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The Birthful Podcast

Parents On Demand Network | Adriana Lozada and her

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The Birthful Podcast
The Birthful Podcast

The Birthful Podcast

Parents On Demand Network | Adriana Lozada and her

16
Followers
59
Plays
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Pregnant people get bombarded with all sorts of advice on maternity: a lot of it unsolicited, and often outdated or just plain incorrect. In the Birthful Podcast, Adriana Lozada talks with pregnancy, birth and postpartum experts, as well as new parents to distill that information down to the relevant stuff. Think of us as your own specialized team of birth pros!We know that being pregnant can be tough. That being a mom can be hard. That having a baby can be exhausting. And we hope to make it easier by giving you tried and tested tips and tools that you can use. From “laid-back” breastfeeding to safer bed-sharing, circumcision to VBACs, we’ll give you well-researched, evidence-based information so YOU can make the choices that best fit your family.Join us every week by subscribing on iTunes!Adriana Lozada is a mom, author, speaker, birth doula, postpartum educator, and healthy-sleep consultant. Find more about her and The Birthful Podcast at Birthful.com.Please note: Although I have years of experience, I'm not a doctor, nor am I familiar with your particular circumstances, and neither are my guests. Please double check all the info you hear here with your care provider. This show is not meant to be taken as medical advice. Thanks.

Latest Episodes

[Birth Stories] Getting Over the Fear of Unmedicated Birth, with Mariah Robinson

Mariah Robinson has had four very different birth stories, that include a traumatic vaginal birth, two inductions with one ending in a cesarean, and an unplanned home birth, than involved her tablecloth. Show notes at birthful.com/podcast-unplanned-home-birth-no-fear-story Vote for our SXSW panel! Go to panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote and search for Tectonic Shifts in Childbirth Today. Sponsors: UnspokenStories.org Lovevery.com - code birthful for $15 off

82 MIN4 days ago
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[Birth Stories] Getting Over the Fear of Unmedicated Birth, with Mariah Robinson

Emotional Prep for Going Back to Work While Breastfeeding, with Robin Kaplan

Returning to work can be a pivotal moment on your breastfeeding journey that stirs up all sorts of feelings. How can you prepare yourself, your baby, you caregivers and your workplace to set you up for physiological and emotional success? Show notes at birthful.com/podcast-back-to-work-breastfeeding-emotions Sponsors: Paint Your Life - text Birthful to 48-48-48- for 30% off and free shipping UnspokenStories.org - subscribe to Unspoken Stories If you enjoy what you hear, make sure to subscribe!

59 MIN1 weeks ago
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Emotional Prep for Going Back to Work While Breastfeeding, with Robin Kaplan

[Birth Stories] Vaginal Births with Diabetes, with Yana Katzap-Nackman

Despite living with Type 1 Diabetes, Yana was determined to have a vaginal birth for her first birth, even though the induction requirement caught her by surprise. Second time around, she wanted another vaginal birth but without an induction. Check out how Yana took charge and advocated very matter-of-factly, in order to birth on her own terms. Show notes at birthful.com/podcast-vaginal-diabetes-birth-story Sponsors: UnspokenStories.org Birthful.com/simplybreastfeeding - code BIRTHFUL for 15% off

78 MIN2 weeks ago
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[Birth Stories] Vaginal Births with Diabetes, with Yana Katzap-Nackman

Structural Body Changes During Pregnancy & Postpartum, with Molly Deutschbein (Renewed)

How do Relaxin and changes in blood volume affect your whole body? How does what’s happening to the pelvis relate to the uterus, and the baby inside it? How do you get back to alignment after birth, and how does breastfeeding affect these changes? Show notes at birthful.com/podcast-structural-body-changes-pregnancy Sponsors: Vistaprint.com/birthful for 500 business cards starting at $9.99 Subscribe to the Unspoken Stories podcast or go to UnspokenStories.org Make sure to subscribe!

77 MIN3 weeks ago
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Structural Body Changes During Pregnancy & Postpartum, with Molly Deutschbein (Renewed)

[Birth Stories] Cesarean Birth With Additional Mental Adjustments, with Dr. Amber Thornton

Amber Thornton worked hard for a healthy pregnancy and unmedicated vaginal birth, but she didn’t expect her water to released before 39 weeks. Despite an early hospital admission, labor progressed right along, until it didn’t. Check it out. Show notes at birthful.com/podcast-long-pushing-cesarean-story Sponsors: Subscribe to Unspoken Stories or listen at UnspokenStories.org Lovevery.com - code birthful for $15 off (limited time) If you enjoy what you hear, make sure to subscribe!

62 MINJUL 18
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[Birth Stories] Cesarean Birth With Additional Mental Adjustments, with Dr. Amber Thornton

6 More Physiologic Birth Mantras that Work, with Adriana Lozada

This is part 2 of my two-part minisode with some of my favorite birth mantras to convey physiology and help you navigate labor. These mantras are part of what I talk about with my doulas clients during prenatals, and I hope that they also prove super useful for you. Show notes at birthful.com/podcast-birth-mantras-part-2 Sponsors: Get 25% off AND free shipping for Blume’s Meltdown Blemish Treatment when you text Birthful to 79-79-79.

27 MINJUL 11
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6 More Physiologic Birth Mantras that Work, with Adriana Lozada

5 Physiologic Birth Mantras that Work, with Adriana Lozada

We are celebrating 2 million downloads and so I’m doing things a bit differently. This is a minisode with some of my favorite birth mantras to convey physiology and help you navigate labor, but I’ll be sharing these mantras over two minisodes: one today and another next week. Hopefully, these mantras will prove super useful for you, and maybe then I’ll be there in spirit during your birth, cheering you on. Show notes at birthful.com/podcast-birth-mantras-part-1

21 MINJUL 4
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5 Physiologic Birth Mantras that Work, with Adriana Lozada

Newborn Sugar Levels and Breastfeeding, with Dr. Casey Rosen-Carole

There are certain conditions where a newborn’s risk of hypoglycemia increases. What are those conditions? How and when are they tested for? If there’s a concern, does that mean your baby will get formula supplementation, and how does all of this impact initial breastfeeding? Show notes page at birthful.com/podcast-sugar-levels-breastfeeding Sponsors: Vistaprint.com/birthful for 500 business cards starting at $9.99 Betterhelp.com/BIRTHFUL for 10% off your first month. Make sure to subscribe!

74 MINJUN 27
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Newborn Sugar Levels and Breastfeeding, with Dr. Casey Rosen-Carole

[Birth Stories] Invoking Labor Before an Induction for a Redemptive Birth, with Lydia Palermo

Lydia’s first birth started with a premature induction for preeclampsia and resulted in many interventions. When she was diagnosed again with preeclampsia and was looking at another imminent induction, she did everything in her power to get labor going, to hopefully birth on her own terms. Did it work? Show notes at birthful.com/podcast-induction-preeclampsia-fast-vaginal-birth-stories Sponsors: ThirdLove.com/birthful - 15% off 1st purchase Betterhelp.com/BIRTHFUL - 10% off 1st month

59 MINJUN 20
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[Birth Stories] Invoking Labor Before an Induction for a Redemptive Birth, with Lydia Palermo

The Problem with Due Dates, with Gail Hart (Renewed)

If you’re pregnant, you may be sick of the question “When are you due?”, especially since the methods for calculating that date aren’t based on any current evidence. Only about 5% of babies are born on their due date, so why do we obsess? Gail Hart and her dogs tell us more. Show notes page at birthful.com/podcast-due-dates Sponsors: Betterhelp.com/BIRTHFUL for 10% off your first month GreenChef.us/birthful75 for $75 off your first three boxes If you enjoy what you hear, make sure to sub

68 MINJUN 13
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The Problem with Due Dates, with Gail Hart (Renewed)

Latest Episodes

[Birth Stories] Getting Over the Fear of Unmedicated Birth, with Mariah Robinson

Mariah Robinson has had four very different birth stories, that include a traumatic vaginal birth, two inductions with one ending in a cesarean, and an unplanned home birth, than involved her tablecloth. Show notes at birthful.com/podcast-unplanned-home-birth-no-fear-story Vote for our SXSW panel! Go to panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote and search for Tectonic Shifts in Childbirth Today. Sponsors: UnspokenStories.org Lovevery.com - code birthful for $15 off

82 MIN4 days ago
Comments
[Birth Stories] Getting Over the Fear of Unmedicated Birth, with Mariah Robinson

Emotional Prep for Going Back to Work While Breastfeeding, with Robin Kaplan

Returning to work can be a pivotal moment on your breastfeeding journey that stirs up all sorts of feelings. How can you prepare yourself, your baby, you caregivers and your workplace to set you up for physiological and emotional success? Show notes at birthful.com/podcast-back-to-work-breastfeeding-emotions Sponsors: Paint Your Life - text Birthful to 48-48-48- for 30% off and free shipping UnspokenStories.org - subscribe to Unspoken Stories If you enjoy what you hear, make sure to subscribe!

59 MIN1 weeks ago
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Emotional Prep for Going Back to Work While Breastfeeding, with Robin Kaplan

[Birth Stories] Vaginal Births with Diabetes, with Yana Katzap-Nackman

Despite living with Type 1 Diabetes, Yana was determined to have a vaginal birth for her first birth, even though the induction requirement caught her by surprise. Second time around, she wanted another vaginal birth but without an induction. Check out how Yana took charge and advocated very matter-of-factly, in order to birth on her own terms. Show notes at birthful.com/podcast-vaginal-diabetes-birth-story Sponsors: UnspokenStories.org Birthful.com/simplybreastfeeding - code BIRTHFUL for 15% off

78 MIN2 weeks ago
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[Birth Stories] Vaginal Births with Diabetes, with Yana Katzap-Nackman

Structural Body Changes During Pregnancy & Postpartum, with Molly Deutschbein (Renewed)

How do Relaxin and changes in blood volume affect your whole body? How does what’s happening to the pelvis relate to the uterus, and the baby inside it? How do you get back to alignment after birth, and how does breastfeeding affect these changes? Show notes at birthful.com/podcast-structural-body-changes-pregnancy Sponsors: Vistaprint.com/birthful for 500 business cards starting at $9.99 Subscribe to the Unspoken Stories podcast or go to UnspokenStories.org Make sure to subscribe!

77 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Structural Body Changes During Pregnancy & Postpartum, with Molly Deutschbein (Renewed)

[Birth Stories] Cesarean Birth With Additional Mental Adjustments, with Dr. Amber Thornton

Amber Thornton worked hard for a healthy pregnancy and unmedicated vaginal birth, but she didn’t expect her water to released before 39 weeks. Despite an early hospital admission, labor progressed right along, until it didn’t. Check it out. Show notes at birthful.com/podcast-long-pushing-cesarean-story Sponsors: Subscribe to Unspoken Stories or listen at UnspokenStories.org Lovevery.com - code birthful for $15 off (limited time) If you enjoy what you hear, make sure to subscribe!

62 MINJUL 18
Comments
[Birth Stories] Cesarean Birth With Additional Mental Adjustments, with Dr. Amber Thornton

6 More Physiologic Birth Mantras that Work, with Adriana Lozada

This is part 2 of my two-part minisode with some of my favorite birth mantras to convey physiology and help you navigate labor. These mantras are part of what I talk about with my doulas clients during prenatals, and I hope that they also prove super useful for you. Show notes at birthful.com/podcast-birth-mantras-part-2 Sponsors: Get 25% off AND free shipping for Blume’s Meltdown Blemish Treatment when you text Birthful to 79-79-79.

27 MINJUL 11
Comments
6 More Physiologic Birth Mantras that Work, with Adriana Lozada

5 Physiologic Birth Mantras that Work, with Adriana Lozada

We are celebrating 2 million downloads and so I’m doing things a bit differently. This is a minisode with some of my favorite birth mantras to convey physiology and help you navigate labor, but I’ll be sharing these mantras over two minisodes: one today and another next week. Hopefully, these mantras will prove super useful for you, and maybe then I’ll be there in spirit during your birth, cheering you on. Show notes at birthful.com/podcast-birth-mantras-part-1

21 MINJUL 4
Comments
5 Physiologic Birth Mantras that Work, with Adriana Lozada

Newborn Sugar Levels and Breastfeeding, with Dr. Casey Rosen-Carole

There are certain conditions where a newborn’s risk of hypoglycemia increases. What are those conditions? How and when are they tested for? If there’s a concern, does that mean your baby will get formula supplementation, and how does all of this impact initial breastfeeding? Show notes page at birthful.com/podcast-sugar-levels-breastfeeding Sponsors: Vistaprint.com/birthful for 500 business cards starting at $9.99 Betterhelp.com/BIRTHFUL for 10% off your first month. Make sure to subscribe!

74 MINJUN 27
Comments
Newborn Sugar Levels and Breastfeeding, with Dr. Casey Rosen-Carole

[Birth Stories] Invoking Labor Before an Induction for a Redemptive Birth, with Lydia Palermo

Lydia’s first birth started with a premature induction for preeclampsia and resulted in many interventions. When she was diagnosed again with preeclampsia and was looking at another imminent induction, she did everything in her power to get labor going, to hopefully birth on her own terms. Did it work? Show notes at birthful.com/podcast-induction-preeclampsia-fast-vaginal-birth-stories Sponsors: ThirdLove.com/birthful - 15% off 1st purchase Betterhelp.com/BIRTHFUL - 10% off 1st month

59 MINJUN 20
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[Birth Stories] Invoking Labor Before an Induction for a Redemptive Birth, with Lydia Palermo

The Problem with Due Dates, with Gail Hart (Renewed)

If you’re pregnant, you may be sick of the question “When are you due?”, especially since the methods for calculating that date aren’t based on any current evidence. Only about 5% of babies are born on their due date, so why do we obsess? Gail Hart and her dogs tell us more. Show notes page at birthful.com/podcast-due-dates Sponsors: Betterhelp.com/BIRTHFUL for 10% off your first month GreenChef.us/birthful75 for $75 off your first three boxes If you enjoy what you hear, make sure to sub

68 MINJUN 13
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The Problem with Due Dates, with Gail Hart (Renewed)

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