The Onas Podcast was created by a MOONLI as part of The Onas Collaborative. The online database connecting US maternity care providers and parents. We will be bringing on parents to talk about their birth stories, pregnancy, and postpartum experiences. Our published providers will also be coming on to talk about themselves, what they do, and why it might be able to help you. Our mission is to reduce the maternal mortality rates and increase support of new parents.
37. Mom Kaelyn on TOFs
We have mom Kaelyn from Outerbanks, NC talking to us today about her son Ziggy and dealing with TOFs syndrome. Kaelyn, her husband, and her son live just south of Perth in Australia and today we get to discuss
Her pregnancy journey
Dealing with baby loss
Giving birth in Australia
Tetralogy of Fallot
If you want to reach out to Kaelyn, you can find her on Instagram @kaemusikaa
36. Birth Stories with Australian Mum Emily
I had the honour of talking with sweet Emily May who is from northern NSW, Australia. She talks to us all about giving birth with her son and her daughter and how those experiences differed greatly. From birthing with a midwife at a local hospital, to have appendicitis, to birthing during COVID near the Gold Coast.
It was so lovely to chat with Emily and if you want to reach out to her you can find her on Facebook Emily-May Rahmate
35. Part 2. Children's Allergies with Talia
We are back with one of our doulas, Talia (@indigorisingbirthwork) as she talks to us about her children's allergies. We will be talking about
-allergies & dealing with schools
We hope you all enjoy this episode!
34. Part 1 Childhood Allergies with Talia
Talia (Instagram: indigorisingbirthwork) is a doula based out of Seattle where she also is a mother, partner, friend, and military person. She is talking to us today about her children's allergies, the stress of it, and how she managed to get them properly diagnosed. We are talking about colic & jaundice babies, dairy allergy, egg allergy, meat allergy, epi-pens, breastfeeding, and so much more. We hope you enjoy this episode!
33. Birthing While Black in Australia with Ethel
Today we have Ethel on talking about her birth experience here in Australia. She is Nigerian Canadian and moved to Adelaides, Australia where she gave birth to two daughters. Ethel shares how she dealt with the pressure of doctors in the public health system, lack of supportive midwives, and hearing about more of the black mothers and black birth experience was like in Adelaide.
32. Australian Mumma El's Birth Story & Postpartum Journey
El (Instagram: @_totheblue_) is a mom from Perth, WA Australia. She is the sweetest human being and has come on to talk about her birth story. From working with midwives to giving birth during COVID. Having to have a rushed c-section and her son, Atlas, had meconium at birth which led him to the NICU. El is such a lovely mom and has talked to us about her postpartum journey through mental health, mothering during COVID, going to the beach, healing from her c-section scar, and more!
Hope you all enjoy this episode!