|Posted by Christa Buckland on May 15, 2018 at 6:45 AM|
Just wanted to update you and let you know that our boy Adrian made his appearance on Monday morning! He is a lovely chunky thing and weighed in at 4.3kgs!
It was the most amazing experience! Such a great labour and birth. We used all our techniques and stayed home for most of it. I think I was so calm that the midwives at birth unit didn't take my call seriously! My water broke at 5am ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christa Buckland on February 20, 2017 at 2:30 AM|
I’m finally getting the chance to sit down and tell you of the birth of our daughter and little cutie Leela Evie-Fae Sturzenbaum who was born on Monday January 16th at 9:45pm, she was 50cm long and 3.4kg.
I was 41 weeks when I started getting regular contractions at 5am, I had been getting Braxton Hicks for the week prior, and with Leela being very active all night the combination meant no sleep. Early on...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christa Buckland on February 20, 2017 at 2:10 AM|
Just wanted to say thank you again for the hypnobirthing course my husband and I attended. I gave birth to a healthy baby boy on Monday 13th Feb and even thought it ended up nothing like I planned and in an emergency cesarean I know that I would not have coped as well as I did without your course and the birthing techniques you taught us. I had an elective cesarean first time around and was depressed about it. This time I fel...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christa Buckland on February 14, 2017 at 5:50 PM|
Hi Christa !
Just wanted to let you know we had our beautiful boy Jasper Hamilton Jenkins on October 26th at 11:26am! <3 He weighed 3.6kg and was 56cm long! I was 41+2 weeks pregnant when my waters broke and there was meconium in the waters meaning that the hospital wanted to monitor bub's heart rate the whole time... so I wasn't able to move around as much as hoped! However we had our amazing hypnobirthing environment set up with the soundtrack p...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christa Buckland on February 14, 2017 at 5:35 PM|
Hi Christa, I just thought I would let you know our little princess arrived on Friday! This is Esme Florence Sophie Childs, she was born at 00:51 on the 14/10 after my waters broke at 3pm on the 13/10. She weighed 4.03kg! I was able to quite easily breathe through the first phase using the hypno birth techniques and was fully dilated by 11pm on gas only which I started at 5cm when I got in the bath (when I arrived at hospital). I had to get out of the bath when I was fully dila...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christa Buckland on February 14, 2017 at 5:30 PM|
To say that I was petrified to give birth would be an understatement! Having been a caesarean baby myself I had resigned myself to the fact that I too would likely have a caesarean. I felt that opting for a caesarean would allow me to avoid my fear of giving birth vaginally and would allow me some control over the birth of my baby; in a situation that I perceived to be very uncontrollable. However, my partner felt quite strongly about me considering the option of a vaginal birt...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christa Buckland on February 11, 2017 at 6:25 AM|
I just thought I'd check in with you and let you know we had our little miracle join us earth side on Monday 6th February.
The birth was everything I had wished, planned, prayed and dreamt of plus more. I had been listening to my Hypnobirthing tracks I had purchased off iTunes for a number of weeks and had actually used them frequently as a tool to get me to sleep for many of ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christa Buckland on October 24, 2016 at 7:45 AM|
Episode 0 - 28w4d - Introduction
**Disclaimer: This video series is for general information ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christa Buckland on October 24, 2016 at 7:05 AM|
Episode 13 - 28w4d - Ultrasounds in pregnancy
|Posted by Christa Buckland on October 24, 2016 at 2:35 AM|
Episode 12 - 28w4d - Weight gain in pregnancy - UPDATE