BBL 067: Taking Prenatal Care Into My Own Hands

I really enjoyed handling routine “prenatal care” during my pregnancy with Sadie. In today’s episode I talk about what I did to care for myself and Sadie, why I still appreciated my midwife, and how directing my own care helped me bond with Sadie.

Topics I Cover in This Podcast:

  • Why it’s so important to direct your own care during pregnancy
  • Why I wanted to handle my own prenatal care
  • The tools I used for my care
  • What “clinical” signs I chose to monitor
  • How I journaled my pregnancy
  • Why I still wanted to have my midwife appointments
  • How I listened to Sadie’s heartbeat and felt her position

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Taking Prenatal Care Into My Own Hands

About the author 


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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