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!
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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Most of moms-to-be assume that prenatal care and hospital childbirth procedures are based on research about what’s best for moms and babies. It’s meant to make sure that pregnancy and birth are safe, right? While there is a little truth to that, the real driver behind care practices, especially childbirth procedures, may surprise you. Listen […]
Pregnancy and birth are usually seen as a medical event or a mechanical process, but they offer much more than that to moms and to families. And birth is not the end goal of pregnancy and birth. Sure, you want a healthy baby (and a beautiful birth), but when you look beyond that point, the […]
Are you hoping for faster labor and delivery ? You're not alone! Many mamas hope for a quick, easy delivery. In today's episode I'll share my thoughts on why women want a speedy labor… and what it's like to have a really fast deliver! Plus I'll give you practical techniques to use during pregnancy and […]
Losing control during labor and birth is one of the #1 worries I hear from pregnant moms. Today I share what happens during labor and why you might get "out of control" - and what you can do to let go of that fear… and feel confident about your upcoming labor and birth! Topics I […]
Can you "practice" before labor begins? Getting ready for labor and delivery is the best way to have a successful natural birth - but most women don't realize they can actually practice how to handle contractions before the first one starts. Listen in for steps to take now, during pregnancy, that make a simple natural […]
What can Dad do during a natural birth? Most dads want to be involved - and most mamas want their help! Today we'll discuss how dads can be helpful during delivery - including different roles men take, how you can encourage your husband, and even if dads really need to go through birthing classes with […]
How do you handle it when you've decided on a natural birth for your baby, but everyone else seems to have an opinion - a negative opinion?! Today's episode covers what to do when you're hearing a lot of negative talk or even anger about your birth choices. I also cover what to do when […]
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Can pregnancy exercise make labor and delivery harder? Deb Flashenberg, founder of the Prenatal Yoga Center in NYC, joins me for today's episode to talk about how exercise impacts labor and delivery. You don't want to miss this episode as she busts myths and teaches you a balanced perspective on prenatal fitness! Things I discuss […]
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Here's the truth - being a mama is hard work. But it's also deeply rewarding and joyful work. If you're healthy and feel good, the "ups and downs" of motherhood are an adventure - which is why self-care is essential for mamas. In this episode, I talk about self-care and what that looks like for […]
Do you want to have a gentle, natural birth - with no tearing during the pushing stage? "Mother-directed pushing" is something talked about a lot in natural birth circles… but does it really work? How can you push your baby out without tearing? That's what I cover in today's episode. Things I discuss in this […]
How do you get ready for a healthy natural birth? There are three pillars that clarify and simplify how to prepare for a Natural Birth. This podcast episode covers those pillars and also details exciting upcoming changes to MamaBaby Birthing and my pregnancy programs!
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Did you know that being outside in nature is good for babies - even newborns? In fact, it's essential for babies and children to spend time in nature exploring. This must-listen episode covers why being outside is vital for your child - and gives practical tips to make it happen! Topics I Cover in This […]
Do you want to make special memories with your kids? Do you hope to create a peaceful day-to-day routine for them? Do you have more on your plate than you can ever get done in a day… so much to do that you feel you can’t create the home you want? This episode covers exactly […]
Wondering why you need to prepare to give birth if your body is made for birthing and if birth “just natural?” The answer to this question paves the way to a smoother, safer, easier birth for you - and the best start for your baby <3 Topics I Cover in This Podcast:Isn’t natural birth “just natural?”What […]
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Can healthy food, satisfying meals, and even fancy feasts be possible while juggling home and family? This episode shares exactly how I’ve made fun, satisfying, and even fancy family meals a reality in our home - and how you can do the same in yours!Topics I Cover in This Podcast:Why I decided to model the French […]
Do you feel frustrated, overwhelmed, and like you’re not getting anything done? Feeling burned out by the daily grind of parenting and housework? How can you clear out the frustrating bottlenecks so you have time for what really matter? That’s the life hack we’re covering in this week’s podcast!Topics I Cover in This PodcastThis strategy […]
A healthy pregnancy begins before conception. Today’s episode outlines clear steps to take to prepare your body for conception, boost your fertility, and increase your child’s lifelong health. Contrary to popular belief, fertility is not pre-determined… …you can increase your fertility and greatly decrease your child’s chances of birth defects and health problems. You can also […]
Do you ever look longingly at Instagram, wishing you had that mom’s life? Today’s episode covers how to create a vision for your family - a vision that takes you from wishing you could step into someone else’s life to creating a life that you (and your family) truly love. Topics I Cover in This […]
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A “stalled labor” is one of the biggest fears women have about natural birth. “Failure to progress,” as it’s called in the medical lingo, can bring on interventions or even lead to a cesarean section. Fortunately there are a number of techniques you can try to get labor moving - and they’re effective. Listen in to […]
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We’re at our most vulnerable when we go to our doctors. We trust the person at the other end of that scalpel. We trust the hospital. We trust the system. Christopher Duntsch was a neurosurgeon who radiated confidence. He claimed he was the best in Dallas. If you had back pain, and had tried everything else, Dr. Duntsch could give you the spine surgery that would take your pain away. But soon his patients started to experience complications, and the system failed to protect them. Which begs the question: who - or what - is that system meant to protect? From Wondery, the network behind the hit podcast Dirty John, DR. DEATH is a story about a charming surgeon, 33 patients and a spineless system. Reported and hosted by Laura Beil.
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