Birth, Baby, and Life

Birth, Baby, and Life

Kristen Burgess shares everything you need to know about pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting in the Birth, Baby, and Life podcast. Pregnancy, baby care, toddlers, and managing motherhood are all covered!

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August 16, 2022 42 min

People think childbirth is at worse very dangerous and at best a gamble. But when women believe only "experts" are qualified to "manage" birth, they lose confidence and fail to see their own strength. Join me in today's episode as we bust some myths about childbirth safety... and talk about what you can do to […]

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Mom burnout is real - every mome experiences it, and it keeps you from being the mama you want to be. In today's episode I dive into a practical strategy to take the first step out of mom burnout - so you can be the happy mom you'd like to be. Topics I Cover in […]

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Pregnancy and childbirth offer the chance to explore the feminine power of women. Dig deep and find the strength that already lives inside you. You find this reserve during pregnancy, pull on it during birth - and use it over and over and over again as you go through life as a mama. Let's dig […]

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Many moms tell me they can't follow their intuition during pregnancy and birth because they don't have any intuition. Listening to your needs is the first step to discovering your inutition. In today's episode I talk about how to listen to your needs - and how to share your needs - even when you're busy […]

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What do you need to consider when you choose a doctor or choose a midwife for your pregnancy? Today's episode covers what's really important (hint: it's what you want) and how you can both grow your trust in yourself and find a great care provider for your pregnancy. Topics I Cover in This Podcast:What does […]

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I've talked to thousands of women about preparing for childbirth - and labor pain is one of the biggest worries. Can you handle it? Will you lose it? Today's episode focuses on how we think about pain in birth - and how we can handle it.Topics I Cover in This Podcast: Why our views on […]

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Money and kids - are they like oil and water? You can enjoy both your money and your kids - today's episode talks about living well on a budget with a growing family!Topics I Cover in This Podcast: How to let go of fear and find happiness - even on a budget! The pros and […]

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May 29, 2022 52 min

Toddlers are beautiful, tiny humans - and they can be one of the most confusing creatures on the planet! Here’s how to handle common toddler behavior and set your toddler up for success: Topics I Cover in This Podcast:Working on toddler behavior: why things sometimes get worse before they get betterThis rule of thumb will […]

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April 4, 2022 39 min

We give a lot of lip service to mothers and how important they are… but does our culture actually value mothers? Everything today is about “science” and “experts” - and slick marketing. As a mother you are indescribable value and worth. Your influence on your family cannot be underestimated. Listen to this episode to understand […]

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Can you give birth without fear?  What exactly is a fearless birth?  Why is there so much sheer terror around birth in modern culture, and why aren’t women prepared when labor begins?  I cover all of this - and how YOU can give birth without fear in today’s episode Topics I Cover in This Podcast:Can […]

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Many women worry they’ll get pushed into interventions they don’t want during birth. This episode covers how to find your voice during childbirth - so you feel confident in saying what you want… and what you don’t want… and can have the sacred birth experience you want! Topics I Cover in This Podcast:Why you have […]

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There are a lot of weird pregnancy changes nobody talks to you about! Everyone expects to get a bigger belly and maybe have their ankles swell, but on today’s episode I’ll dig into some of the changes that happen in your mouth, to your eyes, and even down there where people are embarrassed to talk […]

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Have you ever considered catching your own baby? While it may sound impossible, it’s one of the most awesome feelings a mama can experience - I have caught my last five babies and treasure those timeless moments. Listen in to today’s episode as I describe why you should catch your own baby - and how […]

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It’s almost time for your baby’s birthday and you’re hoping for a great natural birth. You know a birth plan is important - but writing one is confusing! What should you include? What should you leave off? Should it have pictures, icons, bells and whistles? Listen in to today’s episode where I share my best […]

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Every mom wants to be a perfect mom - but every mom makes mistakes. Sometimes you get overwhelmed, burned out, and find yourself yelling at your kids. You feel like the world’s worst mom… but I promise you’re not. Listen to today’s episode for perspective - and practical tips to help you get back on […]

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It’s great to feel confident that natural birth works… but what do you do when labor throws the unexpected at you? This episode focuses on practical steps, skills, and options when something comes up before or during your labor and delivery. You’ll feel calmer, more confident, and more prepared for whatever your baby’s birthday brings! […]

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Pregnancy and birth are a beautiful, forgotten rite of passage. While there are many profound times in a woman’s life, pregnancy and birth offer an incredible opportunity for growth. I talk about why this time is so unique and how you can step into the power and vulnerability it brings to find a new, stronger […]

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Routines and standardization are helpful for institutions. But they don’t serve pregnant and birthing women. While care might look similar, you deserve to be seen as the beautiful, sovereign woman that you are. Here’s how to find your voice - and create the pregnancy and birth that you want to have Topics I Cover in […]

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How do you let go of a difficult birth so you can prepare for your new baby’s birth? Is it possible to find healing and freedom from fear? Can you feel confident in your body and ready for a peaceful birth this time? Topics I Cover in This Podcast:Healing is your right after a difficult […]

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Birth is more than just a healthy baby. You feel guilty because your birth experience wasn’t what you wanted… and it still bothers you. Today’s episode explores why birth matters so much - and why it’s okay to acknowledge that you’re not happy with what happened. Discover how you can validate your feelings and still […]

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