Delivering Strength Podcast
About This Show
Delivering Strength is more than just a podcast. It’s a part of a bigger movement to empower women and their families to seek out the information necessary to have an informed birth. Podcast episodes interview experts and explore resources available in a variety of areas that are important to a woman’s overall health.
The podcast is led by Candace Gesicki, DC – a chiropractor, doula, new mom and BIRTHFIT Cleveland Regional Director, as well as Anna Marie Murphy – a curious and self-empowered new mom with experience in uncovering difficult answers through her pregnancy and overall health journey. Together, they dive into pregnancy, birth and postpartum health at both a scientific and everyday level to Deliver Strength to families and provide them with the resources they need to be their own biggest advocates in their health journey.
Most Recent Episode
DS 019: A Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC) Story - with Jaimie Schrock
Jaimie Schrock has a story to tell. After three cesarean sections, she researched and fought to have the VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) that she wanted. She shares her journey in this episode and also in her book that is about to be released – A VBAC Mom and Her Journey. Her journey and outlook on life is inspiring and uplifting. We're so glad she has shared it with us! Please share this episode and these resources with anyone who has had a cesarean. Let them know that resources are available and they can have a say in their future births! Show Notes: 1:10 – Delivering Strength will be at the Cleveland Birth Expo April 15th from 12 p.m.- 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Independence at the BIRTHFIT Cleveland Booth. We will have giveaways at the table and Candace will be offering 25% off any BIRTHFIT Cleveland services booked on site! 1:56 – Intro to Episode 3:20 – Candace What’s Up 7:50 – Anna What’s Up 11:21 – Jaimie What’s Up 14:10 – Intro Jaimie & Babies 1-3 18:30 – Baby #4 32:24 – What is the medical reasoning/fear of vaginal birth after a cesarean? 34:54 – Why do doctors shy away from VBAC? Book Recommendation – Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care https://amzn.to/2EHFHj9 37:33 – Jaimie’s doula and how she supported Jaimie through her pregnancy and birth 40:04 – Jaimie’s experience becoming a doula 42:35 – ICAN – International Cesarean Awareness Network ICAN – National http://www.ican-online.org ICAN – Cleveland http://icanofgreatercleveland.org 43:50 – Jaimie’s story online & where to find her/her resources: Website:http://www.jaimieschrock.com Book:http://www.jaimieschrock.com/the-book/(In the works! Stay tuned for more details on the release of her book.) Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/AVBACMomandHerJourney/ Journey to VBAC Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/129298131040565/?source_id=447610075394905 47:00 – Advice for women who want to VBAC 50:20 – How do you feel like you’re Delivering Strength? Delivering Strength: Find Us Online Website – www.deliveringstrength.com Facebook – www.facebook.com/deliveringstrength Instagram – www.instagram.com/deliveringstrength Facebook Community – www.facebook.com/groups/DeliveringStrength/ If you have show topics or guests that you’d like to recommend to us, please feel free to send us a message through our website or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Find Dr. Candace Gesicki, DC at Cleveland Chiropractic & Integrative Health Center or Birthfit Cleveland. We’d love to hear from you! Do you have comments on today’s episode? Ideas for future episodes? Questions for us? Send them to us at email@example.com.