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Prefer to Listen? Here are some of my favorite pregnancy related podcast episodes:

  Gestational Diabetes, with Lily Nichols , RD  The Birthful Podcast: Episode #130  Today we’re talking about Gestational Diabetes. What is it? How is it diagnosed? How reliable are these tests? If you are diagnosed, what does that mean for your pregnancy, baby and birth? Why does the usually recommended GD diet result in worsening results, and is there a better alternative to all this? Lily Nichols has answers. Check it out!

Gestational Diabetes, with Lily Nichols, RD

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #130

Today we’re talking about Gestational Diabetes. What is it? How is it diagnosed? How reliable are these tests? If you are diagnosed, what does that mean for your pregnancy, baby and birth? Why does the usually recommended GD diet result in worsening results, and is there a better alternative to all this? Lily Nichols has answers. Check it out!

  Updates in What You Should Eat during Pregnancy, with Lily Nichols, RD   The Birthful Podcast: Episode #143  Does avoiding RAW FISH, SOFT CHEESES, DELI MEATS AND RUNNY EGGS keep you from getting the nutrition you really need for your health and your baby’s development? Today we’re taking a closer look at nutrition during pregnancy, and Lily Nichols has answers. Check it out!

Updates in What You Should Eat during Pregnancy, with Lily Nichols, RD

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #143

Does avoiding RAW FISH, SOFT CHEESES, DELI MEATS AND RUNNY EGGS keep you from getting the nutrition you really need for your health and your baby’s development? Today we’re taking a closer look at nutrition during pregnancy, and Lily Nichols has answers. Check it out!

  Natural MD Radio: The Pregnant Mom’s Guide to Thyroid Health   Healthy thyroid function is essential to the physical and emotional health of pregnant women and to new moms. It’s also critical for the health of the baby.  In this episode, I discuss the risks of undiagnosed thyroid problems for mom and baby, how thyroid function changes during pregnancy, and why it’s important for all pregnant women to get complete thyroid testing. You’ll also learn how to advocate for yourself to get the testing that you need, and the steps to take once you have your results.

Natural MD Radio: The Pregnant Mom’s Guide to Thyroid Health

Healthy thyroid function is essential to the physical and emotional health of pregnant women and to new moms. It’s also critical for the health of the baby.

In this episode, I discuss the risks of undiagnosed thyroid problems for mom and baby, how thyroid function changes during pregnancy, and why it’s important for all pregnant women to get complete thyroid testing. You’ll also learn how to advocate for yourself to get the testing that you need, and the steps to take once you have your results.

 
  The Holistic Stages of Birth, with Whapio (Part 1)   The Birthful Podcast: Episode #57  We try to make birth practical by measuring, overseeing and monitoring it, when really, it’s an experience that flows seamlessly from one stage to another, taking the birthing woman deep into laborland. How can we better describe what she goes through? Whapio describes the holistic stages of birth and tells us more.  In this first episode of a 2 part series, we start with embarking into labor, and just past what is usually considered as transition. Next week we move through the “rest and be thankful” phase, all the way to the birth of the baby, the magic that happens in the first moments, and the weaving of the story that goes on for ever.

The Holistic Stages of Birth, with Whapio (Part 1)

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #57

We try to make birth practical by measuring, overseeing and monitoring it, when really, it’s an experience that flows seamlessly from one stage to another, taking the birthing woman deep into laborland. How can we better describe what she goes through? Whapio describes the holistic stages of birth and tells us more.

In this first episode of a 2 part series, we start with embarking into labor, and just past what is usually considered as transition. Next week we move through the “rest and be thankful” phase, all the way to the birth of the baby, the magic that happens in the first moments, and the weaving of the story that goes on for ever.

  The Holistic Stages of Birth, with Whapio (Part 2)   The Birthful Podcast: Episode #58  We try to make birth practical by measuring, overseeing and monitoring it, when really, it’s an experience that flows seamlessly from one stage to another, taking the birthing woman deep into laborland. How can we better describe what she goes through? Whapio describes the holistic stages of birth and tells us more.  In this second episode of a 2 part series, we go deeper into laborland, to then finally emerge during immediate postpartum and life as a family. Last week, in  Part 1 , we started with embarking into labor, and got as far as just past what is usually considered as transition. Go back and  listen to that episode first , if you haven’t already.

The Holistic Stages of Birth, with Whapio (Part 2)

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #58

We try to make birth practical by measuring, overseeing and monitoring it, when really, it’s an experience that flows seamlessly from one stage to another, taking the birthing woman deep into laborland. How can we better describe what she goes through? Whapio describes the holistic stages of birth and tells us more.

In this second episode of a 2 part series, we go deeper into laborland, to then finally emerge during immediate postpartum and life as a family. Last week, in Part 1, we started with embarking into labor, and got as far as just past what is usually considered as transition. Go back and listen to that episode first, if you haven’t already.

  Third Stage of Labor, with Dr. Sarah Buckley   The Birthful Podcast: Episode #75  There are critical physiological changes that happen within mom and baby immediately after birth that allow for bonding and a healthy transition from womb to word. What are they, how can they be supported, and how do interventions change the hormonal flow?  Dr. Sarah Buckley tells us more. Check it out.

Third Stage of Labor, with Dr. Sarah Buckley

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #75

There are critical physiological changes that happen within mom and baby immediately after birth that allow for bonding and a healthy transition from womb to word. What are they, how can they be supported, and how do interventions change the hormonal flow?  Dr. Sarah Buckley tells us more. Check it out.

 
  FEMINIST CURRENT PODCAST: Toward reproductive sovereignty, not reproductive rights   In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Mary Lou Singleton, a midwife, nurse practitioner, and reproductive sovereignty activist about everything from self-abortion to midwifery to where the reproductive rights movement went wrong.

FEMINIST CURRENT PODCAST: Toward reproductive sovereignty, not reproductive rights

In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Mary Lou Singleton, a midwife, nurse practitioner, and reproductive sovereignty activist about everything from self-abortion to midwifery to where the reproductive rights movement went wrong.

  The Ancestral Biology of Birth - Dr. Sarah Buckley #153   How can you create conditions that are private, safe and unobserved for yourself during childbirth? This question is a core message behind the work of Dr. Sarah Buckley — author of the best selling book Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering and mother of four home-born children. Dr. Buckley is a New-Zealand-trained GP/family physician with qualifications in GP-obstetrics and family planning and currently combines full-time motherhood with her work as a writer on pregnancy, birth, and parenting.

The Ancestral Biology of Birth - Dr. Sarah Buckley #153

How can you create conditions that are private, safe and unobserved for yourself during childbirth? This question is a core message behind the work of Dr. Sarah Buckley — author of the best selling book Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering and mother of four home-born children. Dr. Buckley is a New-Zealand-trained GP/family physician with qualifications in GP-obstetrics and family planning and currently combines full-time motherhood with her work as a writer on pregnancy, birth, and parenting.