Best Homebirth podcasts we could find (Updated February 2019)
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The Birth Hour
Weekly+
 
Whether you are pregnant and looking for inspirational birth stories through your pregnancy, trying to conceive, a first time mom or a veteran mother of multiple children, you can learn, laugh and maybe even cry a little at these moving childbirth stories from women willing to share one of the most intimate moments of their lives.
 
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Big Birth Junkie
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Birth. It is everywhere. Literally. Every day with each birth there are new stories to be told, wisdom to be shared and knowledge to be learned. Elizabeth Bachner sees birth in a unique way: As life lessons that help us grow as spiritual beings having human experiences. Childbirth is her prose, her jam, and her calling. We are your safe space for the sharing of those experiences from all different perspectives and many walks of life. Through curious conversation and storytelling, there is al ...
 
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Taking Back Birth
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Women Own Birth
 
Entertaining and informative; prenatal chiropractor Dr. Elliot Berlin interviews experts searching for unbiased information on the most pressing topics for growing families.
 
Women get bombarded with all sorts of advice on maternity: a lot of it unsolicited, and often outdated or just plain incorrect. That's why Adriana Lozada talks with pregnancy, birth and postpartum experts: to distill that information down to the relevant stuff. Think of us as your own specialized team of birth pros! We know that being pregnant can be tough. That being a mom can be hard. That having a baby can be exhausting. And we hope to make it easier by giving you tried and tested tips an ...
 
A Podcast of Mothers' stories of childbirth. Weekly interviews of first hand accounts of child birth in Australia. Designed to help educate and inform first time pregnant women, parents wanting to have better births and birth enthusiasts who love to hear and tell birth stories. An entertaining and heartfelt resource for pregnancy, labour and delivery and postpartum. Topics included: VBAC, Calm Birth, Home Birth, Hypnobirth, Caesarean Section, Water Birth, Postpartum, Breastfeeding, Midwifery ...
 
Delivering Strength is more than just a podcast. It’s a part of a bigger movement to empower women and their families to seek out the information necessary to have an informed birth. Podcast episodes interview experts and explore resources available in a variety of areas that are important to a woman’s overall health. The podcast is led by Candace Gesicki, DC – a chiropractor, doula, new mom and BIRTHFIT Cleveland Regional Director, as well as Anna Marie Murphy – a curious and self-empowered ...
 
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Kiwi Birth Tales
Weekly+
 
A collection of Kiwi Women sharing their Pregnancy and Birth tales, giving a snapshot of birthing experiences in New Zealand. This podcast has been created to share a range of birth stories informing, supporting and comforting all Mums - to be, new or experienced. You'll likely laugh, cry and learn something new while finding common experiences with these Kiwi Women.
 
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Mum's The Word
Monthly+
 
Natural, Honest & Reliable Resources from Experts & Mums
 
Sharing natural parenting tips about natural child birth, elimination communication, how to home school my child, how to breastfeed, cloth diapers and more
 
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Actor, doula, and entrepreneur Carson Meyer draws on her Meisner Technique acting training to make herself more fully present with her doula clients specific emotional and physical needs. There is no "script" for birth, each experience has its different challenges, joys, and outcomes.
 
Mabel is 31 years old and lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, Tim, and son, Darasimi. She married her college sweetheart in 2013 and the couple decided to wait for a year before actively trying to get pregnant. After learning she had fibroids shortly after she started her TTC journey, Mabel decided to have a laparoscopic myomectomy don ...…
 
Have you considered what motherhood means to you, and how you are going to integrate that, with your current identity? How do you feel about the words sacrifice and devotion? Sophie McEntee is here to tell us why becoming a mom can be such a messy process, and what you can do to prepare. Check it out! Get the most of this episode by checking ou ...…
 
Danielle's journey to becoming a mother taught her things she never expected. She left her home in Miami to move to Los Angeles and found a new strength she did not know she had for the unmedicated birth of her daughter Samaya at GraceFull's Birthing Center. That is where she thought the lessons would end, but they kept going. Becoming a mother ...…
 
Clarice Amorim Freitas was planning to give birth at a birth center, but at 37 weeks was diagnosed with intra-uterine growth restriction and needed to be induced immediately. They were in the hospital for 39 hours before their little one was born via vaginal birth. The hospital and birth center staff were both incredibly supportive and they had ...…
 
In Episode 26 I talk with Jana about the birth of her two babes Eddie & Thea. Jana takes us through falling pregnant unexpectedly and going through a miscarriage with her first baby, then falling pregnant again 3 months later. Jana was showing signs of Preeclampsia and was induced at 38 weeks, after 20 hours and an epidural Eddie was born after ...…
 
Aussie actress Claire Holt gets candid about her upbringing, her path to a successful acting career, meeting her husband and their first pregnancy which ended in a miscarriage that took them by surprise. Claire's warmth and authenticity are felt throughout the podcast as she talks about the importance of supporting people who have experienced m ...…
 
On this episode, Neram discusses giving birth in Amsterdam as well as Bogata, Columbia, where she was encouraged to enjoy weeks of postpartum rest and care.
 
Julia Cooper’s birth story is a testament to how hard it can be to shut off your thinking brain while in labor, and how in spite of that, you can still support your physiology to make things flow. It just may require a lot more regrouping and take more time. Check it out. Get the most of this episode by checking out the resources and links list ...…
 
Rachel had always envisioned herself having an unmedicated home or birth center birth, but when she found out she was considered high risk she knew that wouldn’t be possible. So, she and her fiancé hired a doula and chose a hospital and team that best fit their birth wishes. Rachel delivered her daughter vaginally and unmedicated 3 weeks early ...…
 
Sera and Adam took the time to talk with me about what it is like birthing overseas as foreigners in a foreign land. _________ Sera Bonds is a midwife, doula, activist and Founder of Circle of Health International (COHI). You can currently find her in Austin, TX where works as a @Carriagehousebirth doula and Childbirth Educator. Also, Sera is a ...…
 
In Episode 25 I speak with Caitlin about her two birth stories, her first with her Daughter Kyrie and second with Son Kemba. Caitlin talks through her first birth in which she was induced and ended up needing ventouse and forceps to deliver, bringing 1.5 year old Kyrie into the world. Caitlin then takes us through her pregnancy and birth with S ...…
 
Herbalist and vaginal steaming guru Nicole Sessions discusses the art and benefits of vaginal steaming. Our Steam Queen talks about common misconceptions surrounding periods, pain, cleansing, self-care, and healing and explains why steaming your undercarriage can be beneficial regardless of gender. Nicole gives us tips and tricks on how to stea ...…
 
In Episode 24 I speak with Laura Deveth about the birth of her first Son Isaac. Laura takes us through her induction when she was 42 weeks, which lasted a few days before Isaac was born with the assistance of an episiotomy and forceps. Laura and her partner Aaron decided to move to the Waikato not long after Isaac was born to be closer to famil ...…
 
Kelle shares the story of her daughter Nella's birth. Nella was born with Down Syndrome unexpectedly, so it obviously came as a huge shock to Kelle. Kelle is open about her grief surrounding that initial news. She talks about those first days in the hospital and how little she knew about Down Syndrome before her daughter was born. Her daughter ...…
 
In this episode, Candace and her partner, Eric, sit down and share their son Otto’s birth on the night of his first birthday! Otto’s birth was a planned homebirth with a hospital transfer and unplanned cesarean.
 
What are some signs that your fertility is returning after giving birth? How does breastfeeding suspend your cycle, and for how long? What should you consider when thinking about the spacing between pregnancies? Lisa Hendrickson-Jack has answers to this and so much more. Check it out. Get the most of this episode by checking out the resources a ...…
 
Tessa always knew she wanted a homebirth and it took some time for Chase to get on board with the process, but once he got educated and started to understand the difference between low and high risk pregnancy he was 100% on commited. _________ If you wanna reach out to Tessa and Chase please do so! They love to talk about birth and their childr ...…
 
When I got the following message from Danielle Knapp, I was brought to tears knowing the affect that this podcast had had on her unexpected birth experience and knew I had to have her on the show! In this episode she shares her experience giving birth while drive down the interstate. Good afternoon, Bryn. I just wanted to send you a note to let ...…
 
In Episode 23 I talk with Dayna about the birth stories of Jethro & Imogen. Dayna takes us through her fertility struggles, breech Elective C Section and then falling pregnant 4 months after birth with her second child, Dayna then talks about her successful VBAC and adjusting to life as a mother to two young babies. If you want to check out Day ...…
 
Dr. Berlin teams up with the hosts of Dr. Stus Podcast (Dr Stuart Fischbein and Midwife Blyss Young) to interview the subjects of the documentary birth film ‘These Are My Hours’ the story of a single birth from start to finish. This intimate documentary is an immersive look into one woman's physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual exper ...…
 
After a long pregnancy battling severe hyperemesis gravidarum, Hannah gave birth to her first son in a birth center at nearly 41 weeks. Ten months later, she became pregnant again, this time with a set of twins! Despite living in a state that considers twins to be a "high-risk" pregnancy, they were able to work with an OBGYN and midwife team to ...…
 
Today’s birth story is with Chelsy Arnett, who describes her birth as wonderful, flowing, full of essential oils and love. As she looks back on her physiological experience, Chelsy shares what worked, what she’d do differently, as well as what helped her get through the violent identity shift and breastfeeding challenges that came with postpart ...…
 
Jana and Mark Roemer share their story of love, burning man and a father’s healing through the journey of parenting their son Freddie. We do a deep dive into conception, a homebirth, postpartum challenges and the healing traumas. "Having a little boy allowed me to parent the little boy in myself." This episode is filled with a lot of wisdom! __ ...…
 
LC gave birth to her first child on Feb. 22, 2017 (her four year wedding anniversary)! After a complicated pregnancy involving blood thinners, gestational diabetes, and a degenerating fibroid that landed her in the hospital at twenty weeks, LC still hoped to have as natural a hospital birth as possible. Her hopes were dashed when she realized s ...…
 
In Episode 22 I talk with Kate Mc Cormick about the birth of her first daughter Freya. Kate was 19 when she gave birth to Freya and takes us through their journey to pregnancy, finding out they had Marginal Cord Insertion while pregnant and then being induced at 38.5 weeks. Kate had a long induction process, which ended up in an Emergency C-Sec ...…
 
Dr. Donna Lieu and her obstetrician Dr. Barry Brock discuss, Donna’s two breech babies, the first a cesarean breech birth and the second a vaginal breech birth after cesarean. Her contrasted birth stories highlight birth options that may be available despite the orientation of the baby. Dr. Brock shares his insight into the disappearing art of ...…
 
Both of Charity’s babies were born in the UK. After excitedly planing for an unmedicated hospital birth centre birth, Charity had to quickly change her expectations when she was told her baby would be delivered via cesarean section. Her body and baby disagreed with the doctor, and her son was born vaginally on the operating table as preparation ...…
 
It’s extremely common for pushing stages to be managed, with laboring people reclining on their backs and being told to grab behind their knees and pull them open towards their ears, while tucking their chins, and holding their breath for a count of 10. Is this really the best way? Does it support physiology? And what effect does it have on the ...…
 
Melissa Hemphill is a BIRTHFIT Coach Director, and Air Force Officer, Biology Instructor, CrossFit Coach, Mind Body Nutrition Coach, wife, and mom to 3 children (with a 4th born on 1/14/19). She shares with us the stories of her conceptions, births and insightful musings around birth while being in the military. _________For more information to ...…
 
On this episode, Mika shares her three homebirth stories and discusses the importance of advocating for yourself.
 
Heather shares her experience laboring and pushing at home, until her midwife noticed her baby's heart tones were not recovering after contractions while Heather pushed. She was rushed to the hospital, and the ER doctor on call gave her one chance to push with forceps before taking her in for a cesarean birth. Her son was born with that one pus ...…
 
In Episode 21 I talk with Christian Newman about the birth and after birth of their lovely baby boy Frankie (Francis). Christian takes us through the journey himself and Mark (his partner) went through to find a surrogate, the process for surrogacy and fertility, the birth of Frankie and also the adoption process in New Zealand, life with a New ...…
 
Katie trained to be a doula 6 months before becoming unexpectedly pregnant on her honeymoon. She always knew she wanted an unmedicated vaginal birth, and switched care providers from an OB practice to a birth center at 30 weeks. She and her husband took hypnobirthing classes while she was pregnant, and they hired their hypnobirthing instructor ...…
 
Ivy Tumlinson shares the challenges of her postpartum experience after a fast and furious, unmedicated, low-intervention hospital birth, which included breastfeeding issues that lead to exclusively pumping and difficulties in healing her pelvic floor. Check out what helped her find her way, and what she would do differently next time. Get the m ...…
 
In Episode 20 I speak with Bridget about the births of her 3 boys Nixon, Noah and Sonny. All boys were born Vaginally but have 3 quite different stories. During Nixons birth Bridget was induced but Nixons head was stuck which made for difficultly bringing him into the world. After he was born Bridget had a lot of bleeding so she was rushed away ...…
 
This is the first time that Amy has shared her birth journey and is doing so in front of a live audience in Miami. Amy teaches yoga and prepared for a homebirth that led to a hospital transport and a cesarean section. Please stick around for the BONUS: Behind the Scenes (we recorded this bit after the live episode) where we talk in detail about ...…
 
Tammin Sursok, award winning actress, producer, director, writer, and platinum recording star is due with her second baby literally any minute. Her big energy, open book authenticity and sense of humor radiate throughout as she shares personal stories and struggles about pregnancy, birth plan rewrites, nursing, miscarriages, plane crashes, and ...…
 
Meg gave birth to her first child at 40w5d on May 15th. After her water broke and labor progressed she experienced over 3 hours of pushing culminating with assistance of a vacuum to help deliver him. Going in without a birth plan and not knowing what to expect, this labor was quite traumatic and postpartum recovery was difficult.…
 
In Episode 19 I speak with Joi about the birth of her Identical Twin Boys Jaxon and Byron. Jaxon and Byron were born at 28 weeks and 2 days via elective C-Section and Joi had been under close observation by the Fetal Med team at Auckland hospital for the better part of her pregnancy due to suspected growth restriction and possible Twin-to-Twin- ...…
 
This two topic information packed episode starts with family medicine physician Dr. Stephanie Canale discussing the interesting field of family medicine. After the break, Dr. Canale shares the personal struggle that she experienced with infant nutrition that led her to create ‘Lactation Lab’, a service that tests for nutritional content and tox ...…
 
Danielle spent her pregnancy reading Ina May Gaskin's seminal texts on natural labor and envisioned having a peaceful, drug-free delivery. Once she crossed the 41-week mark of her pregnancy, Danielle's doctors began talking to her about scheduling an induction. Hopeful that she would go into labor naturally, Danielle begged her doctors to let h ...…
 
I talk with Robin Kaplan about the importance of a good breastfeeding latch, along with what you can do if your baby has a shallow latch, a leaky latch, is developing sucking blisters, or takes way too long to feed, as well as how to save your nipples, and what to do when your older baby suddenly develops an uncomfortable latch. Check it out! G ...…
 
In Episode 18 I speak with Laura about the birth of her baby boy Cohen who is 1 year old. Laura is currently pregnant and due with her second baby end of January in which she is planning to have another Home Birth. Before falling pregnant with Cohen, Laura had 2 Miscarriages which made her anxious for the entirity of her pregnancy. Her Midwife ...…
 
For more information to go: GraceFull or follow us: @gracefullbirth or our guest: @HelloMyTribe__________This episode is sponsored by GraceFull where you can find BBJ's host Elizabeth's free ebook Birth Planning: All the Questions to Ask and all kinds of educational videos including Childbirth Education, Advanced Doula Trainings and Lactation S ...…
 
After every effort to have a holistic, uninterrupted pregnancy and birth, Arielle was induced at 41 weeks due to low amniotic fluid. She went through ten hours of unmedicated labour using hypnobabies techniques and the support of her husband, when her water broke at 9.5 centimeters. When her water broke, the umbilical cord prolapsed and her dau ...…
 
In Episode 17 I talk with Renee about the birth of baby Emmie. Renee takes us through her quick journey to pregnancy after deciding to start "not not trying", antenatal anxiety and depression, her preconceptions about the birth she wanted and the very positive birth she ended up having. Renee gave birth to Emmie in a birthing pool with no drugs ...…
 
Sarah returns to share the birth of her second child. Sarah gave birth to Braxton Rainwater on July 15th, 2018 at 4:36 a.m., after almost 27 hours of unmedicated labor. Braxton was born at 40 weeks and 5 days gestation. Sarah started labor at 1:00 a.m. on Saturday morning. Contractions faded in and out all day Saturday, and active labor started ...…
 
Sharkeith Franks, a business and finance expert and founder of 9Nth Level consulting group gives us the inside scoop on starting and running your own business. Sharkeith shares her tips for accounting, taxes, inventory, payroll and much more.
 
Jacky Braun Zuker lives in Israel, and her birth story is a testament of how birth is not linear, how you can find your voice during labor, how care providers truly need to listen to the birthing person, and the importance of informing your intuition. Stay tuned. Get the most of this episode by checking out the resources and links listed on the ...…
 
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