Birth Stories

Andrea’s First Birth: A comfortable hypno-labor and confident surgical birth

October 31, 2014
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Curtis Method Childbirth Education Classes emphasize the importance of active birth, partner involvement, and evidence based maternity care. Every birth love-story is honored and celebrated… whether vaginal or surgical, home or hospital, medicated or natural. We firmly believe that part of “birthing without fear” is understanding ALL of your birth options and feeling prepared to […]

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Lydia’s First Birth: A “home birth in the hospital”

June 9, 2014
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I love to hear my Hypnobirthing couples share their beautiful, natural hospital birth stories! Hypnobirthing Utah mom Lydia’s birth progressed naturalIy, without unnecessary interventions. Reading through it, I felt like I could have been reading about a wonderful home birth! I actually cheered when I read what this first-time mama did when the midwife offered to rupture […]

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Samantha’s First Birth: A Quick, Painless Hospital Hypno-Birth

April 30, 2014
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Hypnobirthing Utah mom Samantha had a wonderful birth experience with her first baby. She says she only felt pain three times during the whole experience, and showed up at the hospital ready to push. Her doctor couldn’t believe it! I love hearing about this first-time-mom standing up for her birth preferences even when the nurses […]

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Randi’s Second Birth: A surprise home birth without fear!

April 21, 2014

This story is absolutely inspiring and exciting, and reminds me a lot of my own surprise home hypno-birth. This baby girl definitely knew when and were she wanted to be born! Laura and I chose the name Teagan Jade for a few reasons. It was a round table discussion of names with my parents and […]

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Christa’s First Birth: Quick, comfortable, unplanned home birth

April 20, 2014
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To our son Jameson, To begin I just want to say that this is an amazing birth story!! That may sound prideful to some, but truly we had an amazing experience. I really don’t feel that there are words precise enough to describe the emotions I feel as I write this. Some may be skeptical […]

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Sarah’s Second Birth: A Powerful Birth at Better Birth in Orem

April 4, 2014
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Sarah actually didn’t take the Hypnobirthing classes, but she did practice with the relaxation recordings at home. She was a birthing warrior! This sweet baby girl weighed in at almost 10 lbs! (We love big, squishy, healthy babies here at Hypnobirthing Utah!) During my pregnancy with Rowan I felt much different than when I was […]

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Jessica’s First Birth: Beautiful Water birth at IMC Hospital in Murray

March 28, 2014
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Wednesday, March 19th 6:23 AM: After a restless night of what I thought were just normal cramps I woke up to a little trickle of water and ran to the bathroom where my water burst. Josh was still in bed so I called out to him “We’re having a baby!” And then I started shaking uncontrollably […]

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Arvilla’s First Birth: An Unexpected Vaginal Breech Birth without Fear

February 22, 2014
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Arvilla had an incredibly powerful hypnobirth. She birthed without fear even during a scary situation (discovering the baby was breech at the last second). I love that Arvilla found her voice during this birth and learned how strong she truly is.  I call my husband into the bathroom. The pee stick was positive we were […]

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Debbie’s Second Birth: Unassisted Home Hypno Water Birth!

February 10, 2014
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The Birth of Elizabeth Jean As soon as we found out we were going to have a baby, we just felt it would be Elizabeth. The due date was July 30, 2013, so of course we hoped for the 28th (her daddy’s favorite number, and exactly one month before her older brother would turn two). […]

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Ashley’s Fourth Birth: Born in the Bathroom before midwife arrives!

February 8, 2014
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Here’s a bit of my history, before I get to the birth! This is my 4th baby, my previous 3 were all born at home. I had a lot of fears about having another baby and after getting pregnant I very seriously considered having an elective c-section. Then I started looking into hypnobirthing. I felt […]

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