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The Birth Hour - A Birth Story Podcast

Whether you are pregnant and looking for inspirational birth stories through your pregnancy, trying to conceive, breastfeeding, and postpartum; if you're a first time mom or a veteran parent of multiple children, you can learn, laugh and maybe even cry a little at these moving childbirth stories from people willing to share one of the most intimate moments of their lives.
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Welcome to The Birth Hour! New and expecting mothers love hearing birth stories and for most moms, sharing a birth story is a positive way to connect with other women. Every birth story is different and each one is beautiful and empowering in its own way. This podcast was designed to serve as a safe haven for women to share their stories with other women and connect over the life-changing event of giving birth.

May 27, 2021

Brenna shares her epidural-free birth story and discusses testing positive for GBS, but not receiving antibiotics due to the rapid onset of active labor.

May 25, 2021

Keelie shares her two different birth experiences, one with and one without an epidural.

May 18, 2021

Aubrey shares her two brith stories. Find her birth videos on the show-notes page!

May 11, 2021

Lori shares her 2- year pregnancy journey, birth story, and discusses her postpartum complications.

Apr 29, 2021

Arden is a grief and bereavement doula who found her calling to help others through pregnancy loss after a long fertility journey to her son, Cameron. In this episode, she opens up about pregnancy and live childbirth after infertility and loss.

This episode is sponsored by Fairhaven Health, which is generously offering 15% of all of their products with the code BIRTHHOUR at www.fairhavenhealth.com.

Apr 27, 2021

Hattie shares her two birth stories and discusses birth and postpartum resources in a rural community.

This episode is sponsored by Baby Cube. For a limited time, BabyCube is offering 20% off to birth hour listeners with the coupon code BIRTHHOUR20 at babycubeglobal.com

Apr 24, 2021

Lola worked during most of her pregnancy and walked 6 km a day. She was quite scared about going into labor, so she chose a doctor who really made her feel confident about herself. The doctor had a reputation of standing back during most of the delivery and letting things follow their natural course, and would step in as needed. Another important factor that made things easier was that the hospital was only a 3 minute walk away from their apartment.

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Apr 16, 2021

This is a preview of our Partner Podcast series from The Birth Hour. These episodes release every Friday for our listener supporters at the $10+ level via Patreon.

Go to patreon.com/birthhour to become a patron and receive access to these weekly partner episodes as well as other bonuses such as access to over 350 archived episodes, membership in our private Facebook group, and other bonus content.

We are so appreciative of your support!

Apr 8, 2021

After being faced with needing to transfer care at 34 weeks, Georgiana wound up letting go of the “hypnobirth of her dreams” due to the need for an urgent caesarean section at 37 weeks.

Mar 30, 2021

January Harshe shares her first four birth stories: a cesarean, a homebirth transfer to cesarean, a hospital VBAC after being dropped from care by her homebirth midwife, and a very healing unassisted homebirth. You can hear her 5th and 6th birth stories on her podcast that she hosts with her husband, The Harshe Podcast.

This episode's sponsor is Pharmaca. Go to pharmaca.com/birthhour for 20% off your first order!

Mar 25, 2021

Kalen shares about the birth of her son with hearing loss and her VBAC birth of twin girls.

Mar 16, 2021

Hannah shares her birth stories and struggles breastfeeding.

Mar 16, 2021

A doctor told Chelsea there were no trophies for women who have an unmedicated birth; but, Chelsea felt passionate about having a serene, med-free experience in the hospital. When she had to be induced at 38 weeks with gestational hypertension, her preparation and self advocacy paid off for a successful hypnobirth experience.

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Mar 13, 2021

Jerika shares her experience birthing with the assistance of her husband and a 911 operator.

Mar 9, 2021

Genny shares her birth stories and discusses hypnobabies and switching care providers. Her husband, Dave, shares his experiences on TBH's Partner Podcast at patreon.com/birthhour.

Mar 4, 2021

Following an ectopic pregnancy that ruptured one of Shana’s fallopian tubes, she unexpectedly got pregnant almost immediately after her first loss. At the time, she was living in London, England and preparing for her husband, Doug, to move in early 2020.

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Feb 27, 2021

Elise Hurst shares her three birth stories—two unmedicated hospital births and one homebirth. She also shares some fun and interesting tidbits from pregnancy and her struggles with breastfeeding and postpartum. 

 

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Feb 18, 2021

Andrea used hypnobirthing for her two births. Her births were similar in that they both lasted about 8 hours with 20 minutes of pushing. Her first birth to her daughter ended with meconium presenting and a third degree tear. Her second birth was started via induction. After a failed epidural, Andrea gave birth to a surprisingly huge 10lb 12oz boy.

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Feb 17, 2021

After learning she had fibroids shortly after she started her TTC journey, Mabel decided to have a laparoscopic myomectomy done to remove multiple fibroids from within her uterine wall. The journey to get pregnant continued on for another 2 years before she got a positive pregnancy test. She had a relatively smooth pregnancy except for fibroid degeneration and gestational diabetes. Her son was born vaginally after a 36 hour labor.

Feb 13, 2021

On this episode, Lauren returns to share her second birth story.

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Jan 26, 2021

On this new episode of our Know Your Options series, we are discussing COVID-19 and what we are seeing in regards to care during pregnancy and childbirth as well as planning for postpartum.

We have added content to our Know Your Options course covering COVID-19 and are always talking about this in our bi-weekly Zoom calls for our students. 

Sign up for the Know Your Options Childbirth course at thebirthhour.com/course and use the code 100OFF for $100 off enrollment.

Jan 21, 2021

After a happy and straightforward birth with her first child, Priscilla, Katherine started thinking about the idea of home birth.

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Jan 19, 2021

Courtney became pregnant with her first child and quickly began researching all the ways to prepare for a healthy natural birth. After seeing one of her favorite YouTubers have a beautiful home birth it opened her eyes beyond hospital birthing.

Jan 16, 2021

Elana's birth story went as she hoped - she had a planned hospital birth with an epidural that was 12 hours start to finish. The doctors & hospital were kind & compassionate, and really helped create a special experience.

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