Aug 23, 2022
Welcome back to a new episode! It has been a long time since we had a new podcast. Life has been crazy in all the best ways after having our baby. Full Written Birth Story: https://freshfitnhealthy.com/homebirthstory/ (see FAQs here too about birth!)
In this podcast I talk about my homebirth experience from my prep work to the actual birth to after the home birth. We also have Brandon at the end of the podcast to talk about the homebirth through his perspective.
In this episode of Real SOULutions:
02:30 – My home birth experience
06:30 – The difficult moments in my pregnancy
09:20 – Some of my prep work before labor
13:05 – The start of the labor
24:55 – The birthing pool incident
28:00 – The pushing time
29:35 – The actual birth
34:50 – The benefits of olive oil massage
36:30 – What is stay active management?
36:55 – My post birth story
42:00 - Start of podcast with Brandon - what prepwork/ research did Brandon do?
42:40 - What changed Brandon’s mind about homebirth? What did he think post-homebirth
44:35 - What was Brandon’s biggest fear about homebirth?
47:30 - Brandon’s thoughts while I was giving birth and the most surprising part for him
50:30 - When did Brandon go back to work?
52:30 - Ask your midwife a lot of questions
56:30 - Writing sparknotes for things you need to say
01:00:30 - Brandon’s most favorite part of fatherhood so far