Birth Stories

Sarah’s unmedicated hospital birth: She joyfully breathes her baby out!

June 17, 2015

An incredibly joyful Curtis Method hypnobirth for this beautiful couple! Her mood is positive and upbeat throughout, and it’s so inspiring to see a couple having FUN in labor! Mom and dad were fully educated about their birthing options and made the choices that were perfect for them. The doctor here is wonderfully calm and supportive of […]

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Christy’s First Birth: Arrives at hospital at 9 cm and births baby in a standing position!

April 8, 2015
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This Curtis Method Mama’s labor progressed quickly and she arrived at the hospital ready to push! She listened to her body, and remained in a standing position to birth her baby, while her wonderful Certified Nurse Midwife, Doula and Partner all worked together seamlessly to support her. I love that Christy and her birth team […]

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Holly’s First Birth: A fast unassisted birth in the hospital!

April 2, 2015
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Holly and Josh took Curtis Method hypnobirthing classes to prepare for their first birth. Her labor progressed so quickly at the hospital that their little boy slipped out onto the bed before the doctor or nurses were even in the room. It’s amazing what women can do when they birth beyond fear. What a story!  This […]

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Birthing Beyond Fear: The Birth of Rowan Oliver Curtis

March 1, 2015
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Rowan’s birth was the first true “Curtis Method” birth. It was during this experience that I learned what it truly meant to follow my birthing instincts and birth beyond fear. I was active when I needed to be active, I rested and relaxed deeply when I needed to rest. I used my voice to block out […]

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Liybie’s first birth: A painless home hypnobirth

February 1, 2015
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Liybie and Ravi completed my Hypnobirthing course and came for a private Fear Release session to prepare for the birth of their first baby. They also hired on of our HypnoDoulas, the wonderful Sarah Avis. Together with their fantastic birth team, this beautiful couple birthed without fear! Meet my Christmas baby. Reddick Vivek Cerar. Born peacefully […]

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Brandy’s third birth: Painless Curtis Method Hypnobirth, baby born “en caul”

December 8, 2014
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Curtis Method mama Brandy’s baby was born inside his amniotic sac, or “en caul”, an unusual birth circumstance which is considered “lucky” in many cultures. Her birth was so gentle that the amniotic membranes remained intact as baby slowly slid out into the world. Brandy experienced a painless birth. Her description of the sensations she […]

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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
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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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