The Free Birth Podcast — freebirth

Emilee Saldaya
The Roar of the Wild Woman: Shayoon's Freebirth in Bali

The Roar of the Wild Woman: Shayoon's Freebirth in Bali

Today, Shayoon tells us the stories of the births of her two sons: her first in Ibiza, Spain, with a male doctor in her home, and her second, a freebirth in Bali. In this episode, Shayoon speaks of her experiences with typhoid during pregnancy, the healing powers of plant medicine, consistently clearing fear and stress from her birthing space- and how she experienced complete healing in her maternal lineage through remaining true to trusting in her body.

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Breech Is a Variation of Normal: Emily's Freebirth

Breech Is a Variation of Normal: Emily's Freebirth

This week, we have Emily, a former Labor & Delivery nurse turned freebirthing-mother! After starting nursing school when she was pregnant with her first daughter, Emily quickly realized that licensure and hospital policies trump all else, and advocating for your patients can only go so far. After her birth with her second son, she removed herself from the medical system altogether, and went on to have a wild pregnancy and a (surprise breech!) freebirth with her third.

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Emilee Saldaya
A Finnish Freebirth

A Finnish Freebirth

This week on the show, we have Maria from Finland. She tells us about her conscious conception journeys, beginning with meeting her husband in ceremony after a spiritual awakening, and then a near-death accident that solidified her journey of following her heart and her gut instincts in wild pregnancy and freebirth. We also discuss lotus birth, the necessary social aspect of postpartum care, and remembering the ancient ways of sacred birth.

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Emilee Saldaya
Freebirthing in Sweden as an RH-Negative Mom

Freebirthing in Sweden as an RH-Negative Mom

Today, I'm talking with Anna from Sweden. As an RH negative, first-time mom, Anna was swept up in the fearmongering and control of the hospital system. Despite having what she thought at the time was a "natural" hospital birth, she entered motherhood feeling alone. As she started questioning everything that had happened during her birth, she found freebirth! With her second daughter, Anna went from questioning everything, to knowing what to do as she brought her into the world, surrounded by family and love.

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