BBL 042: Your Baby’s Experience of Childbirth


What does birth feel like to your baby? What does he or she do during childbirth? Baby isn't passive – he/she is actively working with you!

In this episode I cover:

  • Something exciting coming soon!
  • What your baby does during birth (hint, baby doesn't just sit around!)
  • Why working with your baby is so important
  • What baby experiences as his/her circulation changes over
  • Why delayed cord clamping is natural and best for baby
  • How baby's senses react to birth
  • What's normal with the newborn transition

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About the author 


Kristen is a wife and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! She has spent years helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Find her on her website and helping families through her online childbirth class

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