My lucky number 3

My third pregnancy. I remember the day I found out about you. I made daddy go down to the shop below the flat and buy a test! I didn’t need to really, I knew. I showed it to Daddy, I looked into his eyes and the reality covered me. I cried. Not because I didn’t […]

“Freddie David Keen was born as a home VBAC at 42+1 weeks, weighing 9lb 6oz with no interventions, no painkillers and no tearing. I’m confident that this is the result of creating a real dream team around me, and I will be forever grateful to all those who have given me the information to be able […]

My HBAC birth after a preemie!

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Originally Posted by Sarah on her blog I’m absolutely over the moon to be able to share with you my birth story for my second baby, beautiful Freddie, who was born on a beautiful and warm Thursday evening in June. A month ago to be exact: Thursday 9th June 2016 @ 8:32pm. According to my dating […]

“Working with Yorkshire Storks has been an amazing experience and the best money we have ever spent. We can’t recommend them highly enough.” (Home VBAC in pool)

More like family members than midwives

When we became pregnant with our second baby, we wanted to have a non-medicalised homebirth. We explored local NHS options but didn’t feel confident that our birth wishes would be supported, so we contacted Yorkshire Storks. From the initial meeting we had with the team we felt perfectly at ease with the Storks team, and […]

Helen and Anouni

I had the space and time to do it my way, fully supported and with accessible, intelligent advice from experienced ladies (Home VBAC)

Priceless Support

Reuben newborn

  A number of friends and colleagues I know have had very positive home birth experiences. So when I became pregnant I had been visualising a labour and birth in a home setting for quite a few years. We had recently moved to Horsforth and Chris was recommended to us as an excellent independent midwife. […]

“I felt like I mattered. I felt like this was a person in front of me, looking back at me, a person! There was a connection, a relationship being built already. For the first time in this pregnancy, I felt respected. I knew immediately that I wanted to book the team.” (Consultation to plan a […]

My consultation with Yorks Storks

This post is taken from Sarah’s  own blog Pure Natural Pregnancy, with her permission. …I had the pleasure of welcoming an Independent Midwife (IM) called Sharyn into my home. Sharyn works in conjunction with 3 other IMs as Yorkshire Storks. They are local to me in Leeds, and I had come across them initially through […]

Leo’s Birth

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“I remember I kept saying “I’m going to do it!” and Claire saying “yes you are!” The whole pregnancy and birth process has been all the more special for them being a part of it. Leo’s birth was the best experience of my life and I owe that to the support I received and my […]