The Free Birth Podcast

Emilee Saldaya
Jinti Fell's Wild Pregnancy and Outdoor Freebirth

Jinti Fell's Wild Pregnancy and Outdoor Freebirth

I am thrilled to be sharing this interview today with the lovely Jinti Fell, who, you could say, comes out of the closet about her freebirth on today’s episode. Jinti was thrown into motherhood with an accidental pregnancy and while she had a wonderful birth, she was left less than satisfied with the treatment by her midwives. Then, practicing conscious conception to call in her son, she finds herself deep in her own shadow work to prepare for her new child. Jinti shares openly about the highs and lows of being a public persona online and keeping her plans to...

Read more →


Emilee Saldaya
Conscious Contraception, Abortion, and Miscarriage Outside of the Medical Paradigm with Samantha Zipporah

Conscious Contraception, Abortion, and Miscarriage Outside of the Medical Paradigm with Samantha Zipporah

Today on the show I sit down with Samantha Zipporah, an educator on body literacy and womb sovereignty, with an emphasis on conscious contraception and pregnancy release. We cover a lot in this episode, focusing on contraception, abortion, and miscarriage outside of the medical paradigm.

Read more →


Emilee Saldaya
FBAC On The Remote Island Where She Herself Was Born

FBAC On The Remote Island Where She Herself Was Born

This week I sit down with Mitzi, who first shares her heartbreaking story of violence in the system. After her unnecessary c-section, Mitzi left England and returned home to Canada. In her second pregnancy, she found support in the wonderful traditional midwife, Gloria Lemay, who supported Mitzi in her powerful vbac. Then, Mitzi is shocked to become pregnant with her third child. She decides to freebirth on the tiny island where she herself was freebirthed, and so she did.

Read more →


Emilee Saldaya
Gloria and Her Twins: 34 weeks, at home, breech, and in the caul.

Gloria and Her Twins: 34 weeks, at home, breech, and in the caul.

Gloria, to me, represents the power of woman. After the staff at the hospital attempted to sabotage her birth, Gloria demanded her epidural be turned off and did what she could to birth her baby her way. She left knowing she would not be back. 8 year laters, Gloria finds herself pregnant with twins. She made plans to birth her children her way, at home, and she did. At 34 weeks, Gloria birthed her twins at home, with her second baby breech, born in the caul. 

Read more →