The Free Birth Podcast — family birth
In her first birth, Esmé was taken into the underworld after a painful midwife- sabatoged birth, and a long struggle with nursing. After she consciously conceived her second baby, Esmé was able to redeem and heal her story by closing the most holy cycle with the birth of her daughter.
Today on the show, we have the wild and wise Eliza, a Hungarian born woman, living in France with her beloved. This is a romantic tale of a new love, a surprise pregnancy, and a young woman hiring a midwife, and then firing a midwife when her true stripes are revealed. It was the news that her midwife didn’t actually support Eliza bringing her dear mother and sister into her birthing space, that she knew it was time to cut the ties, take the dive, and create the epic family freebirth she knew she deserved. Birthing in the heat of...
Today, Jessica brings us the beautiful story of a mother reckoning with her inner authority as she navigates her way through multiple births. From her first baby being born at a hospital, to a “party birth” with her second daughter, Jessica shares how she learned each time to surrender more to the wild unknowing-ness of birth. With her third and fourth daughters, Jessica birthed freely and unhindered- with her most recent birth being attended by her two eldest daughters. Jessica’s story offers a vision of how powerful, mother-led, matriarchal birth can be the model for all of our daughters moving...