New Podcast Episode: Ep 20 Emergency C-Section Experience & Recovery with Christen

A new episode of the podcast is now available on all major podcast platforms! Just search “Elephant in the Womb” or check out our podcast tab on the blog. A podcast brought to you by Elephant in the Womb blog (www.elephantinthewomb.ca). The Birth Experiences series is a set of interviews with moms sharing their unique…

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NEW Podcast Episode: One Slow & One Fast – Midwife, Home and Water Birth Experiences (Episode 10)

Wow – this is an episode packed of so many different birth scenarios! I have previously had one guest one (Rebecca) who spoke about her water birth. I also recently had Kim, the former midwife, on to discuss home births more in-depth. Mary is sort of a combination of the two – she speaks about…

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New Podcast Episode: Episode 8, Kirsten’s Hollywood Birth!

The title above will make sense to you when you listen to the episode – this episode is covering an unmedicated birth experience with an OB. Kirsten talks about her experiences as a military wife; IUGR, what it means, and how it was managed; gestational diabetes; and more. *Disclaimer: This blog is intended for informational…

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More About Doulas And How to Find One You Can Trust

If you listen to my podcast, you’ll know my most recent guest was Mariana, a doula who works in Louisiana. She talked a lot about the role and responsibilities of a doula, and how they can help support you before, during, and after labour. I recommend giving that a listen (to hear about the doula…

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New Episode of the Podcast Available: Talking About C-Sections!

That’s right – there is a new episode of the podcast available today for your weekend listening pleasure! This week we’re talking with Morgan about her C-section experience. Click here to listen on Anchor right now! *Disclaimer: This blog is intended for informational purposes only. The information on this blog should not be used as a…

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Medicated Birth, Induction, Pre-Eclampsia and More: Episode 2 (Part 2) of the Podcast is Live!

As a continuation of episode 2, this episode also covers a medicated birth experience, as well as induction and pre-eclampsia, as we speak to Paige. *Disclaimer: This blog is intended for informational purposes only. The information on this blog should not be used as a substitute to medical advice or medical treatment. As always, your Primary…

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Medicated Birth, Induction, Pre-Eclampsia and More: Episode 2 of the Podcast is Live!

The podcast is available on almost every platform you can imagine (including: Apple, Google, and Spotify, among others), however it is also available under the “Podcast” tab above! Please note: I had some issues with the sound this week – I know not all my guests have a fancy mic set up like mine, so…

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The Podcast is Live! Birth Experiences Series, Episode I: Unmedicated & Water Births with Jess and Rebecca!

I am SO excited to announce my podcast is live! This is my very first episode – so there are some minor things that I will fix for next episode, such as the sound (a bit of an echo early on). Please find the Spotify player below for those of you who do not use…

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The Elephant in the Womb Podcast: Birth Experience Series

Yep guys – I’m finally doing it! If you follow me on Twitter, you might remember that the dream for this blog actually started out as a dream for a podcast! Well – why can’t I have both? I have wanted to do a series of interview posts with moms who have gone through different…

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We Need to Stop Using the Term “Natural Birth” – All Birth is Natural

It’s 2020, yet people (men and women alike) are still referring to an unmedicated labor as a “natural” birth. I don’t think this is always said in a malicious or demeaning way, however it can still be hurtful and stigmatizing to women who have had medicated labor or C-sections. Let’s get one thing straight –…

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