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Sep 14, 2021

There are a lot of misconceptions about meconium, or baby’s first poop, when it comes to safety in birth. Does meconium always mean there has to be a Cesarean? What is the problem with meconium, anyway? Why do babies pass meconium in the womb? The midwives answer all these questions and more in today’s episode. 


Aug 31, 2021

Spoiler alert: SO MANY THINGS!  It’s obvious that Charli and Sarah are passionate and in love with what they do as midwives.  In this episode they talk about what they’re currently most passionate about and what drives them to do this work each day.

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Aug 10, 2021

In today’s episode, Charli and Sarah talk all about one of the most common forms of “inducing” labor- the stretch and sweep. The midwives talk about what it is, how it’s performed, and what the evidence says on this typical procedure offered to third-trimester pregnant people in the United States.

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Jul 27, 2021

Constipation is a normal part of pregnancy and postpartum, but it doesn’t mean you have to live with it!  Learn from the midwives about why people experience constipation throughout the childbearing year and how it can be managed.

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Jul 13, 2021

Sarah and Charli talk about what it looks like for most people in their care who are planning to give birth at home.  Learn about the basics of what midwives do to prepare for a homebirth, how they arrive in the home when it’s time for monitoring during labor, and what to expect while being cared for by midwives in...