Birthful

By LWC Studios

On Birthful, working doula and former journalist Adriana Lozada talks pregnancy, birth and postpartum with top experts and new parents. Every episode distills the overload of pregnancy information down to the most relevant and useful stuff. Adriana Lozada is a mom, author, speaker, birth doula, postpartum educator, and healthy-sleep consultant. Visit Birthful.com. Please note: Adriana has years of experience but she's not a doctor, and does not expect anyone to treat the show like medical advice. Please always consult with your care provider. This show does not dispense medical advice.

  1. 1.
    [Birth Stories] What a Hospital Community Birth Can Look Like
    27:54
  2. 2.
    Understanding Parental Leave and Figuring Out How Much Time You Can Take
    32:35
  3. 3.
    Best of Birthful: How Your Body Changes with Birth
    32:28
  4. 4.
    Best of Birthful: Why Using Their Mouths Correctly Is Vital for Babies
    33:02
  5. 5.
    Best of Birthful: Tips to Advocate for Yourself During Birth
    29:26
  6. 6.
    [Birth Stories] How This "Freckled Foodie" Prioritized Mental Health During Her Pregnancy
    32:28
  7. 7.
    How Your Birth Plan Impacts Your Birth Experience
    30:29
  8. 8.
    Announcement: Birthful+ starts this week!
    0:34
  1. 9.
    [Birth Stories] How This Doula Exercised Informed Consent Throughout a Long Birth
    30:24
  2. 10.
    How Your Baby Helps During the Birthing Process
    10:57
  3. 11.
    How to Stand Up for Your Birth Rights
    29:09
  4. 12.
    How to Supplement Breastfeeding Your Baby
    11:23
  5. 13.
    [Birth Stories] Her Rapid Birth Was Unpredictable, so She Went Along for the Ride
    26:32
  6. 14.
    Straight Talk about the Effects of Electronic Fetal Monitoring on You and Your Baby
    12:14
  7. 15.
    Why Employers Need to Value Your Parenting Skills
    24:56
  8. 16.
    How to Have a Great Hospital Birth
    11:46
  9. 17.
    [Birth Stories] Why a Birth Team Was Key in Overcoming Her Fears
    29:09
  10. 18.
    How to Know if Your Baby Is Getting Enough Breast Milk
    10:00
  11. 19.
    What Actually Happens After Giving Birth, Physically and Emotionally
    27:40
  12. 20.
    Introducing: Zombiemum
    1:41
  13. 21.
    Why Your Due Date Is Also an Intervention
    9:29
  14. 22.
    [Birth Stories] Why This Surrogate Lobbied for an Unmedicated Birth
    27:38
  15. 23.
    How You Can Balance the Mental Load
    8:59
  16. 24.
    How to Avoid a ‘Cascade of Interventions’
    26:41
  17. 25.
    Know Your Options for Where to Give Birth
    10:18
  18. 26.
    [Birth Stories] 5-Day Induction Makes for a Very Confusing and Grueling Birth
    29:41
  19. 27.
    When Morning Sickness Becomes Debilitating
    11:21
  20. 28.
    How Your Nervous System Impacts Your Pregnancy and Birth
    28:21
  21. 29.
    Nine Things to NOT Worry about During Birth
    10:15
  22. 30.
    [Birth Stories] Why She Pushed for the Unmedicated Birth of Her Breech Twins
    30:16
  23. 31.
    How Long Should You Wait to Clamp the Cord?
    11:35
  24. 32.
    Why You and Your Care Provider Must Decide Everything Together
    30:04
  25. 33.
    Best of Birthful: How to Navigate the Identity Shift of Becoming a Mom
    32:08
  26. 34.
    Best of Birthful: How a Baby’s Position Impacts Labor
    32:08
  27. 35.
    Let’s Tackle Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders
    13:53
  28. 36.
    [Birth Stories] Lessons from a Life Coach Who Faced Postpartum Depression Three Times
    26:32
  29. 37.
    Eight Questions to Ask Your Care Provider
    11:06
  30. 38.
    Lessons in Decolonizing Parenting
    32:25
  31. 39.
    A Quick Guide to Triage
    12:30
  32. 40.
    [Birth Stories] How He Prepared to Give Birth
    32:14
  33. 41.
    How to Prepare Siblings for Life with a Newborn
    13:35
  34. 42.
    Pro Tips for Photographing Your Unique Birth Experience
    38:23
  35. 43.
    What's HypnoBirthing Anyway?
    11:45
  36. 44.
    [Birth Stories] How This Fitness Coach Trained to Use Hypnosis During Childbirth
    35:27
  37. 45.
    Best of Birthful: What You Need to Know About Where You’re Giving Birth
    29:16
  38. 46.
    Best of Birthful: Why Uncontrollable Shaking Is an Important Part of Birth
    29:28
  39. 47.
    Best of Birthful: Why Pushing Too Early Might Affect the Baby and You
    23:29
  40. 48.
    Best of Birthful: What Your Baby Experiences During Birth
    27:46
  41. 49.
    Best of Birthful: Why Breaking Cultural Ideals of Birth Can Free Your Instincts
    30:15
  42. 50.
    Best of Birthful: How an Anxious Mind Impacts You During Pregnancy
    30:29

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