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Appetence Families Podcast
95 minutes | Jul 31, 2021
11. Jodi Atkinson- Hawaiian home birth & prolapse
Our August birth story is with Jodi from Flourish Mums and Bubs!I am so excited to share with you Jodi's interesting perspective on birth.Jodi is a doula on the Sunshine Coast who originated from Maui Hawaii which is where she had her 2 natural home births including 1 posterior positioned baby.She was living in a rural community in Maui where all houses are open doors, the community is like family, and she birthed outside under a tree which is just the tip of the iceberg when discussing Jodi's completely different lifestyle and experiences.Since moving to Aus she has also started her own organic tea production where it's not rare to find her homegrown roses in her tea blends and her local doula services that women just rave about.You can find Jodi's services here. You can buy her tea here.
55 minutes | Jul 8, 2021
10. Caitlin Pender- Womens Health Physio- Pelvic Floor health in Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum
Caitlin is a wealth of knowledge and passion for all things women health physio. In this episode, we discuss Pelvic Floor health, the importance in pregnancy, birth and postpartum, signs of pelvic floor dysfunction, and a few key exercises you can do yourself at home to improve your pelvic floor health.
65 minutes | Jun 30, 2021
9. Cara Bloomfield- Carrier through vaginal birth, surrendering to the unknown in birth, going from 1 to 2 kids.
Cara is an Appetence Mama who discusses her 2 epic vaginal births. After having her first in NZ doing their pregnancy yoga, to move to Aus and do Appetence pregnancy yoga for her second, she discusses her biggest carrier through birth, her top tips to let go of control and surrender to the unknown, the transition of 1 to 2 kids and techniques that can help, and the BEST tip on how to parent simply.
83 minutes | May 31, 2021
8. Johanna Faith- Special care nursery, Premature baby, letting go of expectations
My good friend Jo who is a fellow yoga teacher- tells her amazing birth story and her beautiful first baby Willow.Jo started her pregnancy very natural and wholesome with big goals to have a normal vaginal birth.At 32 weeks her body and baby had a very different idea of an emergency cesarean section.This resulted in a big change of expectation, recovery, breastfeeding journey and the list goes on- Tune in to hear how this mama dealt with it like a badass and now has such a beautiful, wholesome family life.
57 minutes | Apr 30, 2021
7. Adelle Rutch- Commitment to preparation for birth, Breastfeeding and the 4th Trimester.
My good friend Adelle tells her story of her 2 very quick vaginal births. She discusses the natural induction techniques used, her dedication to prepping herself for birth, her Breastfeeding journey's and her experience of the 4th Trimester. Also an interesting outlook on the difference in having a 37 weeker and 41 weeker- both 'Term' babies however responding very differently in the transition into the world.
37 minutes | Apr 1, 2021
6. Danielle Coleburn- Water birth and Rewriting subconscious beliefs about birth
This weeks Birth story is with Danielle- she is an Appetence mama who did pregnancy yoga and the body balance workshop with us.Dan came onto the podcast to discuss her beautiful, calm, water birth experience of her first baby Parker. Some interesting takeaways from this podcast, is to get super real with your self and your birth partner in what you expect from birth deep down and if that aligns with what you actually want from your birth experience. Its so important to sort out the subconscious beliefs about birth within us that have been created through years of media and other people stories.
38 minutes | Feb 28, 2021
5. Laura Andison- Precipitous birth, and exercise in pregnancy
This Birth story is from one of my really good girlfriends Laura, who had her first baby in 2020 discussing her experience of what would be considered a fairly quick birth and showing that the grass isn't always greener on the other side. She also describes how she feels her exercise and yoga routine is what enabled her body to respond to labour and birth so quickly.
61 minutes | Feb 1, 2021
4. Eloise Davis- Hypnobirthing and Free birth
This months Birth Story is with one of my really good girlfriends Eloise who had had quite a unique experience of birth.4 normal vaginal births4 hypnobirthsLeading to her becoming a registered midwife and hypnobirth instructor creating Hinterland Hypnobirthing.
43 minutes | Dec 31, 2020
3. Holly Cockram- Private midwifery showing Holly 'Your not sick, just pregnant'
Listen to my girlfriend Holly and I discuss, her pregnancy birth and parenting experience. The fears and struggles of being a first-time mama and how she sourced education and birth preparation from myself and her private midwife reminding her "Your not sick... your just pregnant" putting her on her course to live simply. birth simply. parent simply.
41 minutes | Nov 30, 2020
2. Courtney Caroll- Posterior baby and back labour compared with an anterior baby
Listen to my girlfriend Courtney and I discuss, compare and reflect on her 2 vaginal births, 1 being in a posterior position creating a more exhausting, intimidating experience and the other being an anterior position creating a wholesome connecting birth.
37 minutes | Oct 22, 2020
1. Mary Paulinich- My mother discuss her 3 normal vaginal birth (including myself)
This is the first Birthstory to kick off my podcast and I thought who better than my own mother to interview first. This is Mary's story of her 3 uncomplicated vaginal births and her top tips to Live simply, Birth simply, Parent simply.
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