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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

578| Nairobi, Kenya Home Water Birth Story - Loi Awat

5/6/2021
Before she was even pregnant, Loi had read all there is to read about pregnancy and childbirth. She knew that she wanted an unmedicated birth, and began to prepare herself by learning all she could about labor and delivery. After a smooth pregnancy, Loi had a home water birth with a midwife attending in Nairobi, Kenya!

Duration:01:12:04

577| Unmedicated Twin Hospital Birth Story - Niki Popper

5/4/2021
Nikki shares the birth of her twins and shares advice for NICU parents.

Duration:00:51:56

Partner Podcast Preview Clip - Todd Shvetz

4/30/2021
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:00:02:45

576| Miscarriage and Birth Stories from the Miscarriage Doula - Arden Cartrette

4/28/2021
Arden is a grief and bereavement doula who found her calling to help others through pregnancy loss after a long fertility journey to her son, Cameron. In this episode, she opens up about pregnancy and live childbirth after infertility and loss. This episode is sponsored by Fairhaven Health, which is generously offering 15% of all of their products with the code BIRTHHOUR at www.fairhavenhealth.com.

Duration:00:41:35

575|Two Precipitous Labors and Breastfeeding Struggles in Small Town with Limited Options - Hattie Gabbert

4/27/2021
Hattie shares her two birth stories and discusses birth and postpartum resources in a rural community. This episode is sponsored by Baby Cube. For a limited time, BabyCube is offering 20% off to birth hour listeners with the coupon code BIRTHHOUR20 at babycubeglobal.com

Duration:00:50:12

574| Empowering Epidural Hospital Birth in Spain - Lola Ribalta (Encore)

4/24/2021
Lola worked during most of her pregnancy and walked 6 km a day. She was quite scared about going into labor, so she chose a doctor who really made her feel confident about herself. The doctor had a reputation of standing back during most of the delivery and letting things follow their natural course, and would step in as needed. Another important factor that made things easier was that the hospital was only a 3 minute walk away from their apartment. Sponsor: grove.co/birthhour Become a...

Duration:00:30:33

Partner Podcast Preview Clip - Ben Percival

4/23/2021
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:00:03:06

573| Two Induced Epidural Births & the Difference a Doula Made - Brittany Bergman

4/22/2021
Brittany shares her two birth stories. Today’s episode is sponsored by Advanced Nutrition by Zahler. Visit https://amzn.to/3sGzFYY for an exclusive 25% off toward your purchase on Amazon using code PREDHA25.

Duration:01:06:36

572| Beautiful, Serene "Gentle Cesarean" Birth for Breech Baby - Caroline Culbertson

4/20/2021
Caroline and Matt tried everything under the sun to turn their baby head down in an effort to avoid a c-section: moxibustion, acupuncture, Spinning Babies, flips in the pool, and two ECVs. Ultimately, Caroline found acceptance in a scheduled c-section and loved her birth experience. She was able to advocate for all of the gentle cesarean practices including immediate skin to skin, a clear drape, arms free, music playing, etc.

Duration:01:07:16

Partner Podcast Preview Clip - Adam Parritz

4/16/2021
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:00:05:29

571| Partial Molar Pregnancy, Epidural and Epidural-free Midwife Hospital Births - Meghan Hubbard

4/15/2021
Meghan shares about her molar pregnancy and loss, and her subsequent hospital births with a midwife.

Duration:01:02:53

570| Healing Repeat Cesarean and VBA2C Birth Stories - Victoria Lero

4/15/2021
Victoria shares her three birth stories.

Duration:00:55:13

Partner Podcast Preview Clip - Julie Wilke

4/9/2021
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:00:01:27

569| Cesarean Breech Delivery with Oligohydramnios - Georgiana

4/8/2021
After being faced with needing to transfer care at 34 weeks, Georgiana wound up letting go of the “hypnobirth of her dreams” due to the need for an urgent caesarean section at 37 weeks.

Duration:00:44:35

568| Epidural-free Induction and Insufficient Glandular Tissue Postpartum - Nicky Wiesenfeld

4/6/2021
After a fairly normal pregnancy, Nicky developed high blood pressure at 37 weeks and had to be induced. Despite a long labor she was able to have the epidural-free birth she’d hoped for. Postpartum, she struggled with triple feeding and was diagnosed with Insufficient Glandular Tissue.

Duration:01:07:00

Partner Podcast Preview Clip - Kelsey Taylor

4/2/2021
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:00:06:05

567| Unmedicated Hospital Birth During Covid + Postpartum Brain Surgery - Rachael DeGraffenried

4/1/2021
Rachael shares the stories of her hospital birth and brain surgery a few weeks postpartum.

Duration:00:44:55

Introducing Zombiemum!

3/31/2021
Introducing #Zombiemum, a new podcast about the psychological effects of having and raising children. Since her own experience with postpartum psychosis, writer and illustrator Laura Dockrill (@LauraDockrill) has been on a mission to smash the stigmas associated with parental mental health. Each week, Laura will be joined by guests from a range of different backgrounds and disciplines, all with their own experiences. Subscribe now to hear the rest of the first episode with musician Paloma...

Duration:00:09:52

566| Revisiting January Harshe's Birth Stories

3/30/2021
January Harshe shares her first four birth stories: a cesarean, a homebirth transfer to cesarean, a hospital VBAC after being dropped from care by her homebirth midwife, and a very healing unassisted homebirth. You can hear her 5th and 6th birth stories on her podcast that she hosts with her husband, The Harshe Podcast. This episode's sponsor is Pharmaca. Go to pharmaca.com/birthhour for 20% off your first order!

Duration:01:36:44

565| Unmedicated Hospital Birth with Birth Tub, Therapy Balls, and Labor Bars - Kayla Bruccoleri

3/27/2021
Kayla shares her the story of her unmedicated hospital birth. For a special offer from this episode's sponsor, Grove Collaborative, go to grove.co/birthhour

Duration:00:31:14