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Formerly known as Life School ME, Friday's Child is a podcast hosted by FTM, Peta Al Akawi. Each episode, Peta interviews a brand new guest to discuss different aspects of Motherhood, from pregnancy through to parenthood. Guests include First Time Mums, Healthcare Professionals, Childbirth Educators and Coaches.
 
A Podcast of Mothers' stories of childbirth. Weekly interviews with mothers giving their first hand accounts of child birth in Australia. Designed to help educate and inform first time pregnant women, parents wanting to have better subsequent births and birth enthusiasts who love to hear and tell birth stories. An entertaining and heartfelt resource for pregnancy, labour and delivery and postpartum.
 
How do I stay active & healthy during pregnancy? How can I look after my pelvic floor & core muscles? How can I feel confident heading into childbirth? How do I get strong again after birth, so that I can get back to doing what I love?Welcome to the FtNest Mama Podcast which is dedicated to helping you have a healthy pregnancy, confident childbirth and strong recovery. In this podcast, we will cover the strategies to help you stay healthy and active during pregnancy, and confidently recover ...
 
The Birth Matters podcast is here to lessen your overwhelm on the journey into parenthood by equipping you on all things birth, fertility, pregnancy, postpartum & parenting. We'll interview parents about their experiences & birth pros on their expertise so that you can have an empowering, CONFIDENT journey into parenthood!
 
Take ownership of your pregnancy, birth, and parenthood! Join Deb Flashenberg as she dives into conversations with some of the world’s leading pregnancy, birth, yoga and baby experts. Deb and her guests are voices of calm and reason, sharing practical, relevant and insightful information that is helpful for people at all stages of parenting. These lively conversations will inform and entertain you as you embark on this new phase in your life. Deb is the founder and director of the Prenatal Y ...
 
If your parenting ever feels like a game of whack-a-mole, we’ve got you. If you are a Type-A planner who wants to parent proactively, we’re here for you. If you find yourself somewhere in between….that parent who longs to parent with intention, but often ends up reacting to situations as they arise, you are our people! Our distinct philosophy - Future Focused Parenting – takes center stage on the podcast. We open every episode with our own personal “why” to demonstrate bringing intention to ...
 
If you love pregnancy, birth, parenthood and everything in between, join us on our journey. We are 2 doulas who love to talk about birth, motherhood and life in general. In addition to being a licensed and certified massage therapist and sole owner of Tranquil Touch Birth & Women's Wellness, Exie is an experienced doula and childbirth educator of more than 15 years and over 100 births. Ciana is rising in her journey as a birth professional. Join us for conversations about support, growth, an ...
 
In this original, unfiltered, true to life podcast, Liz Sandoz gets real with industry experts, celebrities and moms, discussing in depth topics like motherhood, pregnancy, childbirth, and many other pressing women's issues. It’s time women opened up about these topics, so nothing is held back. If you’re looking for a safe and honest place without judgment, join Liz and the many celebrity guests and experts on the show, as they laugh, cry, and hot flush about every female topic from pregnanc ...
 
Drs. Sarah and Alicia answer common questions such as: I'm pregnant what do I do? are my symptoms in first trimester normal? What to expect for labour and delivery? How will I know about breastfeeding? How do I care for my newborn? She Found Motherhood aims to help take the anxiety out of pregnancy and the journey through childbirth to parenthood. We discuss the fourth trimester and how to care for your newborn. We discuss mental health in pregnancy and the postpartum period and how to navig ...
 
Award-winning audio producer John Scott Dryden brings you into a dystopian future, in which the birth rate has plummeted and the United States has become a theocracy called Gilead. Women who are capable of childbirth are pulled out of society and trained as handmaids, then assigned to men for the sole purpose of procreation. From the same source material as the critically acclaimed Hulu series, this six part series of “The Handmaid’s Tale” is audio fiction at its finest. Listen to new episod ...
 
Midwives from all around the world share work conditions, political landscape, community support, and health metrics where they work as well as some amazing birth stories and clinical updates! If you're someone who cares about maternal child health and wants to see midwifery as the gold standard for normal birth around the globe, join us as we give voice to the revolution!
 
I'm Rachel, Mom to three awesome kids and I created this podcast to share information, stories and in efforts to support one another as parents. We are celebrating the sweet moments and deep diving into the tough issues together as I chat with subject matter experts and other parents. I hope you'll join me and take a tidbit or two away that helps support you on your parenting journey.
 
Are you a first time pregnant mom and scared out of your mind? Having your second and don't want to go through the same birth trauma as your first? Doubting the quality of your maternity care? Trying to sort between real and fake pregnancy advice? Want to know how you can get hospital staff on board with your birth plan, even if it doesn't fit in with hospital policy? Feeling lost and wishing you knew more about pregnancy, labor, birth, postpartum, & how to take care newborns? I'm an L&D nur ...
 
Contractions is a monthly podcast about the politics of midwifery. All contractions address the analysis and practical change of one political issue surrounding childbirth, such as obstetric or reproductive violence, care, workload, sexism or racism. Every contraction is necessary to cope with in order to arrive at the birth of a midwifery care wherein all pregnant people feel free, safe, and emotionally and physically supported. Contractions' aim is to start an international dialogue with m ...
 
Your guide to pregnancy and gentle birth. Host Deborah Flowers is both a Registered Nurse and a Certified Professional Midwife at The Farm Community, internationally known as the home of Spiritual Midwifery. Co-host Ibu Robin Lim was recognized as the 2011 CNN Hero of the Year for her work as the founder of the Bumi Sehat Clinic Birth Center and Clinic in Bali, Indonesia. Topics for Season 1 include Choosing a Care Provider, the Safety of Home Birth, Prenatal Care Not Prenatal Scare, and Bir ...
 
Whether you are pregnant and looking for inspirational birth stories through your pregnancy, trying to conceive, breastfeeding, and postpartum; if you're a first time mom or a veteran parent of multiple children, you can learn, laugh and maybe even cry a little at these moving childbirth stories from people willing to share one of the most intimate moments of their lives.
 
You're not alone in your uncertainty about this monumental life stage of pregnancy and birth. If you’re ready to replace the overwhelm of late-night Googling with expert conversations and stories of strength and positivity from women just like you — join us on the top-rated All About Pregnancy & Birth podcast. The All About Pregnancy & Birth podcast is your place for supportive, evidence-based information from Dr. Nicole Calloway Rankins, an OB/GYN physician who’s been in practice for nearly ...
 
In this biweekly podcast, Kellie Edson, childbirth educator-in-training chats with both birth professionals and regular moms about all aspects of the transition to parenthood. Whether this is your first child or your tenth, I hope that you gain new knowledge, insights or just plain old comfort from this twice per month show. This podcast was born out of the belief that with each child born, a mother is born (or reborn) and that transition in all of its messy, beautiful chaos deserves to be h ...
 
The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast explores issues of pregnancy, birth and parenting infants. Hosted by Karen McClay, director of the renowned Calmbirth® childbirth education method, midwives and experts explore topics for expecting and new parents. Calmbirth’s goal is to educate and improve the birthing outcomes for all women and their families, not just physically, but emotionally as well.
 
Welcome to that Doula Destiniy Podcast, where we will discuss all things pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and postpartum with passionate birth professionals & new parents . I am your host Destiniy- mama of 3, Doula, Placenta specialist, Childbirth Educator, and birth photographer. This is a safe space for all mothers and mothers to be, a place of sharing birth experiences and empowering knowledge in hopes of educating and supporting each other in love and kindness. I am here to lift you up an ...
 
Everyone always talks about their wedding story or childbirth story, but no one ever says, "Hey... What happened at that funeral you went to?" and there's always a story there. Lifelong friends Laura Brooker and Casey Carter ask that question in Funeral Stories, a podcast about the crazy, cringeworthy, hilarious & heartfelt stories that come with saying goodbye.
 
On White Ribbon Alliance's Brave Voices, Bold Actions podcast, we’ll take a close look, episode by episode, at the ten basic universal human rights that all women and newborns are due in pregnancy and childbirth. This podcast will give you what you need to understand what women’s and newborn’s rights in childbirth are, and how to advocate successfully for those rights, wherever you are.
 
Giving birth is one of the most sacred experiences a woman can have and yet this time is often filled with anxiety and fear. Fear of the unknown and the known. How can we as women transform this experience and take back the arena of pregnancy and childbirth that has become constricted and heavily medicalized in many places? This podcast is a series of my reflections and insights about pregnancy, birth, and the antenatal period, as well as other things pertaining to being a woman. It is based ...
 
Nursing & Cursing is a parenting podcast that covers more than your 10 month old's full diaper. Five friends break down all the crazy that comes after the baby. Kids, husbands, sex, money. Everything from the early days of sore nipples and sleepless nights to parenting with a hangover and picking a preschool. Was your kid screaming on the other side of the bathroom door while you tried to find 5 seconds to put your last tampon in? Then this is the podcast for you.
 
Birth Boot Camp® has something for everyone, and this podcast is where it all comes together. Whether you are already a part of our team, an aspiring doula, birth instructor, trainer, or expecting parent, we have amazing resources for you. At Birth Boot Camp®, we believe birth can be a defining moment for families. We provide the knowledge and tools needed to make informed decisions and have amazing birth through quality education and support from a growing community of certified childbirth ...
 
Certified hypnotherapist Dr. Elizabeth Bonet talks all about hypnosis, transformation, and healing! Free hypnoses included! Learn more about the magic of hypnosis, transformation, and healing as well as mindfulness, meditation, and psychology with Hypnotize Me! Get immediate access to a Free Hypnosis to decrease fear and anxiety: http://bit.ly/2qltWvj Check out http://bit.ly/HM-podcast for more info.
 
Lori Jill Isenstadt from All About Breastfeeding is on a mission to normalize breastfeeding..... all around the world. She has interviews with Dr Dawn Obrecht, Abby Theuring, Jessica Shortall, Dr. Jack Newman, Maureen Minchin and more. Learn from mothers who are actively breastfeeding, sharing their personal stories of breastfeeding with ease and babies who just know exactly what to do. Hear intimate stories from mothers about their struggles and pain with breastfeeding. Everyday moms sharin ...
 
The Parenting Alchemy Podcast is here to support parents in raising good human beings in confidence and wholeness. The Parenting Alchemy is an accumulation of 15+ years of research, as well as ancestral wisdom that combines spirituality, non-violent communication, self-awareness, and positive parenting for all ages. Hosted by Giselle Baumet, the Parenting Alchemist. She's a Connection-Based Positive Parenting Expert, Somatic Energy Worker, Doula, and Quisqueyana Afro-Indigenous mother of fou ...
 
Pour yourself a cuppa and enjoy the experience of listening to Lesley Pascuzzi, Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator talk with various guests on the main topics emerging from Lamaze Australia's recent survey on the experiences of pregnant women and new parents during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Gain some evidence based knowledge and confidence as you approach labour, birth and the 4th Trimester with your baby.
 
Welcome to the world's #1 essential oils podcast –– where each week, we demystify the world of aromatherapy and make essential oils your no-brainer approach to just about everything. Explore how to use essential oils for better health, toxin-free living, DIY projects, skincare, weight loss, emotional and spiritual health, and more.
 
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Pain during childbirth is one of the things many women dread, especially those who are having their first child. There is so much misinformation out there that scares us - what we see portrayed on TV or in the movies, the stories other people tell us. But is there more to this? Does this pain have a role to play? Can we and should we avoid experien…
 
The Bradley Method. By using this simple and effective technique, couples are taught how to effectively work with their bodies to achieve a successful natural childbirth experience. So, what are the main principles behind The Bradley Method? How does it differ from other childbirth preparation methods? And what can you expect if you sign up for a c…
 
Bert Anderson had three positive vaginal births in hospitals. She used epidurals for all three births and for the most part she had uncomplicated pregnancies. After her first birth she was diagnosed with postpartum depression when her son was four months old. Since then she has become aware of her mood and depression so she can recognize the warnin…
 
Choosing a doctor or midwife is one of the most important decisions that you will have to make during your pregnancy. What qualities should you look for in an obstetrician to determine whether they are both competent and the right fit for you? To what extent does their “bedside manner” matter in the quality of care that they provide? What are the p…
 
This is a preview of our Partner Podcast series from The Birth Hour. These episodes release every Friday for our listener supporters at the $10+ level via Patreon. Go to patreon.com/birthhour to become a patron and receive access to these weekly partner episodes as well as other bonuses such as access to over 350 archived episodes, membership in ou…
 
Logan and Brian are parents to five, four girls and their newest arrival, their son Maverick Moon. This was Logan's third homebirth and one of the goals was for the midwife to make it this time! Logan shared her previous birth stories on episode 441. You can listen to those at here.By Bryn Huntpalmer
 
When you go to the pediatrician, they take all sorts of measurements and track your baby's progress through infant growth charts. So, who created these charts and how are averages determined? Do breastfed babies grow any differently than formula-fed babies? And what does the term "failure to thrive" actually mean? Learn more about your ad choices. …
 
Ep 013: Caryn in the Hot Seat It is time for our newest headquarters member, Caryn, to be in the hot seat! If you have enjoyed getting to know everyone so far, then we hope you enjoy this last episode where we dive into Caryn's life and hear her incredible birth, doula, and instructor stories. Available on all major podcast stations. Just search fo…
 
On today's podcast, we're going to talk with Dr. Stephanie Mitchell about starting a midwifery-led birth center. Dr. Mitchell is a certified nurse-midwife who earned her BSN from Curry College, along with her MSN and her doctorate of Nursing Practice from Frontier Nursing University. Dr. Mitchell is the founder of The Birth Sanctuary of Gainesville…
 
J came back to postnatal yoga and shared that she faced two monumentous moments of struggle and surrender during her birth. Having had the chance to get to know J through out her pregnancy, I was deeply curious about her birth story. J, was a regular in prenatal yoga and the topic of fear and control was often something she often expressed. How do …
 
Drs. Sarah and Alicia review what GBS is, who is more likely to have GBS, how we treat Group B Strep in labour, and what illnesses it used to cause in Newborns and how we have reduced this with our current Group B Strep Treatment. Want to know more about what to expect in childbirth? Check out our online prenatal course! https://www.shefoundhealth.…
 
Our loving warning to you is to make sure that you get pregnant before letting your partner listen to this adorable list! Ha! We must say we had a ton of fun recording this podcast and thinking through all of things our poor partners have to deal with. As moms, we mostly embrace all of the changes that happen to our body; from our growing belly, to…
 
They say it takes a village to raise a child and anyone who has had a baby certainly understands the need for help in those early newborn days. But what do you do if you don’t have a village? In our modern world, new mums often feel a sense of isolation as they struggle to navigate life with a newborn. My guest today is Steph O'Brien, a postpartum …
 
This week we peel back the metaphorical covers to take a peek at what goes on at a Young Living farm. I sat down with Jason Barnum, a Young Living farm manager to pick his brain for all the juicy and fascinating details. Jason walks us through the seed to seal process, rich with interesting tidbits and things that will make you say “Oh! So that’s h…
 
This is a delightful birth story episode. Today Heidi joins me to share the story of her vaginal birth. In her own words “Nothing went as planned for my birth but it was still beautiful.” Heidi endured many scares in her first trimester including an episode of heavy bleeding and alcohol exposure before she realized she was pregnant. She also discov…
 
The palate is located in the roof of the mouth. It separates the oral and nasal cavities and provides stability to the facial structures. When you touch the roof of your mouth with the tip of your tongue you will be hitting the hard palate. In breastfeeding, the hard palate's function is to assist with the positioning and stability of the nipple wh…
 
Kira and Deana chat with Janet Allison and Jennifer L.W. Fink about closing the gender gap by thinking about how we raise our boys and our girls. Together they focus on using context, communication and conversation to help our children understand the past as they move forward into the future. More about Janet and Jennifer: https://www.on-boys-podca…
 
Congratulations! You just found out you're pregnant. So, who do you tell the big news? How do you tell them and when? Today our panelists share what worked for them and we'll explore some fun ways to share your pregnancy online! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy New Mommy Media | Independent Podcast Network
 
Trauma— how does trauma of all types impact or influence your pregnancy, labor and postpartum? Today’s episode is beautiful, but very serious. We’re speaking with Midon, who has experienced a long journey of learning about early childhood traumas, and how they greatly impacted her most recent birth. We’re going to share about the importance of talk…
 
Leslie Hughes is an actress, new mom and you may know her from season 17 of The Bachelor. She shares her pregnancy, birth and postpartum experience through the pandemic and being across the country from her partner. She opens up about the hardships and joys in the fourth trimester. Connect with Leslie: https://www.instagram.com/leslieahughes25 Conn…
 
In this week’s episode, I interview Olympic Athlete Alicia Lukas who gave birth in Tokyo during Covid. Despite every effort, Alicia accepted that no amount of spinning was going to turn her breech baby so she booked in for a planned caesarean with her private obstetrician. Covid rules dictated a lot of the experience - her husband watched the birth…
 
Song: F.O.T.M. - TrapNerds Can we be done with these Paul brothers?How is Ocho Cinco still in such great shape?Lamar Odom & Aaron Carter fought for crack money. K Michelle got a brand new face. Are the Kardashian's the most insecure people? All Lil Durk's people are dying. Pooh Shiesty might be going down. 6-Year-Olds out here getting shot. TI the …
 
Shira is a social media creative and Mo is at the cusp of finishing his 10 year journey to becoming a neonatologist. They retell the birth stories of their 3 children, highlighting the stark differences between having their first 2 babies 10 years ago as newlyweds and their 3rd baby who was born a few months ago. Shira faced quite a few obstacles d…
 
Dr. Liz interviews Bud Megargee about his new book, "Soul Afterlife: Beyond the Near Death Experience." Bud started out as a skeptic who found himself in unexpected conversations with a spiritual advisor from beyond this physical life. We have quite the interesting conversation about: How he found himself in conversations with a spiritual advisor W…
 
Today's birth story comes from mom of two, Monet Moutrie, who shares her experience giving birth at a birth center in Denver, Colorado. Monet comes to birth with the unique perspective of having photographed hundreds of births as a birth photographer—in other words she's pretty much seen it all!By Bryn Huntpalmer
 
Giving birth to your baby is usually pretty messy, right? So, it's only natural we would want to bathe our babies immediately. But could there be benefits to delaying that first bath? And when you do decide to bathe your new baby, how should you do it? Should you buy a special baby tub, or perhaps bathe with your baby? And what about those strange …
 
Ep 12: Cheryl in the Hot Seat This week on the Birth Boot Camp Podcast, Cheryl is here to tell us all of her funny stories and give us a look into her life and what makes her the punny Cheryl that we all know and love! Available on all major podcast stations. Just search for the 'Birth Boot Camp Podcast’ on your favorite app, and don't forget to su…
 
On today’s podcast we are excited to feature Feminist Midwife, Stephanie Tillman (she/her), a midwife at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Stephanie is on the Board of Directors of Nurses for Sexual and Reproductive Health and the Midwest Access Project. Stephanie is also a member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives Ethics Committee and …
 
It’s a case that has haunted Jefferson Township, New Jersey, for more than 30 years. On a snowy January night, 14-year-old Tommy Sullivan did the unthinkable: he murdered his mother in cold blood, set fire to their house, and then took his own life. Out of the flames of this horrible tragedy, investigations revealed that Tommy was, himself, a part …
 
Dr. Pip from @making mama well discusses what to expect in your relationship when you bring a baby home! How can you prepare and support each other through this time! @makingmamawell Join our new Preparing for Postpartum Community - The Nesting Community! 15% off if you sign up before June 14, 2021. https://www.shefoundhealth.ca/the-nesting-communi…
 
You may have seen the February 2021 Congressional Report stating there are toxic metals in commercial baby. It definitely made me stop in my tracks when I first learned about this. Interestingly enough, toxic heavy metals in baby food in not new news. (Yes, even the organic baby foods!) So what does all this even mean? Are you now making all your o…
 
We stress the importance of having a vision for your birth and finding the right provider to support you through that process, but how exactly do you get there? There are likely going to be some obstacles you will face as you work through what you know you want for your birth, understanding what questions to ask your provider, thinking through real…
 
One of the most common questions I get asked as a women’s physio is what type of exercise women should be doing while pregnant. Today I dive into this topic to discuss some of the things to be aware of when exercising, my go-to recommendations and the types of exercises you should avoid while pregnant. I talk about the importance of getting a medic…
 
I don’t know who needs to hear this but surviving is NOT the same as living. You deserve to feel good, move well, and think clearly, no matter what age you are. I sat down with Tim James this week to talk about that: good health. Tim had chronic eczema, brain fog, and digestive distress for years. It wasn’t until he visited a wellness center to sup…
 
Warning: This episode includes loss Samantha Busch is a wife, mother, author, entrepreneur, lifestyle blogger, infertility warrior, philanthropist and co-owner of a professional race team. As a woman in leadership, Samantha is driven to empower all women to become their own fiercest advocates. In Busch’s first book, Fighting Infertility, she shares…
 
Being plus-size and pregnant in today's world can be challenging. Still, overweight women all over the world are giving birth to healthy and happy babies every day. Why does your weight matter during pregnancy? What are the risks associated with being plus size and pregnant- and are these increased percentages really that significant? Learn more ab…
 
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