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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 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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Episode 2. The Birth of Rowen Rae: A Wicked Fast Delivery for First Time Parents

Today we share with you the birth story of our first born, Rowen Rae.  This episode tells a little back story of moving with the military promptly before she was born, and the wild and wicked fast ride that we took together bringing her earth side.  Thank you to our amazing doula, Trish, and our inc...

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Episode 3. The Healing Power of Capturing Your Birth Story, with Ashley and Christi of Sacred Birth Stories

In Episode 3, we share space with 2 brilliant photographers, Ashley Grimes & Christi Hunt, who joined forces to form Sacred Birth Stories.

Their beautiful business captures birth in both photo and film, helping families process their experience and savor each memory within. The he...

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