When Birth Doesn’t Go As Planned

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“I WANT YOU TO PICK YOUR SIX FAVORITE COLORS FROM THESE CRAYONS, AND DRAW THE SCENE OF YOUR IDEAL BIRTH.” Oh, shit.  I am not visual or artistic.  This is going to be hard… she continues: “You can use images, stick figures, symbols – don’t worry about it being a piece of art.” The instructor […]

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Creating a Birth Plan: Part II – 015

Birth, Listener Faves, Pregnancy

Laura and Mellisa, the show hosts, discuss a very helpful tool in evaluating birth options and choices when things don’t go according to plan.

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Creating a Birth Plan: Part I – 014

Birth, Listener Faves, Pregnancy

Laura and Mellisa, the show hosts, dive deep into the why, what and how of a birth plan, talking about how to make it a relational tool instead of a confrontational one.

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Choosing Your Birth Team – 008

Birth, Listener Faves, Pregnancy

Practical and personal guidance on how to choose who to have at your birth – and how to have those conversations.

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When Birth Goes Upside Down – 007

Birth, New Mama, Pregnancy, Women's Health

A mothers expectations of pregnancy and birth are turned upside down when a sudden illness threatens her life and requires an emergency c-section at 33 weeks.

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From The Beginning (Trying Again After Stillbirth)

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You will build and tear down and rebuild a million times before you decide to have another child after stillbirth.  Most of this constant construction will go unnoticed – you are strong, resilient, brave. You will be so many different women, so many different mothers… to yourself, to your family, to the world. You will […]

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