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Birth Kweens

Oct 11, 2018

**TRIGGER WARNING: infant loss**

In honor of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month, we sat down with a wonderful woman to hear the story of her family. Carla Grossini-Concha is a wife and mother of two beautiful children, Elia and Luca. Elia is 4 years old and Luca, who passed away the day after he was born, would...

Oct 4, 2018

This week we’re joined by the lovely Stephanie Dodier, CNP. Stephanie is a nutritionist, podcast host, writer, and natural born leader dedicated to helping women make peace with food and their body. She joined us to explore intuitive eating and body image, specifically as they relate to women of childbearing age....

Sep 27, 2018

In this episode of the podcast, the kweens are talking about epidurals! Here’s a list of the specific points they discuss and the resources they mention in the podcast:

  • The difference between anesthesia and analgesia, and how each of these are used in the context of birth
  • The differences between an epidural, a...

Sep 20, 2018

In this episode, Karly and Ali speak with Emily Graham, the subject of a new birth documentary called These Are My Hours. Emily is a wife, mother, and birth worker who welcomed a film crew into her home to capture the birth of her fourth child. She shares candidly about all of her previous birth experiences, how...

Sep 13, 2018

Ali and Karly tackle the topic of birth plans in this episode of the podcast! Here’s an overview of what’s covered:

  • The definition of a birth plan, and why it’s probably better to think of it as a list of birth PREFERENCES instead of a plan
  • Where to begin when putting together your birth preferences, including...