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Preterm Birth and Loss (Sweet Afton) – 029

Birth, Listener Faves, Loss & Grief

Able to hold and spend time with him for a few hours, Lindsay and her husband faced the deepest and darkest moments of their lives – and yet Lindsay talks repeatedly of the sense of calm and peace that she felt.

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Unplanned Vaginal Birth – 018

A mother who had planned an advised c-section for her second birth is shocked when her water breaks at 38 weeks and her baby is born within 3 hours.

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Birth, Listener Faves

Spirit Birth – 017

A mother, yoga practitioner and childbirth educator shares her perspective on the spiritual aspects of birth and how we all have the birth we’re meant to have.

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Birth, Listener Faves, Working Mama

Creating a Birth Plan: Part II – 015

Laura and Mellisa, the show hosts, discuss a very helpful tool in evaluating birth options and choices when things don’t go according to plan.

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Birth, Listener Faves, Pregnancy

Creating a Birth Plan: Part I – 014

Laura and Mellisa, the show hosts, dive deep into the why, what and how of a birth plan, talking about how to make it a relational tool instead of a confrontational one.

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Birth, Listener Faves, Pregnancy

The Moment We Knew Things Would Never Be “Normal” – 010

A mother shares the shocking and scary journey of discovering her unborn daughter will be born with a leg deformity requiring amputation after she is born.

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Birth, Listener Faves, Pregnancy