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A collection of Kiwi Mums & Dads sharing their Pregnancy and Birth tales, giving a snapshot of birthing experiences in New Zealand. This podcast has been created to share a range of birth stories informing, supporting and comforting families - to be, new or seasoned. You'll likely laugh, cry and learn something new while finding common experiences with these Kiwi Families.

Kiwi Birth Tales Jordyn Gregory

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

A collection of Kiwi Mums & Dads sharing their Pregnancy and Birth tales, giving a snapshot of birthing experiences in New Zealand. This podcast has been created to share a range of birth stories informing, supporting and comforting families - to be, new or seasoned. You'll likely laugh, cry and learn something new while finding common experiences with these Kiwi Families.

    Shannon & Charlotte: PCOS, Bicornuate Uterus, Miscarriage, Breech Positioning, CSection, Sepsis after C-Section

    Shannon & Charlotte: PCOS, Bicornuate Uterus, Miscarriage, Breech Positioning, CSection, Sepsis after C-Section

    In this episode of Kiwi Birth Tales I speak with Shannon about her pregnancies and birth story with daughter Charlotte.

    In this episode we discuss:
    - Endometriosis, PCOS, heavy painful periods
    - Miscarriage
    - Anxiety
    - Breech positioning
    - Csection birth
    - Csection infection
    - Sepsis
    - Mental health
    - Breastfeeding

    This episode is sponsored by Mini Kiwis First Aid, the online first aid course every parent of an under 5 year old needs in their toolkit. Use code PODDY for 10% off

    • 1 hr
    Elle, Revie & Roo - Pregnancy Loss, Spontaneous Multiples Pregnancy, Anxiety Management, Induction 38 Weeks, Csection, Postpartum Journey

    Elle, Revie & Roo - Pregnancy Loss, Spontaneous Multiples Pregnancy, Anxiety Management, Induction 38 Weeks, Csection, Postpartum Journey

    In this episode of Kiwi Birth Tales sponsored by Your Birth Project, Elle shares her story with us all.

    In this episode we discuss:
    - Breast Implants
    - pregnancy loss
    - anxiety & grief
    - Low sperm morphology
    - Spontaneous Twin Pregnancy
    - Full term pregnancy
    - 38 Week Induction
    - C-Section
    - Roo born not breathing
    - Lactation consultant
    - Postpartum Journey
    - Mental health

    This episode is sponsored by Your Birth Project, the online birth course you need to create your best birth, and the online store designed to support you with everything you need in pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Check out Your Birth Project here. 

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Ella & Tui - Late Pregnancy Gestational Diabetes, Induction, Hospital Birth, Epidural, 3rd Degree Tear, Level 4 Lockdown Birth

    Ella & Tui - Late Pregnancy Gestational Diabetes, Induction, Hospital Birth, Epidural, 3rd Degree Tear, Level 4 Lockdown Birth

    In this episode of Kiwi Birth Tales I speak with Ella about her pregnancy and birth with daughter Tui. 

    In this episode we discuss: 
    - falling pregnant after IUD 
    - Midwifery care
    - Finding a midwife outside of zoned DHB
    - Late stage pregnancy Gestational Diabetes diagnosis 
    - Your Birth Project 
    - Induction with gel 
    - Covid Level 4 lockdown
    - Epidural
    - Birth in hospital
    - 3rd degree tear repair in surgery 
    - postpartum recovery 
    - not being able to see family due to covid
    - any products she recommends

    • 53 min
    Charlotte & Hattie - Covid Positive in Pregnancy, Drug Free Vaginal Birth in Birth Centre, 2 Under 2, Postpartum Recovery

    Charlotte & Hattie - Covid Positive in Pregnancy, Drug Free Vaginal Birth in Birth Centre, 2 Under 2, Postpartum Recovery

    In today's episode of Kiwi Birth Tales I speak with Charlotte about the pregnancy and birth of daughter Hattie. Charlotte has been on the podcast previously and is episode 101. 

    In today's episode we discuss:
    - spontaneous pregnancy after tracking cycles
    - anxiety due to previous miscarriage
    - pregnancy testing
    - midwifery care
    - covid positive late stage in pregnancy
    - potential home birth
    - birth centre birth
    - fast labour and birth
    - Your Birth Project Hypnobirthing course
    - Postpartum recovery
    - 2 under 2
    - Postpartum mental health
    - Top items for new mums

    This episode is bought to you by Your Birth Project, the online hypnobirthing course to help you create your best birth, and the online store for everything you need in pregnancy, birth & postpartum. 

    Charlottes discount code for the store is: CHARLOTTE10 

    • 59 min
    Anna & Rueben - Miscarriage, 20 Week Scan Abnormality (CDH Diagnosis), Vaginal Birth Forceps, PICU / Starship

    Anna & Rueben - Miscarriage, 20 Week Scan Abnormality (CDH Diagnosis), Vaginal Birth Forceps, PICU / Starship

    In this episode of Kiwi Birth Tales I speak with Anna, in this episode we discuss: 

    - Miscarriage at 10 weeks 
    - Second pregnancy 20 week scan abnormality 
    - CDH diagnosis (1 in 2500 babies) 
    - Vaginal Birth 
    - Forcep delivery 
    - PICU / Starship
    - Birth recovery while in hospital
    - Taking Rueben home
    - Meeting family for the first time
    - Mental Health

    • 35 min
    Annelies, Jackson & Olivia - High Blood Pressure, Covid Level 3, Induction, Emergency Csection, Group Strep B, Sub Chorionic Hematoma, VBAC, Episiotomy, Ventouse, Benign Tumour

    Annelies, Jackson & Olivia - High Blood Pressure, Covid Level 3, Induction, Emergency Csection, Group Strep B, Sub Chorionic Hematoma, VBAC, Episiotomy, Ventouse, Benign Tumour

    In this episode of Kiwi Birth Tales I speak with Annelies about her 2 pregnancy and birth stories, in the episode we cover:

    - Midwifery care
    - Surprise gender first pregnancy, known gender second pregnancy 
    - High Blood Pressure 
    - Covid level 3
    - Induction
    - Emergency Csection
    - Group Strep B 
    - Postpartum experiences
    - Physical recovery
    - Breastfeeding journey
    - Sub chorionic hematoma 
    - VBAC
    - Episiotomy and Ventouse 
    - Lump on neck (benign tumour) 
    - Starship

    • 58 min

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