27 episodes

Amid all the information - and misinformation - around pregnancy and childbirth, how can you know you’re making the safest, smartest decisions for yourself and your family? You may even feel you don’t have a voice with your OB or midwife, or you’re not sure what to ask. Tune in each Wednesday with HypnoBirthing expert Cynthia Overgard, who has educated thousands of expecting couples in the NY Metro area since 2007, and Yale-educated Certified Nurse Midwife, Trisha Ludwig. No matter how you plan to birth, Cynthia and Trisha will equip you with evidence-based research and the tools to set into motion a healthier and more satisfying birth and postpartum. They’ll also take your questions and stories (call them at 802-438-3696), bring in subject matter experts, and best of all, connect you to personal stories of real parents. Be prepared to become wildly educated and have a great time in the process.

Down to Birth Cynthia Overgard & Trisha Ludwig

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Amid all the information - and misinformation - around pregnancy and childbirth, how can you know you’re making the safest, smartest decisions for yourself and your family? You may even feel you don’t have a voice with your OB or midwife, or you’re not sure what to ask. Tune in each Wednesday with HypnoBirthing expert Cynthia Overgard, who has educated thousands of expecting couples in the NY Metro area since 2007, and Yale-educated Certified Nurse Midwife, Trisha Ludwig. No matter how you plan to birth, Cynthia and Trisha will equip you with evidence-based research and the tools to set into motion a healthier and more satisfying birth and postpartum. They’ll also take your questions and stories (call them at 802-438-3696), bring in subject matter experts, and best of all, connect you to personal stories of real parents. Be prepared to become wildly educated and have a great time in the process.

    #25 | Your Core & Pelvic Floor: Interview with Women's Health Physical Therapist Tara Gibson

    #25 | Your Core & Pelvic Floor: Interview with Women's Health Physical Therapist Tara Gibson

    Learn from physical therapist Tara Gibson on how to restore and recover your core and pelvic floor after giving birth vaginally or by cesarean section.

    • 48 min
    #24 | Cynthia Shares: When Your Instinct Tells You To Run

    #24 | Cynthia Shares: When Your Instinct Tells You To Run

    Hi, Listeners! In this mini-episode I share the story of one of my HypnoBirthing clients, Christina, who was diagnosed with Group B Strep at 36 weeks. When her membranes released at 39 weeks, her midwives made the reasonable, evidence-based...

    • 9 min
    #23 | In the Hospital, In a Car, and At Home: Interview with Mother-of-six Lisa Bass of Farmhouse on Boone

    #23 | In the Hospital, In a Car, and At Home: Interview with Mother-of-six Lisa Bass of Farmhouse on Boone

    Our guest today is blogger and mother-of-six, Lisa Bass, who you may recognize by her social media platform Farmhouse on Boone. Lisa is the epitome of the modern-day natural living mother. She's making sourdough starter one moment and sewing her...

    • 45 min
    #22 | Birth Into Being: Interview with Elena Tonetti-Vladimirova

    #22 | Birth Into Being: Interview with Elena Tonetti-Vladimirova

    Elena Tonetti-Vladimirova is one of the pioneers of the Conscious Birth Movement. From 1982 to 1989, she was one of the original organizers of the birth camps at the Black Sea in Russia, where many women gave birth in shallow lagoons in the presence of...

    • 46 min
    #21 | Q&A: Supporting the Immune System in Pregnancy, Painful Postpartum Sex, Your Rights Regarding Separation of Baby After Childbirth, Why You Can Skip the Newborn Bath, What to Expect During the Postpartum Recovery Process

    #21 | Q&A: Supporting the Immune System in Pregnancy, Painful Postpartum Sex, Your Rights Regarding Separation of Baby After Childbirth, Why You Can Skip the Newborn Bath, What to Expect During the Postpartum Recovery Process

    How can you stay your healthiest during pregnancy? While the immune system is slightly compromised and worries are higher with COVID-19, there are many healthy, easy ways to keep yourself strong and healthy. Tune in to hear our tips! In this Q&A we...

    • 36 min
    Bonus Episode | How Doulas Support Couples During COVID-19: Interview with Doula Colleen Myatt

    Bonus Episode | How Doulas Support Couples During COVID-19: Interview with Doula Colleen Myatt

    Hey podcast community - We've been getting so many questions around COVID-19, we wanted to dive deeper on how doulas are supporting couples right now. In this bonus episode, we spoke with birth- and postpartum-doula Colleen Myatt to find out how doulas...

    • 17 min

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