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New Zealand

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English


Episodes

#6 Is Co-sleeping Safe?

12/23/2018
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This question intrigues me so in this episode I delve into the world of co-sleeping. I share our experiences around Fern sleeping in our bed and how to do so safely. Plus, I give some insight into the fear that has developed around bedsharing and SIDS.

Duration:01:18:48

#5 Lessons From my Breastfeeding Journey

11/22/2018
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I share the surprisingly challenging journey I went on with breastfeeding where Fern didn’t feed from my breasts for 3 whole days. In hindsight there are things I would have done differently to allow a more natural approach to feeding. I also discuss scheduled feeding vs feeding on demand and how I have managed to make night times with a newborn almost effortless.

#4 Advice From a Birth Partner

11/2/2018
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In this episode I have a chat with my partner Dylan about all the different ways he supported me through my pregnancy and labour. We talk about how life has changed from his perspective and what it was like to experience me giving birth.

Duration:00:41:52

#3 Why home birth?

10/23/2018
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No, it’s not just for hippies! In this episode I share my experience of having a homebirth and why you are more likely to achieve a natural birth without complications if you choose this option. Hospitals take excellent care of sick patients, but do less well for healthy patients with routine pregnancies. My partner Dylan also shares the beautiful story of our birth.

#2 Healthy Vegan Pregnancy

10/9/2018
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Listen in to hear me divulge all the different ways I stayed healthy throughout my pregnancy. I talk about navigating morning sickness, supplements, diet, exercise and slowing down. But most importantly… yes you can be vegan and grow a healthy baby! :)

Duration:00:34:46

#1 What is a crunchy mama?!

9/21/2018
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In the very first episode I explain the name of the podcast and share why I was inspired to start it, as well as the topics of future episodes. You’ll also learn a bit about me, the host! I share how I became the person I am today. Listen through Apple Podcasts: Crunchy Mama Podcast

Duration:00:22:05