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Episode 13. The Birth of Ethan Blaine: A Tale of Two Under Two

*WARNING*Adult language is used in this episode.After popular demand and so many requests, my sweet husband returns to The Chosen Nest! We pull a late night recording to capture the birth story of our baby#2, Ethan Blaine. How our two births were so very different. Truly.Sharing at the end, a few fu...

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Episode 12: Birth to Bicycling with Amanda Wanner, Cygnet Postpartum Doula

Meeting Amanda Wanner of Cygnet Postpartum Doula last Spring at the Peninsula Birth and Baby Expo was such a treat.  Through my interactions with her as one of the expo coordinators, her kindness, patience and ability to connect on a meaningful and real level were all things that drew me to want to ...

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Episode 11: Exploring Preferences in Birth

This episode wraps up the 3 part mini series as we explore preferences in birth.  Often referred to as a Birth Plan, having preferences written out in a clear and easy to read format can help both you and your birth team to know the focus of your goals and have a place to revisit and reflect a...

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Episode 9: Exploring Options in Birth

Thank you for bringing me here.
Sweet feedback from many listeners led me to this 3 episode mini series.  I've had so many of you respond, expressing overwhelm when thinking about the many outcomes birth can have. Understandable, no doubt!  So today, we address locations and providers as we begin...

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Episode 7: Creating Alignment in Pregnancy & Life with Dr. Meg Simans of Chiropractic Lifestyle Center

This one hour episode is a look into how Chiropractic Care can support health and wellness, and specifically surrounding pregnancy, birth, postpartum, infancy and childhood.  Dr. Meg Simans shares how she supports families during this beautiful life changing time and the many ways holistic car...

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Episode 6: Supporting Health & Wellness with Sylling’s Elderberry

School is back in session! Cold and flu season is hovering closely as the season changes and Fall is nearly in full swing too!  Have you explored natural ways to support your health and wellness ?  Have you heard of the amazing powers of Elderberry?  Whether you answer yes or no to...

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Episode 5: Lactation Love Notes with IBCLC Rebecca Kusche

Looking for nutrient rich information on breastfeeding? This episode pumps out helpful facts and loads of laughs as I sit down Rebecca Kusche, MS, IBCLC, CN.  Breastfeeding, while natural, can be challenging and we dive into that a bit and talk tips for enhancing your experience. And I also break ...

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Episode 4: Motherhood to Midwifery with Mothership, Angie Hotz

Prepare to be elevated in this empowering hour with Angie Hotz of Mothership.

 
She entered birth work as a Childbirth Educator, then became a Doula and Placenta Encapsulator and is currently a Midwifery Student with the MCU.  We discuss the importance of doing your own personal wor...

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