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The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast

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The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast explores issues of pregnancy, birth and parenting infants. Hosted by Karen McClay, director of the renowned Calmbirth® childbirth education method, midwives and experts explore topics for expecting and new parents. Calmbirth’s goal is to educate and improve the birthing outcomes for all women and their families, not just physically, but emotionally as well.

The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast explores issues of pregnancy, birth and parenting infants. Hosted by Karen McClay, director of the renowned Calmbirth® childbirth education method, midwives and experts explore topics for expecting and new parents. Calmbirth’s goal is to educate and improve the birthing outcomes for all women and their families, not just physically, but emotionally as well.

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Australia

Description:

The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast explores issues of pregnancy, birth and parenting infants. Hosted by Karen McClay, director of the renowned Calmbirth® childbirth education method, midwives and experts explore topics for expecting and new parents. Calmbirth’s goal is to educate and improve the birthing outcomes for all women and their families, not just physically, but emotionally as well.

Language:

English


Episodes

#8 Acupuncture for Pregnancy Labour & Birth

11/18/2020
In this Episode, Karen chats with @melindawebb_healthpractitioner about the benefits of Chinese Medicine and acupuncture for pregnancy, labour and birth.

Duration:00:21:53

#7 Choosing the best model of care for your pregnancy and birth goals

10/17/2020
In this episode I chat with Professor Hannah Dahlen for Western Sydney University about the importance of choosing the best model of care and the right caregiver to support you with your wishes for your pregnancy and birth. We talk about why this decision is so important and what the latest research is showing. Happy listening!

Duration:00:43:38

#6 THE BIRTH MAP & Making informed decisions about birth.

8/27/2020
In this episode I Chat with Catherine Bell, a Birth Cartographer @birthmapping, about her book "The Birth Map".

Duration:00:57:34

#5 Pelvic Girdle Discomfort

7/30/2020
Karen McClay and Sophie Carrol discuss pelvic discomfort during pregnancy and abdominal muscle separation and what you can do to recover after birth.

Duration:00:22:24

#4 Pelvic Floor Care

7/14/2020
In this episode Karen chats with Sophie Carroll from Enlightened Physiotherapy, a women's health physio about caring for your pelvic floor during pregnancy.

Duration:00:25:24

#3 Doulas: How They Support Couples During Labour & Birth

5/28/2020
In this conversation, Karen chats with Melinda Webb, Doula, Dr of Chinese Medicine, and Calmbirth Educator, about Doulas’, what their role is and how they support couples and families in labour and birth.

Duration:00:16:30

#2 Midwifery-led care & home birth

5/25/2020
In this conversation Karen chat’s with Janine O’Brien and Jo Hunter, both independent and privately practising Midwives in Sydney about the benefits of midwifery care and homebirth for pregnancy, labour & birth and postnatal care.

Duration:00:32:43

#1 Where we came from, where we are & why we do what we do

5/18/2020
Calmbirth® Director Karen McClay interviews Peter Jackson, the founder of Calmbirth® on where the organisation came from, where it is now and why we do what we do.

Duration:00:52:10