Ep 259: Responsive Sleep for You and Your Baby with Taylor Kulik

Sleeping with your baby– we’ve probably all done it once or twice, but is it actually safe?   This week we’re speaking with Taylor Kulik. Taylor is an occupational therapist and holistic sleep and parenting educator who developed a passion for helping new mothers overcome their sleep-related fears and helping them get back to trusting…

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Ep 159: When Your Midwife Choices are Limited

What do you do when you’re sold on the idea of homebirth, but your area has either no midwives or no midwives that you like?   Resources Believe In Midwifery Episode (sustainable midwifery) https://www.myhappyhomebirth.com/episode23/   Shared Decision Making (book) https://www.amazon.com/Shared-Decision-Making-Bring-Mothers/dp/B089M59Z35/ref=sr_1_2?crid=2TAOKXFRMHUYP&keywords=shared+decision+making&qid=1644082050&sprefix=shared+decision+making%2Caps%2C110&sr=8-2   Shared Decision Making Episode https://www.myhappyhomebirth.com/episode84/   Airbnb Homebirth https://www.myhappyhomebirth.com/episode112/   Shayla’s Birth https://www.myhappyhomebirth.com/episode40/  …

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Ep 59: “But What if Something Goes Wrong?”- How Midwives Handle Emergencies at Home

Beautiful One Midwifery   “But what if something goes wrong?” Perhaps the most often question asked when a homebirth mother reveals her plans to her loved ones.  Sure, having a homebirth sounds like a good idea if everything goes right—but when it doesn’t?  What then? Today’s episode is going to cover this topic and several…

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Episode 33 Transcript

Click here to head back to the show notes. Katelyn Fusco 0:03 Welcome to the happy homebirth podcast, your source for positive natural childbirth stories and your community of support, education and encouragement and all things home birth and motherhood. Hey there, everyone, and welcome to the happy home birth podcast. I’m your host, Katelyn…

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Encore: Homebirth and Chiropractic Wisdom With Dr. Courtney Kahla

Let’s say you’re a birth expert- you’ve been working with pregnant mothers for years, and you’re finally having the homebirth of your dreams.  Is firm education enough, or will there possibly be unexpected tests in the emotional and mental aspects of birth? This week we’re speaking with the marvelous Dr. Courtney Kahla.  Dr. Courtney is a nervous system…

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Ep 225: Supporting Your Body Through Physiological Postpartum With Kela Futrell

We speak a lot about physiological birth around here- but how do we prepare for and experience a physiological postpartum? What does that even entail?   This week, we’re speaking with Kela Futrell, a postpartum wellness doula with three babies of her own. Kela has had one hospital birth and two homebirths, and she’s had…

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Ep 166: Uncharted Euphoria: Rose’s 3 Homebirths

When you describe your labor and birth, what words come to mind?  Difficult? Intense? Powerful?  What about…. Euphoric?  Today we’re going to be talking to my friend Rose, of Rose Uncharted– Rose is a wife and mother of 3 children born at home. She began cultivating an online presence on instagram by sharing her unconventional…

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Ep 162: Homebirth and Chiropractic Wisdom from Dr. Courtney Kahla

Let’s say you’re a birth expert- you’ve been working with pregnant mothers for years, and you’re finally having the homebirth of your dreams.  Is firm education enough, or will there possibly be unexpected tests in the emotional and mental aspects of birth? This week we’re speaking with the marvelous Dr. Courtney Kahla.  Dr. Courtney is…

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The Value of Homebirth and Unexpected Hospital Costs

How do you afford a homebirth?  In the words of the wise women from Beautiful One Midwifery, you assign more value to it. This week we’re speaking with Amanda, who realized just how much value there was in giving birth in a private environment, and how the cost of hospital births aren’t always what they…

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