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HELLP Syndrome, with Melissa Krawecki

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #87

This not very well known and hard to diagnose syndrome sometimes presents like preeclampsia, and other times just like regular pregnancy symptoms. On top of that, there’s little you can do to prevent it. What can you do instead of worrying? Melissa Krawecki is here to bring awareness, and share her story. Check it out!

 

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Surrogate Birth Stories, with Susan Fuller

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #51

 

In this episode, we look at birth stories from the unique perspective of a surrogate mom. Susan Fuller has had three children of her own and has been a gestational surrogate seven times. Her stories includes two sets of twins, two c-sections, three water births, two home births, four vbacs, three inductions, and four unmedicated births. Listen to her insights as she looks back at all her births.

 

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Stillbirths and Infant Deaths, with Amy Wright Glenn

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #45

Nothing can prepare a person for the tragedy of losing a baby, along with the hopes and dreams of being a parent to that child. How to cope? What to expect? How to get helpful support? Amy Wright Glenn helps us to compassionately navigate this difficult reality.


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High-Risk Pregnancy, with Dr. Loralei Thornburg

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #35

If you’ve ever been pregnant, you know about the constant worrying: Is the baby OK? Is this normal? Am I doing something wrong? Most of the time, it’s all in a mama’s head, but what if it’s not? Dr. Loralei Thornburg is here to tell us about the non-routine aspects of birth that can make for high-risk situations.


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