The Free Birth Podcast

Emilee Saldaya
Trusting In Our Innate Intelligence: Jani's Perfectly Simple Freebirths

Trusting In Our Innate Intelligence: Jani's Perfectly Simple Freebirths

This week we are joined by Jani from North Carolina, who chose wild pregnancies and free births for both of her children. After witnessing a hospital birth prior to her first baby, she was launched into her passion to both understand and protect birth. When pregnant, she couldn’t find a midwife she connected with so the choice was simple; she will have a family centered birth without a medical provider. Jani tells us about how she chose to trust in her innate intelligence, how she accepted the what ifs, and how her 9 lb boy came out in two pushes....

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Emilee Saldaya
Authentic Midwifery with Rachelle Garcia Seliga

Authentic Midwifery with Rachelle Garcia Seliga

Enough women in my life have made a point to tell me how Rachelle and I were destined to be friends and that we were kindred sisters who shared a mission, so I reached out to her, and asked her to be on the podcast. This is our first ever conversation of not only discovering our connection, but soaking in the deep well of Rachelle’s wisdom. An authentic midwife with a commitment to truth and spirit, Rachelle completely blew me away.

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Emilee Saldaya
Rewriting HerStory: Michelle’s VBAC

Rewriting HerStory: Michelle’s VBAC

We are joined this week by my friend Michelle, who freebirthed her daughter earlier this year in total trust, courage, and power. Michelle is from Alberta, Canada and was coerced into a c-section with her son, a decade ago, because of his breech presentation. Having had her birth stolen from her, a fire was lit in her spirit to learn more, become a birth worker, and to eventually birth in sovereignty. Michelle also shares the painful journey of breastfeeding challenges, and her incredible commitment to seeing it through.

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Emilee Saldaya
Living Spirit-Led: Ashley's Surprise Twin Freebirth in Costa Rica

Living Spirit-Led: Ashley's Surprise Twin Freebirth in Costa Rica

We are opening Season Three with an incredible woman who describes her life as living spirit led, something that I deeply relate to. Ashley freebirthed her second daughter in California and then went on to freebirth twins in Costa Rica, and get this, the twins were a total surprise. We have a great conversation around the power of intention, her epiphanies with ganja, and working with source energy. Ashley tells us from a cafe in Costa Rica about the freebirth story of her twins, which she describes as experiencing ‘God Watsu’.

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