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In the Evidence Based Birth® podcast, we cover the research evidence on hot topics about pregnancy and childbirth! Our mission is to help birth workers build the evidence based knowledge, skills, and power they need to protect families' ability to give birth with empowerment. The work we do has a huge impact on parents who are searching for accurate information to empower their prenatal, birth, and postpartum experiences!
 
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.
 
Whether you are pregnant and looking for inspirational birth stories through your pregnancy, trying to conceive, breastfeeding, or 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 those 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 ...
 
We educate and entertain expectant mothers and those hoping to become pregnant. Each episode features a panel of pregnant women, at various stages and trimesters, as well as experienced moms and experts. Together they explore topics aimed to embrace pregnancy and encourage women to pursue their individual childbirth choices.
 
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Birth Matters

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Birth Matters

Lisa Taylor - Birth Matters NYC Childbirth Education & Labor Support

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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!
 
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Down to Birth

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Down to Birth

Cynthia Overgard & Trisha Ludwig

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Join Cynthia Overgard and Trisha Ludwig once per week for evidence-based straight talk on having a safe and informed birth, which starts with determining if you've hired the right provider. We have 30 years' experience between us and have served thousands of women and couples. Listen to the birth stories of our clients, listeners and celebrities, catch our expert-interviews, and submit your questions for our monthly Q&A episodes at DownToBirthShow.com. Follow us on Instagram at @downtobirths ...
 
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 beyond, as well as other things pertaining to being a woman. It is based on my experie ...
 
A Pregnancy & Postnatal Podcast 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 after childbirth, so that you can get back to your old (new) self, with a bubba by your side.You will find some amazing interviews with industry professionals covering breastfeeding with lactation consultants, childbirth with midwives and doctors, ...
 
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Yoga | Birth | Babies

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Yoga | Birth | Babies

Deb Flashenberg and Independent Podcast Network

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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 ...
 
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 ...
 
Birth is amazing, beautiful, wonderful…and it can throw you for a loop! Despite our very best birth “plans,” we can find ourselves taking some twist and turns during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum that we don’t expect. Enter the Pregnancy & Birth Made Easy Podcast! Hey mama! My name is Stephanie and I’m a mom of three boys, a professional doula, childbirth educator, and the creator of the Online Birth Course - My Essential Birth www.myessentialbirth.com. I live to help mothers just like yo ...
 
Many women desire to reconnect with their body and natural instincts through natural birth. Unfortunately, the American culture (and most mainstream cultures) do not teach young women about any natural ways to care for their bodies and, in fact, teach that the body and childbirth cannot be trusted. In this podcast by Rachel Mans, Doula and The NaturalBirth Site, we explore all aspects of natural, physiological birth, as well as natural pregnancy and early postpartum. Our topics are inspired ...
 
The Free Birth Podcast explores what it means to exercise our full autonomy as women during pregnancy, childbirth, and beyond. We now live in a global culture in which obstetrics has come to monopolize every aspect of birth. Epidemic rates of surgical birth, rampant trauma among women, and a deeply embedded resistance to the spontaneous process of birth have become normalized. Pregnancy is treated as an illness and childbirth is seen as an emergency from which women and babies need to be sav ...
 
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Doula2Doula

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Doula2Doula

Exie Buehler & Ciana Vaughn

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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 ...
 
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Miraculous Mamas

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Miraculous Mamas

Elizabeth Joy Presta - Wave Podcast Network

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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 ...
 
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New Little Life Podcast

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New Little Life Podcast

Allison Tolman, LPN, IBCLC, ICCE

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Allison is a lactation consultant, breast pump expert, and mom of 3 boys who talks with real moms and experts about breastfeeding & pumping. New Little Life has an exclusive program called Pumping for Working Moms, which is designed to help working moms pump easily and efficiently to combine breastfeeding & pumping while going back to work! This podcast is designed to help you feel supported by other moms doing exactly what you're doing, get tips and tricks on breastfeeding, and learn to nav ...
 
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 ...
 
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True Birth

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True Birth

Dr. Yaakov Abdelhak & Kristin Mallon, RN, CNM

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Helping women have better births and better birth experiences. Our experts share their perspectives on pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. These are raw, honest stories about the experience of labor from the professional's point of view. Listen and get inside your OB/GYN or midwife's head. Our goal is to share the truth about pregnancy and birth with the listener and to explain our thought process. We see our role as one in which we guide and inform, presenting facts so that the ...
 
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 ...
 
There is so much about motherhood that goes unsaid but we're not afraid to discuss it all. Black Ballad Presents: The Survival Guide is an ongoing honest conversation with Black British women about what motherhood looks like for them and how they survive it's ups and downs. For Season 2 we have an array of guests including Black Mums Upfront, Jamelia, Laura Henry-Allain, Dr Beverly Tatum Daniel and so many more. We'll be talking sex after childbirth, when to tell your kids they're black and ...
 
Childbirth is supposed to be empowering, but for many birthing people it is not. For Indigenous women, immigrant women and women of colour, birthing within the western healthcare system can be anything but affirming. It can feel unsafe. In this raw and challenging talks series, health researcher, clinician and nursing educator Dr Ruth De Souza (RMIT University) hosts conversations about birth, racism and cultural safety with change makers working within the maternal health-care sector to bre ...
 
Unpopular opinion: A healthy mom and healthy baby are NOT enough. Why don't we pay attention to a mother's experience and perceptions of her birth enough? I'm an L&D nurse revealing insider secrets that you won't learn in your standard childbirth ed class. We explore every facet (from opposite extremes) of not just birth, but the experience of womanhood and childbearing. Along with women sharing their experiences vulnerably, a slew of experts gift us with knowledge we never thought we needed ...
 
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 ...
 
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Wonderful!

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Wonderful!

Rachel and Griffin McElroy

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Welcome to Wonderful! It’s an enthusiast podcast by Griffin and Rachel McElroy in which they discuss Very Good Things, and the Things that Make Them Good. Got a Good Thing you’re excited about that you want them to talk about on the show? Shoot ‘em an email at wonderfulpodcast@gmail.com.
 
Are you tired of being stressed out thinking about how you will go through childbirth being a first-time mom? Are you sick of feeling so discouraged wondering why you aren‘t enjoying your pregnancy as much as you had hoped? Do you wish you could have God‘s peace and joy each day as you go through the tough months of pregnancy? Do you wish that you could just sit back and relax and enjoy the coming arrival of your new baby that God has blessed you with? How about going through the postpartum ...
 
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On today's podcast, we're going to talk with board-certified labor nurse and creator of the Birth Nurse, Mandy Irby, about trauma-informed childbirth education. Mandy Irby (she/her) is a board-certified labor nurse with 13 years of experience, supporting survivors of assault and trauma through pregnancy, birth planning, and at their bedside during …
 
Yvonne Strahovski is the Emmy-nominated, SAG Award-nominated and Golden-Globe-nominated actress whose voice you may recognize as the stoic Serena Joy Waterford from The Handmaid's Tale. She is the mother of a toddler and newborn, with starkly different birth stories to share. During Yvonne's first pregnancy, she felt an intuitive pull toward birthi…
 
If you thought that Part 1 of Millie's birth story was entertaining, just wait until you hear Part 2! Use code SUMMER for a limited time to get 20% off my After The Birth online course. Discount good until June 30th, 2022. Click on this link to get a FREE diaper bag with your Dyper subscription. Cancel at any time and still keep the bag! Check out …
 
We’re closing out an incredible Season 5 with Molly from France. After an unexpected pregnancy at a young age, Molly describes her traumatic birth with her first daughter as a "a second rape". She suffered physically, mentally, and emotionally, and promised herself she'd never give birth in a hospital again. With her second pregnancy, she dreamed o…
 
Motherhood After Pregnancy Loss - Nikki Spicer Nikki Spicer is a memoirist and mother of two. Nikki vulnerably shares her challenging journey of loss and perseverance after losing her first pregnancy at 38+ weeks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Independent Podcast Network | Informed Pregnancy
 
Show notes links: Click this link for a $10 voucher towards your Backer College Savings account. Know Your Options Online Childbirth Course Use code 100OFF for $100 off enrollment Beyond the First Latch Course (comes free with KYO course) Support The Birth Hour via Patreon!By Bryn Huntpalmer
 
Traveling with a baby can definitely have its challenges, and sleep could quite possibly be at the top of that list. So, how do you get your baby adjusted while you're traveling through time zones, or driving long hours in the car? And then once you get to your destination, how do you create the best sleep environment possible... even when you don'…
 
Synopsis: What if you thought pregnancy was going to be easy, a breeze? You had even planned an overseas holiday – but then suddenly, pregnancy became frightening and stressful, needing admission to a mental health unit? Natalie Kon-yu – a Naarm-based writer descended from Italian and Mauritian migrants – talks about the experiences of medical sexi…
 
Elimination diets are difficult and stressful, but as moms, we do whatever needs to be done to feed our babies. Dr. Trill has personally been there... twice... and she's an expert in the field of infant food allergies, specifically for breastfeeding moms!!! Connect with Dr. Trill https://www.instagram.com/free.to.feed/ Book a consult: https://www.f…
 
Ep 048: Guest Speaker: Lori Hartgraves Hey Birth Boot Camp Family, we have a great episode for you! Today we sat down to chat with Lori Hartgraves, Childbirth Educator and Doula to talk about some tough conversations surrounding pregnancy. Everyone's journey to motherhood is different, but they are all special! Tune in to hear Lori's story and what…
 
In today’s episode I interview Rebekah about her experience with two breech-presenting babies. She had a successful External Cephalic Rotation (ECV) in her first pregnancy and experienced a posterior labour with a vacuum-assisted birth. She suffered a distended bladder after the catheter was removed before the episiotomy wore off and she lost the a…
 
Hey everyone! Starting this month, we have an exciting announcement: Down to Birth Show is now producing longer Q&A episodes. So if you can't get enough Q&A, and you want to enjoy ad-free episodes all the time, be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts! This week we're answering questions on: Difficult conversations with your doctor and how to discuss…
 
On today's podcast, we're going to talk with EBB Childbirth Class parent, Mandy Childs and her doula, Dana Patterson, about having an emergency cesarean due to Bandl's ring. Mandy Childs (she/her) is a first-time parent to her son who she gave birth to in Greenville, South Carolina in March of 2021. Living now in Lynchburg, Virginia, Mandy is a tra…
 
Close your eyes and think about what you hope the first moments after your baby is born will be. You might be imagining cuddles, skin to skin contact, or little one crawling up you for their first feed. However in addition to the cuddles, there are a number of routine procedures your little one will need to go through to ensure their health. From e…
 
Is a diverse healthcare workforce enough to eradicate racism in medicine? The short is no. Using race to remedy racism is not enough. And let's talk about why with four Black providers in reproductive health: an OBGYN, a nurse midwife, a traditional midwife, and a midwifery student. Tune in to hear the benefits of adding more Black folks to the hea…
 
Pregnancy after loss might be a time filled with guilt, anxiety and mixed emotions. In this 2nd episode of a two part series with Robyn Birkin, Robyn describes the emotions that can come with pregnancy after miscarriage, including: - What pregnancy after loss feels like - How can I stop worrying about pregnancy after miscarriage? - Is it normal to …
 
Sponsor KiwiCo: Get 50% off your first month on ANY crate line with code BIRTHHOUR at kiwico.com. Know Your Options Online Childbirth Course Use code 100OFF for $100 off enrollment Beyond the First Latch Course (comes free with KYO course) Support The Birth Hour via Patreon!By Bryn Huntpalmer
 
Today’s episode is one that I’ve had in the works for quite a while. A lot of folks have been asking for it so I’m excited to bring you this episode about preterm birth. I will follow up this one with episodes on the two most common causes of preterm birth so stay tuned for those, as well. Preterm birth is relatively common. There are some physical…
 
Madison shares how her birth goals changed over time and a red flag that caused her to change service providers. Madison also discusses the moment she found the birth center for her and what led her to that decision. Madison shares the preparation she did regularly for an empowered birth. She shares her spiritual birth story and how she surrendered…
 
Millie is a physical therapist who specializes in pelvic floor disorders. In her entertaining way, she tells us the story of her birth, from before she got pregnant all through postpartum. We talk perinatal mental health, preparing your body for birth, prenatal testing, Covid restrictions and Jewish traditions in birth. Millie's Instagram: @millied…
 
Miscarriage does NOT have to be medical. Amanda Lindemann shares both of her natural, home miscarriage stories. We chat about: Miscarriage options Her experience at the hospital with her first, including important information they left out Experience with her pregnancy care providers 10 week & 6 week miscarriage birth stories What she wishes moms k…
 
Birth plans have increased in popularity in the last several decades and many templates exist online from popular pregnancy and birthing websites, vlogs and blogs. What really needs to be included in a birth plan? A birth plan is a great way to have a conversation with your OB/GYN or midwife to be on the same page about the expectations surrounding…
 
Let's face it. There's a lot of pressure to find the perfect baby name. What are the current national trends when it comes to naming your newborn? What are the most common struggles parents have in choosing their names? Is there a specific formula you should follow when it comes to naming siblings and twins? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit …
 
Is it too much to ask for a change of expectations when you’re pregnant with your seventh baby? I mean, is that even possible to shift the paradigm and take birth on from a new perspective? This week we’re speaking with Becky Zale of Approaching Home. Becky is a converted homebirther. It’s something she said she’d never do. But things have a way of…
 
Dr. Heather Evans is a pelvic floor therapist who has taken her experience as a NICU mama to help others. She shares her story of having premature twins needing a 4 month NICU stay and how her professional and personal life came together. After 8 years of recovery from the trauma, Heather wanted to create a book to help guide NICU mamas specificall…
 
In today’s episode I interview Serena, a midwife who shares her two homebirth experiences. I always love chatting to midwives because they’re so generous with their knowledge and advice and Serena is no different. After supporting women through the MGP programme at the Mercy Hospital till 38 weeks, she consciously had to switch off her midwife mind…
 
In this wide-ranging conversation with Laura Henry-Allain MBE, Black Ballad's CEO and co-founder Tobi Oredein discusses Laura's groundbreaking work, JoJo & Gran Gran and they get real about working motherhood and mum guilt. Follow Laura on Twitter and Instagram. Laura's book 'My Skin, Your Skin: Let's Talk About Race, Racism and Empowerment' is ava…
 
From the jungles of Costa Rica, Luba tells us the stories of expanding and surrendering through her pregnancies and births. We discuss birth as authentic self-expression, pleasure and orgasm in pregnancy and labor, and committing to bringing the birth of her dreams to fruition. Watch this interview on Youtube: https://youtu.be/5hpOEOr9EW4 JOIN US A…
 
Synopsis: It’s tough negotiating the highly technocratic spaces of a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of a hospital – let alone as the queer, autonomous-single parent of a micro-preemie. Aruna Boodram is part of the Caribbean diaspora living in so-called Canada. In this week’s conversation, we discuss the stress and uncertainty of caring for one…
 
Danielle DuBoise, Co-founder of the plant-based organic company Sakara Life, discusses food as medicine and shares her two birth experiences; one hospital birth turned cesarean and one VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) at home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Independent Podcast Network | Informed Pregnancy
 
This postpartum series is in partnership with Ergobaby. Check out their baby carriers at ergobaby.com. Know Your Options Online Childbirth Course Use code 100OFF for $100 off enrollment at thebirthhour.com/course Beyond the First Latch Course (comes free with KYO course) Support The Birth Hour via Patreon! at patreon.com/birthhour…
 
If your baby seems irritable or she's having a hard time sleeping, you may want to consider swaddling. After all, it just makes sense that your child would feel most comfortable in an environment similar to what your baby felt while being cradled in the womb, right? How do you successfully swaddle your baby? What type of swaddles typically work bes…
 
In today’s episode I chat to Sea who shares her three glorious physiological births. Supported by her husband and her two sisters during labour and birth, she did active preparation in each pregnancy and experienced culturally-appropriate care through Indigenous midwifery group practice. If you want to listen to an incredibly positive story that’s …
 
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