9 episodes

A Utah based podcast wherein two friends discuss parenthood, history, and fandom with a unique birthy twist.

The Birth Nerds Podcast Als Kagie & Dez Weyburn

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

A Utah based podcast wherein two friends discuss parenthood, history, and fandom with a unique birthy twist.

    008 It's a Jungle in There

    008 It's a Jungle in There

    Dez talks about the birth of her placenta, recovering from a third degree tear, and her time as a NICU parent in this continuation of the birth story of her daughter Nevaeh. 

    Housekeeping- for the next little while we will not be uploading as often. We hope to return to weekly uploads by September. We will keep our listeners updated.

    We're also excited to be vendors at the Empowering Fearless Birth conference on March 21st. We have a ticket to give away! To enter, share this episode on our social media (in a public post) and tag us. We cant wait to see you there!

    Birth nerd alert: https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/treatments/12578-kangaroo-care

    https://www.mcsprogram.org/our-work/newborn-health/kangaroo-mother-care/

    Follow The Nerds on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/thebirthnerdspodcast/) 

    and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thebirthnerdspodcast/?hl=en)

    Let us know what you thought! As always, please like, review, and comment. We are so grateful for our amazing audience of fellow nerds!

    • 1 hr 12 min
    007: Born Another Day

    007: Born Another Day

    Dez shares the story of her 7 year old Nevaeh! PROM: https://extranet.who.int/rhl/topics/pregnancy-and-childbirth/pregnancy-complications/prelabour-rupture-membranes/antibiotics-prelabour-rupture-membrane-or-near-term Birth Nerd Alert: https://evidencebasedbirth.com/evidence-inducing-labor-water-breaks-term/

    • 53 min
    006 Nayme Ghaime

    006 Nayme Ghaime

    The nerds explore the hilarious world of Utah baby names.

    https://www.heraldextra.com/news/local/of-the-most-unique-names-in-utah-valley/collection_f0d3f110-c84f-565d-af2c-bcee5ee2940d.html#1

    Birth Nerd Alert: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubert_Blaine_Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff_Sr.

    • 48 min
    005 A Person’s A Person No Matter How Small

    005 A Person’s A Person No Matter How Small

    Trigger Warning: In this episode we talk about pregnancy loss, ectopic pregnancy and drugs that cause miscarriage. 
    In this episode, Als talks about her ectopic pregnancy with her baby, Drew Francis.
    Birth Nerd Alert: 
    https://www.nowilaymedowntosleep.org/
    http://nationalshare.org/
    https://stillbirthday.com/

    • 1 hr 33 min
    004 Our Moral Objections to Modern Christmas

    004 Our Moral Objections to Modern Christmas

    With Christmas behind us, the Nerds share all the things they hate about Christmas.... but also what they love.
    Follow the nerds on Facebook and Instagram! 
    Deseret News Article about Jewish Hallmark Movies: https://www.deseret.com/indepth/2019/12/6/20997216/hallmark-hanukkah-movie-double-holiday-date-countdown-christmas-antisemitism-chanukah-jewish-menorah

    • 28 min
    003 A Nativity Story- But Wait, There's Myrrh!

    003 A Nativity Story- But Wait, There's Myrrh!

    In this fun Christmas episode, the Nerds explore the Nativity, the culture around birth in Ancient Israel and what it would have been like to raise a perfect child.
    Walking With the Women of the New Testament by Heather Farrell: https://www.amazon.com/Walking-Women-Testament-Heather-Farrell/dp/1462114210/ref=sr_1_1?crid=26GCS3KOWUK4H&keywords=walking+with+the+women+of+the+new+testament&qid=1576727134&sprefix=walking+with+the%2Caps%2C241&sr=8-1
    Mary, The Mother of Jesus by Camille Fronk Olson : https://www.amazon.com/Mother-Jesus-Camille-Fronk-Olson/dp/1609070054/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=camille+fronk+olson&qid=1576727045&sr=8-3
    The Creation of Man portrait by Natalie Lennard: https://www.birthundisturbed.com/the-creation-of-man
    Where was Santa born? https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-41504172
    Childbirth in the Holy Roman Emipre: https://www.historyextra.com/period/roman/childbirth-ancient-rome-empire-mothers-midwives-how-babies-born/
    The Santa Clause 3 movie clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjVr7g9lLTQ
    Blog post about Mary and postpartum depression: https://newrhythmdoulas.com/mary/




















    https://www.gotquestions.org/weaning-child-Bible.html  
    https://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/a-jewish-weaning-ceremony/

    • 59 min

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