The journey to birth is one of self discovery, refining your intuition, and the education you need to have the best birth possible. This show will explore that journey from every angle, bringing information from across time and cultures, other birth experts, interviews with expectant and new parents and even live birth coaching calls to help you increase your knowledge of what is available to you for your birth. Welcome to your Journey to Birth!
44. Natural Birth and Technological Distractions
Today I will share some ideas and probably ramble a bit about some ideas of natural pregnancy, natural birth and the impact of technology in prenatal care and birth on this episode of the journey to birth podcast.
43. Are Evidence Based Medicine and Research Useful for Birth?
How much should you use research and evidence based information to inform your birth? Questions of research and evidence based medicine are what's on the Journey to Birth podcast today!
42. Childbirth Coaching with Marie-Eve Session 4
In Marie-Eve's fourth call we discuss final questions she has about getting ready for birth, including strategies for timing contractions and how to avoid letting timing contractions disrupt the flow of labor, we talk about the infamous ring of fire, and Marie-Eve shares some updates about her little one's position and we go into some different perspectives about baby's position for birth and conversations that not everyone is having about laboring with a less than optimally positioned baby.
41. Should you have expectations for birth?
This episode will explore some other perspectives of expectations, how we develop our feelings about them and how to view them in your birth preparation, should you find they are a helpful piece of your overall birth approach...hint: I think they are super important!! But, you'll have to hear why!
40. Childbirth Coaching with Marie-Eve Session 3
The third childbirth coaching call of this series covering the difference between calf cramps & labor contractions, number of support people, being flexible in labor, timing contractions, acupressure in labor in more.
39. Have You Experienced the Nocebo Effect?
Today we are taking a look at the concept of the nocebo effect and I hope that this help you to recognize if this is happening to you or the pregnant mamas in your care, or your loved ones, or anyone else you might notice who is affected by this influence.