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Birth Story Podcast

Sep 29, 2022

What a gorgeous episode with Amy of Expecting and Empowered and the Herself podcast

She sits down and shares all about her birth stories and the creation of Expecting and Empowered with her sister Crystal and the Herself Podcast with her co-host Abby. 

This episode is jam packed full of pregnancy, birth,...


Sep 15, 2022

Heidi interviews Ashley Roberts from CarolinasNewbornCare.com on how to manage your sleep with a new baby's sleep cycles and patterns. This is a holistic approach. The Birth Story Podcast does not endorse the cry it out method and this episode is a whole lot of help without any techniques that are emotionally harmful...


Sep 6, 2022

Did you listen to Part 1? Trigger warning: Sexual assault conversations

In Part 2 of this conversation with Juanita Chase, Heidi and Juanita explore tangible advice for creating a trauma informed birth team and preparing for birth post-trauma in order to have an empowering birth.

This episode is all about how to take...


Aug 15, 2022

Trigger Warning: Sexual assault and childhood sexual assault

Heidi sits down with Juanita Chase and discusses her history of sexual assault and how that shaped her life and pregnancies. 

In this episode Juanita shares about her first 2 birth stories and how her past trauma surfaced in labor.

In part 2 (the next episode)...


Aug 2, 2022

This week Heidi shares a story of one of her doula clients who had an unmedicated, homebirth like story, birth at a hospital. Heidi outlines how you can have a story like this too (if that is something you want!).

Listen this week to hear about having the right midwifery team, being educated, having an involved partner,...