BBL 024: Fit Childbirth Prep (or Anything) Into Your Busy Life

How do you make time to prepare for a natural birth when you’re busy running after older children? How do you get ready to give birth when you feel totally unprepared? How do you make it through the pushing stage without screaming? I answer these questions and more on today’s episode!

In this episode I cover:

  • What’s new at Natural Birth and Baby
  • Why birth preparation is important, even if you trust birth
  • How fitting childbirth prep into life helps you fit in everything you want to do 😉
  • Why it’s important to make little moments for yourself
  • How you can make little moments for yourself!
  • Carving out time to prepare and practice with your birth partner
  • How to start feeling prepared for birth
  • Comfort measures when baby is low in the pelvis
  • How to push your baby out without screaming

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Kristen is a pregnancy coach, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! I've spent nearly two decades helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Does complete support for a sacred birth and beautiful beginning for your baby resonate with you? Contact me today to chat about how powerful guidance and coaching can transform your pregnancy, birth, and mothering journey <3

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