70 episodes

The Homebirth Midwife podcast is hosted by Sarah McClure, CPM, LDM, LM and Charli Zarosinski, CPM, LDM, LM, founders and primary midwives of Hearth and Home Midwifery, a homebirth practice in Oregon and Washington. They are experts on all things related to natural pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum. Each week the podcast delves into the topics you want to know about regarding your pregnancy and birth.

The Homebirth Midwife Podcast Hearth and Home Midwifery

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The Homebirth Midwife podcast is hosted by Sarah McClure, CPM, LDM, LM and Charli Zarosinski, CPM, LDM, LM, founders and primary midwives of Hearth and Home Midwifery, a homebirth practice in Oregon and Washington. They are experts on all things related to natural pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum. Each week the podcast delves into the topics you want to know about regarding your pregnancy and birth.

    70: Newborn Skin Conditions

    70: Newborn Skin Conditions

    What is milia? When is a rash normal, and not normal? How do I know if my baby has a food sensitivity? This episode answers questions about the common skin conditions of the newborn and when to get in touch with your midwife. 
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    • 15 min
    69: Hemorrhoids in Pregnancy

    69: Hemorrhoids in Pregnancy

    It’s not so fun to talk about, but when it comes to pregnancy, most people have them.  Listen to the midwives explain why hemorrhoids are so common in the perinatal time period, how to prevent them, and how to manage them.
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    68: Shoulder Dystocia with Midwives

    68: Shoulder Dystocia with Midwives

    A shoulder dystocia is one of the most commonly managed obstetrical emergencies.  Midwives are experts on how to be on the lookout for a shoulder dystocia that could be coming and how to manage it well in the home setting.  Even when a shoulder dystocia occurs at home, trained midwives have good and healthy outcomes, and you can learn all about why in this episode.
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    • 24 min
    67: What are Afterpains?

    67: What are Afterpains?

    You just had this great home birth, you worked really hard through the contractions, now you’re baby is on your chest and… what is HAPPENING? What’s that feeling? In this episode, Sarah and Charli talk all about after-pains: what they are, what role they play, and what to do about them! This is one of those things people don’t tell you about giving birth and you probably want to know!
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    • 11 min
    66: Oh SH*T - All About Meconium

    66: Oh SH*T - All About Meconium

    There are a lot of misconceptions about meconium, or baby’s first poop, when it comes to safety in birth. Does meconium always mean there has to be a Cesarean? What is the problem with meconium, anyway? Why do babies pass meconium in the womb? The midwives answer all these questions and more in today’s episode. 
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    • 15 min
    65: What’s there to love about being a Midwife?

    65: What’s there to love about being a Midwife?

    Spoiler alert: SO MANY THINGS!  It’s obvious that Charli and Sarah are passionate and in love with what they do as midwives.  In this episode they talk about what they’re currently most passionate about and what drives them to do this work each day.
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    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
74 Ratings

74 Ratings

jillstabrn ,

Such compassionate evidence-based info!

Love love love this show. I binge-listened to all 62 episodes in two weeks and left feeling so informed and inspired! Im a nurse by trade and looking into training as a CPM and this was just the information I was seeking. Thanks so much, Charli and Sarah! Keep up the amazing work!

Renatorian ,

thank you!

So refreshing to find information that is clear and concise and presented in short episodes. Love it!

eliseb213 ,

Love this podcast!

Truly one of my favorite podcasts. There is so much wonderful information that has helped me feel confident and ready for our first home birth. If you’re at all interested in birth (home or hospital) this podcast is for you! Sarah and Charli are engaging and knowledgeable!

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