BBL 046: Childbirth Preparation Q&A

How can you handle the pain of childbirth? What can you do to feel confident and in control during labor? And what are good positions to labor and birth in? I cover these questions and more in this week's Q&A episode! Enjoy 🙂

Issues I Discuss in This Podcast:

  • Feeling confident and in control during your birth
  • Keys to handling labor pain
  • How to be sure you can “do it”
  • Top book and video recommendations to prepare for natural birth
  • THE tool to take with you to the hospital (you can use at home too)
  • You need to experiment with this during pregnancy
  • Positions that work well for birthing
  • How to have a safe home birth

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Items mentioned in this podcast include:

*Since there are so many items this week, I've noted the ones that link to resources I've created:

(NOTE: Want a Perfect Birth Plan Template? Use this template and step-by-step videos to write a birth plan that gets your birth team on your side for a beautiful birth experience! Get the kit here.)

Handle Labor Pain

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Kristen is childbirth educator, student midwife, 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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