The Free Birth Podcast

Emilee Saldaya
Unusually Real: Ilona’s Wild Pregnancy and Freebirth

Unusually Real: Ilona’s Wild Pregnancy and Freebirth

I am joined by Ilona, who had a wonderful mother centered birth with her first child. Ilona went on a quite a journey with her wild pregnancy, having an unexpected pregnancy with a new partner and deciding to lean into fully embracing both her pregnancy, her intuition and her power. Ilona’s story is definitely an inspiring one as she shares how she chose to call on her yogic teachings and complete wisdom to create the birth of her dreams.

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Emilee Saldaya
F.E.R. At Its Finest: Mari's Fearless VBAC

F.E.R. At Its Finest: Mari's Fearless VBAC

This week we have Mari from Tennessee who shares her powerful, and sometimes hilarious, VBAC story. After Mari had a completely unnecessary surgical birth, she committed to doing it her way and navigated a wild pregnancy and a fearless VBAC.

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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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