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Hi! I'm Heidi, experienced Birth Doula and host of the Birth Story podcast brought to you by Birth Story Media™. I support moms through their fertility and pregnancy journeys and help have trauma free birth stories and labor stories. When moms embrace their pregnant bellies and their pregnancy and await the arrival of their baby or babies they are going to feel many emotions and have many visions about what will happen during child birth. "Is this normal?" "What does a contraction feel like?" "What does the day of labor look like?" "What is a Doula?" I want every mom's birth story to be peaceful, happy and a memory that they will love to share. Birth Story podcast is my way to provide childbirth education through story telling in the comfort of your home and to prepare a mom for motherhood with any birth story that unfolds for their pregnancy, labor and delivery. If a pregnant mom uses an OBGYN, a midwife, a doula, a birth doula, or has a home birth, water birth, natural birth, C-section, cesarean birth, hospital birth, medicated birth, epidural birth, pitocin birth, an induction or induced labor, are having multiple babies or a single baby, a birth plan or no birth plan; I started this podcast to help moms learn and prepare for their labor and delivery and birth though birth story telling. BIRTH STORY PODCAST INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/birthstorypodcast BIRTH STORY PODCAST FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/birthstorypodcast LOOKING FOR A DOULA IN CHARLOTTE, NC? HIRE MyDoulaHeidi: https://www.mydoulaheidi.com BIRTH STORY PODCAST SHOWNOTES: https://www.birthstory.com

Hi! I'm Heidi, experienced Birth Doula and host of the Birth Story podcast brought to you by Birth Story Media™. I support moms through their fertility and pregnancy journeys and help have trauma free birth stories and labor stories. When moms embrace their pregnant bellies and their pregnancy and await the arrival of their baby or babies they are going to feel many emotions and have many visions about what will happen during child birth. "Is this normal?" "What does a contraction feel like?" "What does the day of labor look like?" "What is a Doula?" I want every mom's birth story to be peaceful, happy and a memory that they will love to share. Birth Story podcast is my way to provide childbirth education through story telling in the comfort of your home and to prepare a mom for motherhood with any birth story that unfolds for their pregnancy, labor and delivery. If a pregnant mom uses an OBGYN, a midwife, a doula, a birth doula, or has a home birth, water birth, natural birth, C-section, cesarean birth, hospital birth, medicated birth, epidural birth, pitocin birth, an induction or induced labor, are having multiple babies or a single baby, a birth plan or no birth plan; I started this podcast to help moms learn and prepare for their labor and delivery and birth though birth story telling. BIRTH STORY PODCAST INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/birthstorypodcast BIRTH STORY PODCAST FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/birthstorypodcast LOOKING FOR A DOULA IN CHARLOTTE, NC? HIRE MyDoulaHeidi: https://www.mydoulaheidi.com BIRTH STORY PODCAST SHOWNOTES: https://www.birthstory.com

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Hi! I'm Heidi, experienced Birth Doula and host of the Birth Story podcast brought to you by Birth Story Media™. I support moms through their fertility and pregnancy journeys and help have trauma free birth stories and labor stories. When moms embrace their pregnant bellies and their pregnancy and await the arrival of their baby or babies they are going to feel many emotions and have many visions about what will happen during child birth. "Is this normal?" "What does a contraction feel like?" "What does the day of labor look like?" "What is a Doula?" I want every mom's birth story to be peaceful, happy and a memory that they will love to share. Birth Story podcast is my way to provide childbirth education through story telling in the comfort of your home and to prepare a mom for motherhood with any birth story that unfolds for their pregnancy, labor and delivery. If a pregnant mom uses an OBGYN, a midwife, a doula, a birth doula, or has a home birth, water birth, natural birth, C-section, cesarean birth, hospital birth, medicated birth, epidural birth, pitocin birth, an induction or induced labor, are having multiple babies or a single baby, a birth plan or no birth plan; I started this podcast to help moms learn and prepare for their labor and delivery and birth though birth story telling. BIRTH STORY PODCAST INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/birthstorypodcast BIRTH STORY PODCAST FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/birthstorypodcast LOOKING FOR A DOULA IN CHARLOTTE, NC? HIRE MyDoulaHeidi: https://www.mydoulaheidi.com BIRTH STORY PODCAST SHOWNOTES: https://www.birthstory.com

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English


Episodes

103: 8 minute Birth Affirmations for Labor and Birth Prep Relaxation

11/26/2021
I decided for the Thanksgiving holiday and the anxiety that surrounds travel, family, overeating, and well everything really, to bring you calming Birth Affirmations from Michelle Smith of Birth Ease (www.birtheaseservices.com) . Please listen to them over and over whenever you need 8 minutes to float away. XOXO- Heidi

Duration:00:08:55

102 Doula Diaries #3: Doulas Don't Catch Babies-But the 3 times I have & let's get honest about the length of labor

11/23/2021
In this episode I reflect on how we often make birth more complicated than it actually is....and the 3 times in my career the babies came so quickly that I had to help out. I talk about the rare precipitous labor (less than 4 hours) compared to normal long labors around 24 hours for a first time birthing person and 8-14 for a multip. Enjoy! XOXO Heidi PS. Pre Sales begin for my online course Birth Story Academy on 12/1 at BirthStory.com. Use code BIRTHSTORYPODCAST for 50% off the course...

Duration:00:31:01

101 Cholestasis, Miscarriage and Epidurals with the CEO of Teeny Talkers Kjirsten Keetch

11/18/2021
Heidi chats with Kjirsten all about cholestasis and the warning signs of normal vs. not normal itching, miscarriage, getting pregnant after a miscarriage and good epidurals! Kjirsten is the CEO of Teeny Talkers and focuses on helping get your littles talking. You can find her online course at www.teenytalkers.com and follow her on IG at instagram.com/teeny_talkers Pre-Sales begin for Birth Story Academy on 12/1/21. Use code BIRTHSTORYPODCAST for 50% off.

Duration:01:05:15

100 DOULA DIARIES 2: That time someone pooped on my face (and why that is totally normal)

11/16/2021
Episode 100!!!!! Whoop! In this short episode, I talk about vaginal discharge at the end of pregnancy and how to tell the difference between amniotic fluid, vaginal discharge, and urine and why everyone calls me at 2 am and thinks their water has broken. Then, I share all about pooping, how its a warning sign for impending labor and how one of my clients pooped on my face once. XOXO-Heidi ( www.BirthStory.com )

Duration:00:24:54

99 Jordan Reid is Hilarious & The Big Fat Activity Book for Pregnant People

11/11/2021
Heidi ran into this amazing book "The Big Fat Activity Book for Pregnant People" in White Fish, Montana at a small gift shop www.meriwether.love and hunted down the author Jordan Reid of RamShackleGlam.com. Jordan shares her birth stories and talks about the realities of the entertainment industry, divorce, and the thick of parenting. Hear Jordan's story about Always Sunny in Philadelphia on her blog here: ...

Duration:01:13:32

98 Doula Diaries & The Fetal Ejection Reflex. The time Brooke labored at my house.

11/9/2021
This is the very first Tuesday episode of the Birth Story Podcast-Doula Diaries. In this episode, Heidi teaches all about the fetal ejection reflex and shares learnings from her most recent birth with Brooke....who labored at Heidi's house to avoid a car baby. As promised, the midwives brew: 2 tablespoons castor oil, 2 tablespoons almond butter, 1 cup apricot nectar, 1 cup champagne. ***This is not medical advice. This is a recipe. Please do not ever drink castor oil if you are a VBAC,...

Duration:00:23:13

97 Pregnancy Across 4 Continents with a Barcelona Doula and her Birth Center birth in Switzerland

11/4/2021
Doula Andrea Hausheer of Barcelona, shares all about partner tips so this is one episode not to miss listening to with your partner. She was pregnant across 4 continents, is a doula, and gave birth at a birth center in Switzerland. You can find her at https://www.birthprepcourse.com/

Duration:01:00:23

96 Everything you need to know about Inductions with Ashlee Lewis

10/28/2021
This episode is all about inductions! This episode is all about how to plan and prepare for an amazing induction! more show notes coming

Duration:01:02:02

95 Do you know about DMER? If you plan to breastfeed, you urgently need to know these 4 letters and Courtney Wise

10/22/2021
Courtney Wise shares about her experience with DMER and her breast feed journeys and her journey to diagnosis. more show notes coming soon.

Duration:01:04:15

94 Birth Center Transfer at 42 Weeks & Unmedicated Birthing with Raised on Plants Founder Jenna Rude

10/14/2021
more show notes coming Jenna walks Heidi through her passion of healthy living with her brand Raised on Plants. She describes training for her birth by first prepping for fertility and pregnancy with her nutrition. At 42 weeks she was booted from the birth center and sent to the hospital for an induction. But, she was able to labor on her own, unmedicated and finish the job without interventions which is exactly what she had desired. instagram.com/raisedonplants

Duration:01:24:21

89 Christan's Viral Unassisted Hospital Birth and Her Other 6 Birth Stories

9/3/2021
show notes coming www.useanja.com code BirthStory for $100 off

Duration:01:13:48

88 Cord Blood Banking -Everything you need to know with ANJA

8/25/2021
www.useanja.com use code BIRTHSTORY for $100 off

Duration:00:48:01

87 Breech HypnoBirthing with Georgia Mathieu in the UK

8/19/2021
87 Breech HypnoBirthing with Georgia Mathieu in the UK show notes coming

Duration:01:08:42

Breech birth in Hawaii with Allyson-Safe Breech Series Story 2

8/13/2021
This is part 2 in my safe breech birth series. Start with episode 85 Breech without Borders. Allyson shares about shifting her mindset from a planned epidural to an unmedicated breech delivery.

Duration:00:46:32

84 Gallbladder Surgery While Pregnant with Regina Poppie and her Homebirth Birth Story

7/15/2021
more show notes coming when I get back from vacation! Regina shares about having gall bladder attacks that led to gall bladder removal surgery while pregnant....and her amazing homebirth with a doula. Looking for a Virtual Doula to create a custom birthing experience and guide you through your journey to parenthood in the United States? Contact Heidi at www.mydoulaheidi.com For additional free birth education resources and to purchase Heidi’s book, Birth Story: Pregnancy Guidebook +...

Duration:01:09:28