In this episode of the birthful podcast, we´re going to be talking about tongue ties and lip ties. If you have no idea what those are, you’re in luck, because Dianne Cassidy tells us all about them, along with why there seems to be a tongue tie resurgence, how it can affect your best breastfeeding intentions, and what you can do about it.
Vaginal birth after cesarean or VBACs is today's topic, and more specifically home VBACs, with none other than the woman who coined the term, Nancy Wainer. Nancy's got story after birth story to debunk the myth that once a cesarean, always a cesarean, along with suggestions on how to avoid cesareans in general.
Today we are going to be talking with Dr. Amali Lokugamage about why an OB would choose to have a homebirth. And this is a very interesting story, because it was an unexpected path, that revealed itself through her pregnancy, and lead her to see the practice of maternity care in a new light.
Birth trauma is today's topic. As in, the trauma that can happen during birth. Having a baby is a monumental full body and mind event that can stir up a lot of feelings. What if the birth you think you should have and the one you actually have don’t match up? To go deep into all the feelings, I’ll be talking to Jodi Hall.