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Kristen Burgess from Natural Birth and Baby Care.com brings you straight talk, useful tips, and practical steps for your pregnancy, childbirth experience, and for bringing up baby. Discover how you can have a great pregnancy, safe birth, and a healthy baby... and how to enjoy life along the way. Although Kristen confesses she's not a doctor and doesn't have a fancy degree in child psychology, she's the mother of 7 (with 1 on the way), and manages to have a great time having babies and helping them grow. Pregnancy, childbirth, baby care, attachment parenting, practical parenting, cloth diapering, elimination communication, baby sleep, good nutrition, and everything that works (and some of what doesn't work) to help you better understand how to bring up a smart, healthy baby... and really enjoy doing it.

Kristen Burgess from Natural Birth and Baby Care.com brings you straight talk, useful tips, and practical steps for your pregnancy, childbirth experience, and for bringing up baby. Discover how you can have a great pregnancy, safe birth, and a healthy baby... and how to enjoy life along the way. Although Kristen confesses she's not a doctor and doesn't have a fancy degree in child psychology, she's the mother of 7 (with 1 on the way), and manages to have a great time having babies and helping them grow. Pregnancy, childbirth, baby care, attachment parenting, practical parenting, cloth diapering, elimination communication, baby sleep, good nutrition, and everything that works (and some of what doesn't work) to help you better understand how to bring up a smart, healthy baby... and really enjoy doing it.
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Kristen Burgess from Natural Birth and Baby Care.com brings you straight talk, useful tips, and practical steps for your pregnancy, childbirth experience, and for bringing up baby. Discover how you can have a great pregnancy, safe birth, and a healthy baby... and how to enjoy life along the way. Although Kristen confesses she's not a doctor and doesn't have a fancy degree in child psychology, she's the mother of 7 (with 1 on the way), and manages to have a great time having babies and helping them grow. Pregnancy, childbirth, baby care, attachment parenting, practical parenting, cloth diapering, elimination communication, baby sleep, good nutrition, and everything that works (and some of what doesn't work) to help you better understand how to bring up a smart, healthy baby... and really enjoy doing it.

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English


Episodes

How to Juggle the Books and a Baby – Life as a Student Mama

3/12/2018
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How do you handle life as a student when you've got a baby to care for? Is it possible to juggle the books and your baby? What about doing clinical or intern work while parenting your little one? I share my experiences and some tips I've found helpful along the way Topics I Cover in […] The post How to Juggle the Books and a Baby – Life as a Student Mama appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:33:33

What to Eat to Boost Your Breast Milk Supply

3/2/2018
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Your milk IS what you eat! In this podcast I tell you how to eat to boost your breast milk supply – covering superfoods, what else to eat, and when you should eat it! Topics I Cover in This Podcast: Exactly what to eat for an abundant milk supply How what you eat influences your […] The post What to Eat to Boost Your Breast Milk Supply appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:39:20

Why Your Pregnancy Diet Advice is All Wrong

2/23/2018
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What you eat makes a difference to your baby! Lily shares 5 surprising pregnancy diet facts that will help you eat exactly what your baby needs most… and help you really enjoy your food. As a dietician with a passion for helping mamas, Lily has read and referenced over 900 studies to bring you the […] The post Why Your Pregnancy Diet Advice is All Wrong appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:52:20

What Nobody Tells You About Cesarean Section

2/16/2018
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Staggering numbers of women will give birth through cesarean section this year – but nobody talks about the dangers of c-sections or why it's important to make sure surgery is truly needed before making the cut. Today's episode covers the real risks of surgical birth and why reversing the c-section trend is important to mamas, […] The post What Nobody Tells You About Cesarean Section appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:47:01

How to Relax During Labor and Really Enjoy Your Birth with Sarah Prince

2/9/2018
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Do you want to enjoy your birth but worry about pain during labor? Secretly wonder if you don't have what it takes to “make it through” natural birth? You don't want to miss this incredible interview with Sarah Prince – she reveals how to short-circuit fear and have an amazing experience birthing your baby! Topics […] The post How to Relax During Labor and Really Enjoy Your Birth with Sarah Prince appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:40:13

Should We Take Women Out of Birth?

1/12/2018
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Language, pronouns, semantics – all are a hot topic today. How is language impacting the world of birth – and why is taking women out of birth much more dangerous that it seems? Details inside this episode… Topics I Cover in This Podcast: Should we take women out of birth? What do the statistics say […] The post Should We Take Women Out of Birth? appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:36:51

Wait… The VBAC Super Power

12/22/2017
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In the fourth and final part of our VBAC series I share a top-secret super-power every VBAC mama has… the word “wait.” Listen in to find out why this is such a powerful part of your VBAC toolbox <3 Topics I Cover in This Podcast: The option they won't tell you that you have… Why […] The post Wait… The VBAC Super Power appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:27:01

VBAC Birth Essentials

12/1/2017
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What essential skills do you need to prepare for a VBAC birth? This episode covers exactly what you need to do to prepare for birthing your baby – plus how to get baby lined up for a smooth labor and delivery. Topics I Cover in This Podcast: How to “practice” during pregnancy so that you're […] The post VBAC Birth Essentials appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:38:20

Building Your VBAC Dream Team

11/28/2017
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Your support team is a big part of a successful VBAC, and today's episode covers how to assemble a dream team to support you through pregnancy, birth, and beyond. We also discuss keeping yourself healthy, strong, and ready for a great birth! Topics I Cover in This Podcast: Why your support team is crucial during […] The post Building Your VBAC Dream Team appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:41:33

Why Plan a VBAC – and Choosing the Right Care Provider

11/17/2017
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Today we kick off a series on having a VBAC with a discussion on why you'd want a VBAC and how to choose the right care provider for you. Topics I Cover in This Podcast: Why you'd want to choose a VBAC Selfish or backed by science? The real deal on VBAC Is vaginal birth […] The post Why Plan a VBAC – and Choosing the Right Care Provider appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:35:09

The Birth of Phoenix Arthur

10/20/2017
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Our new baby, Phoenix Arthur, has arrived! I share his birth story in today's episode! Phoenix's birth announcement poem: Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting: The Soul that rises with us, our life's Star, Hath had elsewhere its setting, And cometh from afar: Not in entire forgetfulness, And not in utter nakedness, […] The post The Birth of Phoenix Arthur appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:01:02:03

Final Countdown: Getting Ready for Baby

9/15/2017
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It's the final countdown to baby #8, and I share some of the “last minute” things I'm doing to prepare and feel ready – both practically and mentally/emotionally for this baby <3 Topics I Cover in This Podcast: What I'm doing to get ready in the last couple of weeks 😀 When I gathered birth […] The post Final Countdown: Getting Ready for Baby appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:37:06

What You Need to Know About Plus-Sized Pregnancy with bebo mia

7/28/2017
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Starting pregnancy over your “ideal weight” can bring its own risks and challenges – but they may not be what you're expecting. Here's the surprising truth about plus-sized pregnancy and how you can advocate for yourself and your baby. Topics We Discuss in this Podcast: Who and what bebo mia is and how they're supporting […] The post What You Need to Know About Plus-Sized Pregnancy with bebo mia appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:36:56

How to Let Little Ones Help with Chores

7/21/2017
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How do you juggle keeping up with the house and chasing toddlers? Combine them together! Here's how to get your littles helping you with chores – and loving it. Topics I Cover in This Podcast: The biggest thing you MUST know about letting littles help you around the house How to plan for a toddler […] The post How to Let Little Ones Help with Chores appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:46:56

Inspiring Creativity and Problem-Solving In Your Preschooler

7/14/2017
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How can we foster creativity, ingenuity, problem-solving, and more in our preschoolers? Give them the time and space to do so! Today I talk about encouraging preschoolers to play without needing an adult to guide them every step of the way… and why that's so important! Topics I Cover in This Podcast: How to baby […] The post Inspiring Creativity and Problem-Solving In Your Preschooler appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:44:39

Gratitude, Attitude, and Abundance for Moms

6/23/2017
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS This one little secret will help your enjoy mothering – and your little ones a lot more. Join me today as we talk about gratitude, attitude, and the abundance they bring to your life with littles. Topics I Cover in This Podcast: […] The post Gratitude, Attitude, and Abundance for Moms appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:36:00

How to Trust Yourself During Pregnancy

6/16/2017
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Many mamas second-guess themselves or even feel powerless to speak up for themselves during pregnancy and while mothering. While listening to the “experts” can be helpful, this episode helps you discover how to listen to and trust yourself. Topics I Cover in This Podcast: What exactly does “trusting yourself” mean? What trusting yourself is NOT […] The post How to Trust Yourself During Pregnancy appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:51:24

The Power of Ecstatic Birth with Dr. Sarah Buckley

6/2/2017
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS I am thrilled to have Dr. Sarah Buckley on today's show to share her wisdom about how your hormones create an ecstatic blueprint for birth and mothering. She also discusses how honoring the process of birth creates safety for you and your […] The post The Power of Ecstatic Birth with Dr. Sarah Buckley appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:53:29

How to Handle Crowning and Bring Baby Up Yourself

5/26/2017
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Photos captured by Shoots & Giggles, serving Los Angeles & Orange County Do you worry about the “ring of fire” as your baby is being born? Want to bring your own baby up but not sure if you can do it? This podcast episode covers all those worries and practical tips for you <3 Topics […] The post How to Handle Crowning and Bring Baby Up Yourself appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:57:52

Handling Loneliness while Mothering

5/19/2017
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Are you struggling with loneliness? Many mamas dream of being at home with their little ones – but the day-to-day reality of being home with small children can feel isolating. In today's episode I cover how to overcome loneliness – and enjoy being with you kids! Topics I Cover in This Podcast: What “take care […] The post Handling Loneliness while Mothering appeared first on Natural Birth and Baby Care.com.

Duration:00:37:38