The Free Birth Podcast

Emilee Saldaya
From C-Section, to Medwives, to Freebirth: The Journey of Pam Choosing Herself

From C-Section, to Medwives, to Freebirth: The Journey of Pam Choosing Herself

Today we are joined by Pam, who shares the powerful discovery of her own maternal power. After a forced c section because she and her baby were both surely too big, she knew what had happened was wrong and it could never happen again. Pam gets pregnant with her daughter, and she knew she could not afford anything less than total autonomy. Pam tell us how she learned to trust herself, through her wild pregnancy and freebirth.

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Emilee Saldaya
The Lessons of Conscious Conception, Spirit Babies, and Freebirth

The Lessons of Conscious Conception, Spirit Babies, and Freebirth

We are celebrating two incredible things with this week’s episode, Nancy’s recent freebirth, and the launch of her latest course, Conscious Conception: Welcoming Your Spirit Baby Home. We get into both incredible topics in our discussion today, so if conscious conception is a new topic for you, be sure to tune in. Nancy shares about what turned out to be, a 45 minute birth with the baby born in his caul. 

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Emilee Saldaya
Doing The Work To Own Your Birth: Clarke's Inspiring First Birth

Doing The Work To Own Your Birth: Clarke's Inspiring First Birth

Today we have a special episode with a first time mom in our community. Clarke found a registered midwife to attend her that also held willingness to center the mother, in her entirety. I thought this story was worth telling on our “Free Birth” podcast as it highlights how determined pregnant women can hone in on what they want and actually get it! Midwife attended births, of course, can be wonderful, and I wanted to highlight one that was, in hopes that it will inspire women to speak up and commit to what they want. And of course - to...

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Emilee Saldaya
Carlita's Freebirth During Global Lockdown

Carlita's Freebirth During Global Lockdown

Left feeing unsatisfied with the total lack of support she received from her midwife the first time around, Carlita knew with her next pregnancy that she’d be doing it alone, on her own terms. Supported by her husband, Carlita birthed her son into the world just five weeks ago, under a global lockdown, wild and free.

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