Welcome to the Mommy Labor Nurse Podcast, where we firmly believe in the power of education when it comes to giving birth! Tune in each week as we dive into pregnancy-related topics, expert interviews, and a variety of birth stories!
As a reminder, anything you hear on this podcast should not be taken as medical advice, please see mommylabornurse.com/disclaimer for more info.
Virtual Lactation Consultants and a Tongue Tie Deep Dive with an IBCLC
Inside of the episode I spoke with Courtney Miller, IBCLC all about the benefits of virtual lactation consultants. Then we switched gears and did a total deep dive into the topic of tongue ties - which I know is something that a LOT of you are curious about.
There's so much great info packed into this episode, so definitely tune in!
The First 48 Hours after Birth
On this episode of the Mommy Labor Nurse podcast, I'm talking all about the first 48 hours after birth.
We'll start with details about the very first hour - also known as the golden hour. This is because an uninterrupted first hour of life is actually filled with evidence-based benefits for both mama and baby!
Then we'll get into the duration of your hospital stay so that you’re totally prepared for that too! The first 48 hours after birth are a critical time of recovery for you, and there’s a lot you can do during your hospital stay to make your transition home with your baby a bit easier.
NICU Tips from NICU Nurse Tori
This week on the Mommy Labor Nurse podcast, I had my friend and follow Instagram Nurse/Educator Tori Meskin come onto the show to talk to us all about the NICU!
Today on the show, Tori shared her insights into what it's like to be a NICU nurse, the most common reasons babies are admitted into the NICU, what the deal is with visiting babies in the NICU, all about kangaroo care, feeding your NICU baby, and so much more!
24 Week Preemie Twins Birth Story
This week on the Mommy Labor Nurse podcast I have a birth story to share with you guys from Heather Evans.
Heather reached out to me to share her story because she hopes that it will help those with infertility, those considering egg donation, mamas of multiples, preemie moms, and moms of kiddos with special needs. And furthermore, her career as a pelvic health PT offers insight to ALL moms!
Pregnancy 101: Baby's Placenta and Umbilical Cord
In this episode of the Mommy Labor Nurse podcast, we're going to talk all about your placenta and the umbilical cord!
You will learn all about the placenta, potential complications, how it’s expelled, and more!
We’re also going to cover umbilical cords so that you understand what’s normal and what’s not with baby’s cord, too.
Diastasis Deep Dive with a Pelvic Floor PT
In this episode, Anita Lambert, pelvic floor PT, shared her expertise on diastasis recti so that we could do a deep dive for you guys! In the interview, you'll learn about what diastasis recti is, how to tell if you're suffering, what pregnant women can do proactively to help prevent it from happening, and what to expect if you do have a separation and seek out professional help!