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Kristen Burgess shares everything you need to know about pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting in the Birth, Baby, and Life podcast. Pregnancy, baby care, toddlers, and managing motherhood are all covered!

Kristen Burgess shares everything you need to know about pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting in the Birth, Baby, and Life podcast. Pregnancy, baby care, toddlers, and managing motherhood are all covered!

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United States

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Kristen Burgess shares everything you need to know about pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting in the Birth, Baby, and Life podcast. Pregnancy, baby care, toddlers, and managing motherhood are all covered!

Language:

English


Episodes

BBL 176 – The Value of Mother

4/4/2022
We give a lot of lip service to mothers and how important they are… but does our culture actually value mothers? Everything today is about “science” and “experts” - and slick marketing. As a mother you are indescribable value and worth. Your influence on your family cannot be underestimated. Listen to this episode to understand […] The post BBL 176 – The Value of Mother appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:34:47

BBL 175 – You Can Give Birth Without Fear

3/18/2022
Can you give birth without fear? What exactly is a fearless birth? Why is there so much sheer terror around birth in modern culture, and why aren’t women prepared when labor begins? I cover all of this - and how YOU can give birth without fear in today’s episode Topics I Cover in This Podcast:Can […] The post BBL 175 – You Can Give Birth Without Fear appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:31:12

BBL 174: How to Speak Up For Yourself During Childbirth

3/9/2022
Many women worry they’ll get pushed into interventions they don’t want during birth. This episode covers how to find your voice during childbirth - so you feel confident in saying what you want… and what you don’t want… and can have the sacred birth experience you want! Topics I Cover in This Podcast:Why you have […] The post BBL 174: How to Speak Up For Yourself During Childbirth appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:42:34

BBL 173: Pregnancy Body Changes Nobody Tells You About

1/16/2022
There are a lot of weird pregnancy changes nobody talks to you about! Everyone expects to get a bigger belly and maybe have their ankles swell, but on today’s episode I’ll dig into some of the changes that happen in your mouth, to your eyes, and even down there where people are embarrassed to talk […] The post BBL 173: Pregnancy Body Changes Nobody Tells You About appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:37:24

BBL 172: The Best Birth Positions to Catch Your Own Baby

1/7/2022
Have you ever considered catching your own baby? While it may sound impossible, it’s one of the most awesome feelings a mama can experience - I have caught my last five babies and treasure those timeless moments. Listen in to today’s episode as I describe why you should catch your own baby - and how […] The post BBL 172: The Best Birth Positions to Catch Your Own Baby appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:33:41

BBL 171: Write the Perfect Natural Birth Plan

12/5/2021
It’s almost time for your baby’s birthday and you’re hoping for a great natural birth. You know a birth plan is important - but writing one is confusing! What should you include? What should you leave off? Should it have pictures, icons, bells and whistles? Listen in to today’s episode where I share my best […] The post BBL 171: Write the Perfect Natural Birth Plan appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:23:39

BBL 170: What To Do When You Keep Yelling at Your Kids

11/29/2021
Every mom wants to be a perfect mom - but every mom makes mistakes. Sometimes you get overwhelmed, burned out, and find yourself yelling at your kids. You feel like the world’s worst mom… but I promise you’re not. Listen to today’s episode for perspective - and practical tips to help you get back on […] The post BBL 170: What To Do When You Keep Yelling at Your Kids appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:49:32

BBL 169: What To Do When Labor Throws the Unexpected

11/21/2021
It’s great to feel confident that natural birth works… but what do you do when labor throws the unexpected at you? This episode focuses on practical steps, skills, and options when something comes up before or during your labor and delivery. You’ll feel calmer, more confident, and more prepared for whatever your baby’s birthday brings! […] The post BBL 169: What To Do When Labor Throws the Unexpected appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:32:48

BBL 168: Pregnancy and Birth Are a Forgotten Rite of Passage

11/1/2021
Pregnancy and birth are a beautiful, forgotten rite of passage. While there are many profound times in a woman’s life, pregnancy and birth offer an incredible opportunity for growth. I talk about why this time is so unique and how you can step into the power and vulnerability it brings to find a new, stronger […] The post BBL 168: Pregnancy and Birth Are a Forgotten Rite of Passage appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:32:55

BBL 167 – How to Get Off the Childbirth Conveyor Belt (and have a Sacred Birth Instead)

9/21/2021
Routines and standardization are helpful for institutions. But they don’t serve pregnant and birthing women. While care might look similar, you deserve to be seen as the beautiful, sovereign woman that you are. Here’s how to find your voice - and create the pregnancy and birth that you want to have Topics I Cover in […] The post BBL 167 – How to Get Off the Childbirth Conveyor Belt (and have a Sacred Birth Instead) appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:43:46

BBL 166 When You Feel Unhappy With Your Last Birth

9/8/2021
How do you let go of a difficult birth so you can prepare for your new baby’s birth? Is it possible to find healing and freedom from fear? Can you feel confident in your body and ready for a peaceful birth this time? Topics I Cover in This Podcast:Healing is your right after a difficult […] The post BBL 166 When You Feel Unhappy With Your Last Birth appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:40:57

BBL 165: Why It’s Okay to Feel Upset About Your Last Birth

7/11/2021
Birth is more than just a healthy baby. You feel guilty because your birth experience wasn’t what you wanted… and it still bothers you. Today’s episode explores why birth matters so much - and why it’s okay to acknowledge that you’re not happy with what happened. Discover how you can validate your feelings and still […] The post BBL 165: Why It’s Okay to Feel Upset About Your Last Birth appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:35:53

BBL 164: The Real System Behind Childbirth

6/30/2021
Most of moms-to-be assume that prenatal care and hospital childbirth procedures are based on research about what’s best for moms and babies. It’s meant to make sure that pregnancy and birth are safe, right? While there is a little truth to that, the real driver behind care practices, especially childbirth procedures, may surprise you. Listen […] The post BBL 164: The Real System Behind Childbirth appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:40:53

BBL 163 – Is Birth a Medical Event?

5/28/2021
Pregnancy and birth are usually seen as a medical event or a mechanical process, but they offer much more than that to moms and to families. And birth is not the end goal of pregnancy and birth. Sure, you want a healthy baby (and a beautiful birth), but when you look beyond that point, the […] The post BBL 163 – Is Birth a Medical Event? appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:35:52

BBL 162: So, You Want a Faster Labor?

4/2/2021
Are you hoping for faster labor and delivery ? You're not alone! Many mamas hope for a quick, easy delivery. In today's episode I'll share my thoughts on why women want a speedy labor… and what it's like to have a really fast deliver! Plus I'll give you practical techniques to use during pregnancy and […] The post BBL 162: So, You Want a Faster Labor? appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:43:47

BBL 161: How to Stay In Control During Childbirth

3/26/2021
Losing control during labor and birth is one of the #1 worries I hear from pregnant moms. Today I share what happens during labor and why you might get "out of control" - and what you can do to let go of that fear… and feel confident about your upcoming labor and birth! Topics I […] The post BBL 161: How to Stay In Control During Childbirth appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:36:42

BBL 160: How to Practice for Natural Childbirth

3/15/2021
Can you "practice" before labor begins? Getting ready for labor and delivery is the best way to have a successful natural birth - but most women don't realize they can actually practice how to handle contractions before the first one starts. Listen in for steps to take now, during pregnancy, that make a simple natural […] The post BBL 160: How to Practice for Natural Childbirth appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:31:09

BBL 159: What is Dad’s Role in Birth?

2/21/2021
What can Dad do during a natural birth? Most dads want to be involved - and most mamas want their help! Today we'll discuss how dads can be helpful during delivery - including different roles men take, how you can encourage your husband, and even if dads really need to go through birthing classes with […] The post BBL 159: What is Dad’s Role in Birth? appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:33:16

BBL 158: How to Handle Haters When You Plan a Natural Birth

2/13/2021
How do you handle it when you've decided on a natural birth for your baby, but everyone else seems to have an opinion - a negative opinion?! Today's episode covers what to do when you're hearing a lot of negative talk or even anger about your birth choices. I also cover what to do when […] The post BBL 158: How to Handle Haters When You Plan a Natural Birth appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:36:30

BBL 157: The Truth About Exercise and Childbirth with Deb Flashenberg

2/4/2021
Can pregnancy exercise make labor and delivery harder? Deb Flashenberg, founder of the Prenatal Yoga Center in NYC, joins me for today's episode to talk about how exercise impacts labor and delivery. You don't want to miss this episode as she busts myths and teaches you a balanced perspective on prenatal fitness! Things I discuss […] The post BBL 157: The Truth About Exercise and Childbirth with Deb Flashenberg appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:44:59