The Chosen Nest PODCAST

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Episode 18:

Exploring Home Birth with Midwife Ashley Jones Fly True Midwifery

Midwife Ashley lends perspective on home birth. Enjoy this time we spend together, as she shares points of safety & answers the many questions I have gotten as families prepare for birth, including cost, insurance coverage, prenatal appointments & postpartum care. 

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Episode 17:

Honoring Transitions in Birth, Life and Death

Kelli Barr-Lyles of Circle of Life Holistic Care shares the importance of connection, the art of feeling feelings, pregnancy in a time of devastating events and how support can change everything.  

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Episode 16:

Navigating Needs and Finding Support with the Nurse Family Partnership

Jen Griego, Bilingual Community Health Worker of the Nurse Family Partnership, shares support and resources for families in our community and many others.   

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Episode 15:

Welcome to Season 2 of

The Chosen Nest Podcast!

After a MUCH longer break than initially anticipated, the Podcast is BACK!  Listen in to catch up and see what's on the sweet horizon for The Chosen Nest and our beautiful birthing community. 

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Episode 14:

Taking In The Good With Gratitude

I share with you today, the practice of taking in the good.  

This 3 step practice can literally rewire our brain...incredible!

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Episode 13:

The Birth of Ethan Blaine

After popular demand and so many requests, my sweet husband returns to The Chosen Nest!

We pull a late night recording to capture the birth story of our baby#2, Ethan Blaine. How our two births were so very different. Truly.

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Episode 12:

Birth to Bicycling with Amanda

Here, we discuss the varying roles in Postpartum Care and how incredibly valuable it is, attachment and communication in parenting, and family bicycling.

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Episode 11:

Exploring Preferences In Birth

Having preferences written out in a clear and easy to read format can help both you and your birth team to know the focus of your goals, pregnancy through postpartum. 

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Episode 10:

Exploring Education in Birth

Here, I touch on what birth preparation courses cover (and what I cover in my offerings, more specifically), why childbirth education is important, who can benefit from this information, when to begin looking into class offerings (hint: it's never too soon!), where you can receive this educational experience and lastly how to find a class near you. 

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Episode 9:

Exploring Options In Birth

I've had so many of you respond, expressing overwhelm when thinking about the many outcomes birth can have. Understandable, no doubt!  Here, we address locations and providers as we begin to explore options in birth.

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Episode 8:

Fear Based Decision Making with Midwife Morgan Hughes

Morgan Hughes, LM, CPM of Salt and Cedar Midwifery lends lovely insight in exploring curiosity and how fear can be a friend in decision making.

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Episode 7:

Creating Alignment in Pregnany & Life with Dr. Meg Simans

Chiropractor, Meg Simans shares how she supports families during this beautiful life changing time and the many ways holistic care can have a positive impact on the life of the entire family, and specifically surrounding pregnancy, birth, postpartum, infancy and childhood.  

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Episode 6:

Supporting Health & Wellness with Sylling's Elderberry

Have you explored natural ways to support your health and wellness?  Have you heard of the amazing powers of Elderberry?  Whether you answer yes or no to either or both, this episode brings a power punch of information to your ears!

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Episode 5:

Lactation Love Notes with IBCBC Rebecca Kusche

Looking for nutrient rich information on breastfeeding? This episode pumps out helpful facts and loads of laughs!

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Episode 4:

Mothership to Midwifery with Angie Hotz of Mothership Birth

Prepare to be elevated in this empowering hour with Angie Hotz of Mothership.

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Episode 3:

The Healing Power of Capturing Your Birth with Sacred Birth Stories

Ashley and Christi share perspective on how having your birth captured through photos, video or even both, can led to healing and processing in the fourth trimester and beyond. 

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Episode 2:

The Birth Story of Rowen Rae

A Wicked Fast Labor for

First Time Parents

Tune in to hear a tale of a last minute military move in pregnancy, a super quick labor and delivery, the importance of trusting your birth location and provider, the difference a doula can make, and how these two funny parents started their journey into parenthood. 

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Episode 1:

Welcome to

The Chosen Nest Podcast!

 

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