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Navigating Loss and the Journey of Healing

Diamond Williams shares her personal journey of multiple pregnancies, miscarriages, and the inspiration behind writing her book. She emphasizes the importance of open ...

An Attorney's Proactive Approach to a Safer Birth

In this enlightening episode of Birth, Baby! Podcast, we welcome Gina Mundy, a distinguished attorney, bestselling author, and devoted mother of three. Join us as Gina...

Birth Stories: Cory's Story of Navigating Conflict with her OBGYN

In this candid and heartfelt episode of Birth, Baby! Podcast, we delve into Cory's empowering birth story, filled with unexpected twists and valuable lessons. Join us ...

Count the Kicks: Ensuring Baby's Well-being with Kimberly Isburg

Join us for a crucial episode of Birth, Baby! Podcast as we unravel the importance of kick counting in pregnancy. Many expectant parents have heard about kick counting...

Sibling Support: Navigating Birth with Children Present

In this insightful episode of Birth, Baby! Podcast, we dive deep into the often-contemplated decision of whether to have siblings present during the birth of a new bab...

Father's Day Special: The Birth King Showdown!

Join us for a fun Father's Day Special on Birth, Baby! Podcast, where we celebrate the behind the scenes supporters of Ciarra and Samantha – our husbands! In this come...

Navigating Weight Gain in Pregnancy: Expert Advice with Midwife Insights

In this episode of Birth, Baby! Podcast, we delve into the often-misunderstood topic of weight gain during pregnancy. Join us as we welcome back Leonora Colen of Home ...

Birth Stories: Courtney's IVF Journey

Welcome to another episode of Birth, Baby! Podcast, where we delve into the inspiring journey of conception and birth. In this episode, we are privileged to hear Court...

Role of the Community in Birth and Beyond

Sabrina Ortolano is back! In this episode we go deeper into what a community and village looks like in the perinatal period. We talk about how we can be a better villa...

History of Birth and the Village in the US

We’re joined by Sabrina Ortolano in this episode to talk about the history of birth and the village in the United States. The birth scene has changed so much over the ...

A Year In Review...Special Announcement!

We can’t believe it’s been a year already. One year ago, we released our first episode of Birth, Baby! Podcast. Tune in to hear what our top three most listened to epi...

Birth Stories: Generations of Birth - Our Moms Share Their Stories!

We have a special Mother’s Day episode for you!In this heartwarming episode of Birth, Baby! Podcast, we invite a very special pair of guests - our own moms! Join us as...

Choosing the Right Pediatrician: Tips and Considerations

Ciarra and Samantha help break down what to consider when choosing a pediatrician for your newborn. This is a task that is daunting to so many new parents. Listen to g...

From a Home Birth to a High-Risk Pregnancy: Advocating for Your Baby's Care in the NICU

Today we have a Jes, a postpartum doula on the Empowered Beginnings team, on to talk to us about the birth and NICU stay of her second child. She wanted to share this ...

The Truth About Cervical Exams

In this episode, Ciarra and Samantha discuss the topic of cervical exams during pregnancy and labor. They explain what a cervical exam is and what providers are lookin...

The Circumcision Decision

This episode may be hard for some people to listen to, but we feel it's important to talk about it because so many families share with us that they struggle with makin...

Tongue and Lip Tie Releases: A Pediatric Dentist's Perspective

In this episode we interview Dr. Jared Poplin about the ins and outs of oral tie revisions. He answers commonly asked questions and addresses fears that many parents e...

Tongue and Lip Ties: An IBCLC's Perspective on Feeding

In this episode, Ciarra and Samantha interview Naiomi Catron of Milk Diva about lip ties, tongue ties, and how they relate to feeding. They discuss the lack of a clear...

Parent Hacks

Let's talk Parent Hacks! In this episode, Ciarra and Samantha share their favorite parent hacks that have made their lives easier as parents. They discuss tips for mak...

Birth Stories: Sarah's Story (TWINS!)

Today we have a past doula client of ours on to talk to us about the pregnancy and birth of her twins! Sarah grew up in the Texas Hill Country, and recently returned i...

Baby's First Bites

In this episode we chat with Naiomi Catron of Milk Diva about how and when to introduce solids to babies! We discuss the recommended age to start solids, the importanc...

Vaginal Steaming - Embracing Your Cycle

In this episode, Ciarra and Samantha interview Chantal Blake, a womb steaming therapist, about embracing menstrual cycles and the benefits of vaginal steaming. They di...

Vaginal Steaming for Pregnancy and Postpartum

In this episode we talked with Theresa Swan. Theresa is a Peristeam Hydrotherapist (and a Peristeam Facilitator) through the Peristeam Hydrotherapy Institute.  During ...

Birth Stories: Katie's Story

Katie Phillips comes on to share her birth story. The fertility journey, pregnancy experience, and birth of her son are so inspiring to those that haven’t had a straig...

Jaundice: What it is and how to get rid of it

In this episode we chat with Dr. Elissa Gonzalez of Blue Monarch Pediatrics about jaundice! She will help us break down what it is and how you can help your baby get r...

Fevers In Newborns

In this episode we’re joined by Dr. Whitaker! He’s here to talk to us all about fevers in newborns. Dr. Whitaker is a direct care pediatrician in Austin, Texas at the ...

Diastasis Series: Infants and Children

This is Episode 6 in a 6-episode series. In this episode, we have Dr. Katherine Melot talking about diastasis in infants and children.Dr. Katherine Melot is the owner ...

Diastasis Series: Understanding Hormones and Building Muscle

This is Episode 5 in a 6-episode series. In this episode, we have Dr. Michelle Meija. She explains how hormones play a role in healing diastasis and building muscle. D...

Diastasis Series: Amy's Story

This is Episode 4 in a 6-episode series. In this episode you will hear the birth stories and postpartum journey of Amy Ferrara. Amy is a faith-based speaker, Bible tea...

Diastasis Series: Defeat Diastasis Program and the Pelvic Floor

This is Episode 3 in a 6-episode series. In this episode you will learn about the Defeat Diastasis program and how diastasis can affect the pelvic floor.Dr. Katherine ...

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