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Entertaining and informative; prenatal chiropractor Dr. Elliot Berlin interviews experts searching for unbiased information on the most pressing topics for growing families.
 
Radio/Podcast from a mother who writes about feminism, birth choice, breastfeeding, and parenthood.
 
Every 2 weeks, hear discussions about pregnancy, birth & parenting with a natural & holistic approach. Whether you're planning a home water birth, a VBAC or a more gentle caesarean, this is the show for you.
 
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 ...
 
Women get bombarded with all sorts of advice on maternity: a lot of it unsolicited, and often outdated or just plain incorrect.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 ...
 
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The Bellies to BirthCast will guide you through the pinnacles and pitfalls of pregnancy and natural childbirth with expert interviews, helpful tips and inspirational stories spanning birth beyond the basics, homebirth, VBAC, waterbirth, cultural childbirth practices, new baby care, breastfeeding, and more so you can make informed decisions for your family. We invite you to join us for an empowering experience. www.GivingBirthNaturally.com
 
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On this episode, Caitlin shares the story of her second birth, an empowering VBAC.
 
What if you viewed pregnancy as a time to regain trust within yourself and your body? After going through a high risk pregnancy and emergency c-section with her twin girls, today’s guest Heidi Kristoffer decided that during her second pregnancy
 
Today’s episode features Caitlin Kelley, sharing her successful VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean). With her first daughter’s birth, Caitlin and her husband envisioned an unmedicated and vaginal birth experience. Due to a number of factors, this was not the case and Juniper was born via emergency c-section. Caitlin ensured that for her next bi ...…
 
Today you will be listening to Part 2 of Velisha’s story. We are jumping straight into where Leish finds out she is unexpectedly/expectedly pregnant for the third time in a November. I am excited for you to hear this second part as, I was in the delivery room for this birth and it honestly changed something in me forever to really know and witn ...…
 
If you didn't get the vaginal birth you wanted, you may be considering a VBAC with your next baby. VBACs (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) are becoming a popular childbirth choice, but how do you know if it's right for you? What are some of the risks and benefits of having a VBAC? What are your chances of success? We'll hear from moms who have exp ...…
 
Want to find a real depth into the value of continuity of care? This episode is with Aimee Sing, the current editor of Birthings magazine, an e-magazine released by Homebirth Access Sydney. Aimee takes us through a very informative journey, from miscarriage with bleeding episodes and working through trusting her body, having a placental abrupti ...…
 
In the first official episode of Birth Kweens, we’re talking about picking your birth team. This episode kicks off our five-part series that’s all about preparing for your birth. In this episode we talked about: Why picking the right birth team is so important. The four main reasons you should NOT just pick any random doctor/midwife to be your ...…
 
Lets go on a journey here, this is a beautiful story of birth told from the words of a mother that has encompassed her work and life with the gifts that each child brought her. Meet Julia, specialist in the body from a background of anatomist to working now with women in pelvic mapping and Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy®. We head o ...…
 
We are on-location in this episode at the 2017 Rally to Improve Birth in Chardon, Ohio – hosted by Mother Rising. We talk with several birth workers and individuals who share with us how they hope birth improves in the future. Delivering Strength Podcast | Real talk about pregnancy, birth and postpartum health. | www.deliveringstrength.com DS00 ...…
 
Stephanie became pregnant with her son London, at a busy time in her life. She was planning a wedding, working full time, and naive to what labor was like with little time to research. When the day came to deliver her baby, she ended up having a C-section and although overjoyed with the arrival of her baby boy, she knew the next time around, sh ...…
 
Did you know there is a profession such as a 'Birth Story Listener'? Yes, it exists! It is someone who will listen to your story, with no judgement, and guide you to answers you may have been looking for all along.Meet Gabi... a Birth Story Listener who tells us all about it, how and why it helps women postnatally and why it is important to sha ...…
 
Ivette has a complex wine and conversation with actor/director/mother Foster Wilson. We discuss controversial topics such as terminating a late-term pregnancy for medical reasons, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), vaccines, and less at-issue but still interesting subjects such as hauling your baby from audition to set, to film festivals, and ...…
 
In today's episode Kate shares the story of the birth of her second son Jude. Kate had planned a VBAC for Jude's birth after having an emergency caesarean after a long posterior labour with her first child Archie. Kate discusses the challenges in falling pregnant a second time around and suffering a miscarriage. She sought the help on an acupun ...…
 
Happy Summer, northern hemisphere! With this episode we kick off our 2017 “Birth Stories for the Summer” series! For the next 11 weeks, I’m switching the spotlight from the birth pros to the mighty mamas, who share what real-life birth looks like. Today, Kally McConnell shares her glorious VBAC story, all the things she did differently to prepa ...…
 
There’s a lot of misinformation when it comes to having a vaginal birth after a cesarean, with many people being told they are not allowed to VBAC. Often the risks of having a VBAC are exaggerated, while the risks of repeat cesareans are downplayed or not even brought up. That’s an unbalanced conversation that does not allow you to make a true ...…
 
Jen planned a hospital birth with a midwife and was disappointed: after being told that her baby was in the single footling breech position, she found herself in the operating room after many months of envisioning a normal labor and delivery. She had a very painful recovery and knew she didn’t want to just schedule a cesarean for her next baby. ...…
 
Lindsey shares her birth center, hospital, and homebirth stories ... and about having twins TWICE! Lindsey Bliss is the co-director of Carriage House Birth, an experienced birth doula, and the mother of seven. Lindsey is considered to be a multiples expert after giving birth to and parenting two consecutive sets of twins. Lindsey takes on her r ...…
 
Sarah Keen had no idea her first pregnancy would end up being one of the most challenging experiences in her life. Her son was born premature at 33 weeks. “Having had a cesarean and, you know, an emergency cesarean, without any labor because a lot of people said, ‘oh, did your waters break? and did this happen, and how often were your contracti ...…
 
In this episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies, I speak with obstetrician, international speaker and author, Dr. Stuart Fischbein. We speak about VBACs (vaginal births after cesareans), breech babies and twin vaginal births. For pregnant women and birth workers, this podcast is not to be missed! Topics covered: What led Dr Fischbein to start to pract ...…
 
In this episode Helen Noble talks to Kim Cox about her recently published paper in EBN entitled "Vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC) at home in England: an opportunity for shared decision making" Full paper >> http://ebn.bmj.com/content/early/2016/09/14/eb-2016-102452By podcasts.admin@bmj.com (BMJ Group).
 
Women with PCOS typically have low progesterone. Symptoms include absent, irregular or very heavy or long periods. Unfortunately, it also increases the risk of miscarriage. Whether you are TTC or not, it is important to get your progesterone balanced. Dr. Poppy joins the podcast today to explain why women with PCOS have low progesterone and wha ...…
 
Today I had a wonderful conversation with Samantha Montpetit-Huynh. She is the mother of two beautiful girls, a certified pre and postnatal exercise specialist with over 15 years experience and the co-founder of Bellies Inc., the creators of the AB Tank Complete System, the most comprehensive, holistic system that combines restorative exercises ...…
 
Join Jenn McRobbie of The Author Incubator as she interviews author Ilia Blandina on the writing and publishing of her book, Give Birth A Chance: How to Prepare for an Empowered VBAC. Ilia has been working in obstetrics as a nurse midwife since the 1980s and it was only natural for her to author this book. With her professional background and y ...…
 
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Awake in Birth 2017 is part of a tsunami of conversations, connections and collaborations of diversity in birth work! Please join Bold Doula - Denise Bolds with co-host Gena Kirby of The Cultured Doula; a mosaic of leaders and legends in maternal health - ‘globally.’ We are going around the world at our own kitchen table tonight! Gena Kirby is ...…
 
Did Gina get her Homebirth VBAC? Way back last year in episode 21 (link this) I interviewed Gina Giordano about the homebirth cesarean of her daughter. Gina was pregnant with baby number two and preparing for what she hoped would be a homebirth VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean). Gina Giordano is a doula, a doula trainer, a co-founder of Doula ...…
 
Vaginal Birth after caesarean is a topical issue. These podcast episodes were developed by Darren Mc Mahon, a final year UCD medicine student, and Mary Higgins, an obstetrician.
 
Vaginal Birth after caesarean is a topical issue. These podcast episodes were developed by Darren Mc Mahon, a final year UCD medicine student, and Mary Higgins, an obstetrician.
 
Vaginal Birth after caesarean is a topical issue. These podcast episodes were developed by Darren Mc Mahon, a final year UCD medicine student, and Mary Higgins, an obstetrician.
 
I got an email last month and I just knew I had to address it because I can so identify with her heart. I’ll share more in a minute, but I’ve had two very difficult twin pregnancies and then a third pregnancy which should have been easy and uneventful, but turned out to be fraught with complications. So today we are going to be talking about ho ...…
 
I got an email last month and I just knew I had to address it because I can so identify with her heart. I’ll share more in a minute, but I’ve had two very difficult twin pregnancies and then a third pregnancy which should have been easy and uneventful, but turned out to be fraught with complications. So today we are going to be talking about ho ...…
 
Alexandra Barretta is from Queens, NY. After struggling with infertility she was able to get pregnant after several IUI's and 2 IVF's. Her son was born 6 weeks early due to a placental abruption via c-section. The C section was a very difficult recovery, so she knew she definitely wanted to attempt a VBAC for her second pregnancy. She was told ...…
 
A recurring issue I hear about from many expecting moms is that you are getting pushback from your care providers on your prenatal care or birth preferences, feel like you aren't being heard, and feel like you aren't given choices. I want to help bridge the gap between you and your care provider and I have a guest on today who is really going t ...…
 
Dr. Jamie Wuistinger returns to the show just 4 days postpartum! Jamie is regional director for BIRTHFIT Dallas and new mother to her second child Tristen. She shares her VBAC story and how the BIRTHFIT programing prepared her for that.
 
"I think I had the sense, at the time, that my body didn't work and I wanted to feel like it did work. At the time, I didn't realise all the ways my body was working for me" Nikki Shaheed reflecting back on her birth experiences. This episode of Pregnancy Birth and Beyond is an interview with parents Nikki and Tariq Shaheed on the births of the ...…
 
Join Stephanie as she interviews Elizabeth Quinn, mom of four and ICAN chapter leader, to discuss vaginal birth after cesearan (VBACs). You'll be inspired by Elizabeth's story and learn about VBAC safety, concerns, preparation, and strategies for healing physically and emotionally from your past birth(s). She also shares her favorite resources ...…
 
We're having a baby! Host Ellie Knaus (first trimester) consults best mom-friends Becca McHugh (second trimester) and Bridget Moloney-Sinclair (third trimester) about the ups and downs of pregnancy while toddler-wrangling at the same time. We discuss: expanding our families, “second child-itus” (it’s like my stomach was an instant pop-up tent t ...…
 
Ellen Richards is English born, and is now an Australian citizen, living with her family in South East Queensland. She and her partner, Billy, have 4 children, aged 13 years, 11 years, 8 years and 9 months. She was 44 when her fourth child was born. All have been planned to be born at home, and two of them were. Each birth has been a incredibly ...…
 
After three C-sections, Jaimie heard the Lord inviting her to trust Him for a VBAC with her 4th baby. It was a scary and lonely road at times when others didn't support her or understand, but God was so faithful through it all. He led her step by step, helped her break out of fear and worry, and taught her to stand on His word above all else. T ...…
 
Guest: Dr. Stuart Fischbein is an author, podcaster and OB/GYN that practices a midwifery model of care, specializing in supporting women in VBAC, twin and breech deliveries in the home birth setting. In this episode, we will cover: why after 28 years of delivering babies in hospitals did Dr. Stu switch to practicing a midwifery model of prenat ...…
 
In this episode of Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond we speak with Julia Rossmanith, a practitioner of The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy® and Holistic Pelvic Care™, both healthcare systems designed to support women's health through pelvic health & regeneration.Starting as an impassioned teacher of Anatomy & Physiology at university she be ...…
 
In this episode I speak with the very experienced, compassionate and knowledge, NYC obstetrician Dr. George Mussalli. Dr. George Mussalli has extensive experience in both hands-on daily care and administrative medicine. He is the former Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the beloved St. Vincent’s Hospital in Greenwich Village, NYC. Prior ...…
 
I'm so excited to share today's episode with all you—Episode 100!! So crazy to be saying that, and we have the wonderful Megan Tietz on the show today sharing the story of her twin boys' birth. After two girls, she and her husband decided to try for just one more and ended up with twins! Megan was so surprised since there was no history of twin ...…
 
This week on Yoga | Birth | Babies we cover the topic of Family Centered Cesarean with Narchi Jovic and Suzanne Chesney, the co-leaders of the NYC chapter of The International Cesarean Awareness Network, Inc. (ICAN) The International Cesarean Awareness Network, Inc. (ICAN) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve maternal-child h ...…
 
Waterbirth - What are there benefits to giving birth in water? Are there any risks? What about if you are considering a VBAC? Why has there been so much controversy around waterbirths, and what does the evidence say? Barbara Harper tells us more. Check it out. Get the most of this episode by checking out the resources and links listed on the “s ...…
 
We’ve arrived at the last episode of our “Birth Stories” for the summer series! Today, Jaime Hitt tells us about her VBAC, and all the ways she prepared differently than for her first birth in order to make it happen, including and unexpected external cephalic version. We talk about chiropractic care, cross-fit, prodromal labor, delayed cord cl ...…
 
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