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The birth-ed podcast opens up conversations about all aspects of pregnancy, birth and parenthood, with the UKs leading women's health experts- from Midwives to Obstetricians, Doulas to Activists. The birth-ed podcasts sets out to leave you feeling fully informed, confident and positive about what this journey might entail. Through our inspiring, informative and sometimes challenging conversations, we leave no stone unturned when it comes to preparing you for your pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period.

The birth-ed podcast opens up conversations about all aspects of pregnancy, birth and parenthood, with the UKs leading women's health experts- from Midwives to Obstetricians, Doulas to Activists. The birth-ed podcasts sets out to leave you feeling fully informed, confident and positive about what this journey might entail. Through our inspiring, informative and sometimes challenging conversations, we leave no stone unturned when it comes to preparing you for your pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period.
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The birth-ed podcast opens up conversations about all aspects of pregnancy, birth and parenthood, with the UKs leading women's health experts- from Midwives to Obstetricians, Doulas to Activists. The birth-ed podcasts sets out to leave you feeling fully informed, confident and positive about what this journey might entail. Through our inspiring, informative and sometimes challenging conversations, we leave no stone unturned when it comes to preparing you for your pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period.

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Episodes

Pregnancy after a loss in partnership with Tommy’s and Guest Kate Marsh.

12/3/2019
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TRIGGER WARNING: Pregnancy Loss, Miscarriage and Still Birth 1 in 4 women experience miscarriage or pregnancy loss, so for a lot of us falling pregnant again can come with a lot of conflicting emotions. In this episode I’m joined by midwife Kate Marsh from the team at Tommy’s. Tommy’s are the UK Baby Loss Charity, supporting women through baby loss and researching miscarriage, preterm birth and still birth. We talk candidly about experiencing miscarriage, and approaching pregnancy after...

Duration:00:35:16

Physiological Birth & The Maternity System with Guest, Sheena Byrom OBE

11/25/2019
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Last year in the UK only 52% of women went into spontaneous labour. An even smaller number ended up having the physiological birth the vast majority of women want and expect when it comes to meeting their babies. In a highly technological era, what does physiological birth look like for the modern woman? And how does this fit in to the current maternity system? This week I am joined by the incredibly inspiring Sheena Byrom OBE; Independent Midwifery Consultant, Midwife of over 35 years,...

Duration:00:49:07

Breech Birth: Your Choices with Guests, Dr Shawn Walker and Emma Spillane

11/18/2019
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Around 1 in 25 women will face decisions around how to give birth to their bottom first babies! But did you know the options are more than simply 'have a caesarean'? From helping your baby to turn head down, to physiological/vaginal breech birth, these little discussed alternatives are explained in this episode. Joining me this week is Dr Shawn Walker, founder of The Breech Birth Network and Midwife Emma Spillane. Both heading up breech teams at large trusts, they bring some real expert...

Duration:00:52:09

Men in Birth: Evolution to Politics with Guest, Mark Harris

11/11/2019
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Seeing men in the birth room is a relatively recent occurrence, but something that the vast majority of women have come to expect if they have a male partner. Interestingly, the male hormonal responses to birth can be very different to that of a women. And in this episode we take a look at why that is, and what men can do to make sure they feel calm and confident as they support a women to meet their baby. This week I am chatting to a very special guest, midwife of over 20 years, Mark...

Duration:00:51:19

Doulas and Understanding Labour with Guest, Natalie Meddings

10/28/2019
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When you begin to understand what labour truly feels like; what it really takes from both a physical and emotional perspective; then you'll stop asking the question 'what does a doula do?' In this episode I chat with Doula, Active Birth Yoga Teacher, Author, Mother & all round inspiring lady, Natalie Meddings about the role of a doula. What started as an episode about doulas, quickly morphed into one of the most inspiring and informative conversations I've ever had about birth. Bringing you...

Duration:01:03:39