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11 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Claire Holt. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Claire Holt, often where they are interviewed.

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11 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Claire Holt. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Claire Holt, often where they are interviewed.

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Claire Holt On The Importance of Family

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You probably know Claire Holt as the beautiful Rebekah Mikaelson in the television series ‘The Vampire Diaries' and 'The Originals.' This incredible actress is also a new mommy to son James, who was born last year, and her newborn baby girl, Elle. Claire is a strong advocate for mothers and the struggles they face. She continues to be vocal about miscarriages and fertility. In fact, she teamed up with the company Ava in 2019 to make videos shedding light on the struggles of infertility.

In this conversation recorded just before the Coronavirus pandemic broke out, Claire opened up to Hilaria and Daphne about her experiences during her first year with son James. She went deep discussing the trauma of miscarriage, and the subsequent anxiety she felt prior to her son's birth. Plus, she opens up about how she found solace and connection in her online community.


Favorite Things:

Daphne: Kosas Super Creamy + Brightening Concealer

Hilaria: Seed of Hope Forget Me Not Seed

Claire: Magnetic Me Onesie


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Sep 16 2020 · 48mins
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160 | Claire Holt shares her Missed Miscarriage, Vaginal Delivery of James and her Challenges with Breastfeeding

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In today’s special episode for International Women’s Day, I chat to Australian actress Claire Holt. Claire lives in LA with her husband, Andrew and their baby boy, James.

After spending close to 15 years on birth control, it took Claire’s body six months to establish a regular period once she went off the pill. On her second cycle, much to her shock and delight, she conceived.

At her 10week scan she discovered that she’d experience a missed miscarriage (a miscarriage with no symptoms) and she admits that the experience was incredibly traumatic.

"I don’t know how to describe it; it was such an overwhelming sense of loss and it was so much more significant than I had ever realised. I knew that 1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage but…It almost diminishes the weight of it because it’s so common…I just didn’t realise how quickly you become attached to the baby,” she says.

Claire had a D+C and talks about the importance of grieving and healing. She wasn’t ready to fall pregnant straight away so she took a few months to get her body and mind back before she decided to try again.

James was conceived 5 months later and whilst Claire was elated, she was also fraught with anxiety. “I took pregnancy tests everyday, I got a blood test and was desperate for an early ultrasound. Each time I had a scan I was so panicked that I’d see a baby without a heartbeat. I was anxious until the moment he was in my arms.”

Claire experienced a relatively smooth pregnancy although she showed early and James measured big, hence she was overwhelmed by the comments from people remarking on her size. Never perturbed, she continued to see her OBGYB and doula, who both guided her through her anxieties and fears.

She scheduled an induction at 39weeks to fit with her OBGYN’s schedule and to give herself the best opportunity to have a natural birth (considering James’ size). After experiencing a week of false labour, she had a stretch and sweep and lost her mucus plug mere hours later. Induction began at midnight that night and by 5am the next morning her cervix had softened so her OB decided to insert a foley balloon to soften and open the cervix which Claire admits was the most excruciating pain she has ever experienced.

By 8am her OB decided to break her waters which intensified the contractions and whilst Claire was adamant that she wanted a drug-free labour, by noon she conceded that she couldn’t do it anymore. She opted for a walking epidural that really took the edge off her contractions but still allowed her to stay mobile. Unfortunately after three to four hours she hadn’t progressed so she was given pitocin which helped get her to 10cm.

“The pushing process was this really amazing, primal feeling. I had a room full of amazing women - nurses, my doula, my OB…and to be surrounded by these women who were guiding me to bring this baby earthside, was magical.”

Claire only pushed for 10minutes but James had shoulder dystocia so the OB used his hand to manoeuvre his shoulder and he was born shortly afterward. Claire only had one small tear which she credits to her OB’s use of oil and massage during delivery.

After a few nights in hospital, Claire headed home confused thanks to conflicting messages from the midwives about breastfeeding. So began a challenging experience that included a tongue tie, allergies and limited supply due to stress.

Claire’s postpartum experience was overwhelming and anxiety-ridden. “I was so terrified that James would suffocate in the night…I had this crazy, awful image that someone in her my was going to stop breathing. I thought I was going to drop him or hurt him and I’d obsessively check the monitor if I wasn’t in the same room,” she says. She attributes her anxiety to the confluence of sleep deprivation and the almighty experience of bringing a baby into the world.

Being open and honest about her feelings early on was a catalyst for change. She had weekly appointments with her therapist, she opted to give up breastfeeding and when James started sleeping through at four months old, she recognised a significant shift in her mental health.

James is about to celebrate his first birthday and Claire is adamant that all mothers should do what’s best for them as well as what’s best for the baby.

Topics include: miscarriage, missed miscarriage, birth control, natural birth, OBGYN, foley balloon, induction, walking epidural, natural birth, shoulder dystocia, postpartum anxiety.

Mar 07 2020 · 55mins
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My Journey with Claire Holt: surviving miscarriage, anxiety and postnatal depression

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Claire Holt bravely shares with us an emotionally honest and raw account of her journey through miscarriage, anxiety, pregnancy and postnatal depression. She talks about how she felt, what she learnt and the things that helped her see the light at the end of the tunnel. The good news is she now has a gorgeous little boy called James. This is her story
Feb 11 2020 · 58mins
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Why actress Claire Holt left a hit TV show

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On this week's episode, Emily speaks to Aussie actress and mum, Claire Holt, discussing everything from pregnancy struggles, becoming successful, raising children in a world of social media and a whole lot more. Claire also chats about her time on The Vampire Diaries and her decision to leave The Originals mid-run.

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Dec 10 2019 · 55mins
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Claire Holt - After

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Brand new mommy, actress Claire Holt returns to the podcast and shares her authentic labor and birth story including the ups, downs, twists and turns as she experienced them in the moment and in retrospect. 

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Jul 11 2019 · 45mins
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S1E25: “Happy Mother's Day” with Claire Holt

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Recorded three days before giving birth, actress Claire Holt shares how she discovered she was pregnant, when she told her family, and the different experiences she’s had as her body has changed. Kayla also share her own pregnancy journey!


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May 06 2019 · 1hr 17mins
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Struggle and Strength with Claire Holt

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Actress and soon-to-be-mama, Claire Holt joins Jamie and Jenna to share her story of fertility. Claire is very open and honest about what she went through before and after her miscarriage, and how she and her husband found the strength to try again. They are expecting their first child any day! Give a listen to this empowering story of struggle and strength.

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Mar 20 2019 · 57mins
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Struggle and Strength with Claire Holt

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Actress and soon-to-be-mama, Claire Holt joins Jamie and Jenna to share her story of fertility. Claire is very open and honest about what she went through before and after her miscarriage, and how she and her husband found the strength to try again. They are expecting their first child any day! Give a listen to this empowering story of struggle and strength.

Eaze
Visit Eaze.com and get $20 off of your first delivery when you use promo code MAMA

Third Love
Get 15% off your first order when you go to ThirdLove.com/MamaSaid

Instacart
Get $10 off your first order by using code MAMA at Instacart.com or on the Instacart mobile app

Scentbird
Go to ScentBird.com/MamaSaid and use code MamaSaid for 50% off your first month

Kopari
Go to KopariBeauty.com/MAMA to save $5 off your first order when you subscribe

Mar 20 2019 · 57mins
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Claire Holt - Pregnancy

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Aussie actress Claire Holt gets candid about her upbringing, her path to a successful acting career, meeting her husband and their first pregnancy which ended in a miscarriage that took them by surprise. Claire's warmth and authenticity are felt throughout the podcast as she talks about the importance of supporting people who have experienced miscarriage and the excitement she now feels for the new life she is bringing into the world with her upcoming birth.

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Feb 14 2019 · 1hr 2mins
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S3 E1: Claire Holt (47 Meters Down)

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Will is joined by actress Claire Holt to discuss her movie 47 Meters Down which is being called the most successful indie release of the year.  We also hear what Claire's dating deal-breakers are and learn how to successfully slide into her DM's. 

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Jul 13 2017 · 43mins
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