was more than determined to have as much of a natural birth as I could this time around.

— Rayhana, 2nd-time mum who had the birth of her dream by changing careprovider 4 days before she birthed! (Sept 09)
 

Shabirah's 'Hospital-Challenged' but Easy Birth Story

Baby KhalisWaiHan: Shabirah took the course at 36 weeks pregnancy, looking forward to a comfortable birth at public hospital. However, her plans took an unexpected turn and she was kept busy going in and out of hospital checking for availability instead of busy birthing. Despite this, her birth was smooth and easy.
At 1am, the surges got harder but I can still manage. I kept practising all the breathing techniques. It helps me a lot to control the pain, but I think I forgot to change position as I was too busy controlling the pressure, busy practising the breathing techniques. Between 2 to 4am, the surges came and went, but I can still sleep. It was around 4am when I started to have strong surges. At 6.05am, the baby pop out! :-)

— Shabirah, a 1st-time mum who laboured easily despite an unexpected change of birthing place (Aug 09)

Belle's Naturally-Induced 2-Hour Birth Story

Baby Chien RouEvery day I told my baby that she was going to come out real easily, and that we would both work well together through labour. And we did! I am very thankful to Wai Han. She has been so helpful and patient. HypnoBirthing is so amazing! I was very pleased with our natural induction method (i.e. lovemaking.) Many people commented I had an amazingly short labour for a first-time mum, about 2 hours.

— Belle Tan, 1st time mum with 2-hour labour (Nov 08)

June's Just-In-Time All-Natural Birth Story

Pinky baby E RainWaiHan: I met this wonderful couple when they were approaching their EDD. I was so inspired by their healthy lifestyle and beautiful birthing dream. 2 days after our meetup, mum birthed!
Thank you so much for your sharing. Tain Sang and I get better idea about birth! I have successfully gave birth naturally on 5th May. Baby came out immediately when reached the clinic!!!

— June Tan, 1st-time mum who birthed upon arriving at the birthing centre (May 08)
 

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