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Birth, Baby, and Life

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Rank #57 in Kids & Family category

Kids & Family
Health & Fitness
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Great Pregnancy. Natural Birth. Healthy Baby.

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Great Pregnancy. Natural Birth. Healthy Baby.

iTunes Ratings

177 Ratings
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Love but where did she go?

By mapolry - Apr 08 2019
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I love this podcast but Kristen seems to have disappeared over the last year. What happened!?

Infant Feeding Professional and Mom of 2!

By Bridget E Young - May 12 2017
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Love Kristen's natural but realistic approach and tips!

iTunes Ratings

177 Ratings
Average Ratings
156
8
8
2
3

Love but where did she go?

By mapolry - Apr 08 2019
Read more
I love this podcast but Kristen seems to have disappeared over the last year. What happened!?

Infant Feeding Professional and Mom of 2!

By Bridget E Young - May 12 2017
Read more
Love Kristen's natural but realistic approach and tips!
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Birth, Baby, and Life

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Rank #57 in Kids & Family category

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Great Pregnancy. Natural Birth. Healthy Baby.

Rank #1: Why Your Pregnancy Diet Advice is All Wrong

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What you eat makes a difference to your baby! Lily shares 5 surprising pregnancy diet facts that will help you eat exactly what your baby needs most… and help you really enjoy your food. As a dietician with a passion for helping mamas, Lily has read and referenced over 900 studies to bring you the […]

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Feb 23 2018
52 mins
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Rank #2: Final Countdown: Getting Ready for Baby

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It's the final countdown to baby #8, and I share some of the “last minute” things I'm doing to prepare and feel ready – both practically and mentally/emotionally for this baby <3 Topics I Cover in This Podcast: What I'm doing to get ready in the last couple of weeks 😀 When I gathered birth […]

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Sep 15 2017
36 mins
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Rank #3: How to Relax During Labor and Really Enjoy Your Birth with Sarah Prince

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Do you want to enjoy your birth but worry about pain during labor? Secretly wonder if you don't have what it takes to “make it through” natural birth? You don't want to miss this incredible interview with Sarah Prince – she reveals how to short-circuit fear and have an amazing experience birthing your baby! Topics […]

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Feb 09 2018
40 mins
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Rank #4: BBL 060: The Truth About the First Few Months

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The newborn period is amazing… and overwhelming. Here's what to expect – and how to make it through this crazy experience! Topics I Cover in This Podcast: How you'll get diapering down to an art… but maybe not much else Common breastfeeding challenges – and how to overcome them What to expect when it comes […]

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Feb 24 2015
35 mins
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Rank #5: How to Avoid Induction of Labor

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At least a quarter of all mamas-to-be are induced to begin labor – and countless others have “augmentation” to increase the strength of contractions. There's no debate – induction leads to a cascade of interventions and causes stress for moms and babies. How can you prevent induction and make sure your baby is born at […]

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May 23 2016
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Rank #6: BBL 055: What You Need to Know About Pushing Your Baby Out

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You'll usually hear moms say they loved the pushing stage, but many of us find it overwhelming and confusing.  When should you push, how should you push, and should you ever not push?  Get the lowdown on pushing in this week's episode. Topics I Cover in This Podcast: Why some women feel pushing is a huge relief […]

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Jan 20 2015
32 mins
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Rank #7: Helping Your Child Become Big Brother or Big Sister

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You're pregnant… again! Congrats go out not only to you, but to the new “big brother” or “big sister” to be! Here's how to help your little one make the transition to “big one” with ease and joy. Topics I Cover in This Podcast: How your love for your little ones will multiply with each […]

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Apr 15 2016
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Rank #8: How to Handle Crowning and Bring Baby Up Yourself

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Photos captured by Shoots & Giggles, serving Los Angeles & Orange County Do you worry about the “ring of fire” as your baby is being born? Want to bring your own baby up but not sure if you can do it? This podcast episode covers all those worries and practical tips for you <3 Topics […]

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May 26 2017
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Rank #9: BBL 080: Getting Daddy Ready for Labor and Birth

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You're convinced a natural, intervention-free birth is best for you and your baby… but maybe Daddy is still worried about safety. How do you help Dad understand that birth really works. And what do you do if Daddy isn't confident he can help you during labor (or maybe you're not so sure he can!). Listen […]

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Sep 15 2015
26 mins
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Rank #10: BBL 081: Is Fetal Monitoring Really Saving Babies?

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Continuous electronic fetal monitoring has been one of the darlings of modern maternity care – hailed as an invention for saving babies. But has it lived up to that fanfare? Is EFM really helping save babies or prevent brain damage? The evidence is out – and today we talk about the bottom line on this […]

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Sep 25 2015
41 mins
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Rank #11: Listening to Pregnancy Intuition with Hannah Smerkonich

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Hannah shared her experiences advocating for herself and having a great natural hospital birth in last week's podcast – this week she shares why she chose an unassisted birth for her second baby, and what she learned from that pregnancy and birth! Topics I Cover in This Podcast: How Hannah is learning the joy of […]

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Sep 02 2016
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Rank #12: BBL 087: Building Your Birth Kit

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Are you planning what to put in your home birth kit? Wondering what you really need – and what would be nice to have? I cover my best recommendations from my 7 home births in this week's episode! Topics I Cover in This Podcast: What do you really need in your birth kit? Things to […]

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Dec 24 2015
43 mins
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Rank #13: The Power of Ecstatic Birth with Dr. Sarah Buckley

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I am thrilled to have Dr. Sarah Buckley on today's show to share her wisdom about how your hormones create an ecstatic blueprint for birth and mothering. She also discusses how honoring the process of birth creates safety for you and your baby. Don't miss this episode! Topics We Discuss in This Podcast: How Sarah's […]

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Jun 02 2017
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Rank #14: BBL 083: How to Prevent Flat Head Syndrome with Jennifer Todd Barnard

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More and more babies are having problems with flat head syndrome – called plagiocephaly. In this episode I interview Jennifer, a pediatric occupational therapist who has made it her life's mission to educate parents on plagiocephaly and torticollis (stiff neck). She shares exactly how you can keep your baby's head nice and round, help baby […]

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Oct 21 2015
33 mins
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Rank #15: BBL 059: My Pregnancy Mistakes (and What I Did Right)

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Don't miss The Ultimate Guide to a Fabulous Pregnancy! When I reflect back on my pregnancies I think of things I'd have done differently – and things I did right! I cover those in this episode so you can get some tips from my experience! Topics I Cover in This Podcast: What I took at […]

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Feb 17 2015
39 mins
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Rank #16: Feeling Great Postpartum with Arianna Taboada

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Many mamas are shocked by just how much life changes postpartum – not only does your body feel different, but life looks very different with baby in tow. How can you prepare for these changes – and enjoy them when they happen? Arianna and I cover those questions and more in today's podcast. Topics We […]

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Aug 19 2016
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Rank #17: What’s the Best Child Spacing for Your Family?

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  How far apart should your babies be? Is there a “right” child spacing? We take a look at some things to consider when planning your pregnancies in today's episode! Topics I Cover in This Podcast: The “official” recommendations on child spacing Is birth control all pros and no cons? How far apart were babies […]

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Jun 07 2015
35 mins
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Rank #18: What if YOU Were in Charge of Pregnancy & Birth?

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What if we as mothers were to stand up – to stand in charge of pregnancy, of birth, of mothering? What if we were to start a quiet, confident rumble that grows into a roar too big to ignore – that shakes the very foundations of “becoming mama” – and gives it back to women, […]

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Aug 01 2016
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Rank #19: BBL 067: Taking Prenatal Care Into My Own Hands

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I really enjoyed handling routine “prenatal care” during my pregnancy with Sadie. In today's episode I talk about what I did to care for myself and Sadie, why I still appreciated my midwife, and how directing my own care helped me bond with Sadie. Topics I Cover in This Podcast: Why it's so important to […]

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Apr 28 2015
31 mins
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Rank #20: BBL 079: How to Beat Morning Sickness – Naturally

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Is morning sickness an inevitable part of pregnancy? Is there actually hope for stopping it naturally? I can't make a 100% guarantee, but I cover some pretty effective tips in today's podcast! Topics I Cover in This Podcast: The one thing that made all the difference between my sickness-free pregnancy… and the other six! The […]

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Sep 09 2015
34 mins
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