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Real Soulutions Podcast

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: (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

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