Always lovely to get positive birth stories from Mums that have taken a GentleBirth workshop with me. It brightens up my day to open my Inbox to a Mum who had a great experience. This is from a third time Mum who had been hoping to avoid an instrumental birth this time around (which she did). Sounds like she was supported by a fantastic midwife in CUMH (Mairead). A supportive midwife always makes a huge difference to a Mum during labour.
It's also great to read about Spinning Babies being used in the maternity hospital. Lots of the midwives in CUMH have taken the training with Spinning Babies and are now skilled in this so do ask during your labour if things have stalled or slowed down, as some of the techniques might be of use.