82 Our Baby Boy's Birth Story


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By Shawn Johnson + Andrew East. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this episode, Shawn and Andrew give the FULL story on the birth of their son, Jett James East. All the juicy details from, breastfeeding, Drew's reaction to becoming a big sister, Shawn's thoughts on VBAC, deciding on a name, advice for first-time parents, and adjusting to being a family of four!

Here are a few topics that we cover:

0:00 introduction

3:00 emotions leading up to the birth

14:05 medications and surgery prep

17:59 jett's birth

22:50 post-surgery side effects

28:47 comparing births with drew and jett

30:14 the post birth support and set-up

32:27 drew gets sick

35:03 deciding on jett’s name

37:22 postpartum differences with drew and jett

40:55 what drew calls him

41:18 the breastfeeding journey

42:50 how andrew stayed calm

44:06 how drew has adapted

45:17 how to know if you’re ready for kids

47:17 advice for first-time parents

48:45 the transition with two kids under two

49:34 shawn’s thoughts on not doing a VBAC

50:55 how nash is adapting to jett

51:40 shoutouts

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