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Whether you are pregnant and looking for inspirational birth stories through your pregnancy, trying to conceive, breastfeeding, and postpartum; if you're a first time mom or a veteran parent of multiple children, you can learn, laugh and maybe even cry a little at these moving childbirth stories from people willing to share one of the most intimate moments of their lives.

Whether you are pregnant and looking for inspirational birth stories through your pregnancy, trying to conceive, breastfeeding, and postpartum; if you're a first time mom or a veteran parent of multiple children, you can learn, laugh and maybe even cry a little at these moving childbirth stories from people willing to share one of the most intimate moments of their lives.

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United States

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Whether you are pregnant and looking for inspirational birth stories through your pregnancy, trying to conceive, breastfeeding, and postpartum; if you're a first time mom or a veteran parent of multiple children, you can learn, laugh and maybe even cry a little at these moving childbirth stories from people willing to share one of the most intimate moments of their lives.

Language:

English


Episodes

Tackling the First 24 Hours of Breastfeeding - 'Know Your Options' Bonus Episode 7

11/30/2020
Those first 24 hours after birth are crucial to getting off on the right foot with breastfeeding. We have all the info you need for a great start! Grab your free download — Quick Start Breastfeeding Guide Sign up for the course today at thebirthhour.com/course and use code 100OFF for $100 off enrollment!

Duration:00:21:00

Partner Podcast - Andy Caldwell

11/27/2020
This is a full-episode preview of our Partner Podcast series from The Birth Hour. These episodes release every Friday for our listener supporters at the $10+ level via Patreon. Right now we have a Black Friday special going through 11/30 where you can get two months free with an annual membership bringing it to just $8/month! Patreon support starts at just $5 per month and you will get hours and hours of content not available to the public. And with that you will also have the opportunity...

Duration:00:44:14

525|Military Base Birth in Japan During COVID & Postpartum Preeclampsia - Laurel Simon

11/26/2020
When Laurel found out that she would give birth to her first child at an overseas military base, she was elated! Although she was committed to choreographing a local production of Mary Poppins in the third trimester, she thought that pregnancy (having started smoothly) would continue in run-of-the-mill fashion. However, the OBGYN clinic on base recommended inducing Laurel due to blood pressure concerns. Take advantage of our Black Friday Deal on Patreon membership thru 11/30 and get two...

Duration:00:56:47

524| Fallopian Tube Cyst and Breech Baby Cesarean Birth - Hannah Wildhaber

11/24/2020
At her 37 week appointment, Hannah’s OBGYN discovered that her baby was in the breech position and had also developed a heart arrhythmia. She was sent to Labor and Delivery for further follow up and an ultrasound. The doctors discovered that her baby was measuring in the 96 percentile for weight and her amniotic fluid levels were lower than they would have liked to see. They were recommending an urgent Cesarean section that evening. Of course, Hannah’s Husband was on the ocean fishing during...

Duration:01:02:32

Setting Boundaries & Expectations Postpartum - 'Know Your Options' Bonus Episode 6

11/22/2020
Setting boundaries with your loved ones is one of the tricky things about having a baby that no one really talks about in childbirth preparation. But Stephanie and I have both personally dealt with this and we know how important it is so we want to go over how to get on the same page with your partner and how to approach issues with your extended family. Be sure to grab my favorite free printable download yet that goes over some of the questions you should be asking each other and tips on...

Duration:00:15:19

Partner Podcast Preview - Lynneric Topham

11/20/2020
This is a preview of our Partner Podcast series from The Birth Hour. These episodes release every Friday for our listener supporters at the $10+ level via Patreon. Go to patreon.com/birthhour to become a patron and receive access to these weekly partner episodes as well as other bonuses such as access to over 350 archived episodes, membership in our private Facebook group, and other bonus content. We are so appreciative of your support!

Duration:00:02:00

523| Precipitous Birth Center Birth Story After Difficult Loss of Loved One - Megan Freeland

11/19/2020
After a fast labor with her first child (episode 397), Megan expected to labor quickly with her second, but she was unprepared for just how fast things would happen. Megan was in labor for just under 3 hours and struggled to avoid pushing for the 30-minute car ride to the birth center. She delivered her daughter just 2 minutes after walking barefoot into the birth center.

Duration:00:33:12

522| Positive Epidural Birth But Husband Missed it Due to Positive Covid-19 Test - JoAnne Sines

11/18/2020
When JoAnne was almost 9 months pregnant, Adam contracted the coronavirus and tested positive on two separate occasions several weeks apart. JoAnne and Adam had to spend the last six weeks of her pregnancy completely separated.

Duration:00:49:36

521| Prenatal Down Syndrome Diagnosis & Unplanned Cesarean Birth - Megan Edelman

11/17/2020
Megan shares about finding out her son, Bert, had Down syndrome during pregnancy, as well as her birth story and about Bert's two surgeries postpartum: having a gastronomy tube placed at two months; and, open-heart surgery at four months.

Duration:01:02:08

Partner Podcast Preview - Quinn Gonder

11/13/2020
This is a preview of our Partner Podcast series from The Birth Hour. These episodes release every Friday for our listener supporters at the $10+ level via Patreon. Go to patreon.com/birthhour to become a patron and receive access to these weekly partner episodes as well as other bonuses such as access to over 350 archived episodes, membership in our private Facebook group, and other bonus content. We are so appreciative of your support!

Duration:00:02:21

520|Two Homebirth Birth Stories - Rachel Ramsey

11/12/2020
Rachel shares her two homebirth stories, one with a doula, one without. Info on our Know Your Options Childbirth course can be found at thebirthhour.com/course. Use coupon code 100OFF for $100 off enrollment!

Duration:00:56:00

519| Unmedicated Hospital, Birth Center & Homebirth Births - Christina Reynolds

11/10/2020
Christina shares her three birth and postpartum stories.

Duration:01:38:21

Reduce Risk of Tearing - 'Know Your Options' Bonus 5

11/9/2020
Worrying about giving birth and what your vagina will be like afterwards is completely normal. Naturally, most of us want to do everything possible to reduce the risk of tearing, so today we are discussing this very topic! Sign up for the Know Your Options Childbirth course at thebirthhour.com/course and use the code 100OFF for $100 off enrollment. Grab your free download — www.thebirthhour.com/bonus5

Duration:00:14:09

Partner Podcast Preview - Dave Siemion

11/6/2020
This is a preview of our Partner Podcast series from The Birth Hour. These episodes release every Friday for our listener supporters at the $10+ level via Patreon. Go to patreon.com/birthhour to become a patron and receive access to these weekly partner episodes as well as other bonuses such as access to over 350 archived episodes, membership in our private Facebook group, and other bonus content. We are so appreciative of your support!

Duration:00:04:05

518| 3 Pregnancies & Births with Severe Papillary Nephrocalcinosis - Morgan Watson

11/5/2020
Morgan shares her three birth stories and the complications arising during each.

Duration:00:57:41

517| Infertility & IVF Journey + How it Impacts Pregnancy, Birth, & Postpartum - Brett Russo

11/3/2020
Brett and her husband went through two IUIs and 5 rounds of IVF. On their fourth round they had two viable embryos and both transfers eventually became her two sons. Brett says the experience of going through IVF nearly broke her but just before it did it she fought back and ending up learning things about herself that she never knew. Since then she has made it her goal to help other women suffering in silence to feel less alone in their struggles with infertility.

Duration:00:33:27

Natural Coping Techniques for Labor - 'Know Your Options' Bonus 4

11/2/2020
Nearly every laboring person in some capacity will need to cope with contractions unmedicated at some point. Even if you are planning for an epidural, you aren't automatically hooked up to an epidural the moment you feel that first contraction! You will find useful tips in this bonus episode and free download! Sign up for the Know Your Options Childbirth course at thebirthhour.com/course and use the code 100OFF for $100 off enrollment.

Duration:00:16:14

Partner Podcast Preview - Brian Goss

10/30/2020
This is a preview of our Partner Podcast series from The Birth Hour. These episodes release every Friday for our listener supporters at the $10+ level via Patreon. Go to patreon.com/birthhour to become a patron and receive access to these weekly partner episodes as well as other bonuses such as access to over 350 archived episodes, membership in our private Facebook group, and other bonus content. We are so appreciative of your support!

Duration:00:03:36

516| Two Birth Center Births & PPROM Baby with Congenital Heart Defects - Valerie Rowekamp

10/29/2020
Valerie shares her three birth stories, focusing on her third, Rex, who spent over 3 months in the hospital and had 4 open heart surgeries before he was 8 months old.

Duration:01:07:07

515| OB/GYN has a Preemie by C-section with Inadequate Anesthesia - Nicole Rankins

10/27/2020
During Nicole's first pregnancy, her baby was diagnosed with a rare intestinal malformation called duodenal atresia. She went into labor at 32 weeks and went on to have a c-section with inadequate anesthesia. Her baby had surgery 3 days after birth and spent a month in the NICU. This experience has helped Nicole better serve her patients as an OB/GYN. Dr. Nicole Calloway Rankins is a board-certified, practicing OB/GYN and mom of 2 who empowers first time moms to feel supported and prepared...

Duration:00:40:43