BBL 086: Bringing Birth Home with Starr Meneely

I had an amazing discussion with Star Meneely, editor-in-chief of The Mother Magazine, about home birth, pregnancy, and preparing to birth your baby. This was an amazing call – you don't want to miss it!

Topics We Discuss in This Podcast:

  • Why Starr decided to have a home birth – and went on to have three more
  • The big benefits of choosing midwifery care for your pregnancy and birth
  • Must-read resources for pregnant mamas (no matter where you're planning to birth)
  • How to overcome anxiety and fear about birth
  • Making realistic plans for siblings during birth
  • What is Daddy's role in home birth?
  • Starr's advice for mamas considering home birth

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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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