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Connecting With Your Baby in Utero, with Penny Simkin

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #36

Today’s show is about connecting with your baby in utero through song. Figuring out a newborn’s needs can be tricky, and sometimes a baby will cry no matter what you do. Wouldn’t it be great to have a tool to help you automatically soothe your child? One that you put in place during pregnancy, that also reduces your stress? Penny Simkin is here to tell us about just that.


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Summer Birth Stories: Home Birth After 2 Cesareans & Castor Oil

The Birthful Podcast: Summer Birth Stories #2

We continue with our special “Birth Stories for the Summer” series.

Today’s story comes from Alison Spath and it has a bit of everything, as it was a planned homebirth after two cesareans (HBA2C). I won’t tell you just yet how it turned out, so you are going to have to listen until the end. But there was castor oil involved.


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Your Birth Hormones, with Dr. Sarah Buckley

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #28

Birth hormones are in charge of making your labor flow, establishing breastfeeding and helping you bond with your baby. Supporting your hormones can lead to a healthier and smoother birth. How can you encourage them? What should you avoid? Sarah Buckley has the answers.

 


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“Laid-back” Breastfeeding, with Attie Sandink

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #3

In this episode of the Birthful Podcast, we are going to be focusing on “laid-back” breastfeeding. Also know as baby-led latching, biological nurturing or self-attachment. But no matter what you call it, this incredibly natural approach can really help you and your baby get breastfeeding off to a great start. To tell us more, I’ll be talking with the ever insightful Attie Sandink.

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