Birth Stories & News

 

Some of our clients have generously shared their birthing stories with us! Here are some of the incredible journeys we have had the honor of being a part of! We hope they give you some inspiration on the empowering journey ahead. 

Should I use a Birth Photographer for my Birth

Should I use a Birth Photographer for my Birth

Birth photography is a relatively new aspect to birth, but it is definitely a growing aspect of birth, especially in natural and home births. As midwives, the topic of birth photographers can be a tricky one with two clear thought processes. On the one hand, we love...

Why Natural Birth: Considering Consecutive Pregnancies

Why Natural Birth: Considering Consecutive Pregnancies

This article is not your usual “natural birth benefits” article, although there are many benefits to mom and baby having a natural, hormone rich natural delivery which we will cover in future posts. Rather we would like to mention why we encourage natural birth vs...

What happens at a home birth

What happens at a home birth

The question so many people ask when it comes to home birth is how does it all work? As midwives we love homebirths, and maybe that makes us a bit biased, but once you’ve experienced the simplicity of it all, I’m sure you will agree with us! Really the only thing that...

Breech Birth – An Empowering Natural Birth

Breech Birth – An Empowering Natural Birth

When I fell pregnant with my first daughter in 2015, I did a lot of research before settling on a birth 'plan'. I went on to have a beautiful, textbook waterbirth in a hospital with a midwife.  I fell pregnant a few months after her birth and I 'planned' to have...

A VBAC Journey and the birth of my 4.92kg baby girl

A VBAC Journey and the birth of my 4.92kg baby girl

I had such a lovely experience at Genesis and if it can help someone else have the same, then that would be amazing. My big, beautiful VBAC baby birth story. My precious daughter was a big baby at 4.92kg.  It is such an empowering feeling for me to have birthed her...

Celeste Maritz Birth Story

Celeste Maritz Birth Story

When we decided to start a family I fell pregnant much sooner than expected and it was while on a holiday in Europe that I realized something strange is happening to me- after returning to SA, I took a pregnancy test and it was positive. I always wanted to give birth...

“Let choice whisper in your ear and love murmur in your heart. Be ready. Here comes life.” —Maya Angelou

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We look forward to sharing this journey with you and hope to fulfill your birthing dreams and expectations.

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Genesis Clinic

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