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Episode 285: Alana’s Birth Story

by | May 9, 2023 | 0 comments


Episode 285: Alana’s Birth Story 

In today’s episode, Anita talks with Alana, who recently became a first-time mom. Alana is excited to share her pregnancy, birth, and postpartum story with us! Alana is a registered massage therapist, with a clinical focus on providing support to individuals during pregnancy and throughout postpartum rehab / recovery, specifically those who have had a cesarean birth.

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0:55 – Join the Bump to Birth Method – self-study!

2:53 – A brief intro for who we are talking with today!
4:49 – How was Alana’s experience physically, mentally and emotionally in pregnancy?
8:15 – Did Alana take the previous experiences of loved ones into account for planning her pregnancy and birth?
9:31 – How did Alana prepare for her son’s birth?
11:58 – How was Alana’s experience with her care provider(s)?
13:52 – Alana recalls her birth experience – including labor positions!
32:26 – How has the postpartum experience been the last 2 months?
37:47 – How has recovery been with the ways Alana has resourced herself?
41:36 – What advice would Alana give to someone who is expecting?
42:32 – Wrap up