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The Homebirth Midwife Podcast

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The Homebirth Midwife podcast is hosted by Sarah McClure, CPM, LDM, LM and Charli Zarosinski, CPM, LDM, LM, founders and primary midwives of Hearth and Home Midwifery, a homebirth practice in Oregon and Washington. They are experts on all things related to natural pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum. Each week the podcast delves into the topics you want to know about regarding your pregnancy and birth.

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United States

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The Homebirth Midwife podcast is hosted by Sarah McClure, CPM, LDM, LM and Charli Zarosinski, CPM, LDM, LM, founders and primary midwives of Hearth and Home Midwifery, a homebirth practice in Oregon and Washington. They are experts on all things related to natural pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum. Each week the podcast delves into the topics you want to know about regarding your pregnancy and birth.

Language:

English


Episodes

Doulas at a Homebirth with HelloBaby

2/27/2024
Midwife Charli meets with Bri and Alicia from HelloBaby to chat about the benefits of having a doula at a homebirth! Hearth and Home Midwifery recommends that all of their clients giving birth for the first time, or planning a first vaginal birth, hire a doula as a member of their team. Listen to this episode to find out why! Schedule a consultation with Bri and Alicia here: https://hellobabypdx.com --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:56:05

Heartburn and Reflux in Pregnancy

2/13/2024
On today’s podcast, Hearth & Home midwives Sarah and Emily talk all about heartburn in pregnancy: what it is, what causes it, and what they commonly recommend to the clients in their care. --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:16:40

What to do with a Mildly Ill Baby

1/30/2024
Your baby has congestion, a runny nose, a mild cough, and seems out of sorts. What do you do? Sarah & Charli break down the basics of caring for a baby with an illness that does not require medical attention or a visit to the hospital. --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:11:28

Cord Prolapse at a Home Birth

1/16/2024
This rare obstetrical emergency has a lot of mystique around it, and many of you have asked for an episode on this! Sarah & Charli talk all about what causes cord prolapse, what it is, and how it would be managed in the home setting. https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:17:37

Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss in the Midwifery Model

1/2/2024
Sarah & Charli talk about how early pregnancy loss is diagnosed and managed in midwifery care, as well as how midwives approach this common pregnancy outcome. https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:17:40

Antidepressants and Home Birth

12/19/2023
For many pregnant people, mood disorders are a part of daily life. Some people choose to use antidepressants during their pregnancy and they want to know what the risks and benefits are. Today Sarah & Charli talk all about antidepressants as it relates to home birth and midwifery care. --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:28:57

Willa & Tyler’s Home Birth with Their First Baby

12/5/2023
On today's episode, Charli talks with a HAH Midwifery family as they tell the story of their home birth with their first baby! Learn from Willa & Tyler about the affirming healthcare that home birth midwives provide and how we work with each of our clients in such an individualized way during their labor and birth. https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:57:22

Francy’s Cholestasis Home Birth with HAH

11/21/2023
Today Sarah gets to talk with Francy, a Hearth & Home client who had her first and second babies at home. If you haven’t listened to Francy’s birth story, do that before listening to this one! We’re so grateful we got to hear Francy’s stories and some of why midwifery care has mattered so much to her family. --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:57:39

Madison’s Home Birth as a First Time Mom

11/7/2023
Today Sarah gets to sit down with HAH Midwifery graduate Madison as she recounts the story of her process learning to trust birth and her body, connecting her power as a first-time mom, and ultimately having an undisturbed birth with her first baby at home in the water with Sarah & Charli in attendance. --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:33:07

Grace’s Homebirth Story

10/24/2023
In today’s episode, HAH graduate Grace remembers the birth of her first baby at home with the HAH midwives. Grace was generous enough to share her vulnerabilities, strengths, and the journey she went on to birth her baby at home during her conversation with midwife Sarah. --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:46:09

Brenna's HBAC Birth Story

10/10/2023
Today on the podcast, midwife Sarah has the honor of sitting down with Hearth & Home graduate Brenna, who had an HBAC (Home Birth After Cesarean) with our practice! Brenna talks all about what led to her Cesarean, her decision to give birth at home with her second, and her journey with Hearth & Home Midwifery. We are so grateful to hear from Brenna and to have her share her story with listeners! --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:49:52

Emily's Birth Stories

9/26/2023
If you’ve been following us for a while, you know our fabulous third primary midwife, Emily Born! Today we three midwives of Hearth & Home (Sarah, Charli, and Emily) sit down for a chat while Emily tells us all about her births: the first a hospital transport after laboring at home for a long time, and the second a home birth. If you had a hospital transfer and want to hear it kept really, really real from a midwife- this one’s for you! --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:01:03:19

External Cephalic Versions (ECVs)

9/12/2023
On today’s episode, Charli and Sarah talk about external cephalic versions (ECVs) for turning a breech baby. Learn why and when it’s done, in what setting, risks and benefits, and some other considerations for choosing whether you want that option or not. --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:18:05

How Does the Call Schedule Work?

8/8/2023
The three Hearth & Home Midwifery midwives: Sarah, Charli, and Emily, sit down in today’s episode and talk all about our call schedule, how it works, why it means so much to us and our families, and why we believe it allows us to offer the best care possible to our clients. --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:16:36

Fussiness in Babies

7/25/2023
In today’s episode, Emily Born, CPM, LDM, LM, who is the third midwife at Hearth & Home Midwifery, talks all about fussiness in babies, soothing fussy babies, and how to know when it might be colic. --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:13:53

Interview with Paige

7/11/2023
We spoke with Paige, a two-time Hearth & Home client, on her experience of working with us, dealing with postpartum mood challenges, and what she wants people to know about the midwifery model of care when it comes to postpartum support. --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:35:30

What’s In The Birth Bag?

6/26/2023
You ask us all the time: what is in the midwifery birth bag? In this episode, we answered! We go through our supplies top to bottom, from those we use every single time to those we almost never touch. --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:14:12

Medications Midwives Carry

6/13/2023
In this episode, we go over all the medications home birth midwives carry and use in the prenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum period, such as Pitocin, Rhogam, Vitamin K, antibiotics, and more. --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:21:42

Charli’s HBAC Birth Story!

5/10/2023
It’s finally here! Midwife Charli shares the story of her Home Birth After Cesarean, or HBAC. We recommend listening first to Charli’s first birth story episode, where she talks about the birth of her son Emile by Cesarean. Listen to her story come full circle as she talks about her homebirth just two years later with her daughter! --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:48:22

TOLAC in the Community Setting & Uterine Rupture

3/7/2023
Most people, when they talk about VBAC (or TOLAC), will talk about uterine rupture. So what is a uterine rupture? How does it happen? How likely is it to happen? And what is the protocol for prevention and assessment in the community setting? Charli and Sarah review the statistics and how the topic of uterine rupture is dealt with with experience midwives in the community setting. --- https://hearthandhomemidwifery.com

Duration:00:34:44