The Free Birth Podcast

Emilee Saldaya
Houyem’s Freebirth in the Middle East

Houyem’s Freebirth in the Middle East

Houyem is a french woman who birthed her first child at a birth center in Canada. Finding herself pregnant again in Dubai, she took a hard look at her options and was disappointed to realize she didn’t have any. Houyem kept investigating and exploring, until she realized she could create her own options, and stay home and birth her child. Houyem has since then become an amazing radical birth keeper for her community.

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Emilee Saldaya
Meet Me in the Space of Faith: Tatiana's Freebirth

Meet Me in the Space of Faith: Tatiana's Freebirth

This week on the show we have Tatiana, who freebirthed her second daughter 8 years after her first birth. Sadly, her first birth was completely sabotaged by an irresponsible midwife who abandoned Tatiana after days of attempting an induction. So, Tatiana took her time and did the work of healing until she was ready again. When she became ready, Tatiana staked her claim and birthed entirely her way. 

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Emilee Saldaya
‘Interrogate and Detonate’ with Dominique Christina

‘Interrogate and Detonate’ with Dominique Christina

We have a fierce episode for you today with the epicly powerful Dominique Christina. A spoken word poet, writer, mother, and radical feminist, Dominque shares her life’s story of owning her voice and committing to truth telling. Get ready to interrogate, unpack, and detonate with today’s unapologetic guest. 

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Emilee Saldaya
Sparrow and her 'Body Full of Grace'

Sparrow and her 'Body Full of Grace'

During Sparrow’s freebirth, she found herself unable to release her bladder. When she arrived at the hospital seeking a catheter, instead - she was misdiagnosed with HIV and given a c-section. She was kept from breastfeeding, harassed by social services, and spent the following few days in a nightmarish hell as she fought for herself and her new baby.

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