Category: Childbirth

Ali & Joe Ep. 6 – On labor day

Ali and Joe hypothesize what it’s going to be like on the day of childbirth. Joe talks about his anxieties over what he is going to see during the birth and speculates his reactions to it as someone who has...

/ February 7, 2017

Bridget and Paul Ep. 5 – Examining choices in childbirth

You have nine months of pregnancy to wonder about childbirth; What is it going to be like? What are your choices? What are the different things that could happen? Bridget and Paul discuss their options, the ideal scenario, and that...

/ March 28, 2017

Bridget and Paul Ep. 8 – Why I’m keeping my birth plan open

Bridget and Paul, now 7 months pregnant and nearing the due date, discuss their thoughts on childbirth. Bridget talks about being informed and knowing her options, but does not wish to have a birth plan for the big day. She...

/ August 31, 2017

Stephanie & Jarred Ep. 3 – High dive time

More often than not, the day of birth is getting into "unknowns" for first-time expecting parents. And that first hospital tour can be very enlightening. Watch as Stephanie and Jarred talk about the things they learned at the tour and...

/ February 10, 2017

Stephanie & Jarred Ep. 6 – Athena comes home

Bringing home your new baby is an emotional and significant moment. Follow Stephanie and Jarred as they leave the hospital with their baby girl, Athena, who was premature by 6 weeks.

/ February 10, 2017

Stephanie & Jarred Ep. 8 – When I truly realized fatherhood

Jarred had never thought about having a kid, "it was never in the cards" for him. But when he found out Stephanie was expecting, he was on board! He did whatever it took to prepare for his baby girl. But...

/ February 10, 2017

Erica & Nicholas Ep. 6 – Birth of the unicorn baby

What's it like giving birth to the unicorn baby? It probably goes the way it went for Erica and Nicholas. They give answers to what a contraction feels like, how an epidural helps, and what's it like having your mother-in-law...

/ March 22, 2017

Laura & Sal Ep. 14 – Part 1 birth story: A failed induction

There are risks attached to a late term birth with twins so Laura and Sal, now over 39 weeks pregnant with twins, decide to go in for an induction. After 8 hours of laboring, Laura is only 4 centimeters dilated....

/ April 5, 2017

Laura & Sal Ep. 15 – Part 2 birth story: Twins! 7 pounds a piece

Even though the induction was ineffective in dilating the cervix, it did put Laura into labor. She and Sal made their second trip to the hospital after her water broke at home in the middle of the night. The birth...

/ April 6, 2017

Laura & Sal Ep. 16 – My baby aspirated what when she was born?

When Laura's water broke, she noticed tints of green in it which she recognized as something called meconium. After the birth of her twins, they found out that twin A, their baby girl Willow, had aspirated some of the meconium....

/ June 1, 2017