The Free Birth Podcast

Emilee Saldaya
Fifth Time's A Charm: Andrea's Story

Fifth Time's A Charm: Andrea's Story

Today’s episode is with Andrea, from Go Diaper Free. But this show isn’t about Elimination Communication - it’s about Andrea, and her journey to freebirth. Her first birth was sabotaged by her midwives, sending her into postpartum depression. She then moved to a state where midwifery was illegal, so with her second she began compassing towards doing it at home on her own. Andrea is brutally honest about her own journey of facing her fears and how much work there was to do within herself to finally freebirth her fifth baby in her full power.

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Emilee Saldaya
A Breech Freebirth Off The Grid In Portugal

A Breech Freebirth Off The Grid In Portugal

This week we have Emily, a beautiful woman from New Zealand, who settled with her partner in Portugal, where she now lives off the grid. Emily shares the journey of following her truth to birth her son alone with just her partner, and the story of her daughter’s birth who was a surprise breech.

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Emilee Saldaya
When Motherhood Launches You Into Self Love and Conscious Living: The Raw Story of Pheonix Wild

When Motherhood Launches You Into Self Love and Conscious Living: The Raw Story of Pheonix Wild

When Pheonix became pregnant with her first child, she was living in Atlanta, and was self admittedly still a girl. But the birth of her son launched her into a discovery of self love and conscious living. Pheonix moved her family to Hawai’i, and pregnant with her second child, found herself homeless for many months trying to find her new flow. Her story ends happily with a gorgeous example of ecstatic birth and authentic midwifery.

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Emilee Saldaya
A Dive Into Ties with IBCLC Jacqueline Kincer

A Dive Into Ties with IBCLC Jacqueline Kincer

This week we are doing a deep dive into all things TIES. We are joined by the lovely Jacqueline Kincer, who’s an IBCLC in Arizona. She answers a ton of my questions. We get into lip ties, tongue ties, even buccal ties. She tells us ways to self assess yourself or your baby and what you can do about it. Jacqueline also shares some thoughts on alcohol, diet, and smoking while breastfeeding.

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