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Women on Fire
60 minutes | May 10, 2022
Happy Midwives Day !
Thursday mornings are our usual podcasting days. 🌋And this year it landed on international day of the midwife🌸 So, we talked about the journey of being a home birth provider.🏡The challenges.🎢 The tricks to keep it sustainable. Burn out - why it happens. How to prevent it. 🏝 And other midwifery musings 🌀
63 minutes | Apr 27, 2022
Midwife Nicole Morales
We love having guests on our podcast!❤️🔥And we love further weaving the fabric of connected midwives.🪢We are so honored to have midwife Nicole Morales join us and talk about the art of doing and not doing during birth. Plus some extra special breech insights. Nicoles ig: @nicolemoralesmidwife her website: https://artofopening.com and her email: firstname.lastname@example.org
34 minutes | Apr 1, 2022
First time mom's home birth of twins
We are honored to have Lizel Zeager (Ig: @lizelzeager) on as our guest of honor in this episode sharing her journey as a first time mother carrying twins and birthing in her home. You can watch her amazing home birth video online here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5km2d3zeao&t=7s
59 minutes | Mar 31, 2022
What if there's a cord around the babies neck ?
In this episode of Women On Fire ❤️🔥 Jaymie and I talked about one of the most common questions we get - what if there’s a cord around the babies neck? Plus all sorts of cord scenarios and variations.
82 minutes | Mar 15, 2022
The Twilight Zone of Late & Missing Periods
Odds are you’ve been in that twilight zone of your period being late or ultimately completely missing because now you’re growing a baby❣️ I’ve navigated this a lot. And usually all by myself. Holding myself through the uncertainty of whether or not my life will be forever altered. We realize this is a common experience that much to no ones surprise doesn’t get talked about much yet it’s soooo huge. So here it is - Jaymie & I talking about our most recent experiences with late & missed periods🩸
63 minutes | Mar 7, 2022
Gianny's student midwife journey
In this episode we interview a dear friend, Gianny Navas (IG: @giannynichole) She shares with us everything that led up to her finally hearing and feeling the calling of midwifery & hows she’s been navigating being a student midwife.
77 minutes | Mar 3, 2022
Menstrual Cycle Lecture
Switching it up! Last year I recorded a class on the menstrual cycle for a group I was invited to speak with. This episode is that recording. It's lecture style - just breaking down the basics of menstruation and answering the questions the group had for me.
44 minutes | Feb 10, 2022
As we navigate the legislative session in Hawai'i to protect midwifery diversity it stirs up our passionate hearts to reflect on why this matters. Join us for a ride through the nuances of birth options and birth culture.
51 minutes | Jan 23, 2022
Tara Compehos - Midwife and Birth Advocate
We recorded this interview with Tara Compehos in March of 2021 and I was just able to salvage it from my dead computers hard drive ! Tara is a wise women, midwife, and birth advocate. She brings up many of the quintessential topics of midwifery in general and as it relates to the birth politics occurring in Hawai’i.
63 minutes | Jan 8, 2022
2021 Reflections & 2022 Intentions
We recap some major events in our lives through 2021, summarize birth adventures, travels, challenges, triumphs, and major transitions.
59 minutes | Dec 20, 2021
Interview with Margo Blackstone on Midwifery regulations in Minnesota
If you have spent any time listening to me and Jamie‘s podcast -Women on Fire❤️🔥-you’ll know that we are very passionate about Midwifery regulations and the big can of worms that can be. 🪱I’m really excited to release this episode interviewing Margo Blackstone- a midwife in Duluth Minnesota (@duluthmidwife ) and co-creator at @indiebirth.🌟 she shares about the voluntary-based licensure system in Minnesota that allows licensed midwives and traditional non-licensed midwives to coexist. A model we hope can inspire regulations in Hawai’i.🤍Go find the episode on Spotify. Apple podcasts. iTunes. Red circle. And anywhere else you listen to podcast. 💟 contact us at email@example.com 🔥
51 minutes | Nov 30, 2021
Reclaiming Menstruation & Fertility
Time to unpack menstrual cycles - from the social conditionings of tabu and shame to misconceptions and unhealthy norms. We hope this episode nourishes the paradigm of conscious & empowered menstruation.
61 minutes | Aug 26, 2021
End of a decade: doula reflections and transformations
Today Jaymie shares her transition from doula-hood after 10+ years and we reflect on the challenges and significance of doula-ing. We’d love to hear from you about this topic - how do you navigate all the nuances of being a doula ? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
80 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
Yvonne's powerful journey to homebirth after 3 cesareans
Yvonne is a doula and mother of 4 boys. After 3 cesareans she knew she needed something different for her next birth. Tune in for the details of all her birth stories and the many lessons along the way. Connect with yvonne on ig @wunderbirth or on her website https://www.wunderbirth.com/
41 minutes | Jun 30, 2021
Ezinne Dawson & hey journey as a student midwife
Todays special guest is Ezinne Dawson. She shares about her journey as a student midwife in Hawai’i and how she juggled the many aspects of life along the way. Mahalo @goodmotherbirthing for your commitment to women’s rights & well-being
59 minutes | Jun 18, 2021
Summer Yadao Interview
Today we are honored to hear wise woman Summer Yadao share her life's story as it relates to sovereignty, family lineage, being houseless, persevering, motherhood and birthwork.
60 minutes | Jun 1, 2021
The wonders of placenta birth
Placenta birth - What is the physiology of it ? What conditions support physiological placenta birth? Is it okay to pull out a placenta ? Join us for a dive down the rabbit hole of the many different ways that placenta birth can look and feel.
98 minutes | May 26, 2021
The one about birth plans
Birth plans - Do you really need one? Is it even helpful ? Whats the point of them ? Then we walk you through elements that are important to consider when putting together a birth plan - or birth preferences list as we prefer to call it.
88 minutes | May 16, 2021
Home birth Obstetrician Dr. Stuart Fischbein
Honored to interview Dr. Stuart Fischbein. A very passionate home birth attending OB who specializes in twin and breech births. He's dedicated to true informed consent and refusal and reteaching the art of breech birth. Today we talk about prolonged pregnancies, home birth, freedom to choose, understanding risk and stats and everything in between. You can learn more about him and checkout his podcast via his website http://www.birthinginstincts.com/
68 minutes | Apr 29, 2021
Pushing in birth & the many different ways it can look
Today we talk about pushing - the classic coached pushing "purple pushing", spontaneous pushing, intuitive pushing and everything in between.
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